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Lara Saint Paul, Italian Singer and Aerobics Promoter, Dies at 73

New York TimesNew York Times - May 16, 2018
In the early 1980s, borrowing a page from Ms. Fonda, who had demonstrated her entrepreneurial and physical prowess with a series of aerobics videos, Ms. Saint Paul produced a wildly successful aerobics video of her own, along with an album and a book.  

American Football

Mike Martz paired with San Diego club of Alliance of American Football

The San Diego Union-TribuneThe San Diego Union-Tribune - May 22, 2018
... team, is expected to coach with the San Diego club of the Alliance of American Football, according to two people with knowledge of recent developments. Martz, 67, attended Madison High in San Diego and coached three years at San Diego Mesa College.  


VJ to unveil archery center
Asheboro Courier Tribune - May 18, 2018

RANDLEMAN — Smithfield Foods, Inc. will unveil the new Smithfield Foods Archery Center at Victory Junction during a grand opening at 4500 Adam's Way, Randleman, on Monday, May 21, at 10 a.m.. Representatives from Smithfield, Victory Junction and ...  


Baseball Takes 10-0 Lead Over Florida; Fog Halts Game

LSUSports.netLSUSports.net - May 26, 2018
HOOVER, Ala. -- After the start was delayed 2 1/2 hours by rain earlier in the day, the LSU baseball team built a 10-0 lead over top-seeded Florida in the bottom of the sixth inning when fog rolled in just before midnight and caused the SEC Tournament ...  


LeBron James' 3-Year-Old Daughter Zhuri Is a Basketball Genius

Slate MagazineSlate Magazine - May 22, 2018
According to Windhorst, Zhuri is “immune from her father's routine awesomeness.” But I believe Windhorst and Love are both underestimating the 3-year-old. LeBron James has the best basketball mind in the world, and it'd be naïve to think he hasn't ...  


Jonathan Dolan on how Badminton Europe has helped improve his game

Badminton EuropeBadminton Europe - May 21, 2018
Jonathan Dolan has admitted that his move to the Badminton Europe COE has improved his badminton. The Irish sensation joined the Badminton Europe team in February as he continues his rehab from an injury which he suffered one and a half years ago.  

Beach Volleyball

Quarterfinal pairings set as PSL Beach Volleyball action continues this weekend

ESPNESPN - May 25, 2018
Demontaño and Estoquia, who served as wildcard entries in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Manila Open earlier this month, will get their mettle tested by Cherry Vivas and Janine Navarro of Cignal (Team B). The Viray twins, reigning champions of ...  


Bossaball: Where football, volleyball and music come together

DailySports (press release)DailySports (press release) - May 16, 2018
Well, here are the set of skills you need to qualify for this game. First and foremost, do you love football? And maybe a bit of volleyball? Uhm, how about some gymnastics too? Oh, wait! Music? If you answered yes to all of them, then Bossaball is the ...  


Bocce: Mankind's oldest game takes center court at HerrinFesta

The SouthernThe Southern - May 22, 2018
The U.S. Bocce Federation says throwing balls toward a target is the oldest game known to mankind, with the Egyptians playing a form of Bocce with polished rocks as early as 5,000 B.C. and the early Romans playing a game resembling modern Bocce with ...  

Body Building


Review: Suunto 3 Fitness

WIREDWIRED - May 26, 2018
The Fitbit Versa caters to people who are trying to improve their overall fitness, but functionality for multiple sports is low. The Garmin Fenix series is a magnificent unicorn made of sunlight and dreams disguised as a multisport watch, but it's also ...  

Fitness Gym

East Coast gym aims to crunch competition with Austin expansion ...

CultureMap AustinCultureMap Austin - May 15, 2018
On May 15, Crunch Fitness announced plans for a massive expansion into the Austin market. In addition to opening a new 26000-square-foot facility in Ki.  


Hiawatha bowling alley to close Sunday

News-Press NowNews-Press Now - May 19, 2018
HIAWATHA, Kansas -- Maple Lanes Bowling Alley in Hiawatha was more than a business to Daryl and Elsie Monaghan. It was also family. The couple will close the doors to the bowling alley, located at 1000 S. First, for the final time Sunday, May 20.  


Chess: Sam Shankland leads the field at rejuvenated Capablanca Memorial

The GuardianThe Guardian - May 18, 2018
Ostensibly it honours José Raúl Capablanca, the world champion from 1921-27 and one of the greatest natural players of all time, but in reality it is also a tribute to Che Guevara, who away from revolutions was a keen chess fan and provided state funds ...  


ICC plans to ditch toss in test cricket

New Zealand HeraldNew Zealand Herald - May 17, 2018
Home advantage in cricket could be wiped out if plans by the International Cricket Council to ditch the toss in tests becomes a reality. The ICC's cricket committee is to discuss a proposal later this month to drop the toss in the new World Test ...  


Celebrating 40 years with a game of croquet and Victorian wardrobe

My Twin Tiers.comMy Twin Tiers.com - May 19, 2018
ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Time travelers from the 19th Century came to Elmira for a game of croquet. It's the Near Westside Neighborhood Association's 40-year anniversary. The association celebrated its 40th year with a competitive game of croquet at ...  


U.S. Olympic hero Matt Hamilton uses curling gold medal as golf ball ...

Washington PostWashington Post - May 18, 2018
Last we heard from curling icon Matt Hamilton, he was refusing to join his fellow members of the gold medal-winning U.S. men's Olympic team in announcing ...  


14 Essentials to Improve Your Bike Commute in the City

WIREDWIRED - May 17, 2018
You don't need to wear special pants to ride a bike, but some pants just work better than others for cycling. These Rhone pants have a "mobility gusset" between the legs—basically a stretchy panel that makes it more comfortable to pedal—and some ...  


Registration now open for Michigan Senior Olympics in August

Midland Daily NewsMidland Daily News - May 23, 2018
Events include archery, badminton, basketball, billiards, bocce ball, bowling, cycling, dancesport, disc golf, golf, horseshoes, pickleball, powerlifting, power walk, 5K & 10K, racewalk, racquetball, shuffleboard, skills challenge, softball, swimming ...  


Premier League Darts play-offs as it happened

BBC SportBBC Sport - May 17, 2018
Relive the Premier League Darts play-offs as Michael van Gerwen beats Michael Smith in the final to claim his fourth title.  


ON THE MARKET: A Vienna equestrian showplace

Inside NoVAInside NoVA - May 19, 2018
When opining on a home, we choose our superlatives with care. Every home selected for inclusion here is far above average, our policy is to never over-sell a home's charms with hyperbole. With this week's featured property, there is little chance of that.  

Field Hockey

Seacoast Sports Awards: Field Hockey Player of the Year nominees
Seacoastonline.com - May 18, 2018

Today -- 34 days away from the second Seacoast All-Star Sports Awards show -- Seacoast Media Group is excited to announce our nominees for 2017 Field Hockey Player of the Year. Our live, ESPYs-style event will be returning to The Music Hall in ...  

Gaelic Football

Your guide to this weekend's big Gaelic football action

Donegal NowDonegal Now - May 26, 2018
Will Donegal take a step closer to an Ulster title? Can Dublin go where only three other teams have gone this year by winning the GAA Football All-Ireland senior title for a fourth successive year? These are two of the questions this weekend as ...  

Playing Golf

Trump Can Prep for Mueller Interview After Playing Golf, Giuliani Says

NewsweekNewsweek - May 18, 2018
Trump's legal team can prep the president “at the White House, then at night and after he finishes playing golf. We'd get to play together,” Giuliani told Politico. The president famously said along the campaign trail that he would be too busy to play ...  


USA Gymnastics ousts women's program director amid Nassar scandal

Rhonda Faehn, the women's program director, is “no longer with USA Gymnastics,” the federation's CEO announced in a statement on Friday. Kerry Perry, who started as USA Gymnastics' CEO in December, announced the decision with no other details days ...  


Goalball: Team Sport For Visually Impaired Students

CBS ChicagoCBS Chicago - May 18, 2018
Goalball is played with a ball that has bells inside and allows players to use their senses. Players can listen for the bells and touch the string covered with tape to help them know where they are. “You throw it back and forth, try to get it past each ...  


Lake Forest Fetes 50 years of Dau and Handball
US Handball Association - May 21, 2018

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Lake Forest College Handball Coach Mike Dau told the 180 former players and supporters how the 50 years of handball and 51 national titles started. The crowd had assembled from far and wide, from Suhn Lee coming from South Korea ...  


Recap: Hurling Championship action

RTE.ieRTE.ie - May 20, 2018
RTÉ.ie is the website of Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland's National Public Service Broadcaster. RTÉ is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. Images courtesy of Inpho.ie and Getty Images. © RTÉ 2018. X Dismiss ...  

Jai Alai

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 25, 2018

Charlotte ObserverShanken News Daily - May 25, 2018
Led by its flagship Jai Alai IPA, Cigar City is now distributed to 21 states. The brewery, which produces over 90,000 barrels annually, is part of the CANarchy collective—partially funded by Fireman Capital Partners—which also includes Oskar Blues ...  


Zim korfball team eye WC spot

NewsDayNewsDay - Apr 26, 2018
NATIONAL korfball team will host Malawi, Zambia, Cameroon and South Africa at Chitungwiza Aquatic Complex in World Cup qualifying games, with the winner booking the sole ticket to the finals set for South Africa. BY GARISH PHIRI. The two-day ...  

BMX Racing

BMX ramps up for Mountain Games debut

Vail Daily NewsVail Daily News - May 24, 2018
EAGLE — The show just got a whole lot more exciting at the GoPro Mountain Games. Hold onto your full-face helmets, people, because BMX racing is coming. For those unfamiliar with BMX racing, picture motocross without the engines or roller derby on two ...  

Formula One

Formula One owners propose radical renovation of tracks in bid to boost race excitement

The IndependentThe Independent - May 18, 2018
Formula One's owner Liberty Media has proposed a radical solution to boosting the excitement in races which would involve tracks ripping up their tarmac and laying a new rougher surface to wear down tyres quicker. Although this year's season got off to ...  


NASCAR Team Owner Rob Kauffman Against Unchartered Teams

The DriveThe Drive - May 26, 2018
There are 36 charters in play for NASCAR Cup Series teams, all guaranteeing race starting positions. The charters may be transferred between teams by sale or one-year lease. There are no known charters on the market right now. NASCAR allows up to 40 ...  

Drag Racing

Forza Motorsport 7 to get track limits and improved drag racing soon

Windows CentralWindows Central - May 19, 2018
While drag racing is already a part of Forza Motorsport 7, it's rather cumbersome because, instead of simply tweaking your ride and jumping back into the race, you have to reload the entire track again and wait for a really long time. In the coming ...  

Drag Car

Cruisin' the Drag Car Show hits Central Avenue

KRTV Great Falls NewsKRTV Great Falls News - May 5, 2018
The cars and trucks lined nine blocks of Central from 9th Street to Park Drive.  


NHRA Infinite Hero Foundation Driver Jack Beckman Races For A Cause

ForbesForbes - May 15, 2018
Jack Beckman, a former U.S. Air Force Sergeant, doesn't have a traditional corporate sponsor for his NHRA Funny Car. The vehicle is funded by the late philanthropist and racing enthusiast Terry Chandler. Instead of a corporate logo, Beckman's car ...  

Funny Cars

NHRA results, updated points from Kansas: Courtney Force goes ...

AutoweekAutoweek - May 21, 2018
Courtney Force went back-to-back for the first time in her Funny Car career with a victory Monday afternoon at the 30th annual Menards NHRA Heartland ...  

Top Fuel Dragster

Four Questions for NHRA Top-Fuel Drag Racing Star Leah Pritchett

ForbesForbes - May 7, 2018
Leah Pritchett is one of a handful of women who compete in the highest echelons of NHRA drag racing. Pritchett drives the nitro-methane-burning Pennzoil Top-Fuel dragster for Don Schumacher Racing. She won the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway ...  

Motorcycle Racing

MV Agusta name to return to grand prix motorcycle racing

Motorsport.com, Edition: GlobalMotorsport.com, Edition: Global - May 18, 2018
The MV Agusta name will return to grand prix motorcycle racing after an absence of more than 40 years when the legendary Italian marque enters Moto2 in ...  


2018 Glen Helen Motocross | In & Out

Racer X OnlineTransworld Motocross - May 25, 2018
The 2018 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship continues with round two of the season, the 2018 Glen Helen Motocross. Although this is a new series, the months of racing have taken a toll on the entry list and a number of riders have been sidelined with ...  

Go Kart

High speed go-kart track to open in Biloxi Friday: report

NOLA.comNOLA.com - May 22, 2018
High speed go-kart track to open in Biloxi Friday: report. Posted May 22, 2018 at 12:07 PM. A go-kart track will open in Biloxi on Friday, May 25, 2018, according to the Biloxi Sun-Herald. (Photo by Finishline Performance Karting Facebook). Comment.  


Netball: Singapore, with 5 new faces on board, will field new-look squad at Asian Championship
The Straits Times - May 18, 2018

SINGAPORE - Five new players will represent Singapore at the M1 Asian Netball Championship here in September. Netball Singapore on Friday (May 18) revealed that the national squad for the Sept 1-9 tournament comprises 17 players who were selected ...  


Mylan Park hosts Pickleball open house

WDTVWDTV - May 20, 2018
MORGANTOWN,W.Va.(WDTV)- Have you heard of pickleball? Well, it is a cross between two different games, tennis and table tennis. The rapidly growing game has hit our area, and it's popular not only with younger players but older ones as well. Athletes ...  

Pocket Billiards

'To Be Number One Is the Target.' China's Ding Junhui Is Taking on the World Snooker Championship

TIMETIME - Apr 19, 2018
Snooker is an unfamiliar sport for many Americans — a cousin of cue games like pocket billiards, though played on a surface about four times the size of your average pub pool table. Snooker has grown wildly popular in Asia following the success of ...  


US Powerboating

US SAILING (press release)US SAILING (press release) - May 2, 2018
Whether you're looking for your first experience at the helm or aiming to improve your skills, we can help. As the National leader in on-the-water powerboat training and education our goal is to empower students with the skills and confidence they need ...  


Sibling Power: Waterford brother and sister share love for powerlifting

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog) - May 25, 2018
Camryn Ochs and her little brother Alex are both powerlifters out of Waterford. “I got into it after I tore my ACLs. I had to do strength training for rehab, so I was in our high school gym and we had a team so I joined it. Then Alex came to high ...  


18-year-old rugby ref assaulted by senior Masterton rugby player

Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz - May 27, 2018
An 18-year-old referee was assaulted by a senior rugby player in Masterton on Saturday. The assault occurred during a senior reserve game between Masterton Marist and Tuhirangi Rugby Football Club at the Memorial Park grounds in Masterton.  


Space technologies to protect Shaolin heritage
Space Daily - May 16, 2018

This drew the interest of the Shaolin monks who reportedly have many paper books damaged by pests and mildew. Located in the mountains of central China's Henan Province, the environment is humid in summer and cold and dry in winter, and has a huge ...  


Squash training camp for Asian Games in progress in Islamabad

The NationThe Nation - May 26, 2018
The training camps of national men and women squash players are underway at Mushaf Ali Squash Complex Islamabad to prepare them for the Asian Games, reported by Radio Pakistan. Pakistan Squash Federation is organizing the camps. Asian Games ...  


Dana Rohde earns Sailor of the Year

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - May 26, 2018
Norfolk, VA (May 25, 2018) – The Quantum Women's Sailor of the Year and Women's All-American and Honorable Mention were announced during an awards presentation at the Sperry College Sailing Women's National Championship at the Old Dominion ...  


A closer look at the technology inside the 2018 World Cup soccer ball

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - May 21, 2018
To design the most technologically advanced World Cup ball in history, Adidas had to go back to a time when TV transmissions were mostly in black and white, soccer balls were made from heavy, unforgiving leather and chips were something you put in ...  

Table Tennis

Paralympian fears for table tennis career over care

BBC NewsBBC News - May 16, 2018
A Paralympic medal-winning table tennis player said his career could end due to a council decision over his care. Paul Davies, 51, who won bronze at London 2012, claimed the amount of care offered meant he could no longer train or compete with the ...  


Grrr! Karolina Pliskova bashes her way onto list of notable tennis meltdowns

The GuardianESPN - May 17, 2018
Karolina Pliskova wasn't the first, nor will she be the last, player to completely lose her temper. On Wednesday in Rome, the former No. 1 became so angry that she bashed her racket into the umpire chair just after a 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 loss to Maria Sakkari ...  


Hempfield blanks Lower Dauphin, clinches spot in District Three Class 3A volleyball title match

LancasterOnlineLancasterOnline - May 24, 2018
RED LION — Defense, the old adage goes, wins championships. Hempfield's volleyball team, no stranger to playing in and winning championship matches, will go for another gold trophy thanks to an amazing defensive effort. Mason Scott had 19 digs, Zach ...  


2018 NC women's water polo championship selections revealed

NCAA.comNCAA.com - May 1, 2018
INDIANAPOLIS —The NCAA Women's Water Polo Committee has announced the 10 teams that will be vying for the 2018 National Collegiate Women's Water Polo Championship. Six teams have been placed in the bracket; the remaining four teams will ...  


NAU racquetball on the rise

Arizona Daily SunArizona Daily Sun - Apr 21, 2018
1 duo of Erika Manilla and Erin Boadway came away from the National Intercollegiate Racquetball Championships with gold medals, helping lead the women's squad to a second-place team finish behind BYU by just half a point in mid-March at the University ...  


Queensland city leads the pack in sport of trampolining, breeding champions since 1970s

ABC OnlineABC Online - Apr 26, 2018
Some people dismiss trampolines as backyard toys, but for many they are part of a serious sport, especially since trampolining was added to the Olympic Games at Sydney in 2000. Australia won a medal at those games, when Ji Wallace from Lismore in ...  

Weight Lifting

Ask a Swole Woman: Can I Start Weight Lifting if I've Basically Never Exercised?

SELFSELF - May 23, 2018
Strength is for everyone, but it's especially for women. Ask a Swole Woman is a column for people who are tired of trying to always be less, eat less, do less, and make it look perfect and effort-free. Have a question for me about weight lifting ...  

Wheelchair Basketball

Olympia Brown students play with UW-Whitewater Wheelchair Basketball team

Journal TimesJournal Times - May 16, 2018
CALEDONIA — Members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams spun, dribbled, shot, rammed into each other, fell to the ground and picked themselves up to teach students at Olympia Brown Elementary School on Wednesday ...  


Video Friday: Atlas Jogging, Drive.ai Launch, and Robotic Warehouse

IEEE SpectrumIEEE Spectrum - May 11, 2018
Jogging involves a flight phase, which means that the robot is spending time completely airborne during each gait cycle. It takes much more energy to do this relative to walking, which is more like a continuous controlled fall forward. Atlas even looks ...  


Enthusiastic Half Marathon Runner Accidentally Runs Full Marathon Instead

TIMETIME - May 23, 2018
It's clear that Mike Kohler underestimated his own running ability. He signed up for to run his first-ever half-marathon on Saturday, May 19, but accidentally ended up running the whole thing. The West Fargo, ND., plumber had taken part in the Sanford ...  


The infamous murderer's prison escape that inspired a near-impossible ultramarathon

CNNCNN - May 26, 2018
The infamous murderer's prison escape that inspired a near-impossible ultramarathon. By David G. Allan, CNN. Updated 7:48 AM ET, Sat May 26, 2018. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Is this the ...  


USA Triathlon 2019 Legacy Triathlon

Long Beach PostTeamUSA.org - May 22, 2018
USA Triathlon is proud to unveil the Legacy Triathlon, a non-draft sprint-distance race that will be held annually beginning July 20, 2019 in Long Beach ...  


World Parkour Championships in Turkey

Lonely Planet Travel NewsLonely Planet Travel News - May 14, 2018
Competitors warm up ahead of the start of the freestyle category during the second round of the World Parkour Championships on May 12, 2018 in Mardin, Turkey. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images Parkour is defined as enjoying a relationship with the ...  


Freerunning pioneer holds class in Lancaster

WGAL LancasterWGAL Lancaster - May 14, 2018
Sebastien Foucan, founder of Freerunning, led an interactive workshop and training session with a small group at Binns Park in Lancaster. Foucan says he likes to teach groups like this for a simple reason. "We are born to move and in modern society we ...  


Global ChiRunning springs forth from Asheville headquarters

Mountain XpressMountain Xpress - Feb 5, 2015
Danny Dreyer, her husband and ChiRunning co-founder and president, nods his head and smiles in the background. “They can't believe it,” Katherine says. But from these humble quarters springs an international movement that over the past 15 years has ...  

Adventure Racing

2017 Adventure Racing World Championships
Jackson Hole News&Guide - May 24, 2018

Competitors gear up for the Cameco Cowboy Tough, the crowning race of this year's Adventure Racing World Series. In the sport of adventure racing, teams of four aim to complete a set course in less time than other racers. The athletes have to be ...  

Highland Games

Highland Games needed water supply
Times Colonist - May 24, 2018

Once again this year, the Highland Games proved a wonderful event — friendly, well-organized and offering a colourful and interesting demonstration of Gaelic history and culture. From dancing and marching bands, to unique sporting events and fine food ...  

Mountain Climbing

Insurer sends some mixed messages on mountain climbing

ModernHealthcare.comModernHealthcare.com - May 5, 2018
But Agile Health Insurance left itself unduly exposed to the elements when it used a photo of two hikers in the mountains to promote a short-term health insurance plan that doesn't cover injuries due to … mountain climbing. Brought to Outliers ...  

Horse Racing

2018 Preakness Stakes odds, contenders, and lineup: Horse racing legend who nailed Cloud Computing releases picks

CBSSports.comCBSSports.com - May 16, 2018
Following Wednesday's post draw, the 2018 Preakness field is set. Kentucky Derby champion Justify, who drew the No. 7 post, is going off at 1-2 Preakness odds. Behind him his Good Magic, who's listed 3-1 on the morning line and will run from the middle ...  

Camel Racing

Camel racing coming soon to Ballyouskill!

Kilkenny PeopleKilkenny People - May 16, 2018
Ballyouskill is the place to be for the for June Bank Holiday weekend where there'll be live camel racing along with a series of other unique events. On Saturday, June 2 live in the Wheel Inn there will be up to 10 feature races to entertain those in ...  


2018 Colorado high school boys state swimming: Individual, team champions
The Denver Post - May 21, 2018

The 2018 Colorado high school boys state swimming championships took place May 18-19. The 5A meet was at the VMAC in Thornton, and the 4A event was at the Air Force Academy. Here are the results: ...  



Reuters UKReuters UK - May 18, 2018
Rowing has been a regular contributor to the medal table, with Britain second overall in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, but as in other sports athlete welfare, career planning and personal development is increasingly a big part of the job. That is something ...  


Girls' rowing club working to hit water

Stockton RecordStockton Record - May 19, 2018
STOCKTON — When Maya Weldon-Lagrimas' former rowing club folded, the Stockton Collegiate International student wasn't ready to quit on the sport. She decided to ask Pat Tirone with the Delta Sculling Center to see if there was a chance for her to ...  

Wind Surfing

Shakespeare, ballet, poetry, and art. Why don't I get it?
Albany Times Union (blog) - May 17, 2018

Didn't George W. Bush win two presidential elections (Sort of) by portraying himself as the guy you'd like to go have a beer with, while effete John Kerry was out wind-surfing? Wasn't it speculated that Donald Trump scored points with ordinary ...  

Kite Surfing

14 Essentials to Improve Your Bike Commute in the City

WIREDWIRED - May 17, 2018
They're made from recycled materials—most often different types of sailcloth from used boat sails and kite-surfing sails. As a result, the bags are very light and work really well in the elements. This over-the-shoulder number was developed in concert ...  

Scuba Diving

Scuba diving for all abilities

KARE11.comKARE11.com - May 20, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS - The Midwest School of Diving and the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute have teamed up to give people with handicaps the opportunity to try scuba diving in the Courage Kenny pool. This week four of the people who had been through ...  

Cave Diving

Don't panic! Claustrophobic footage shows cave-diving instructors SQUEEZING through tiny gaps in the rock as they ...

Daily MailDaily Mail - May 3, 2018
Anyone who cringes at the idea of being stuck in a water-filled underground network of blackened caves should look away right now! This video of Ian France, 49, and Ashley Hiscock, 26, in the underground sumps of Bagshawe Cavern, Bradwell, in the Peak ...  


85 meters: Freediving national record set by Santa Cruz native

The Mercury NewsThe Mercury News - May 18, 2018
Last year Eisenberg became a professional freediving instructor for Performance Freediving International, a company that trains and certifies people in the sport, including the cast of the upcoming “Avatar” sequel. “It's something that's always been ...  


EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Snorkeling Equipments Market: Detailed Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends ...
BittStreet - May 18, 2018

Questale's market research report on EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Snorkeling Equipments provides the newest industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to identify the products and end users driving revenue growth and profitability.  


Whitewater rafting a tourist draw in Charlemont

wwlp.comwwlp.com - May 18, 2018
CHARLEMONT, Mass. (WWLP) - Whitewater rafting on the Deerfield River has helped make Charlemont one of Franklin County's top tourist destinations. The Deerfield River in Charlemont has a variety of different rapid levels for anyone who enjoys ...  


Try kiteboarding at Deer Creek State Park

Good4UtahGood4Utah - May 10, 2018
DEER CREEK STATE PARK--TheGood4Utah Road Tour kicked off on the backside of the Wasatch at Deer Creek State Park Thursday. Calling all thrill seekers! The Deer Creek State Park is a hidden gem and the only place you can ride the longest zipline ...  

Water Skiing

Mazenod College student shines at national barefoot water skiing competition

Community Newspaper GroupCommunity Newspaper Group - May 18, 2018
MAZENOD year 9 student and talented water-skier Cody McCreery finished eighth in the sub junior category at the Australian National Barefoot Competition in Adelaide last month. His mum Lisa McCreey said as a result of the competition, Cody was selected ...  

Whitewater Kayaking

Max Hurndon whitewater kayaking

Cherokee Tribune Ledger NewsCherokee Tribune Ledger News - Apr 27, 2018
Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video. Share. Include playlist. An error occurred while retrieving sharing information. Please try again later.  

Whitewater Rafting

How 'staycations' helped this whitewater rafting business ride it out

Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-Gazette - May 15, 2018
Even for someone who grew up paddling on whitewater and competing at kayaking, the Great Recession could be a scary ride. But like a good rafting trip, it wasn't just scary in bad ways. Eric Martin remembers seeing the big drops coming and trying to ...  

Sailboat Racing


US SAILING (press release)US SAILING (press release) - May 2, 2018
Ensure quality, integrity and consistency for all participants in the sport of sailboat racing, from casual weeknight club racing to world championships. As a race official you'll be trained, certified and supported by US Sailing, and you'll have the ...  

Boat Building

Boat building

Times of MaltaTimes of Malta - May 18, 2018
Allow me to add some information to the note on boat construction at Manoel Island (Pursuits, May 7). The boat mentioned in the article and which had won the race organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club was the third one built of the type. A friend of ...  


3 rescued from capsized catamaran near Lewes ferry terminal

Delmarva Daily TimesDelmarva Daily Times - May 26, 2018
Three people were rescued by a Coast Guard boat crew in Delaware Bay from a capsized catamaran on Friday near the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lewes. The Coast Guard said in a release its 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat crew ...  

Alpine Skiing

World Alpine Skiing Championships add event

OlympicTalk (blog)OlympicTalk (blog) - May 18, 2018
Mikaela Shiffrin will have a new opportunity to take gold at the world championships starting in 2021. A parallel race will debut on the Alpine skiing worlds program in 2021 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, the International Ski Federation (FIS) announced ...  

Cross Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skier Honored By Small Minnesota Hometown With Jessie Diggins Day

TeamUSA.orgTeamUSA.org - May 15, 2018
Diggins, who with teammate Kikkan Randall captured the United States' historic first cross-country skiing gold medal and first women's cross-country skiing medal in winning the team sprint at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, was the guest of ...  

Nordic Skiing

APU and China create relationship around Nordic skiing

KTUU.comKTUU.com - May 22, 2018
CHENGDU, China (KTUU) Alaska Pacific University has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Heilongjiang Provincial Sports Administration to form a cooperative relationship around Nordic skiing. Exactly what that agreement will look like is up in the ...  


Words of the Week: Ski/Skijoring

The Bozeman Daily ChronicleThe Bozeman Daily Chronicle - Apr 27, 2018
Sometime mid-century, American skiers got the idea to hitch themselves to galloping Quarter Horses, thus inaugurating the rousing sport of equestrian skijoring, a North American innovation on the Laplander practice of skiing behind harnessed reindeer.  

Ice Hockey

World Ice Hockey Championship: Great Britain in group with US and ...

BBC SportBBC Sport - May 22, 2018
The GB men's ice hockey team will face Canada and the US in the group stages of next year's World Championship.  


How To: a Guide to Filming Snowboarding With a Gimbal

Transworld SNOWboardingTransworld SNOWboarding - May 18, 2018
As seen in the December 2018 issue of TransWorld SNOWboarding. Words: Taylor Boyd. With recent advances in equipment, it's now possible to capture professional caliber snowboard footage on a camera you can lose in your messy center console. It's still ...  


Seattle program brings underserved students outdoors: 'Snowshoeing! That's fun!'

Seattle TimesSeattle Times - May 16, 2018
The snowshoeing excursion is part of the Seattle Every Kid in a Park Collaborative. The collaborative launched in 2015 with five original partners — the Washington Trails Association, Islandwood, NatureBridge, the Mount-Baker Snoqualmie National ...  

Ski Jumping

Third ski jumping tower planned for Lake Placid

Albany Times UnionAlbany Times Union - May 10, 2018
Lake Placid. The iconic twin Olympic ski jumps just outside the resort town will be getting a little brother. In order to keep pace with international standards, the Olympic Regional Development Authority is refurbishing two existing ski jumps, which ...  

Speed Skating

Lasnamäe to get two new sports facilities including speed skating rink

ERR NewsERR News - May 20, 2018
The Harma Street site will reportedly comprise a football pitch, three outdoor basketball courts, a long jump pit and sprint track, as well as a refrigerated speed skating rink. Several streets in Lasnamäe will also see reconstruction work as part of ...  


Man identified in fatal avalanche

Jackson Hole News&GuideJackson Hole News&Guide - Apr 24, 2018
Bruggeman and two friends were snowmobiling near Mt. Leidy on Sunday when a 2-foot-deep avalanche came down on top of the 24-year-old on a northwest-facing slope. The three had one beacon and one shovel among them, according to police reports.  

Figure Skating

Figure skating star Hanyu thrills fans with jumps in Chiba ice show

The MainichiThe Mainichi - May 26, 2018
CHIBA -- Figure skating star Yuzuru Hanyu captivated fans at an ice show here on May 25 as he performed jumps in public for the first time since the February 2018 Pyeongchang Games, highlighting his recovery from an ankle injury. 【Related】Skating ...  

Freestyle Skiing

[Full Highlights] KIMBO SESSIONS showcases the future of freestyle skiing

Freeskier MagazineFreeskier Magazine - May 17, 2018
It's one of the greatest representations of our sport—freestyle skiing how it was meant to be. Free of competitive vibes, KIMBO SESSIONS, the brainchild of Swedish skier and Armada athlete Kim Boberg, is all about going skiing with your friends, being ...  

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