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Metro aims to structure fitness and aerobics clubs

Boksburg AdvertiserBoksburg Advertiser - Feb 13, 2018
Following a successful launch of the Fit For Free aerobics programme three years ago, the Ekurhuleni metro now seeks to formalise fitness and aerobics clubs under one structure. A fitness and aerobics stakeholder engagement session will take place in ...  

American Football

Peru: Four team Tazón Ruricancho gets underway this weekend

American Football InternationalAmerican Football International - Feb 17, 2018
The 1st annual Tazón Ruricancho kicks off this weekend in San Juan De Lurigancho, Lima, Peru. Three teams from the new league in Peru, Liga Peruana de Fútbol Americano (LPFA) along with the Alto Hospicio Titanes from Chile will face each other. The ...  


Bhutan's Alcohol-Fueled Archery: It's Nothing Like The Olympics

NPRNPR - Feb 11, 2018
"We drink to loosen up," says one contender in a Bhutanese archery tournament. "Some archers tend to get good aim after drinking!"  


Fantasy Baseball Rankings 2018 & Busts: Model that beat experts warns about Marte, Hendricks

CBSSports.comCBSSports.com - Feb 14, 2018
Last season, Xander Bogaerts was plucked off Fantasy Baseball draft boards extremely early, but instead of repeating his impressive 115 runs, 98 RBI and 21 home runs from 2017, Bogaerts face-planted. He finished the 2017 season with just 62 RBI and 10 ...  


Friday High School basketball scoreboard

Shreveport TimesShreveport Times - Feb 10, 2018
Friday night prep basketball scores and standings: GIRLS. District 1-5A. Evangel 52, Airline 50. Evangel's Laboy hits late 3-pointer for win vs. Airline. Captain Shreve 83, Byrd 30. Haughton at Southwood. How they stand: Captain Shreve 24-5, 11-1 ...  


Astronauts Play Zero-G Badminton, Film it In 360

Air & Space MagazineAir & Space Magazine - Feb 9, 2018
Is it rude to point out that badminton is a summer Olympic sport, not winter? Never mind. In the spirit of international competition, the astronauts on the space station recently held their own, first-ever, badminton game in space. And, following the ...  

Beach Volleyball

Snow Volleyball: Like beach volleyball _ with warmer clothes

Tampabay.comTampabay.com - Feb 14, 2018
Snow volleyball? Who knows? It's just beach volleyball with warmer clothes. The exhibition match featured three former Olympic gold medalists — two Brazilians. That's instant credibility. "It's almost the same as beach volleyball. Same rules, just ...  


Spanish game Bossaball debuts in Navi Mumbai
Times of India - Oct 22, 2017

NAVI MUMBAI: This weekend, some lucky residents of the city got a chance to witness a new game called Bossaball, a Spanish sport-blend of volleyball, football and gymnastics with music. The new game was introduced in the city with local athletes ...  


Luxury apartments: Free rent, rooftop bocce ball courts and more

Chicago Sun-TimesChicago Sun-Times - Feb 12, 2018
Now, someone looking in River North is also looking in Lincoln Park, and someone looking in the West Loop is also looking in Logan Square,” Galvin said. According to Galvin, buildings that stand out from the pack offer free ride-sharing pools, third ...  

Body Building


Planet Fitness sets move into old San Jose Save Mart store

The Mercury NewsThe Mercury News - Feb 14, 2018
SAN JOSE — Planet Fitness intends to move into a southeast San Jose Save Mart store, a fresh example of new retailing jumping into old store spaces. “The demographics are just right for us in San Jose,” said Tony Pal, principal executive with Saber ...  

Fitness Gym

City council to consider proposal for fitness center at Cannery
Davis Enterprise - Feb 16, 2018

Housed within it would be a fitness gym that includes an indoor pool and would be larger than any other gym in the city (not including the ARC at UC Davis). The next-largest fitness center would be Get Fit Davis, which occupies 25,000 square feet on ...  


Bowling: Fairport, Mentor girls cruise to district tournament
News-Herald.com - Feb 18, 2018

Bowling: Fairport, Mentor girls cruise to district tournament. By John Kampf, The News-Herald. Posted: 02/17/18, 7:49 PM EST | Updated: 45 secs ago. # Comments. Mentor's Alexis Sullivan is congratulated during the Division I sectional tournament on Feb ...  


Chess: Magnus Carlsen beats Hikaru Nakamura in Fischer Random match

The GuardianThe Guardian - Feb 16, 2018
3554: Peter Schweiner v Andrey Shirov, Bundesliga 2017. How should Black (to move) meet White's seemingly strong e5-e6 advance? Magnus Carlsen captured another global crown, albeit an unofficial title, this week when Norway's world No 1 defeated Hikaru ...  


Adil Rashid's decision to ditch first-class cricket is strange

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Feb 15, 2018
Adil Rashid's decision to concentrate on one-day cricket would be understandable if he had an IPL deal, but without that it is a strange move. Even though he is not in the Test team at the moment, why would you not want to play four-day cricket for ...  


Two world champions in one family

Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz - Feb 14, 2018
Kiwi No 1 wins nine-hour world croquet final marathon.  


Curling: Canada tumble into 0-3 hole with loss to Denmark

ReutersReuters - Feb 16, 2018
Curling – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Women's Round Robin - Denmark v Canada - Gangneung Curling Center - Gangneung, South Korea – February 16, 2018 - Madeleine Dupont, Denise Dupont, Julie Hogh and Mathilde Halse of Denmark celebrate after ...  


British Cycling announces venue for 2018 British Road National Championships

Cycling WeeklyCycling Weekly - Feb 12, 2018
British Cycling has announced that the 2018 British Road National Championships will be held in Northumberland between June 28 and July 1, forming part of the Cyclone Festival of Cycling. The Championships will take place in Northumberland for the ...  


Ballroom DanceSport Center transforms two left feet into happy feet

Westfair OnlineWestfair Online - Feb 10, 2018
Vladimir Gorshkov is confident that he can teach anyone to dance, even those who profess to be thoroughly deficient in rhythm. “Give me one month,” he insisted, with a confident grin. “If you cannot dance to your satisfaction, I will give you your ...  


Rotarians hold darts tournament for charity

New Jersey HeraldNew Jersey Herald - Feb 12, 2018
ANDOVER TOWNSHIP -- The phrase "good darts," usually said by players after a particularly accurate throw, took on a new meaning on Sunday when the members of several local Rotary Clubs gathered together to shoot it out for charity. The third annual ...  


US Equestrian Names Show Jumping Junior and Children's Teams for CSIJCh Ocala

USET FoundationUSET Foundation - Feb 12, 2018
Most recently, she placed second in the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) 3'3″ Jumping Seat Medal class during Week One of the 2018 Winter Equestrian Festival. Kyle Perkovich (Long Grove, Illinois) with Tresor Du Perron, Brenda Perkovich ...  

Field Hockey

East GR senior Jessie Trube to play field hockey at Slippery Rock

MLive.comMLive.com - Feb 10, 2018
East Grand Rapids varsity field hockey coach Ingrid Fournier said that even though this was her first year coaching Trube, she was impressed with Trube's leadership because of her intensity and her love of field hockey. “Her passion for the sport is ...  

Gaelic Football

'Gaelic football is my priority': Kevin Feely on life after quitting soccer

Irish TimesIrish Times - Feb 3, 2018
Deep in the winter of early 2015, the natives in the stands at Newport County were getting mighty restless and they wanted answers. Kevin Feely, their young Irish centre-half, had been missing from the side now for the guts of two months with a broken ...  

Playing Golf

Tiger Woods looking ahead after likely missing cut at Genesis Open

pgatour.compgatour.com - Feb 17, 2018
Woods also sighted the vast differences to playing golf at home versus on TOUR and said the only way to get better was to play more tournaments. He will get his next chance soon having committed to next week's The Honda Classic near his Florida home ...  


No. 2-ranked Utah gymnastics team overcomes errors to defeat Arizona State

Salt Lake TribuneSalt Lake Tribune - Feb 10, 2018
(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kari Lee on the bars Utah hosts Arizona State in Women's Gymnastics at Jon M. Huntsman Center, Friday, February 9, 2018. 1 · By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune. · Feb 10,2018. Throwback night for Utah's ...  


Intramurals features Goalball tournament

The Daily BarometerThe Daily Barometer - Feb 5, 2018
Goalball is played with three players on the pitch at one time, with the players attempting to throw the ball into the opponents net. Goalball has been a Paralympic sport since the 1976 Summer Games in Toronto. Courtesy of Creative Commons. Goal Ball ...  


Handball Players Prepare for Niger Trip

Liberian Daily ObserverLiberian Daily Observer - Feb 14, 2018
Preparations by the Liberia National Handball Association (LNHA) to participate in the Zone 3 International Handball Federation (IHF) tournament in Niamey, Niger is gaining momentum, according to LNHA president, Mason Saweler. In a telephone interview ...  


Matthew Donnelly enjoying life under Antrim senior hurling ...

the Irish Newsthe Irish News - Feb 6, 2018
ANTRIM hurler Matthew Donnelly has praised the senior management team despite two narrow losses to Galway and Dublin in this season's NHL Division 1B and says they've helped him rediscover his love for the game.  

Jai Alai

Belt's Beer Garden: Getting Jai

Hustle Belt (blog)Hustle Belt (blog) - Feb 16, 2018
The beers I have for you might be hard to pronounce but they're sure easy to drink! First up I have Jai Alai (pronounced 'high a-lie' for those that don't get the title of this piece) from Cigar City. Cigar City was founded in Tampa, Florida back in ...  


Jammu West wins State Korfball Championship

Daily ExcelsiorDaily Excelsior - Jan 17, 2018
JAMMU, Jan 17: Outplaying Jammu South in an exciting contest by nine goals to eight (9-8), Jammu West lifted the title trophy of the 15th Bhai Gurbux Singh Memorial State Korfball Championship 2017-18 which concluded here today. Earlier, Jammu West was ...  

Bmx Racing

ET helped Sir Chris Hoy get on his (BMX) bike

The CourierThe Courier - Feb 10, 2018
BMX racing was introduced as an Olympic sport in 2008 and that world-wide stage meant millions could see the intensity, skill and fitness required to race a BMX bike. Today it's one of the fastest growing cycling disciplines. At its heart remains a ...  

Formula One

Grid girls row least of the worries for Formula One

Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz - Feb 9, 2018
OPINION: It was an honest response if not a particularly advisable one given Formula One's newly-enlightened image. "Look," Formula One's moustachioed chief executive Chase Carey told a gaggle of journalists this week while discussing the decision to ...  


Ranking the biggest NASCAR rule changes for 2018
ESPN - Feb 9, 2018

NASCAR has cut the number of over-the-wall crew members from six to five. On a pit stop that isn't for a damaged vehicle, only four crew members can jack the car, carry tires and change tires. The gas man can only fuel the car and can do nothing other ...  

Drag Racing

Man killed in Gainey Road crash was drag racing champ

The Fayetteville ObserverThe Fayetteville Observer - Feb 15, 2018
A Fayetteville man who died in a fiery single-vehicle crash on Gainey Road on Saturday was a drag racer who competed locally and across the Southeast. Dennis Hill, 63, of the 2100 block of McFayden Road, was identified at the Office of Chief Medical ...  

Drag Car

Model Kit of the Week: 1969 Ford Galaxie Drag Car

AutoweekAutoweek - Feb 14, 2018
The decades of the 1960s and 1970s were great times for builders of plastic model kits featuring crazy customization jobs; your Testors-scented kit-builder could walk into the local hobby shop and walk out with a cheap 1/25-scale kit of a psychedelic ...  


Clay Millican breaks NHRA Top Fuel national time record at Pomona

ESPNESPN - Feb 11, 2018
POMONA, Calif. -- Clay Millican had a Top Fuel national time record of 3.628 seconds at 322.04 mph to take the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday in the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals. Millican broke his own record of 3.631 set last year in Madison ...  

Funny Cars

DSR Dodge Charger Funny Cars Shine in NHRA Season Opener

Torque NewsTorque News - Feb 12, 2018
Capps and Hight moved to third and fourth when their second round runs werent quicker than their first, but DSR driver Tommy Johnson Jr ran a 3.932 to move up to the sixth spot in the order. Also during the second round, Hight's teammate Courtney Force ...  

Top Fuel Dragster

Muldowney's replica 'Last Pass' dragster on block at Mecum Auction

NHRA.comNHRA.com - Feb 15, 2018
A Super Comp dragster replica of drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney's "Last Pass" Top Fuel dragster will be on the block this weekend at the Mecum Auction at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif. Proceeds of the sale will benefit her namesake charity ...  

Motorcycle Racing

MotoE World Cup Electric Motorcycle Racing Details Announced

The DriveThe Drive - Feb 12, 2018
Last year it was confirmed that there would be an all-electric class of MotoGP motorcycle racing. These plans are moving along swiftly and the newly minted MotoE World Cup electric grand prix is set to begin in 2019. In December we learned that Italian ...  


At 8 years old, motocross rider speeding along in championship circles

GoDanRiver.comGoDanRiver.com - Feb 18, 2018
You may read 7 free articles every 30 days. After that, we'll ask you to purchase an affordable subscription. Seven-day newspaper subscribers get digital access at no extra charge; add it to your current subscription here. Facebook · Twitter · Email ...  

Go Kart

Proposed go-kart track moves forward in Forks

Allentown Morning CallAllentown Morning Call - Feb 9, 2018
The track would be on the northern end of the Two T's Golf property, which already offers miniature golf, a driving range, laser tag and ice cream. The new track would take the place of an existing driving range and par 3 golf course, Weis said. While ...  


New Northern Region netball trophy unveiled

Malawi24Malawi24 - Feb 10, 2018
“I decided to pump in this amount after looking at the way our netball teams in the North are suffering when it comes to sponsorship,” Mlenga said. He expressed hope that the sponsorship will help girls to form teams so that they can participate in the ...  


Pickleball Tournament

Kern Golden EmpireKern Golden Empire - Feb 16, 2018
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - One of America's fastest growing sports is making it's way back to Bakersfield. If you have not caught the pickleball craze yet, you might be asking, "what is pickleball?" Pickleball is a combination of tennis with ping pong. The ...  

Pocket Billiards

Described as a little 'Dave and Buster's,' this game room is now open on Hilton Head

Island PacketIsland Packet - Feb 14, 2018
Porcella's also has hired an events manager for booking parties and events. For those pool enthusiasts, Mike Massey — a nationally and internationally known pocket-billiards player — will be holding demonstrations, challenges and free lessons during ...  


High-powered action blast-off time at city beaches

Daily dispatchDaily dispatch - Feb 4, 2018
“We encourage the East London public to come and enjoy a festive and fun beach day, filled with exciting and exhilarating racing from South Africa's top Powerboating pilots,” said East London's top powerboater and former world champ Chad Romans. “This ...  


Gina Aversa Talks World Records and the Growth of Women's Powerlifting

BarBend (blog)BarBend (blog) - Feb 9, 2018
If you're plugged into the online powerlifting community, then chances are you've seen the name Gina “Half Wolf” Aversa at one point or another. She's built an incredibly strong resume in the sport of powerlifting in a short time, and currently holds ...  


Ian Robertson made rugby work on the radio

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Feb 12, 2018
Rugby on the radio should not work. Having a proper panorama of the field enhances understanding of strategy and its implementation in both codes. Areas of vulnerability become obvious as the attacking team rattles through the phases and the drama ...  


EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse to re-release Geof Darrow's original Shaolin Cowboy series

Syfy WireSyfy Wire - Feb 2, 2018
You'll soon be able to get your hands on one of the 21st century's most acclaimed and hard-to-find comic book series, as SYFY WIRE can exclusively reveal that Geof Darrow's classic seven-issue series that introduced the Shaolin Cowboy is finally being ...  


Women's squash evens record at 9-9 with win over Vassar

Hamilton College NewsHamilton College News - Feb 12, 2018
The Hamilton College Continentals put together an impressive performance for their Senior Day on Saturday afternoon, defeating Vassar College 8-1 at Hamilton's Little Squash Center. The Continentals improved their record to 9-9 and are currently 21st ...  


Daddy, I want to quit sailing >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - Feb 17, 2018
Youth sports is experiencing an epiphany. With attrition numbers at a high, sports are realizing the ever increasing focus on competition is not how to make a lifelong connection with young people. Some will like it but most won't. Desmond Wai, whose ...  


'Early Man' Review: Animated Caveman-Soccer Comedy Shoots, Sort-Of Scores

RollingStone.comRollingStone.com - Feb 14, 2018
At which point Early Man turns into a long running joke aimed primarily at soccer fanatics, complete with training montages, morals about the usefulness of teamwork and finding your inner Renaldo, a Bronze defector who acts as a ringer (Game of Thrones ...  

Table Tennis

Table Tennis 3 Head To Japan
Fiji Sun Online - Feb 11, 2018

Table Tennis Fiji Association president Anthony Ho said they would be taking three of their athletes to Japan for training as part of their preparation for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. “We will be taking our young athletes of Vicky Wu, Sally and Grace ...  


Patience foremost factor for Serena Williams in return to tennis

ESPNESPN - Feb 9, 2018
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- It was fitting she was the last player announced. As Serena Williams strolled toward the podium for the draw of the 2018 Fed Cup, the crowd that showed up Friday at the U.S. Cellular Center rose in unison. As the fans clapped loudly ...  


Aurora volleyball coach banned from another organization after ...

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - Feb 10, 2018
An Aurora coach recently banned from USA Volleyball following misconduct allegations has lost his membership in another volleyball organization.  


Conqs take charge of LPL girls water polo race

Lompoc RecordLompoc Record - Jan 25, 2018
... to host Nipomo, if they can get their pool open. “We've been out of our pool for five weeks because of the Thomas fire,” said Miller. “First the ash from the fire clogged up our pool's air filters and then the ash got into the pool's air intake ...  


Holiday Park Shootout a showcase for outdoor doubles racquetball play

Sun SentinelSun Sentinel - Feb 4, 2018
In the Mixed Pro Pivision, Paganetto joined forces with Fort Lauderdale's Eric Harper to defeat Melendez and Fort Lauderdale's Mark Maupin. Teenage siblings Michael and Angelee Krieger, of West Palm Beach, topped Mike Medina (Miami) and Michelle Norris ...  


Virtual reality bungee trampolining makes this one of the craziest cruise ships ever

TV3.ieTV3.ie - Feb 6, 2018
Cruise ships have been around for decades, so it's perhaps no surprise they're coming up with wacky ways to change things up. One of the most outlandish new features we've heard about comes from Independence of the Seas. Not content with just having a ...  

Weight Lifting

2017 Male Youth of the Year Ricardo Gonzalez finds his outlet in weight lifting, future in FBLA

Foothills Sun GazetteFoothills Sun Gazette - Feb 7, 2018
LINDSAY – In school, much like in life, goals are built on and achieved over time. And for, Ricardo Gonzalez he's been putting in work for four years. Then as of last week he was recognized as the 2017 Lindsay Male Youth of the Year recipient. “I was ...  

Wheelchair Basketball

US team for wheelchair basketball Worlds announced

International Paralympic CommitteeInternational Paralympic Committee - Feb 11, 2018
The National Wheelchair Basketball Association has announced the strong US women's team that will try and regain the title at the 2018 World Championships in Hamburg, Germany, between 17 and 26 August. USA have returned home with a medal from every ...  


Army officer killed in Iraq was struck by a forklift truck while jogging ...

The Scottish SunTelegraph.co.uk - Feb 15, 2018
A jogging British army officer was killed at an Iraq airbase when a forklift truck collided with him, an inquest heard.  


New Austin Marathon course will impact roads Sunday | KXAN.com

KXAN.comKXAN.com - Feb 16, 2018
The marathon will close roads in several Austin neighborhoods.  


Bolton dad could lose part of his foot after -50C Canadian ...

The Bolton NewsThe Bolton News - Feb 12, 2018
A FATHER who took on a gruelling Canadian ultramarathon in temperatures of minus 50 degrees could now lose part of his foot.  


Mandel JCC triathlon, biathlon winners announced

Cleveland Jewish NewsCleveland Jewish News - Feb 15, 2018
The Mandel Jewish Community Center in Beachwood held its 11th annual Indoor Triathlon and Biathlon Feb. 11, and its first kids' triathlon, where more than 160 participants biked, swam and ran to compete for top finishing spots. The triathlon individual ...  


The painful moment a parkour athlete lands on his HEAD after stunt goes wrong

Daily MailDaily Mail - Feb 12, 2018
This is the painful moment a parkour athlete landed on his head during his routine which saw him swinging from a metal bar. The freerunner was showing off his skills in front of a crowd at a parkour competition in Ivanovo City, Russia. As he swung on ...  


Parkour and freerunning training centre, run by Team Kinetix, set to come to Witham

Braintree and Witham TimesBraintree and Witham Times - Feb 6, 2018
A freerunning and Parkour training centre could be created in Witham, bringing five jobs to the town. Team Kinetix wants to relocate its base and convert a unit within an industrial area in Moss Road. The 6,670sq ft unit, bigger than two tennis courts ...  


Runners learn better technique, form at ChiRunning workshop

Frederick News PostFrederick News Post - Jan 11, 2016
ChiRunning instructor Mark Lawrence, right, leads a class of six runners through learning the ChiRunning technique, which has helped millions walk and run more comfortably with less effort by improving alignment and efficiency while reducing impact and ...  

Adventure Racing

A1 Adventure Racing Series Expands Globally
Scoop.co.nz (press release) - Feb 5, 2018

Australia and New Zealand's dynamic A1 Adventure Racing Series is about to increase its global reach with the launch of the brand new A1 South African Series that kicks off in April 2018. Bringing together five South African events under the A1 Series ...  

Highland Games

ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXV Celebrates 25th Anniversary at the Legendary Queen Mary Feb. 17 ...

Long Beach PostLong Beach Post - Feb 13, 2018
The wee lads and lassies can bear witness to Queen Mary's knighting and coronation ceremonies, and even take part in the Wee Highland Games including youth competitions in caber toss, archery, potato sack races and tug o' war. Adults can join in the ...  

Mountain Climbing

Port Townsend native tells of mountain climbing in memoir chosen as 2018 Community Read

Peninsula Daily NewsPeninsula Daily News - Feb 11, 2018
PORT TOWNSEND — Leif Whittaker's critically acclaimed memoir, “My Old Man and the Mountain,” has been selected as the Port Townsend Public Library's 13th Annual Community Read selection. An entire month of programming is planned for March to celebrate ...  

Horse Racing

Check out Chok's Choices for Saturday's Fair Grounds races
The Advocate - Feb 10, 2018

4 – Made to Fit – Nothing fancy here – fits off of last and moves to Broberg barn. Race 2. 5 – Trust Factor – Drops down from stakes ranks but finds stiff competition today. 1 – Zarbs Gift – Two for two over the turf course goes into Broberg barn for ...  

Camel Racing

Inside Saudi Arabia's camel beauty pageant

The IndependentThe Independent - Feb 6, 2018
Camel racing is another huge attraction. This year the festival rolled out a brand new 8km (five-mile) racing track, one that accommodates 100 camels and 200 cars. The latter is important; owners pile into 4x4s and drive alongside their racing camels ...  


Swimming and diving | VHSL championships start Thursday

Virginian-PilotVirginian-Pilot - Feb 14, 2018
Kellam's Shelby Raber competes against First Colonial during a meet at Great Neck Recreation Center on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. Darryl Smith | For The Virginian-Pilot. ds_spohsrup121617_01. Kellam's Nicole Venema waits between heats at a meet against ...  


Rowing: Drysdale-Manson duel a trilogy rather than blockbuster
New Zealand Herald - Feb 10, 2018

A blockbuster of a summer duel has turned into a trilogy between Mahe Drysdale and Robbie Manson to determine who will represent New Zealand in the male single sculls berth at September's rowing world championships in Bulgaria. Originally the ...  


Sculling the Trinity River with serenity and speed

Fort Worth Star TelegramFort Worth Star Telegram - Jan 27, 2018
On a small wooden platform east of Beach Street, Patrick McDonough carefully sits down in what is now an unstable boat, puts the oars in the Trinity River and sculls west toward downtown. If he was in a boat with other people and just handling one oar ...  

Wind Surfing

The 10 best boat breaks: Love the water but don't fancy a cruise? Then, hire your own boat

Daily MailDaily Mail - Feb 12, 2018
Based in Piraeus, the yacht comes with a speedboat for waterskiing, paddle- and wind-surfing boards, and snorkelling gear, as well as skipper and cook. Berths: 10. From £545pp for three nights (flights are extra). fleewinter.com, 020 7112 0019. 4. THE ...  

Kite Surfing

Yarmouth County man dies while kite surfing

The Register/AdvertiserThe Register/Advertiser - Jan 25, 2018
MAVILLETTE, DIGBY COUNTY, NS – Family and friends were saddened by the sudden death of a Yarmouth County man last week. His obituary says his death came during an activity he loved. The Meteghan RCMP say emergency responders were called to Mavillette ...  

Scuba Diving

Winter months offer unique scuba diving experience in Gulf of Mexico

Pensacola News JournalPensacola News Journal - Jan 29, 2018
Chris Williams is incredibly nice about answering an incredibly dumb question. And when he offers a smart, alternative answer, he opens up a door to enjoying the Gulf of Mexico in the winter months that may not have occurred to most local outdoor ...  

Cave Diving

A lot can go wrong when you're a professor who does research by cave diving

Washington PostWashington Post - Jan 14, 2018
Maybe when you picture a university professor doing research, it involves test tubes and beakers, or perhaps poring over musty manuscripts in a dimly lit library, or maybe going out into the field to examine new crop-growing techniques or animal ...  


Why Take A Freediving Class
DeeperBlue.com - Feb 16, 2018

Freediving is an incredible sport. One that can change your life on both a physical and psychological level. After years of freediving, I still love it just as much as the first day I placed my head underwater. There's something that's deep within us ...  


Hawaii Lifeguards Gathering Safety Data On Snorkeling Incidents ...

DeeperBlue.comDeeperBlue.com - Feb 6, 2018
The question of whether full-face snorkeling masks are safe to use is still being asked, with limited answers so far. Over the past year, officials in Maui County, Hawaii have been gathering data on the specific type of snorkeling equipment used in ...  


Go river rafting and jungle walking on Costa Rica tour

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Feb 7, 2018
Spring into adventure mode in Costa Rica with a raft ride down a tropical river, a walk through the jungle on suspended bridges and a stay in an inn at the foot of a volcano. A six-day tour organized by Classic Journeys blends adventure and nature in ...  


PH kiteboarding hopes to get nat'l attention by winning YOG medal

Inquirer.netInquirer.net - Feb 12, 2018
“The strategy for us to take it to mainstream is get an Olympic medal for this. When we chartered the PKA five years ago, the first objectives were to promote the sport over the 7,000 islands and to train our athletes for the international events ...  

Water Skiing

Recreation Briefs: Norwich's Campfield on Regional Water Skiing Team

Valley NewsValley News - Feb 8, 2018
Norwich's Abby Campfield has landed a spot on a regional water skiing developmental team based on her competitive success from last summer. Previous; Next. Previous; Next. Staff Reports. Wednesday, February 07, 2018. 3; Print. Norwich — Abby Campfield ...  

Whitewater Kayaking

Opinion: Stop Posting SUP Waterfall-Drops!

SUP MagazineSUP Magazine - Jan 18, 2018
Of course not, but I doubt whitewater kayaking's obsession with big drops helped bring many people into the sport. In the 25+ years I have been obsessed with whitewater paddling I have paddled almost every craft possible down a river. I love moving ...  

Whitewater Rafting

The Kennebec River Gorge: A Tale of Maine Whitewater Rafting

Jewish Link of New JerseyJewish Link of New Jersey - Feb 15, 2018
The winter is a time for reflection on the outdoors. True, there are those who enjoy outdoor pursuits such as skiing, snow surfing and skating, but the majority of people I know prefer to escape the chilly, often slippery, weather, tired at the end of ...  

Sailboat Racing

Notice of Race posted for 54th edition of Rolex Big Boat Series

Sail WorldSail World - Feb 17, 2018
"The Race Deck is a wonderful spot for family and friends to watch boats finish the last race each day, and we have bleachers on the deck where people can watch the stadium-style sailboat racing take place at one of the sport's original stadium-style ...  

Boat Building

Boat-building business charts new course in south Gardiner ...

Press HeraldPress Herald - Jan 16, 2018
Southport Boats moved from Augusta at the end of the year, and now it has plenty of room to grow. By Jessica LowellKennebec Journal. Follow on Facebook · Follow on Twitter · Email Writer · (207) 621-5632. Share. facebook. tweet. email. print. Read ...  


Island Routes launches first-of-its-kind double decker catamaran in Jamaica
Travel Daily News International - Feb 19, 2018

The newly minted catamaran cruises in Jamaica will take tourists to some of Jamaica's most iconic sites including Dunn's River Falls, so matter what type of experience guests are looking for, Island Routes will have a tour to suit their style. There ...  

Alpine Skiing

Winter Olympics 2018: A look at the five different Alpine skiing disciplines

CBSSports.comCBSSports.com - Feb 12, 2018
For a lot of people, there's only one thing to know about Alpine skiing: They go stupid fast. However, Alpine skiing is just an umbrella moniker. At the Winter Olympics, five different disciplines fall in the Alpine skiing category: Slalom, giant ...  

Cross Country Skiing

Cross-country skiing: What to know for men's, women's individual sprint

NBC OlympicsNBC Olympics - Feb 12, 2018
Cross-country skiing, after no races Monday, picks back up Tuesday with the men's and women's individual at the Alpensia Cross-Country Centre in PyeongChang, South Korea. A quick recap of what's happened in the sport at the 2018 PyeongChang Games: On ...  

Nordic Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing Is Not a Boring Exercise in Martyrdom. It's Actually Fun.

Slate MagazineSlate Magazine - Feb 8, 2018
Yes, Nordic skiing is a difficult sport, and if you're out of shape, it is less fun. Yes, it sometimes takes years to master the technique that makes this joyous, exuberant freedom possible. But as someone who's now just a schlub who jumps into races ...  


Here's what happened when our reporter tried Extreme Horse Skijoring

SW News MediaSW News Media - Feb 12, 2018
Shakopee Valley News reporter Maggie Stanwood pulls Riley Slathar of Extreme Events Skijoring during a media demo at Canterbury Park on Wednesday. photo By Sarah Wynn. Skijoring. Buy Now. Ted Slathar pulls Star Tribune reporter Richard Chin in a media ...  

Ice Hockey

How to watch women's ice hockey at the Winter Olympics: A guide to understanding and appreciating the sport

SB NationSB Nation - Feb 9, 2018
There's a feeling of unfinished business with the United States women's ice hockey team. At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Team USA fell to Team Canada in a heartbreaking overtime gold medal game loss that would not have been if the puck had ended ...  


Snowboarding: White inspired by amazing rivals

ReutersReuters - Feb 13, 2018
Snowboarding - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's Halfpipe Qualification - Phoenix Snow Park - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 13, 2018 - Shaun White of the U.S. competes. REUTERS/Issei Kato. White, 31, also spoke of his pride in inspiring ...  


Skiing, walking, snowshoeing trails open in Crosslake ...
The Lake Country Echo - Feb 9, 2018

The Crosslake portion of the Nordic Ridge Trail System is groomed and ready for cross country skiing - both skate and classic. Walking is not permitted on the groomed ski trails in the winter; however, the Crosslake Parks and Recreation Department has ...  

Ski Jumping

Why Olympic ski-jumping suits are so tight — and why they can get an athlete disqualified

Fox NewsFox News - Feb 9, 2018
Fox News learns some surprising facts about the jumper's uniform from New York Ski Educational Foundation coach and veteran ski jumper, Colin Delaney. It's not a bird, and it's not a plane — it's a ski jumper in an extremely snug suit! Staring down at ...  

Speed Skating

Speed skating: Dominant Dutch win gold, silver in men's 1,500m

ReutersReuters - Feb 13, 2018
Dutch speed skaters continued their dominance at the Olympic Games on Tuesday with world champion Kjeld Nuis powering to gold in the men's 1500 metres ahead of compatriot Patrick Roest.  


Today in history: Snowmobiling across canal outlawed in Cadillac
Cadillac News - Feb 12, 2018

Cadillac people have had good reason this winter, more than before, to appreciate the fact that they are located on railroad main lines rather than on branches. Conditions of recent months have caused great inconvenience and quite serious loss to the ...  

Figure Skating

Why Don't More Female Figure Skaters Wear Pants?

The AtlanticThe Atlantic - Feb 17, 2018
At the first Olympic figure skating competition in 1908, competitors in the women's division wore long, full skirts. The skating dress as we know it today rose to prominence with the first true superstar of women's figure skating: Norway's Sonja Henie ...  

Freestyle Skiing

Olympics-Freestyle Skiing-Women's aerials qualification results
Reuters - Feb 15, 2018

Feb 15 (Gracenote) - Olympic freestyle skiing women's aerials qualification results in Pyeongchang on Thursday. Qualification 2 1. Alla Tsuper (Belarus) 99.37 points 2. Kong Fanyu (China) 95.17 3. Laura Peel (Australia) 89.46 4. Kiley McKinnon (U.S ...  

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