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Water Aerobics Keeps Seniors Moving & Provides Therapeutic Benefits

CBS MiamiCBS Miami - Apr 17, 2017
CBS4 Meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez discovered a group of retirees in Coconut Creek who keep moving in order to stay fit and healthy, plus they're happily recovering from painful conditions at their community pool with regular water aerobics classes.  

American Football

John Harper helping Poland's Bialystok Lowlanders aim for championship

American Football InternationalAmerican Football International - Apr 17, 2017
When John Harper returned to Europe after a year away to take the job as the head coach of the Bialystok Lowlanders in Poland he was back on familiar ground. Building a solid foundation for success. Harper has guided, or helped to guide, 11 different ...  


ACMS archery team takes Woodford tournament
The Anderson News - Apr 19, 2017

The Anderson County Middle School archery team ruled the Woodford County Invitational Tournament Saturday, taking first place with 3,288 points of a possible 3,600. The Mustangs boasted five individual medalists with eighth-grader Henry Thompson ...  


Baseball Capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer in the third inning and a game-ending, three-run drive with two outs in the ninth, leading the Washington Nationals over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 on Sunday. Harper's first home run, off Jerad ...  


Rebuilding Memphis basketball the junior college way
The Commercial Appeal - Apr 16, 2017

The 2017-18 Tiger basketball team will look a lot different than it did just a season ago after six players announced their plans to transfer. Only two scholarship players will return from a team that posted a 19-13 record. Mark Giannotto, Jason Viera ...  


Singapore Super Series showed Indian badminton is progressing: Praneeth

Times of IndiaTimes of India - Apr 16, 2017
NEW DELHI: Newly-crowned Singapore Open champion B Sai Praneeth says the historic all-Indian Super Series final against K Srikanth is a testimony that Indian badminton has progressed by leaps and bounds. Praneeth burst onto the scene in 2010 after ...  

Beach Volleyball

USC Volleyball reaches 56-match winning streak with clean sweep over Stanford

Excelle SportsExcelle Sports - Apr 19, 2017
On Tuesday night, USC beach volleyball claimed a 5-0 sweep over Stanford to continue their undefeated run. The Women of Troy now hold a 26—0 record, and their win over the Cardinals extends their record-smashing winning streak to 56 consecutive dual ...  


Bossaball Is the Coolest Sport You've Never Heard Of

GizmodoGizmodo - Aug 12, 2016
If volleyball had a child with a bounce house, it would be bossaball. The relatively young sport was created in Spain but has already started taking off in South ...  


Hundreds of Special Olympics athletes compete in bocce during Spring Games

The MissoulianThe Missoulian - Apr 20, 2017
The 14-year-old teammates from Missoula were just a pair of the around 300 who competed in bocce at Playfair Park on Thursday during the second day of the Special Olympics Five Valleys Area Spring Games. This is Obresley's first year competing in the ...  

Body Building


Why Professional Athletes Love This Fitness Band
TIME - Apr 18, 2017

A few weeks ago, I started wearing the WHOOP Strap 2.0 fitness band, a high-powered but low-profile wearable that professional baseball, ever the numbers game, recently approved for in-game use. And over in the NBA, where WHOOP is still illegal ...  

Fitness Gym

Anytime Fitness to offer free outdoor fitness sessions

Sioux Falls Argus LeaderSioux Falls Argus Leader - Apr 18, 2017
The Anytime Fitness gym in Brandon is one of approximately 1,000 Anytime Fitness clubs across the United States that will host the free outdoor exercise sessions this year. “At Anytime Fitness, we're passionate about helping people get to a healthier ...  


Terriers accomplish goal of winning state bowling title

Daily CometDaily Comet - Apr 17, 2017
One number was a constant reminder on how close the Vandebilt Catholic boys bowling team came to winning the 2016 state championship.That number was ...  


Your Move Chess is a game (changer) for kids

St. Louis Business JournalSt. Louis Business Journal - Apr 14, 2017
When Ascension and the Ferguson-Florissant School District partnered with the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis to create “Your Move Chess” in 2015, we knew we wanted to provide a safe, educational outlet for kids in a community that was ...  


IPL 2017, live cricket score, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab: KKR beat KXIP by 8 wickets, Gambhir 72*

Hindustan TimesHindustan Times - Apr 13, 2017
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by 8 wickets in their Indian Premier League encounter. Gautam Gambhir scored his 33rd IPL fifty. Earlier, Umesh Yadav's 4/33 restricted Kings XI Punjab to 170/9 in 20 overs. Catch live cricket ...  


Croquet, not golf, rules Mission Hills this month

The Desert SunThe Desert Sun - Apr 14, 2017
But it wasn't golf or tennis that the Kennedys were interested in. It was croquet. Those who care deeply about world-class croquet understand that Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage in one of the hotbeds of the sport in the United States, even ...  


Jennifer Jones captures 6th Players' Championship title

CBC.caCBC.ca - Apr 17, 2017
Winnipeg skip Jennifer Jones downed Edmonton's Val Sweeting 8-4 in the final to capture her sixth Players' Championship title at a Grand Slam of Curling event in Toronto on Sunday. Jones, backed by third Kaitlyn Lawes, second Jill Officer and lead Dawn ...  


Cycling in the 'Ayrshire Alps': welcome to the UK's only road cycling park

The Guardian (blog)The Guardian (blog) - Apr 12, 2017
The demise of the Davie Bell Memorial Race in 2015 – a National 'A' event which had been running since 1966 – prompted the organiser to look for other ways to promote cycling. Two years later, South Ayrshire now boasts the UK's only “road cycling park ...  


Dance Review: Small Dancesport 'Challenge' delivers big

Sarasota Herald-TribuneSarasota Herald-Tribune - Mar 27, 2017
There are now hundreds of Dancesport events — the term used for competitive ballroom contests — across the U.S., involving thousands of professional and amateur dancers. Some of the larger ones run for a full week and, given the expense factor ...  


Premier League Darts 2017 Results: Adrian Lewis, Gary Anderson ...

Bleacher ReportBleacher Report - Apr 13, 2017
Michael van Gerwen battled back from 5-1 down to take a point against Peter Wright on night 11 of the 2017 Premier League Darts at Liverpool's Echo Arena ...  


Equestrian captures National Title in Waco

Texas A&M The BattalionTexas A&M The Battalion - Apr 16, 2017
Equestrian. Texas A&M 2017 NCEA National Champions on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Waco, Tex. Anthony Hall/Auburn Athletics. Posted: Saturday, April 15, 2017 9:43 pm. Equestrian captures National Title in Waco By Kevin Roark The Battalion.  

Field Hockey

USA Field Hockey calls up North Carolina sophomore Ashley Hoffman

Excelle SportsExcelle Sports - Apr 20, 2017
USA Field Hockey called up North Carolina sophomore Ashley Hoffman to the senior team on Thursday, making Hoffman the youngest player on the U.S. team. After Hoffman had a strong showing at the Vantage Hawke's Bay Cup, U.S. Women's National ...  

Gaelic Football

Enda McGinley: Gaelic football's evolution is a sight to behold again

the Irish Newsthe Irish News - Apr 14, 2017
AS the dust settles on a remarkable National League I think it is well worthwhile taking stock of where the game is. Unbeknown to myself I have become a bit of an optimist about all things GAA. For years I have found myself unperturbed about the ...  

Playing Golf

Families Spend Easter Playing Golf

FOX 21 OnlineFOX 21 Online - Apr 17, 2017
SUPERIOR, Wis. – The warm spring Easter day had Northlanders outdoors taking in the holiday and even taking a swing. It was a great day to be outside and a ...  


Oklahoma gymnastics wins second consecutive national championship

Excelle SportsExcelle Sports - Apr 16, 2017
The Oklahoma gymnastics team won its second consecutive, and third in four years, national championship Saturday night by posting a 198.3875 in the Super Six to claim the title. The Sooners got things rolling on bars with a 49.5875 and followed that up ...  


Sawler intends to leave goalball on high note

TheChronicleHerald.caTheChronicleHerald.ca - Apr 17, 2017
Tarah Sawler knows this could be her last go-around. So if it is, the 18-year-old centre is heading out of goalball in the same way it taught her to love the sport — through strength, joy and independence. “I'm aiming to block as much of the net as is ...  


Porto apologise for handball fans' chants about Chapecoense crash

ESPN FCESPN FC - Apr 14, 2017
Some Porto fans chanted "I wish Benfica had been on Chapecoense's plane" during a handball match between Porto and Benfica on Wednesday. In a letter provided by the club to The Associated Press, Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa wrote to ...  


Galway end wait for hurling final berth

RTE.ieRTE.ie - Apr 16, 2017
Galway are into a first Allianz Hurling League final since 2010 after Conor Cooney's second-half goal saw them past Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds. Galway dominated for the most part, other than a bright start to the second-half from Limerick that ...  

Jai Alai

I'd Tap That: Jai Alai king of Cigar City's world-class roster of craft beers

The WeekenderThe Weekender - Apr 19, 2017
Cigar City has an incredible reputation earned through brewing world class beers that are both fan favorites and award winners. Jai Alai has long been one of their most popular beers which is quite impressive when the beer roster is full of world class ...  


Exeter City Korfball club gain quality mark

Devon LiveDevon Live - Apr 19, 2017
Exeter City Korfball Club have recently been awarded 'Challenge' status by England Korfball through the England Korfball Inspired (EKI) programme. The club have spent the last nine months gathering evidence to show how they meet the criteria for this ...  

Bmx Racing

East Moline's Descamps overcomes major injuries to qualify for BMX World Championships

Quad-Cities OnlineQuad-Cities Online - Apr 11, 2017
Descamps competes in BMX racing, which typically takes place on a dirt, single-lap track made up of various jumps, banked corners, and straightaways. After bumping tires with the rider in front of him, Descamps was thrown off his bike heading into an ...  

Formula One

Formula One: McLaren's woes get worse after Bahrain GP meltdown

News18The Straits Times - Apr 17, 2017
MANAMA (REUTERS) - Fernando Alonso castigated Honda on Sunday after his McLaren team endured a Bahrain Grand Prix nightmare, with Belgian rookie Stoffel Vandoorne failing to make it even as far as the starting grid. McLaren said Vandoorne, who ...  


7 biggest storylines as NASCAR teams go back to work

FOXSports.comFOXSports.com - Apr 17, 2017
The Easter break is over and the racing community is headed back to work for 18 consecutive weeks of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races before the final off-weekend of the season in late August. In case you've lost track, here are the seven biggest ...  

Drag Racing

Local drag racing legend 'Gentleman Hank' Johnson dies at 74

The Daily HeraldThe Daily Herald - Apr 22, 2017
The Snohomish County native and lifelong Snohomish County resident may have made his name through his ability to reach extreme speeds in a car, but he was equally well known for his friendly disposition. The affable dragster driver, who won the Top ...  

Drag Car

What Makes a Dodge Demon a Dodge Demon and Not Just an 840-HP Challenger?

Car and DriverCar and Driver - Apr 19, 2017
Beyond those yawning fender flares, distinctively fat drag radials, and extra-wide hood scoop, the Demon's transformation from Challenger Hellcat to purpose-built, factory-warranted drag car is largely the province of bits and pieces that are out of sight.  


NHRA SpringNationals drivers to watch

Chron.comChron.com - Apr 20, 2017
Top Fuel Doug Kalitta: Has back-to-back wins here, three overall (2003), and is closing in on 600 round wins. Despite 42 career wins – fifth-best all-time, still looking for first series championship. Antron Brown: Most dominant driver in NHRA with ...  

Funny Cars

John Force Reflects on Funny Cars Over the Past 40 Years

Super Chevy NetworkSuper Chevy Network - Mar 28, 2017
I started 40 years ago; and racing has changed. When you look at the engine program, it's evolved. NHRA is putting rules and restrictions on it, but we're all about speed and e.t. They don't want us to go any faster because we're out-running these ...  

Top Fuel Dragster

Top Fuel Dragster Driver Richie Crampton Readying For Drag Week

Dragzine.comDragzine.com - Apr 19, 2017
While Richie Crampton had been topping 300 mph as the driver of a Top Fuel Dragster for Morgan Lucas Racing the past three years, he's now turning his focus to trampling the strip — and the street — in a 1957 Chevy wagon as part of Hot Rod Drag Week.  

Motorcycle Racing

Ask RideApart: Why Should I Care About Motorcycle Racing ...

RideApartRideApart - Mar 23, 2017
Many casual weekend riders, cruisers, daily motorcycle commuters, and canyon carvers don't seem to care at all about the various and varied forms of ...  


Kiwi motocross rider top of World Championship
TVNZ - Apr 17, 2017

Kiwi motocross rider top of World Championship. 41 min ago. share. Source: 1 NEWS. Kiwi motocross rider Courtney Duncan has extended her points lead in the FIM Women's Motocross World Championship, with two good performances in Pietramurata, ...  

Go Kart

Deals on wheels Peninsula go-kart track closed after drug busts

Daily AstorianDaily Astorian - Apr 13, 2017
Thousands of tourists have sought thrills at the Merrill family's downtown complex of go-kart, bumper car and moped rental businesses. Now, owner Robert Anthony “Tony” Merrill, 51, and his live-in girlfriend, Doreen Marie Morris, 50, are in for a bumpy ...  


'Sexism' furore over netball skirt email

Geelong AdvertiserGeelong Advertiser - Apr 14, 2017
North Geelong netball co-ordinator Wendy Frears said all of the club's players had extra inches added to their dresses, but said the email was “AFL Barwon taking over, and trying to control leagues”. “I agree that some netball dresses are way too short ...  


Greeley woman who helped pioneer pickleball in city still coaches

Greeley TribuneGreeley Tribune - Apr 16, 2017
Chloe Childers would give anything to be able to play pickleball again. She dearly loves the last medal she won at the Huntsman World Senior Games when she was in her early 80s — it's the last time she was really able to play. At 86, she can't play ...  

Pocket Billiards

Great Lakes Youth Pool Tournament attracts young billiards players

UpperMichigansSource.comUpperMichigansSource.com - Apr 17, 2017
“We encourage kids just to come out—maybe they've never played pocket billiards before—just to come out and learn the game of pool, and have a fun time and meet new friends,” said event co-director Don E. Shope. Winners can receive a 4-foot-tall ...  


Classes, seminars on tap

Palm Beach Daily NewsPalm Beach Daily News - Mar 23, 2017
Sessions, repeated at several different times each day, include “Powerboating Made Easy — Capable, Confident, Safe!,” “Basic Docking Skills,” “Advanced Docking & Precision Boat Control,” “Open Water Boat Handling Skills” and “Anchoring & Multi-Vessel ...  


Pokin Around: The powerlifting woman who lost 300 pounds

Springfield News-LeaderSpringfield News-Leader - Apr 10, 2017
Danielle Miles dreams of someday lifting the weight of her life off her shoulders. Someday, soon hopefully, she will strap on her weight lifter's belt, bear down and rise up. She will lift that 300 pounds, figuratively and literally, which is how much ...  


High school rugby: Great Falls joins Billings-based Rimrock Rattlesnakes

Billings GazetteBillings Gazette - Apr 16, 2017
Members of the Havoc Rugby Club in Great Falls recently joined the Billings-based Rimrock Rattlesnakes in Montana Youth Rugby Association boys competition. Great Falls' nine players will practice on their own Tuesday through Thursday and then join with ...  


Shaolin Warriors Will Bring Kung Fu to Bucknell's Weis Center

Bucknell UniversityBucknell University - Apr 2, 2017
Shaolin Warriors will bring more than a 1,000 years of Chinese martial arts culture to the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. The Family Discovery Series performance is suggested for ages 5 and above.  


Squash queen gets groovy in #nicoldancechallenge
The Star Online - Apr 16, 2017

PETALING JAYA: Squash queen Datuk Nicol David has found the perfect way to spend her time off during tournaments, and it involves song and dance. The "Nicol Dance Challenge" has the squash champion picking a song and one squash player to take ...  


Hudson, Stillwater sailing team takes third

Hudson Star ObserverHudson Star Observer - Apr 15, 2017
The regatta was the season's first event for 2017, the Saint Croix Sailing School's ninth year. Twelve teams raced on a windy, cool Hudson Bay, always shadowed by two safety boats. A total of 24 students sailed 12 races throughout the day with each ...  


Major Link Soccer: Fan Votes Are Popularity Contests

Sounder At HeartSounder At Heart - Apr 21, 2017
As a child I recall the local arcade having an NASL-themed foosball table, but tabletop soccer basically vanished as video games became dominant. Now some MLS fans are bringing back the joy of tabletop soccer with custom Subbuteo equipment honoring ...  

Table Tennis

Moot Mavericks dethrones Centurion Snipers in table tennis final

Pretoria East RekordPretoria East Rekord - Apr 14, 2017
The two teams in the final of the Sports Challenges Table Tennis Inter-Venue League, were, from left, Gawie Espag, Fanie Slabbert and Al Troskie from the Moot Mavericks with Brendon Poonsamy, Ronald Lawrence and Prevlin Naidoo from the Centurion ...  


Two-Time Girls Tennis Champs Hoping to Keep the Streak Alive

The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard NewsThe Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News - Apr 17, 2017
Martha's Vineyard Regional High School tennis alum Charlotte Potter watched through the chain link fence. First doubles Lizzie Williamson and Victoria Scott were playing a pair from Sandwich High School. With the spring sports season under way, the ...  


Boys Volleyball: Sport aiming to gain inclusion from OHSAA

ThisWeek Community NewsThisWeek Community News - Apr 17, 2017
High fives have been a regular part of Justin Sharfenaker's life for almost as long as he can remember, but he's also gotten a few extra pats on the back this spring. The Briggs High School sophomore first began playing volleyball at the club level ...  


Bahamas Waterpolo Teams Take Gold and Silver
thebahamasweekly.com - Apr 14, 2017

Nassau, Bahamas - Close to 30 Caribbean countries participated in the 2017 CARIFTA Games Waterpolo Championships hosted in The Bahamas at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Swimming Complex from April 7th through 9th. The Bahamas defeated Barbados to ...  


Oregon State racquetball team wins 10th straight national title

Statesman JournalStatesman Journal - Apr 7, 2017
But another OSU athletic team that merits celebration has gone under the radar. The OSU racquetball team extended a remarkable streak by winning a 10th consecutive USA Racquetball Intercollegiate Championship on April 1 at Los Caballeros Athletic Club ...  


Parents of girl shot while trampolining in her back garden claim 'God ...

The IndependentThe Independent - Apr 18, 2017
The parents of an 11-year-old girl who was shot in the shoulder have claimed God directed the path of the bullet. Morgan Kuiper had been jumping on a ...  

Weight Lifting

Eve Guzman on Cardio vs. Weight Lifting for Weight Loss

PEOPLE.comPEOPLE.com - Apr 18, 2017
Eve Guzman was featured in PEOPLE's 2015 Half Their Size Issue after going from 277 lbs. to 138 lbs. by dramatically decreasing her portion sizes and sticking to a high protein, low-fat, moderate carb diet. Since her weight loss, the genetic toxicology ...  

Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair basketball star sets high goals | Sports | nonpareilonline ...

The Daily NonpareilThe Daily Nonpareil - Apr 16, 2017
OMAHA – The familiar sound of basketballs bouncing echoes as Jeromie Meyer enters the UNO recreation facility gym.  


Mobile officials move forward on 'transformative' project that includes bike, jogging trail near parks

AL.comAL.com - Apr 11, 2017
"This new trail will encourage fitness, beautify a vital waterway and educate citizens." - Mayor Sandy Stimpson. Fred_April11.JPG Mobile City Councilman Fred Richardson speaks to the media on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, after the Mobile City Council ...  


The man who catches marathon cheats

BBC NewsBBC News - Apr 16, 2017
For months, a runner named Cindy posted motivational photos on Instagram and Facebook, chronicling the miles she put in to prepare for the New York Marathon. When the big day came, she posted about the gear, the energy gels, and the coconut waters ...  


Your Next Challenge: The San Diego 100 Ultramarathon

San Diego Magazine (blog)San Diego Magazine (blog) - Apr 21, 2017
The San Diego 100 is considered an “ultramarathon,” which encompasses any run longer than a marathon's 26.2 miles. So: 100 miles. On foot. 2. Will I get bored? Road running is boring. The San Diego 100 takes runners along arguably the prettiest trails ...  


Triathlon training a full-time commitment for Tuinukuafe

Tuscaloosa NewsTuscaloosa News - Apr 17, 2017
As a young athlete, Atolo Tuinukuafe had a routine. Jump on a bike and pedal his way to the closest pool for swim practice. He didn't need a car ride over and ...  


Parkour-iginals: The People of Parkour

The Montclarion (subscription)The Montclarion (subscription) - Apr 13, 2017
Parkour instructor, Eric Rossi of High Exposure Climbing Gym in Northvale, New Jersey, casually dressed in grey sweatpants and a blue shirt, jumps from the ground up on a vault box with ease. Some of his students follow his lead while also revealing ...  


Parkour instructor turns campus into his playground
UNM Daily Lobo - Apr 6, 2017

19-year-old freerunner and parkour coach from Taos and UNM Freshman Payton Hanna is a rarity in his community. Hanna has been freerunning for four years now and hopes to continue to push the boundaries of the sport. Hanna said UNM's unique and ...  


Live Well: What is ChiRunning? How can it heal, prevent running injuries?

Colorado Springs GazetteColorado Springs Gazette - Sep 27, 2016
photo - Amelia Vrabel teaches ChiRunning, a different running technique that reduces injuries and make Amelia Vrabel teaches ChiRunning, a different running technique that reduces injuries and make running more enjoyable. (The Gazette, Christian ...  

Adventure Racing

Kulshan Quest – Join the Adventure

whatcomtalk.comwhatcomtalk.com - Apr 12, 2017
Ever wanted to feel like Indiana Jones? Well look no further than the sport of adventure racing. Although you won't be facing any dastardly foes, you will be navigating a secret wooded-course by way of mountain biking, sea kayaking and trail running.  

Highland Games

Celebrate like a Celtic at the Loch Norman Highland Games

WCNCWCNC - Apr 9, 2017
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Time to break out the tartan plaid and head to Huntersville for the annual Loch Norman Highland Games. This is the 24th year the celebration of all things Scottish has been celebrated at Rural Hill, the historic plantation home of ...  

Mountain Climbing

Leif Whittaker to talk about growing up in mountain-climbing family

Peninsula Daily NewsPeninsula Daily News - Apr 7, 2017
PORT TOWNSEND — Mountaineer and author Leif Whittaker, who has twice scaled Mount Everest, will talk about his memoir, “My Old Man and the Mountain,” at the Port Townsend Library at 7 tonight. Whittaker's free talk will take place in the Carnegie ...  

Horse Racing

Secretary At War Wins Stakes Debut in Woodhaven

Horse Racing NationHorse Racing Nation - Apr 22, 2017
Making his stakes debut and first start in New York, Allen Stable's Secretary At War quickly went to the lead and held off a late charge from Frostmourne to capture the $100,000 Woodhaven for 3-year-olds on the turf Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack ...  

Camel Racing

Watch camel racing in Kenya, hike in high style in Scotland and more

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - Apr 14, 2017
8 trip centers on a visit to the camel-racing derby, which attracts professional and amateur competitors and brings the desert town of Maralal to life. The trip begins in Nairobi and then spends two nights in the Mugie Conservancy for wildlife viewing ...  


Matt Grevers, Dana Vollmer motivated to keep swimming

AZCentral.comAZCentral.com - Apr 15, 2017
Matt Grevers failed to qualify for his third Olympics in 2016 but opted to continue his competitive career. Dana Vollmer won three medals in Rio and now is pregnant with her second child but still plans to continue swimming through 2020 and swam in the ...  


Rowing workouts are making a comeback in Bluffs, Omaha

The Daily NonpareilThe Daily Nonpareil - Apr 21, 2017
At the University of Nebraska at Omaha, rowing is a popular alternative to high-impact exercises, said Skyler Brooke, assistant director for fitness and strength programs. He said the machines are so in-demand on campus it can be hard to find one ...  


Area rowers take top 10 finishes at Sculling States

TCPalmTCPalm - Apr 12, 2017
Sunday, the Sharks duo teamed up to win the Girl's Varsity Double Scholastic Champion trophy at the Florida State Rowing Association's Sculling Championships in Sarasota. O'Neill, a senior from Vero Beach headed for Florida State University in the fall ...  

Wind Surfing

White Pass Scenic Byway Gets Matching Grants
Centralia Chronicle - Apr 15, 2017

They will explore giant tree-lined forests and culturally diverse communities, see the wind surfing and kite boarding capital of the world in the Columbia River, and expand their knowledge of agricultural offerings in the rich lands of the Yakima Valley.  

Kite Surfing

How can Barack Obama smile at a time like this? I think he knows something

11alive.comThe Guardian - Feb 9, 2017
What sticks in the craw with this photo isn't the knowledge that Richard Branson is just out of shot, it's the elated grin. Perhaps Obama is relaxed about Trump. Barack Obama kite surfing during his holiday in the British Virgin Islands. Photograph ...  

Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

The Daily Toreador (registration)The Daily Toreador (registration) - Apr 6, 2017
Texas Tech hosts a Scuba Diving Certification class in the aquatic pool of the Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreation Center on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Students wore fins, snorkels, air tanks, masks and other equipment to plunge into the water. Scuba Diving.  

Cave Diving

deGeneration X: Cave Diving in the Riviera Maya

Paste MagazinePaste Magazine - Apr 12, 2017
At the not-so-ripe age of 39, I finally got my PADI dive certification in Taganga, Colombia, and proceeded to dive 40 more times over the next two years. These aquatic adventures included swimming alongside giant manta rays at Nusa Lembongan (Indonesia ...  


Strong Performances At Sofia Freediving Cup 2017

DeeperBlue.comDeeperBlue.com - Apr 13, 2017
200m was not even good enough for second place during the Sofia Freediving Cup – an AIDA pool competition held in Bulgaria between 8-9 April. Overall 35 athletes from 6 countries took part in Sofia Freediving Cup 2017 – the 6th AIDA pool competition in ...  


Barack and Michelle Obama Tropical Vacay Update: Snorkeling, Selfies, and Totally "Relaxed" in Tahiti

Bravo (blog)Bravo (blog) - Apr 10, 2017
Let's take a moment to check in on the former president's seemingly endless tropical vacation with wife Michelle. You'll recall that, after leaving office and heading to a rained-out Palm Springs jaunt, the pair headed to billionaire Richard Branson's ...  


Heavy Snow Means Excellent Rafting on Western Rivers

New York TimesNew York Times - Apr 18, 2017
“This year's rafting will be as good as it gets,” predicted Steve Lentz, the owner of Far and Away Adventures, an Idaho company that offers luxury river rafting on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River and other waterways. He noted that snowpack in the ...  


World Kiteboarding League kicks off ambitious season in Leucate

SurferTodaySurferToday - Apr 17, 2017
Liam Whaley and Bruna Kajiya have taken out the Mondial du Vent 2017, in Leucate, France. Now that the World Kiteboarding League (WKL) is firmly established as the official freestyle and big air world tour, all the attention is focused on the riders ...  

Water Skiing

Dear Water Skiing, | Waterski Magazine

Water Ski OnlineWater Ski Online - Apr 6, 2017
Water skiing is not dying. The box that we've tried to put it in, however, is collapsing.  

Whitewater Kayaking

Adventure 2017: Kurt Casey — Kayaking four first ascents in Myanmar

Steamboat Pilot & TodaySteamboat Pilot & Today - Mar 29, 2017
Casey and partner Rocky Contos visited Myanmar in 2015 and secured permits for a whitewater kayaking trip in 2016. #Last April, Contos, Casey and Josh Fischer arrived in the capital of Yangon with trio of kayaks and a pair of rafts, intent on a month ...  

Whitewater Rafting

Five myths about whitewater rafting

Whitewater rafting on wild river rapids is an exhilarating outdoor pursuit. But is it really only for thrill-seekers who also happen to be uber-fit athletes? We spoke with two of the country's leading rafting companies to dispel five myths about the ...  

Sailboat Racing

Knowing How to Play Nicely

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - Apr 18, 2017
Is it a regatta where the final standings really matter, or are you really out there because you simply love sailboat racing? As you're running through the list, deciding whether to tack on someone, be sure you consider alternative options. Do you ...  

Boat Building

The Boat Building Magic of Maine

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - Apr 13, 2017
Cabot Lyman was part of the wave of young turk boatbuilders who came to Maine yards in the late 1970's and 80's to bring struggling local marine businesses into the 20th century. In 1978, he founded Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding, making it the family ...  


Hydrogen-powered catamaran Energy Observer launched in sea at Saint Malo

RFIRFI - Apr 15, 2017
... starts from France. Both Erussard and Delafosse are hoping to create another legacy for this catamaran which already enjoys a legendary status. Built in Canada in 1983, it won the prestigious Trophéé Jules Verne with the team Enza New Zealand in 1994.  

Alpine Skiing

Alpine skiing 101: Origins and Olympic history

NBC OlympicsNBC Olympics - Apr 4, 2017
Cross-country skiing has centuries of history as a method of transportation, but alpine skiing only came into existence in the mid-nineteenth century as a sporting activity. The sport spread throughout Europe and the United States as miners held skiing ...  

Cross Country Skiing

Fast and furry-ous! Watch this ambitious pup join a cross-country skiing race

Today.comToday.com - Mar 21, 2017
Ever wish you had the courage to make your dreams come true? One ambitious dog just proved that anything is possible — with a little determination! The world's most talented skiers gathered in Quebec City, Canada, to compete for gold in a World Cup ...  

Nordic Skiing

2016-17 All-Greater Rochester Nordic skiing

Rochester Democrat and ChronicleRochester Democrat and Chronicle - Apr 13, 2017
A member of all three “Bernie Sports” — track, cross country and Nordic skiing, all coached by Bernie Gardner — Thompson, and a lot of other HF-L athletes, spend a lot of time with Gardner. “His real passion is skiing,” Gardner said. “The overall ...  


Red Lodge Skijoring

WesternHorseman.comWesternHorseman.com - Mar 17, 2017
Rick Farnsworth and his horse Topper pull Glen Hutchinson over a jump during the 2017 National Finals Skijoring event in Red Lodge, Montana, on Saturday, March 11. (Photo by Erik Petersen). It's a wild and woolly bunch that gathers for the National ...  

Ice Hockey

Deaf Ice Hockey Championships special for Gintoli family

CT PostCT Post - Apr 16, 2017
The upcoming World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships will be special for the brothers because of who else will be there: For the first time, there will be a women's competition, two exhibition games between the national teams of the United States and Canada.  


Burton is bringing indoor snowboarding classes to elementary PE

GrindTVGrindTV - Apr 4, 2017
“My son's eighth grade class had challenged their students to try to design something new for the school,” Boliba told GrindTV. “He told me he remembered how — when he was in elementary school — his school wouldn't let him try snowboarding as part of ...  


From gear to technique, snowshoeing is more than just a walk in the snow

Summit Daily NewsSummit Daily News - Mar 26, 2017
It's true: The act of snowshoeing isn't that difficult. It can be enjoyed by anyone, Walter said, from people with physical challenges to those who are the most fit. You don't have to take lessons — simply get the right gear and learn from a few ...  

Ski Jumping

FIS Sub-Committees unveil preliminary Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping calendars for next season

Insidethegames.biz (blog)Insidethegames.biz (blog) - Apr 13, 2017
All proposals will be submitted to the National Ski Associations for their review and feedback, before the Committees discuss them in detail during the FIS calendar conference in Portoroz in Slovenia next month. The men's summer FIS Ski Jumping Grand ...  

Speed Skating

Durham Speed Skating Club to cap successful season...
durhamregion.com - Apr 13, 2017

OSHAWA -- Members of the Durham Speed Skating Club took part in a demonstration between periods of an Oshawa Generals game during the 2016-17 season. The club will hold an open house at the Legends Centre on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 11 ...  


Colebrook man dies while snowmobiling in Stewartstown | New ...

The Union LeaderThe Union Leader - Mar 17, 2017
A 62-year-old Colebrook man died after suffering “a medical issue” while snowmobiling on a trail in Stewartstown on Thursday night, the Fish and Game ...  

Figure Skating

Where are they now: Sochi's figure skating champions | NBC Olympics

NBC OlympicsNBC Olympics - Apr 5, 2017
Yuzuru Hanyu won gold in Sochi in history-making fashion, becoming the first men's skater to score over 100 points in the short program, the first Japanese man ...  

Freestyle Skiing

Success for athletes and organizers at Junior Freestyle Skiing Nationals

Whistler QuestionWhistler Question - Apr 11, 2017
Whistler talent was on full display at the Canadian Junior Freestyle Skiing National Championships, with several local athletes beating out the country's best up-and-coming skiers to close out the season with a national title. Eighty freestyle athletes ...  

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