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'There was just lots of neon spandex': A look back at the aerobics craze of the late '80s

CBC.caCBC.ca - Jul 22, 2017
Kate Lee still chuckles when she thinks back to teaching aerobics classes in Vancouver in the late '80s. There was the music. There was the hair. And then there were the outfits. "There was just lots of neon spandex — loads. The shinier the better ...  

American Football

LIVESTREAM: World Games – Team Germany v. Team United States Saturday July 22, 1 p CEST (7 a EDT)

American Football InternationalAmerican Football International - Jul 22, 2017
Team Germany will face the United States (United States Federation of American Football, USFAF) Saturday in the first of two American football games featured at the 2017 World Games, in Wroclaw, Poland on the second day of competition. The last time ...  


For Steve and Ian Rigney, 3D Archery is about more than just winning
Lynchburg News and Advance - Jul 22, 2017

Cheyenne Anderson, a member of the Franklin County High School archery team, looks at how her team scored in 3D archery competition as part of the Commonwealth Games on Friday morning at the Liberty University Equestrian Center. Photo by Jill Nance.  


Sometimes, there is crying in baseball

The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - Jul 17, 2017
As the contingent of New York cops headed to their seats in the right field grandstand, Red Sox fans cheered them, clapped them on the back and hugged them. They say there's no crying in baseball, but there was some crying in the right field grandstand ...  


Jarvis Thomas, Orono basketball star, picks Richard Pitino and Gophers

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 18, 2017
In front of fans, friends and family Tuesday night at his high school gym, Orono forward Jarvis Thomas announced he would be staying home to play basketball for the Gophers. But Thomas, a 6-foot-8, 220-pound senior, said he knew after an unofficial ...  


Kisona bounces back from a game down to stun top seed Ying Ying

The Star OnlineThe Star Online - Jul 17, 2017
womens singles S. Kisona trainning sessions at Academy Badminton Malaysia (ABM) bukit Kiara.Starpic by kamarul ariffin/12.06.2017. PETALING JAYA: Shuttler S. Kisona (pic) showcased her potential by winning the seventh-tier Malaysian International ...  

Beach Volleyball

Outdoor volleyball is a day at beach

Wicked Local BedfordWicked Local Bedford - Jul 21, 2017
Frank Gardner (left), director of Gators Volleyball Club, along with his daughter Gwen (sun glasses), help organize beach volleyball practices for players from grade school through high school. Gwen Gardner also competes. [Wicked Local Staff Photo ...  


Wow-event Deurne met extreme sporten en bossaball

Weekblad voor DeurneWeekblad voor Deurne - Jun 23, 2017
In het centrum van Deurne wordt zondag 25 juni een Wow-event gehouden, waarbij 'wow' bedoeld is als uitdrukking van verbazing. Het centrum van Deurne vormt dan het decor voor demonstraties extreme sporten en een bossaball-toernooi. Bossaball is ...  


Bocce players have a ball on the beach – The Coast News Group
Coast News - Jul 22, 2017

Your community. Your newspaper. In depth and independent. The Coast News Group covers Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, ...  

Body Building


The fitness placebo: Can you really think yourself fit?

Medical News TodayMedical News Today - Jul 22, 2017
If you believe that you are exercising enough, you will live longer than someone who believes that they are not - regardless of activity levels.  

Fitness Gym

Planet Fitness to open Towson-area location in September ...

Baltimore SunBaltimore Sun - Jul 19, 2017
Patrons work at a Planet Fitness gym in Abingdon, in Harford County, in 2012. The chain will open its first Towson-area location in September.  


Local bowling alleys adapt to changing times while keeping traditional roots
The Journal News | LoHud.com - Jul 21, 2017

Rob Varano's 82-year-old father bowls. His 92-year-old mother-in-law bowls; so do his four children. Bowling is a family affair for Varano, who co-owns Hi-Tor Lanes in West Haverstraw. For generations, families just like his headed to the lanes for ...  


Utah chess prodigy aims for national title, Mormon mission

Daily HeraldDaily Herald - Jul 16, 2017
WEST JORDAN, Utah — Kayden Troff's passion for chess began at age 3 and will reach new heights when the 19-year-old competes for his second national championship in July. But win or lose, the West Jordan native then will give up the game he loves ...  


Women's Cricket, Long Sidelined, Moves Into Spotlight

New York TimesNew York Times - Jul 21, 2017
LONDON — The women's cricket teams from England and India will meet on Sunday for a World Cup title at a place that not so long ago shunned female players. Lord's, the London ground often referred to as the “Home of Cricket,” is expecting a sellout ...  


People battling Alzheimer's disease find relief by playing croquet at ...

The Denver ChannelThe Denver Channel - Jul 17, 2017
Denver - A story you will only see on Denver7, the Jiminy Wicket foundation has partnered with the Denver Croquet Club to offer the game to people living with ...  


Local curling champion passes

BayTodayBayToday - Jul 24, 2017
"Her love of curling showed in her many accomplishments from 1951 to the mid-80's. Starting in 1954, she was President of the North Bay Granite Club, Ladies section and she organized the "Nifty Fifty" League which was the forerunner of the Ontario ...  


Hundred to race in Elmhurst Cycling Classic
Chicago Daily Herald - Jul 18, 2017

"I'm both a fan and an avid cyclist," says Radcliff, who races with the Elmhurst Masters Competition Cycling team and founded the Elmhurst Cycling Classic that comes to town on Friday. "It's very exciting. It's high speed and you're right there. It's ...  


Dancing their way to state victory

Daily LiberalDaily Liberal - Jul 21, 2017
Joseph and Paris were among the local Fantasy Dubbo DanceSport team who participated in the state championships. Fantasy Dubbo Dancesport director Cassie Tongue said they were “beyond proud” of all of their students but especially those who danced ...  


Top darts competition throws fans into frenzy at Tropicana – Las ...

Las Vegas Review-JournalLas Vegas Review-Journal - Jul 16, 2017
About 1000 people turned out Saturday to watch the finals of the 2017 US Darts Masters at the Tropicana, according to a tournament spokesman.  


Estates at Royalton, equestrian community, breaks ground in Mattituck

Northforker (blog)Northforker (blog) - Jul 20, 2017
The equestrian community is getting a new home on the North Fork. The 11-unit Estates at Royalton development is breaking ground on Cox Neck Road in Mattituck. These houses will be connected by a bridle path to a state-of-the-art equestrian center, ...  

Field Hockey

South Africa comes back, stuns USA Field Hockey 3-2 at Hockey ...

LancasterOnlineLancasterOnline - Jul 16, 2017
When the final horn sounded Sunday morning, the crowd at the Wits Hockey Club in Johannesburg, South Africa erupted in celebration.  

Gaelic Football

The reluctant hero of Gaelic football, Peter Withnell

Irish ExaminerIrish Examiner - Jul 15, 2017
Uncomfortable in the public eye, for many years he endured sectarian abuse on the field and from the terraces and eventually soccer took him away from Gaelic football. The men's toilets of any hostelry aren't normally the place you would want to spend ...  

Playing Golf

OJ Simpson, facing parole hearing: 'Tell them we'll be playing golf again soon'

Golf.comGolf.com - Jul 19, 2017
According to USA Today, one of Simpson's closest friends says Simpson is optimistic about his chances for parole. The hearings begin this week in Nevada. "He says, 'Tell them we'll be playing golf again soon,'" said Tom Scotto, Simpson's friend of 21 ...  


'Magnificent Seven' US gymnastics team revisits 1996 Olympic triumph

First Coast NewsFirst Coast News - Jul 23, 2017
It's been 21 years since the "Magnificent Seven" became the first U.S. women's gymnastics team to win Olympic gold in a performance that still reverberates all these years later. The team of Shannon Miller, Dominique Dawes, Dominique Moceanu, Amy Chow ...  


VSDB's Walker sparks US to world goalball crown

Staunton News LeaderStaunton News Leader - Jul 14, 2017
Goalball has provided many thrills for Sean Walker. The recent graduate of the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind was a key player for its regional and national championship teams, and was even named Most Valuable Player in the national ...  


Preston Captain Paul Gallagher Sent Off for Hilarious Handball as Newcastle Seal Promotion

Sports IllustratedSports Illustrated - Jul 19, 2017
​Preston North End midfielder and captain Paul Gallagher had a moment of madness against Newcastle on Monday night. As can be seen on ​GiveMeSport, the Scotsman's temporary confusion over his position meant he was given his marching orders and ...  


Sean Currie's 2-13 secures minor hurling semi-final spot for Dublin

Irish TimesIrish Times - Jul 22, 2017
Antrim's third-quarter rally ended by two goals from full forward.  

Jai Alai

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark set for Tijuana encore concert ...

The San Diego Union-TribuneThe San Diego Union-Tribune - Jul 25, 2017
England's Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark has not performed in Tijuana since 1991. They return on Sunday to perform at El Foro Jai Alai.  


IKF President believes korfball ticks IOC's gender equality boxes
Insidethegames.biz - Jul 21, 2017

International Korfball Federation (IKF) President Jan Fransoo has claimed that the sport's core of gender equality is perfectly aligned to the wishes of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Speaking on the opening day of action at the Wrocław ...  

Bmx Racing

A short history of BMX racing

Business MirrorBusiness Mirror - Jul 21, 2017
BICYCLE Motocross (BMX) originally started when children began imitating motocross riders on their bicycles. Old bikes were used on roped off tracks with turns and jumps, which gave the pedal-powered fanatics a sensation of racing motocross. The number ...  

Formula One

Motor racing: Formula One appoints Nielsen as sporting director
Reuters - Jul 19, 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Williams team manager Steve Nielsen is joining Formula One as sporting director, reporting to motorsport head Ross Brawn. "His appointment will strengthen the working group we are setting up to work with the FIA and the teams ...  


NASCAR: Youth has his day at Indianapolis

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Jul 23, 2017
After taking the lead with 15 laps left, the teenage rookie used some savvy moves and a little luck Saturday to hold off the hard-charging Paul Menard for his third NASCAR Xfinity Series win in less than a month. The margin of 0.108 of a second was the ...  

Drag Racing

Drag Racing: Lewistown Raceway turns 60 Saturday

Great Falls TribuneGreat Falls Tribune - Jul 14, 2017
Saturday, the venerable track celebrates no less than 60 years of entertaining race fans from all over the state and region. Nicole McGimpsey, president of the Lewistown Drag Racing Association, says it is the oldest operating dragstrip in Montana, and ...  

Drag Car

Marco Sandin's Immaculate Hemi-Powered “Black Mamba” '69 Dodge Dart

Dragzine.comDragzine.com - Jul 20, 2017
In the summer of 1980, Marco's father purchased for him a 1976 Dart Sport, which later would become his first “drag car.” Marco didn't modify this car and struggled quite a bit at the drag strip. He later realized this car wasn't going to cut it if he ...  


Robert Hight wins Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals

ESPNESPN - Jul 23, 2017
MORRISON, Colo. -- Robert Hight beat Tommy Johnson Jr. on Sunday in the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway to extend his Funny Car victory streak to 13 seasons. Hight topped Johnson with a 3.995-second pass at 317.57 mph in a ...  

Funny Cars

Mile-High Nationals: Schumacher's funny cars dominating Force ...

The Denver PostThe Denver Post - Jul 21, 2017
NHRA Funny Car driver Ron Capps deploys his shoots after a qualifying run during day two of the NHRA Mile High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway on July ...  

Top Fuel Dragster

Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals Sunday Notebook:

The Denver PostNHRA.com - Jul 23, 2017
Troy Coughlin Jr. is already an accomplished Sportsman racer and is looking to take the next step in his career by becoming a great Top Fuel Dragster pilot. His rookie season has had its ups and downs so far, and he's currently in 10th place with five ...  

Motorcycle Racing

How Ducati Helped Keep Motorcycle Racing Alive at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb

The DriveThe Drive - Jun 28, 2017
In addition to being selective about who can—and, more importantly, who can't—compete in the hill climb, Ducati offered to team up with organizers in an attempt to do its part to keep mountainside motorcycle racing safe. Ducati's Squadra Alpina Race ...  


Motocross: Lake City's Jackson looking to give back

Post-BulletinPost-Bulletin - Jul 19, 2017
Jackson, who operates Black Diamond Motocross Graphics in Lake City, has joined long-time friend and racing teammate Joe Perron to form Plainview Powersports Racing this season. The two raced together for Twin Cities-based Tenkom Motorsports the ...  

Go Kart

Texas go kart series making area debut | amarillo.com

Amarillo.comAmarillo.com - Jul 13, 2017
For the first time in its history, the Texas ProKart Challenge will be making a stop in the area, as the circuit's top competitors will gather at the Amarillo Kart Circuit ...  


Seven thoughts on netball's silly season

The AdvertiserNew Zealand Herald - Jul 18, 2017
Cathrine Tuivaiti is one of two former Silver Ferns to take up contracts with Australian clubs next season. Photo/PHOTOSPORT. Dana Johannsen. By: Dana ...  


Pickleball national champ hones his game at South Carroll Senior ...

Carroll County TimesCarroll County Times - Jul 19, 2017
A former Taneytown resident who hones his game in Eldersburg brought home gold after he traveled to Birmingham, Alabama, to play pickleball with his ...  

Pocket Billiards

The ups and downs of Hall of Fame Billiards player and trick shot artist Mike Massey
WLOX - Jul 25, 2017

Mike Massey, the Number 1 Pocket Billiards trick shot artist in the world, displayed his talents in South Mississippi last week. I had the opportunity to sit down with the 70-year-old World Champion at the Billiards & Bistro in Vancleave. Mike Massey ...  


VIDEO: Monaco Solar & Electric Boat Challenge

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - Jul 17, 2017
The 3rd Monaco Solar & Electric Boat Challenge, organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco in partnership with UIM (International Powerboating Federation), was held in Monaco July 13-15, 2017 . This unique event in the Mediterranean is an opportunity for ...  


A 77-year-old former nun has set a record for powerlifting — now she wants to beat it

Globalnews.caGlobalnews.ca - Jul 14, 2017
She was working with a personal trainer who wanted to motivate her to stick with the program, so he suggested she try her hand at powerlifting. Once he saw it was a natural fit for Keane, he suggested she enter a competition. That's when she really ...  


Highlanders due for lunchtime arrival in Christchurch ahead of Super Rugby quarterfinal

Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz - Jul 21, 2017
The Highlanders are scheduled to leave Dunedin at 11am after their flight to Christchurch on Friday for Saturday's Super Rugby quarterfinal against the Crusaders was cancelled. With wild weather striking the South Island, the southern team was forced ...  


Sparks Parks and Rec to offer authentic Shaolin Kung Fu training class
Sparks Tribune - Jul 6, 2017

Everyone age 7 and older can take part in an authentic Shaolin Kung Fu training class scheduled to be held on Friday evenings at the Larry D. Johnson Community Center in Sparks. The first eight-week session will take place July 7 – Aug. 25 from 5 to 7 ...  


Photos from the 2017 Women's College Squash Team Championships: Colby and Hamilton #3s
College Squash Association - Jul 21, 2017

Princeton, NJ — At the 2017 Women's College Squash Association National Team Championships, Colby and Hamilton met in the Epps Cup (D Division) final. At the match at the #3 position, Julianna Song (Colby) and Perry Von Stade (Hamilton) played.  


Sailing: Welcome to Tour de France sailing
New Zealand Herald - Jul 22, 2017

Sailing's version of the Tour de France - the Tour de France la Voile - copies the cycling one in many ways. Not only does it tour the country for three weeks in July but it also has coloured "jerseys" to signify the leaders: a blue spinnaker for the ...  


The Original Fake News: Soccer Transfers

New York TimesNew York Times - Jul 13, 2017
But it is during the long, frenzied days of the summer transfer window, when soccer itself becomes a sidebar to the business of player trading, that this tendency reaches its purest form. This is when fact and fiction are blurred, when clubs and ...  

Table Tennis

Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) 2017, day 9, Live score and updates: Shaze Challangers 16-11 Falcons TTC

FirstpostFirstpost - Jul 21, 2017
Li Ping represents Qatar in the international circuit and was the crowned winner in the Mixed Doubles category at the 2009 World Table Tennis Championship. Whilst, Sanil Shetty is from Mumbai and has already defeated two higher rank foriegn players.  


'I haven't really tried': Bernard Tomic amazed he's done well at tennis

9HoneyThe Guardian - Jul 23, 2017
Bernard Tomic remains amazed that he has done so well at tennis given that he hadn't “really tried” and says he was offered millions of dollars to play tennis for other countries. In a wide-ranging interview with the Seven's Sunday Night program, the ...  


Volleyball: Exterminators return with national triumph

Chicago Daily HeraldChicago Daily Herald - Jul 21, 2017
Even by coach Steve Warren's standards, his women's volleyball team's victory in the most recent USA Open was remarkable. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The Exterminators, a program operated by Warren and consisting of top college and ...  


SA men crash to heavy waterpolo defeat | Sport24

Sport24Sport24 - Jul 19, 2017
The South African men's waterpolo side have gone down to their second consecutive heavy defeat at the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest.  


Erie's Mifsud first in age group at racquetball championships
GoErie.com - Jul 18, 2017

WEST ALLIS, Wisc. — Erie's Fran Mifsud finished in first place for his age group during the 2017 National Men's Racquetball Association International Championships. The tournament ran July 12 to 15 at the Wisconsin Athletic Club in West Allis, a ...  


​Here's how TV characters PJ Masks are helping children learn trampolining this summer in Croydon

Croydon AdvertiserCroydon Advertiser - Jul 14, 2017
Children's TV superhero trio PJ Masks will be helping little children learn trampolining skills this summer. They are face of the Oxygen Freejumping trampoline park's Little Os sessions for children aged five and under this summer. The pre-schoolers ...  

Weight Lifting

Where Women's Empowerment Means Deadlifting 300 Pounds

New York TimesNew York Times - Jul 8, 2017
The playlist was more Beyoncé than Black Sabbath at the Lift for Planned Parenthood, the first female and nonbinary powerlifting competition organized by the Women's Strength Coalition, a new weight lifting group that combines feats of strength and ...  

Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair Basketball Is Transforming Lives In Afghanistan : Goats ...

NPRNPR - Jul 2, 2017
When he was 10, a war injury put him in a wheelchair. His spine was permanently damaged. He was so depressed there were days he refused to get out of bed.  


Robbery-molest at jogging park: Three suspects held
Daily Express - Jul 16, 2017

Kota Kinabalu: Police here nabbed three men believed responsible for robbing and molesting two women at the jogging track along Jalan Teluk Likas, here, earlier this month. The trio, aged between 16 and 20, were picked up around the Kg Likas area ...  


2-Time Olympic Medalist, Marathon Debut Record Holder Among Top American Runners for 40th Annual Bank of ...

NBC ChicagoNBC Chicago - Jul 20, 2017
Two-time Olympic medalist Galen Rupp and American marathon debut record holder Jordan Hasay are among the leaders of a deep field of elite American runners taking part in the 40th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Joining them at the starting ...  


How to develop willpower according to an ultramarathon runner

The IndependentThe Independent - Jul 20, 2017
Andrew Murray has conquered seven ultra marathons across seven continents in one week; completed a 4,300km run from northern Scotland to the Sahara; and was among the first people to run across the Namib desert in East Africa. It's safe to say, ...  


The 7 Reasons Kris Gethin Says to Bucket List a Triathlon
Organic Authority - Jul 21, 2017

Kris Gethin isn't your typical triathlon contender. Actually, Gethin is a natural pro bodybuilder, former editor-in-chief of Bodybuilding.com, and CEO of KAGED MUSCLE Supplements. He's devoted decades of his life to bodybuilding, and bodybuilders tend ...  


Sigourney Weaver Is Going Full Parkour For Avatar Sequel(s)

MTV.comMTV.com - Jul 21, 2017
As the return to Pandora looms (again...and again...and again) for James Cameron's four planned Avatar sequels, the hype is building and fans' need for details is mounting. Unfortunately for those fans, the confirmed cast of the series, including ...  


You've never seen these sports like this before

Red BullRed Bull - Jun 29, 2017
Watch FMX, freerunning and wakeboarding collide as Jason Paul, Robbie Maddison, and Felix Georgii go head-to-head in Morocco. Jason Paul, Robbie Maddison, and Felix Georgii have thrown down some pretty outrageous tricks over the last few years, ...  


Win 5x Zuurstofwinst

GezondheidsnetGezondheidsnet - Jul 21, 2017
Marion Meesters, dé specialist in Nederland op het gebied van ChiRunning, vertaalde en bewerkte The Oxygen Advantage. Een veel dunnere uitgave, zonder eindeloze wetenschappelijke verhandelingen, maar met heldere uitleg, oefeningen en ...  

Adventure Racing

Casper Team Prepares for Adventure Racing World Championship

K2 RadioK2 Radio - Jul 18, 2017
Over 30 teams from around the world will compete in this years Adventure Racing World Championship that will be go from Jackson to Casper from August 10th through the 16th. Casper will be represented by Team McGinley Orthopedics. This all local team ...  

Highland Games

History, Beer And Throwing Heavy Things At Portland Highland Games

Jefferson Public RadioJefferson Public Radio - Jul 18, 2017
The Highland Games here seem part Scottish celebration, part beer league softball. Camaraderie is palpable. Lite beer is the fuel of choice for competitors in heavy athletics. (One weight thrower kept a cooler in the shade to fill up SOLO cups for ...  

Mountain Climbing

'Newspaper nerd' finds adventure in ultrarunning, mountain climbing

Omaha World-HeraldOmaha World-Herald - Jul 3, 2017
'Newspaper nerd' finds adventure in ultrarunning, mountain climbing. By Kelsey Stewart / World-Herald staff writer. Kelsey Stewart. Jul 3, 2017 Updated Jul 3, 2017; (0). 'Newspaper nerd' finds adventure in ultrarunning, mountain climbing. Grant Schulte ...  

Horse Racing

Inside the world of South Korean horse racing

CNN InternationalCNN International - Jul 25, 2017
One hundred years on from the its first authorized thoroughbred race, South Korea hopes to become a major player in horse racing.  

Camel Racing

Meet the cameleers behind the 'Melbourne cup' of camel racing

ABC OnlineABC Online - Jul 14, 2017
Often hailed as the Melbourne Cup of camel racing, the Alice Springs Camel Cup attracts thousands of tourists and spectators annually, each eager to catch a glimpse of the action and a mouthful of red dust. But behind the lanky animals are the ...  


All The Links You Need For The 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships

SwimSwamSwimSwam - Jul 21, 2017
With World Championship swimming action set to begin Sunday morning, you don't want to be scrambling for a live stream, results, or anything of the like. Don't worry, we've got you covered. Official psych sheets have now been added to Omega, and you ...  


Alexis Sanchez remains Arsenal's leader according to cringe rowing boat video released for China tour

MetroMetro - Jul 17, 2017
Alexis Sanchez is currently in his native Chile, on the opposite side of the planet to his Arsenal team-mates. But he's proved he remains the leader of the team with an appearance in a cringe video released to mark the squad's arrival in China for ...  


ROWING: Kingston medals at HVRL Sculling, Sweep championships
The Daily Freeman - Jun 17, 2017

The boys at the Sculling meet won silver in the Quad rowed by senior Liam Mabey, Jose Torres, Conor Whittington-Couse and Hunter Williams, the Single with Joshua Shafran, and the Double with freshmen Cameron Fairley and Brendan Jaeger.  

Wind Surfing

20 idyllic beach getaways

CNNCNN - Jul 12, 2017
It's famous for kite-surfing for its strong winds and clear skies, and is also generally considered a prime surfing and wind-surfing spot. Mui Ne has looks, too -- parts of the beach consist of massive sand dunes, like a section of the desert crazily ...  

Kite Surfing

Girls only kite-surfing camp to launch this September in Gouna

Egypt IndependentEgypt Independent - Jul 16, 2017
Much has been said in Egypt about sports being a man's domain, and it's no secret that kite-surfing falls under that umbrella to the extent that it can be a complete novelty when a woman shows up on the scene, however, 28-year-old Mia Ayoub is ...  

Scuba Diving

Scuba diving experience comes to Pittsburgh Zoo
Tribune-Review - Jul 11, 2017

The opportunity to try scuba diving, along with a lesson, will be provided free to paying visitors at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium this weekend, as a touring diving experience sets up its pool. Nonprofit Diving Equipment & Marketing Association ...  

Cave Diving

Cave Dragons Exist—And Saving Them Could Be Key to Protecting Drinking Water

SmithsonianSmithsonian - Jun 22, 2017
“New approaches in monitoring techniques such as eDNA (will) not only reduce the need of risky caving or cave diving, but even increase the quality of data collected in nature.” Aljančič and his colleagues recently published one of the most extensive ...  


Freediving to the bottom of the world's deepest pool; video

GrindTVGrindTV - Jul 19, 2017
The Hotel Terme Millepini in Italy is a world-renowned four-star hotel. While most hotels offer fancy pools for guests, the Hotel Terme Millepini simply offers guests the world's deepest pool. The Y-40 was opened in 2014 and is named for its depth of ...  


Brave snorkelers swim with leopard sharks in La Jolla

The San Diego Union-TribuneThe San Diego Union-Tribune - Jul 16, 2017
Two dozen brave people got the unusual thrill on Sunday morning of snorkeling among leopard sharks, scary-looking but harmless creatures that congregate each summer just offshore in La Jolla. They had to overcome their innate aversion to dorsal fins, ...  


Debbie's Deals for Starbucks tea, Krispy Kreme, Norwegian Airlines, Noodles, rafting, more

The Denver ChannelThe Denver Channel - Jul 14, 2017
Monumental Adventures wants to take you rafting Browns Canyon and they're offering a buy one get one free deal on their half day trip. Call 719-581-2123 and mention BOGO to get this deal. Offer valid until Sept. 17. Learn more on Monumental Adventures ...  


Kiteboarding concern?

BayTodayBayToday - Jul 24, 2017
Peter Brown is worried about the safety of swimmers along the non-lifeguarded beaches on Lake Nipissing. Brown, lives off the shores of Lake Nipissing and he believes there's a serious safety issue with kiteboarders ripping across the shoreline of Lake ...  

Water Skiing

Carrie Underwood Shares Hilarious Video of Husband Water Skiing [Watch]

Taste of CountryTaste of Country - Jul 25, 2017
Carrie Underwood used her husband Mike Fisher's water skiing adventure as a prime opportunity to sneak in a classic song by one of her favorite country artists. Underwood and Fisher set out for a lake day recently and the country superstar decided to ...  

Whitewater Kayaking

Whitewater Rafting

Man drowns while whitewater rafting with family

New York PostNew York Post - Jul 11, 2017
JACKSON, Wyo. — An Idaho man who was rafting the Snake River with his family has drowned. The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports 48-year-old Christopher J. Chapman died Saturday morning. Lincoln County Coroner Michael Richins says Chapman ...  

Sailboat Racing

MiBiz Growth Report: July 24, 2017
MiBiz - Jul 23, 2017

Company executives noted the acquisition will also expand Quantum Sails' exposure to the sailboat racing market — one of the main focuses of the company. • M&A: Muskegon-based ScentLok Technologies Inc. acquired the assets of Minnesota-based ...  

Boat Building

Youth boat-building camp at Fort Vancouver
The Columbian - Jul 21, 2017

VANCOUVER – Youngsters from ages 10 to 15 will learn about the maritime history of the Columbia River by building a boat at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The weeklong camp concludes with launching the boat at Vancouver Lake. Fort Vancouver ...  


Coastal Marine and Endeavour Catamaran Corporation become Endeavour Corporation and Relocate All ...
Markets Insider - Jul 25, 2017

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Coastal Marine, parent company of ArrowCat Catamarans, and Endeavour Catamaran Corporation, both industry leaders in the design, manufacture and sales of power catamarans, announced today that ...  

Alpine Skiing

Lindsey Vonn wants to race against men

Eurosport.comEurosport.com - Jun 29, 2017
Women's alpine skiing champion Lindsey Vonn would like to race against men, she said on Wednesday at the Women's Leadership Summit at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. Vonn said she had long wanted to test herself against her male ...  

Cross Country Skiing

Playing up: Cross-country skiing is effectively 'hiking on skis'

Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz - Jul 15, 2017
Cross-country skiing is far more than a demanding alternative to the chairlift. What started as a form of transportation is now a globally practised recreational activity. It's a style of skiing where participants use their own motion to propel ...  

Nordic Skiing

Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage prepares for next season

KTVA.com - Anchorage, AlaskaKTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska - Jun 22, 2017
It might be the first full day of summer, but the maintenance crew with the Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage is already getting ready for next year. They groom and maintain over 60 miles of trails at Kincaid and Hillside that over 10,000 people ...  


Up in the sky: It's smoke jumpers, it's fireworks, it's a drone

The Durango HeraldThe Durango Herald - Jul 5, 2017
Earlier this year, a drone was blamed for spooking a horse at a skijoring event in Silverton. The horse ran into a crowd, injuring a man and seriously injuring a woman. Last week, an Arizona man was arrested on suspicion of felony endangerment for ...  

Ice Hockey

Dustin Johnson given Open inspiration by father-in-law and ice hockey legend Wayne Gretzky

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Jul 19, 2017
Dustin Johnson's press conference lasted seven minutes on Wednesday, which by his standards was the Gettysburg Address. Investiture as the world No 1 has done little for his expansiveness or his appetite to unpack the mysteries of the golfing universe.  


10 of the Most Beautiful Places in the World to Snowboard ...

Transworld SnowboardingTransworld Snowboarding - Jul 11, 2017
Sitting on the couch hiding from the heat is getting pretty dull. It is about time to start dreaming about the upcoming season. What is a better way to get stoked ...  


Egypt's 'Cool Runnings' Special Olympians train for snowshoeing

ReutersReuters - Jul 20, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - For Egypt's Special Olympics athletes, a lack of snow in their homeland did not stop them winning medals at this year's Winter Games. They trained on a surface that Egypt has plenty of: sand. The four-member snowshoe team ...  

Ski Jumping

Ski jumping 101: Equipment | WWLP.com

wwlp.comwwlp.com - Jun 19, 2017
Equipment used in Olympic ski jumping is the same that an athlete would use throughout the World Cup circuit. Ski jumping skis: The maximum length of a ...  

Speed Skating

Web Exclusive: Allison Baver describes what speed skating feels ...

KUTV 2NewsKUTV 2News - Jul 24, 2017
(KUTV) Allison Baver has been skating since she was young, both in the roller rink and on the ice.And if you want to get into speed skating, it takes a lot of focus.  


Prince Albert to become a 'hub of snowmobiling'

Prince Albert Daily HeraldPrince Albert Daily Herald - Jul 20, 2017
On Thursday, the group's treasurer signed the mayor up for an honorary membership, recognizing a mutual commitment to make Prince Albert a “a hub for snowmobiling in north-central Saskatchewan.” Gerry Dolezsar thanked Dionne for helping change a ...  

Figure Skating

Mentor Figure Skating Club gets grant for synchronized skating event

News-Herald.comNews-Herald.com - Jul 19, 2017
Mentor Figure Skating Club is among six recipients of a $2000 U.S. Figure Skating Community Development Grant.  

Freestyle Skiing

Freestyle skiing 101: Origins and Olympic history | WWLP.com

wwlp.comwwlp.com - Jul 18, 2017
Jump to a section: Origins | 1992 | 1994 | 1998 | 2002 | 2006 | 2010 | 2014 Origins The origins of freestyle skiing date as far back as the 1930s, when stunt skiing ...  

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