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Eleanor Black: One aerobics class ruined me

Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz - Sep 16, 2017
OPINION: On cold mornings I limp, because 20 years ago I went to a step aerobics class. The class was a bust from the beginning. I was already resenting every shrieky wahoo! from the teacher (also the Backstreet Boys-Hanson-Spice Girls soundtrack) when ...  

American Football

Playing American football before age 12 could have long-term health effects

Science DailyScience Daily - Sep 19, 2017
Playing American football before the age of 12 may have long-term consequences for players' mood and behavior, according to a study involving 214 professional and amateur football players, published in the open access journal Translational Psychiatry.  


Paralympic Champion, US Navy Veteran Andre Shelby Snags Silver At World Archery Para Championships

TeamUSA.orgTeamUSA.org - Sep 17, 2017
Reigning Paralympic champion and U.S. Navy veteran Andre Shelby won a pair of medals on Sunday to close out the 2017 World Archery Para Championships in Beijing. Shelby, 50, brought home the silver medal in the men's compound open division, and ...  


Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 26 identify Blake Snell as a sleeper amid few certainties

CBSSports.comCBSSports.com - Sep 23, 2017
Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 26 identify Blake Snell as a sleeper amid few certainties. Final week of the season means things aren't going to go as planned, and that's certainly the case for two-start pitchers. Scott White ...  


The matchups we need to see right now in college basketball

ESPNESPN - Sep 18, 2017
The most disappointing element of college basketball's past decade has been the elimination of significant rivalry games. Indiana and Kentucky never returned after Christian Watford's buzzer-beater at Assembly Hall in 2011. Yes, they met in subsequent ...  


Guntur to host national-level badminton tourney
The Hindu - Sep 20, 2017

Top shuttlers will be seen in action at the Senior All India national ranking Badminton tourney to be held at the Guntur Club from October 1 to October 6. The tourney is organised by Guntur District Badminton Association (GDBA) and Badminton ...  

Beach Volleyball

Beach Volleyball Circuit set for Oct.7-8 in Rubavu
The New Times - Sep 23, 2017

This year's beach volleyball circuit will be held on October 7-8 at Palm Beach in Rubavu district on the shores of Lake Kivu, according to organizers, Rwanda Volleyball Federation (FRVB). According to the FRVB Executive Secretary, Christian Hatumimana, ...  


Cómo es ser jugador de la Selección argentina de Bossaball, un deporte que mezcla voley, fútbol y bossa nova

UNOUNO - Aug 31, 2017
Nicolás Sosa es uno de los pocos argentinos que juega al bossaball, un deporte mixto que tiene poco más de 10 años y mezcla toques de voley, fútbol y gimnasia. Se pueden hacer acrobacias en el aire y se juega en un colchón inflable con dos trampolines ...  


Special Olympics bocce ball competition kicks off

Big Country HomepageBig Country Homepage - Sep 22, 2017
Today marked the beginning of the 2017 Special Olympics bocce competition. 10 schools were present for today's opening ceremonies and initial games along with nearly 100 athletes. "We give athletes an opportunity to come out and show everyone what ...  

Body Building


Apple's Watch 3 rolls out heart health and smart fitness features

TechCrunchTechCrunch - Sep 12, 2017
Today, Apple announced the new Apple Watch 3 will be rolling out several health and fitness features included with OS4, like smart activity coaching, new features for swimmers, Gym Connect and an enhanced heart rate monitor. Apple will enhance the ...  

Fitness Gym

Anytime Fitness to open new gym this winter in downtown Lancaster

LancasterOnlineLancasterOnline - Sep 14, 2017
An Anytime Fitness gym will be put in at 221 N. Prince St., the former home of Empire TV & Appliance. CHAD UMBLE | STAFF WRITER. A national health and fitness club chain that is open 24 hours a day is slated to open a location this winter in downtown ...  


Bowling alley reopening

Pipestone County StarPipestone County Star - Sep 14, 2017
Bowling balls will soon be heard again rolling down the lanes and crashing into pins at Bole-Mor Lanes in Pipestone. After being closed for just over a year, the business is hosting a grand opening on Sept. 16 from 2 to 11 p.m. under the new ownership ...  


Festival gives kids a chance to compete in chess tournament

cleveland.comcleveland.com - Sep 17, 2017
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Chatham Ewing, digital library strategist for the Cleveland Public Library, sat across from the 15-year-old DeJon Young Saturday afternoon. A chess board separated the two, and Ewing instructed the Shaker Heights boy on how to move ...  


How cricket is going global with Netflix and Amazon

Hindustan TimesNew Statesman - Sep 24, 2017
In the late 1990s, cricket seemed on the wrong side of history. The success of football's new Premier League had left cricket behind. In 1998, the BBC stopped its previously unbroken tradition of televising live cricket. (Channel 4 won the broadcasting ...  


Bristol beat Colchester 6-1
Croquet Association - Sep 17, 2017

For results, news, reports, corrections, updates, etc. see contact the CA. As an anti-spam measure when not logged-in, # replaces @ in email addresses - click ...  


Single-day Curling tickets on sale

WOWTWOWT - Sep 15, 2017
Single day tickets for the 2018 Olympic Team Trials for Curling went on sale Friday, September 15. The Trials, which will be held at Baxter Arena November 11th through the 18th, will determine the men's and women's teams competing in the 2018 Winter ...  


Cycling World Championships 2017: elite men's road race – live!

The GuardianThe Guardian - Sep 24, 2017
Cycling World Championships 2017: elite men's road race – live! Rolling report from the final race of the week in Bergen, Norway; Lizzie Deignan fades as Chantal Blaak wins world road race title · Tom Dumoulin takes world time trial with Chris Froome ...  


Dancesport board member pleads guilty to child grooming
ABC Online - Sep 13, 2017

A Melbourne man and former Dancesport official has been sentenced to three months in jail for child grooming. Andrew Howlett, 39 of Lilydale admitted to grooming a teenage boy while he was a Dancesport adjudicator in late 2016. Bendigo magistrate ...  


DARTS & LAURELS: Remembering POW, MIA soldiers
Kenosha News - Sep 17, 2017

LAUREL — To the Kenosha County Veterans Council, Simmons Field and a U.S. prisoner of war and missing in action advocacy group for teaming up to install an Honor Chair at the historic ballpark. The black bleacher seat installed atop the seating along ...  


Johnson & Johnson heiress probed for 'kicking' horse

Patch.comPage Six - Sep 23, 2017
The US Equestrian Federation has issued another statement about an incident at the Hamptons Classic this month involving Johnson & Johnson heiress Jazz Johnson-Merton, who was alleged to have kicked her horse, Joe Cool, after falling off the animal.  

Field Hockey

Field hockey: North Carolina wins top 10 ACC battle in overtime at ...

NCAA.comNCAA.com - Sep 23, 2017
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Junior Eva van't Hoog scored 1:26 into overtime on Saturday to earn North Carolina a 3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference field hockey victory at ...  

Gaelic Football

'A new low for Gaelic football'

Independent.ieIndependent.ie - Sep 20, 2017
CHARLIE Redmond has called on the GAA to take strong action against Lee Keegan after he appeared to throw a GPS unit at Dean Rock as he kicked the ...  

Playing Golf

Eustis' Julia Towne excelling with boys golf team

Daily CommercialDaily Commercial - Sep 24, 2017
I don't look at it like I'm a girl playing golf on the boys team. All my teammates have been great and so have the golfers on the teams. “I'm just doing something I love — playing golf — and trying to help my team win.” Towne often plays as the ...  


Gymnasts shine at Edgewater Gymnastics meet

WJHG-TVWJHG-TV - Sep 24, 2017
Youth gymnasts from the southeast are competing throughout the weekend at the 13th annual Edgewater Gymnastics meet through Sunday afternoon in ...  


Women's goalball team have clear goal

New Straits Times OnlineNew Straits Times Online - Sep 12, 2017
A total of 12 Malaysian players -six men and six women- will compete in the sport at the Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC). Goalball is a team sport for the visually impaired. Players have their eyes covered as they compete with ...  


NYG: FCT Wins Female Handball Gold Medal
Leadership Newspapers - Sep 15, 2017

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Friday defeated Kwara in the female Handball to win the gold medal while the host state got the silver medal.  


Camross edge home in thrilling Laois hurling final

RTE.ieRTE.ie - Sep 24, 2017
Camross were crowned the Laois senior hurling champions for the 25th time following a thrilling win over Clough-Ballacolla in O'Moore Park on Sunday ...  

Jai Alai

Kittery bans commercial pot establishments

Seacoastonline.comSeacoastonline.com - Aug 29, 2017
Kittery voters approved the 2016 referendum by a 3,448 to 2,171 vote, but in citing “unanswered questions,” drawing comparisons to Connecticut's failed Jai alai gaming industry and Kittery's decision to allow the outlet malls and conversely ...  


Why playing a minority sport does not make you cool or attractive

WalesOnlineWalesOnline - Sep 13, 2017
Although this statement is completely true, the reason I was being so deliberately vague was because the sport being played at the tournament was korfball. I have played korfball for about a decade and every time I tell someone that fact they ask the ...  

Bmx Racing

BMX racing coach accused of child molestation

AZCentral.comAZCentral.com - Sep 13, 2017
A BMX coach from Gilbert has been arrested in connection with multiple reports of child molestation. Randall McCamman, 41, is facing six counts of child molestation and nine counts of sexual conduct with a minor, court records show. He is being held in ...  

Formula One

Bankrupt Lehman Brothers profits from Formula One sale

The GuardianThe Guardian - Sep 21, 2017
Creditors of Lehman Brothers are on track for a turbocharged windfall after the collapsed bank announced it is selling its stake in Nasdaq-listed Formula One auto racing, giving it a payout of $1.5bn from a $300m investment. The offering also brings ...  


Without sponsorship, Danica Patrick is ready to move on if she can't remain competitive

ESPNESPN - Sep 13, 2017
Danica Patrick has said she doesn't want to live a miserable life of racing in the back half of the NASCAR Cup field. If she can't race competitively, she doesn't need the money. She has other interests. Among them, she's proprietor of a vineyard, has ...  

Drag Racing

Drag Racing With a DIY Drone Engineer

Motherboard en_usMotherboard en_us - Sep 14, 2017
In this episode of Transmissions, Motherboard follows bedroom drone engineer Zoe Stumbaugh as she attempts to build the fastest drone in the world for an ...  

Drag Car

Where's the Fun? Readers rides, burnouts, and blown-up parts

Hot Rod NetworkHot Rod Network - Sep 20, 2017
They keep tabs on everything that happens in the shop and maintain tight security so my 1967 Cougar drag car, 1968 Cougar street car, and all my tools and equipment will always be safe. They work for puppy cookies and are always glad to stick their ...  


NHRA Carolina Nationals results, updated standings | Autoweek

AutoweekAutoweek - Sep 18, 2017
Doug Kalitta powered to his first career victory at zMAX Dragway Sunday at the 10th annual NHRA Carolina Nationals. Robert Hight (Funny Car), Tanner Gray ...  

Funny Cars

Dodge NHRA Nationals comes at key time in Mello Yello Countdown

NHRA.comNHRA.com - Sep 18, 2017
After Nitro qualifying, fans can watch the spectacular Hanna Motorsports First Strike and Top Secret Eastern Raider Jet Funny Cars. Jet cars are thrust driven propelled by jet engines with exciting pre-run flame shows. Along with the exciting on-track ...  

Top Fuel Dragster

Crampton named driver of SealMaster Top Fuel dragster

NHRA.comNHRA.com - Aug 28, 2017
Kalitta Motorsports named former Rookie of the Year and U.S. Nationals champion Richie Crampton the driver of the SealMaster Top Fuel dragster. He will begin his tenure for Kalitta Motorsports at the historic U.S. Nationals and will remain in the seat ...  

Motorcycle Racing

Flat Track Motorcycle Racing Rises From the Dust

Popular MechanicsPopular Mechanics - Sep 9, 2017
Flat track racing is the only type of motorcycle racing that originated here in the United States, and to this day, two American brands dominate the sport: Indian and Harley-Davidson. It's a rivalry as old as the sport itself, one reborn with flat ...  


Polini targets future motocross champions with XP minicross additions

New AtlasNew Atlas - Sep 22, 2017
Minibikes offer a great gateway to motorcycling for children, and Polini Motori stands out among the specialists in this field. Its new XP line targets riders aged 4 to 10 years old, producing two fully-equipped minicross models that leave very little ...  

Go Kart

Forks Township hears residents views on proposed go-kart track

Allentown Morning CallAllentown Morning Call - Sep 15, 2017
FORKS TOWNSHIP — Some residents of a Forks Township senior living community were unhappy after members of the Planning Commission and municipal staff told them the owner of a neighboring entertainment center has a right to build a go-kart track ...  


Mackay netball courts ripped up

Mackay Daily MercuryMackay Daily Mercury - Sep 20, 2017
... over the course of the year, but the old courts needed an upgrade and an expansion with the competition at capacity. The courts will start taking shape in November, but the completion is expected in late February just prior to the start of the ...  


How Pickleball Has Become One of Utah's Fastest Growing Sports

fox13now.comfox13now.com - Sep 19, 2017
Pickleball in Utah has more than doubled the number of players in the last few years. The sport has been popular among older adults but is now catching on with players of all ages. According to the USA Pickleball Association Utah has over 90 courts to ...  

Pocket Billiards

On the Grind

Billiards DigestBilliards Digest - Sep 21, 2017
Known as one of the best breakers in pocket billiards, Van Boening stepped to the table in the deciding game and scratched. "Sometimes your opponent gets a roll and that's what happened when I scratched on the last break," Van Boening. With a favorable ...  


Marine Design Corporation's Products Quickly Becoming a Necessity in Powerboating

Powerboat Nation (press release)Powerboat Nation (press release) - Aug 16, 2017
Owner Mike Clesceri and his company Marine Design Corporation have proven time and again that their products work and are practically worth their weight in gold. When MDC first introduced their DriveGuardian and DriveSync to the marketplace, people ...  


Dana Linn Bailey Totals 865 lbs At First Powerlifting Meet

BarBend (blog)BarBend (blog) - Sep 11, 2017
In mid-August, Dana Linn Bailey announced that she'll be switching from formal bodybuilding to powerlifting. On Sunday, September 10th Bailey competed in the Lehigh Valley Powerlifting Championships in the 138 lb (63kg) weight class in Allentown, ...  


Rights to reproduce rugby creator's image up for sale

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Sep 25, 2017
According to legend he invented rugby by breaking the rules during a school football match and running with the ball. Now the image of William Webb Ellis could be used the world over to promote everything from cars to cakes as the rights to reproduce ...  


Martin Shkreli's eBay Sale Of Wu-Tang Clan's "Once Upon A Time In Shaolin" Is Bogus

HipHopDXHipHopDX - Sep 20, 2017
Los Angeles, CA – When Martin Shkreli got his hands on the one and only copy (supposedly) of Wu-Tang Clan's Once Upon A Time In Shaolin in 2015, it not only infuriated loyal Wu-Tang fans but also left the future of the album uncertain. Would anyone ...  


Sivasangari leaves it late to turn tables on Aitken

The Star OnlineThe Star Online - Sep 21, 2017
KUALA LUMPUR: S. Sivasangari (pic) staged a stunning comeback to storm into the women's final of the Malaysian Tour Squash Circuit (SSJM) No. 11. The 18-year-old found herself trailing two sets to one against Lisa Aitken of Scotland in the semi-finals ...  


College Sailing: Fall Season Update

Scuttlebutt Sailing NewsScuttlebutt Sailing News - Sep 15, 2017
The first two weeks of the 2017 Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) Sailing Season are in the books. The effective season opener for the Atlantic Coast teams is the Henry A. Anderson Trophy hosted by Yale University on the Long Island Sound.  


Soccer coach accused of headbutting rival, slapping 9-year-old

New York PostNew York Post - Sep 18, 2017
A hotheaded New Jersey soccer coach allegedly head-butted an opposing coach and backhanding the man's 9-year-old son in a post-match brawl, police said Monday. Sean Cormack, who coaches boys soccer in Fair Lawn, went berserk around 4:17 p.m. ...  

Table Tennis

Asian Cup Table Tennis 2017: 'Relaxed' Sharath Kamal hopes to seal World Cup berth by reaching quarters

FirstpostFirstpost - Sep 14, 2017
Ahmedabad: Form is temporary and class is permanent, is an oft-repeated saying in sports. And this could be true of any superstar sportsperson. When we talk about table tennis and Achanta Sharath Kamal, we simply don't talk about his exploits alone.  


Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal unite to win Laver Cup doubles as world of tennis stops for 81 minutes to watch

Tennis MagazineTelegraph.co.uk - Sep 23, 2017
The world of tennis stopped for 81 minutes to watch Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal unite for the first time on a doubles court. This was the sport's equivalent of a solar eclipse. In the words of Tomas Berdych, one of the lesser lights on the European ...  


Prep volleyball: Eagles win key BVC match

The CourierThe Courier - Sep 12, 2017
Caitlin Elseser was 28 for 35 spiking with 19 kills and six blocks and Hannah Warrington was 50 for 57 spiking with 16 kills and 14 digs for L-B, 9-0 overall, 3-0 in the BVC and ranked 14th among Ohio's Division III schools in the first prep volleyball ...  


St. Joseph wins wild boys water polo match at Santa Maria

Santa Maria Times (subscription)Santa Maria Times (subscription) - Sep 14, 2017
St. Joseph's Jamison Stahl scores on a backhand past Santa Maria goalie Tommy Herrera during Wednesday's boys water polo match at Santa Maria High. Stahl scored eight goals in the Knights' 12-9 victory. Len Wood, Staff. 091317 SJ SM water polo 02.jpg.  


Nearly 80 and still an ace at racquetball

theday.com (subscription)theday.com (subscription) - Aug 26, 2017
Art Hotchkiss, 79, of Noank discusses his plans to compete in the upcoming 33rd International Racquetball Federation World Senior Racquetball Championships in Albuquerque, N.M, after practicing racquetball at Renegade Fitness in Waterford on Thursday, ...  


Whirlwinds Trampolining Club take part in National League qualifier ...

Somerset County GazetteSomerset County Gazette - Sep 17, 2017
TAUNTON's Whirlwinds national trampoline team competed in the National League qualifier at Birmingham University at the weekend.  

Weight Lifting

How this 72-year-old weightlifter is lifting expectations | PBS ...

PBS NewsHourPBS NewsHour - Sep 19, 2017
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a 60-year-old grandmother from Fairfax, Virginia, developed a love for weightlifting and garnered up to 12 world ...  

Wheelchair Basketball

Bronze medal finish for PH wheelchair basketball in 2017 ASEAN Para Games

RapplerRappler - Sep 22, 2017
Bronze medal finish for PH wheelchair basketball in 2017 ASEAN Para Games. The Philippines edges Myanmar in the battle for third. Alyssa Rola. Published 5:47 PM, September 22, 2017. Updated 5:47 PM, September 22, 2017. BRONZE. The Philippine ...  


Is a Jogging Ban in Sierra Leone for Safety or to Suppress Opposition?

New York TimesNew York Times - Aug 27, 2017
DAKAR, Senegal — In Sierra Leone, it was common to spot bands of young people jogging along the streets on weekend mornings in cities across the country, where exercising in groups is popular. Some crews ran in complete silence, while others sang and ...  


Film Chronicles The Road To The 2-Hour Marathon: It's 'Just 25 ...

NPRNPR - Sep 20, 2017
Can a human run a marathon in two hours flat? The documentary Breaking2 follows three elite runners as they attempt to break one of the most famous barriers ...  


Vietnamese runner conquers the mountains to win 100km ultramarathon in Sa Pa
VnExpress International - Sep 24, 2017

Vietnamese runner conquers the mountains to win 100km ultramarathon in Sa Pa. September 24, 2017 | 04:04 pm GMT+7. After running all day, Tran Duy Quang held off an international field to clock a time of 13 hours and 17 minutes. Vietnamese marathon ...  


Triathlon: Zaferes takes first women's Super League title

Gold Coast BulletinReuters - Sep 24, 2017
JERSEY, Channel Islands (Reuters) - Katie Zaferes led an American one-two at the first women's triathlon Super League on Sunday after a weekend of high-octane racing across various formats in the sport's newest competition. Norway's Kristian ...  


Swiss skier reveals training secret behind viral parkour video that baffled the internet

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Sep 15, 2017
Despite having a long list of titles and podium places to his name on the professional circuit, including overall world champion in 2016, it seems the video of him practising parkour in his local gym is the thing to have propelled him to global fame ...  


Leeds Rhinos: Briscoe's back to freerunning best

Yorkshire Evening PostYorkshire Evening Post - Sep 18, 2017
RUGBY LEAGUE is a game of highs and lows and Leeds Rhinos winger Tom Briscoe has ridden the rollercoaster over the past two months.  


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

Adventure Racing National Championship Underway in Carbon County

wnep.comwnep.com - Sep 23, 2017
“They will get to see a lot of what put Northeast Pennsylvania on the map when it comes to the industrial Revolution they will be visiting a lot of those historic sites that are now ruins in the middle of the woods that rarely anyone gets to see ...  

Highland Games

Gather the clans and join in the Ligonier Highland Games at Idlewild
Tribune-Review - Sep 20, 2017

With the piping and the drumming, the dancing and the caber-tossing — not to mention the search for Scottish roots — it's hard to see everything there is to see at the Ligonier Highland Games. Organizers are working on a solution for that, says ...  

Mountain Climbing

Memphian survives 100-foot fall while mountain climbing
WMC Action News 5 - Sep 20, 2017

The Memphis community is reaching out to help a Memphis native who survived a 100-foot fall while mountain climbing. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Thad Ferrell was climbing in a popular spot in Colorado on Sept. 10 when he fell. "It was like any other ...  

Horse Racing

On Leave gets dream trip in All Along win
Horse Racing Nation - Sep 16, 2017

On Leave benefited from a dream trip Saturday at Laurel Park on her way to a length victory in the $150,000 All Along Stakes, providing a hometown victory for her prominent Maryland owner and breeder, Stuart Janney III. “She's a filly I've had a lot of ...  

Camel Racing

Camel-racing, modern art in UAE

The Straits TimesThe Straits Times - Sep 9, 2017
Favourite destination: For many, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is synonymous with oil, iconic skyscrapers, mega malls and beach resorts. However, there are many surprises to be discovered in the seven emirates forming the country, and Abu Dhabi, the ...  


WATCH: Jaguars fan belly-flops into a swimming pool full of mayonnaise

CBSSports.comCBSSports.com - Sep 17, 2017
If you were wondering how fans in Jacksonville would celebrate the Jaguars' first 1-0 start in six years, it appears that we now have the answer, and it involves someone jumping into a swimming pool full of mayonnaise. Without further adieu, here is ...  


ROWING: OPRA's Mishler to represent Northwest at Worlds ...

Peninsula Daily NewsPeninsula Daily News - Sep 19, 2017
PORT ANGELES — Nathan Mishler, a member of the Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association, will compete at the 2017 World Rowing Championships in ...  


Sculling look to get back to nationals and win gold

The IthacanThe Ithacan - Aug 31, 2017
After completing the 2016 campaign with multiple scullers medaling in three of its five regattas, the Ithaca College sculling team will look to make an even bigger splash during this upcoming fall season. The Bombers collectively brought home an array ...  

Wind Surfing

Vatsal Sheth goes wind surfing in Mauritius!

glamsham.comglamsham.com - Sep 19, 2017
Post wrap up, Vatsal indulges in adventurous water sports activities including wind surfing among several others; in fact Vatsal will be seen doing water sports in the show as well. The honey-eyed actor feels rejuvenated shooting with such great and ...  

Kite Surfing

Kite surfer takes on windy, choppy waters as Hurricane Irma nears

WPECWPEC - Sep 9, 2017
A brave adventurer in Delray Beach decided to take on the initial effects of Hurricane Irma. Greg, a kite surfer, got out in the water Friday morning. He tells CBS12 that this type of weather is perfect for kite surfing, with high waves and lots of ...  

Scuba Diving

Scuba diving helping Colorado veterans with disabilities

9NEWS.com9NEWS.com - Sep 17, 2017
That's exactly how people with light personalities like Desiree Emillio-Duverge deal with their heavy realities. Emillio-Duverge is a veteran of the Cold War. "I witnessed the Berlin Wall physically coming down in front of my eyes," she said. While ...  

Cave Diving

Ancient Giant Sloth Fossil Found in Underwater Cave

National GeographicNational Geographic - Aug 18, 2017
While cave diving in Mexico, explorers uncovered 10,000-year-old remains of a new sloth species. WATCH: Ancient Giant Sloth Fossil Found in Underwater Cave. By Shaena Montanari. PUBLISHED August 18, 2017. The jungle of the Yucatán in Mexico is ...  


Freediving Helps Champion Surfer To Handle Monster Waves

DeeperBlue.comDeeperBlue.com - Sep 15, 2017
She goes to the diving pool at La Teste-de-Buch as often as she can. Her trainer, Laurent Gamundi — an expertin freediving and underwater hunting, whose club, Biarritz Chasse Océan, hasa diving course for surfers — watches over her while she's there.  


Top 10 tips for Cozumel snorkeling

The Yucatan TimesThe Yucatan Times - Sep 14, 2017
Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced snorkeler, our Top Ten Snorkel Tips will help you get the most out of your Cozumel snorkeling experience. There are almost 300 species of colorful fish and over 100 types of beautiful coral in Cozumel, ...  


Rafting the Alsek: a descent into wildness

NRToday.comNRToday.com - Sep 17, 2017
We knew that our rafting trip in early August on the Alsek River in Kluane National Park, Yukon Territory, Canada would be no ordinary adventure, but we didn't expect it to start before we even reached the river. The trace road crossing a large river ...  


Kiteboarding is ready for lift-off at the YOG

OlympicsOlympics - Aug 25, 2017
An exciting new sailing event will be part of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 sports programme when kiteboarding makes its debut on the Olympic stage. Here's everything you need to know about this fast and thrilling discipline.  

Water Skiing

My View: Sad to see water skiing is becoming a lost art
Buffalo News - Sep 1, 2017

What ever happened to water skiing? I have had ample opportunity to observe all sorts of water sports this summer and I rarely see water skiers anymore. I fondly remember when my high school buddy Tom got his first boat with an 18-horsepower Johnson ...  

Whitewater Kayaking

Whitewater Kayaking among Labor Day events planned in Colton
North Country Now - Aug 26, 2017

The last two water releases of the summer by Brookfield Renewable Energy for expert-level whitewater kayakers to paddle the Stone Valley section of the Raquette River are scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 2, and Monday, Sept. 4. The largest turnout is ...  

Whitewater Rafting

Take your whitewater rafting to new heights — by heli

GrindTVGrindTV - Sep 7, 2017
Glacier Raft Company in Golden, British Columbia, has been in service for 35 years, winding down the rapids of the Kicking Horse River by using an old Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) railroad crossing to access their drop-in points.  

Sailboat Racing

Living Stronger: Rod Johnstone's passion keeps him sailing at 80

CBS NewsCBS News - Sep 5, 2017
"Sailboat racing is a lot of fun because it's competition," Johnstone said. The 635-mile journey is difficult and exhausting; teammates exist on only 30-minute catnaps. "You're dealing with the forces of nature. You're sort of back to your primeval ...  

Boat Building

Southport's annual wooden boat show is a history lesson on the water
WECT-TV6 - Sep 22, 2017

The purpose of the Southport show is to promote interest in and spread the knowledge of the craft and the art of making a boat out of wood and to help celebrate the region's maritime and boat building history. There is a lot of the extra work in taking ...  


V2V catamaran will have reduced sailings

Times ColonistTimes Colonist - Sep 15, 2017
A return date has yet to be finalized for V2V Vacation's Empress catamaran, but when it does come back into service it will only run four days a week. The passenger ferry, which has been sidelined since mid-August with engine trouble, has been under ...  

Alpine Skiing

Alpine Skiing: Brainerd girls attend Lindsey Vonn Camp
Brainerd Dispatch - Sep 1, 2017

Twelve girls from the Brainerd Warrior and Mount Ski Gull Alpine teams attended the Lindsey Vonn Foundation Strong Girls Camp Aug. 26-27 at Buck Hill Ski Resort in Burnsville. Participants included Emma Hiebert, Erin Hoelzel, Alli Krantz, Carsyn ...  

Cross Country Skiing

XTERRA Shore Run supports youth cross-country skiing

UpperMichigansSource.comUpperMichigansSource.com - Sep 16, 2017
It all supports the Superiorland Ski Club's youth program that helps children learn and thrive in cross-country skiing. "People just really like to support people getting outside and exercising. And we're doing that today and we're also supporting kids ...  

Nordic Skiing

Ski star Johaug banned from 2018 Olympics in doping case

The Daily ProgressThe Daily Progress - Aug 22, 2017
FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2015 file photo Norway's Therese Johaug celebrates her victory at the women's 30 kms mass start event at the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden. Former Olympic champion Therese Johaug will miss the 2018 Winter ...  


Skijoring—A Different Kind of Winter Sport

ParadeParade - Jan 11, 2017
For hundreds of years skijoring or “ski driving” has been a part of Scandinavian life, but the unique winter sport didn't take hold in the U.S. until troops trained in mountain and winter warfare returned home from World War II. Traditionally dogs were ...  

Ice Hockey

Ice Hockey: Three new head coaches settle into roles in EIHL

BBC SportBBC Sport - Sep 17, 2017
The 2017-18 Elite Ice Hockey League season is underway, with three of Scotland's four EIHL clubs having hired new head coaches over the summer.  


First Look at 2017 Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails Course | TransWorld ...

Transworld SnowboardingTransworld Snowboarding - Sep 23, 2017
Get a first look at the 2017 Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails course as at Bear Mountain in Southern California. Featuring down bars, jumps, bonks, and more, it is set ...  


Snowshoeing is Proliferating at Alpine Ski Areas

Snowshoe MagazineSnowshoe Magazine - Sep 10, 2017
Snowshoeing options at ski resorts are booming and becoming ever more creative. Smuggler's Notch Resort known as a prime Vermont family destination has one of the most comprehensive mixes of snowshoe programs available. There are snowshoe treks ...  

Ski Jumping

Warm Weekend Won't Delay Autumn Ski Jump Competition
CBS Chicago - Sep 13, 2017

Summer-like weather this weekend won't get in the way of an annual ski jumping tournament in Fox River Grove. For 32 years, the Norge Ski Club has hosted the Autumn Ski Jump. Unlike this winter's ski jumping championships that had to be postponed due ...  

Speed Skating

Chen breaks world speed skating record

Taipei TimesTaipei Times - Sep 15, 2017
Taiwan's Chen Ying-chu (陳映竹) broke the world record in the women's 500m speed skating event in the semi-finals at the Roller Games World Championships in Nanjing, China, last week, although she did not go on to win a medal in the finals.  


Snowmobiling ambassador to enter Hall of Fame | Brainerd Dispatch

Brainerd DispatchBrainerd Dispatch - Aug 27, 2017
Greg Sorenson was never afraid of thinking big. So riding a snowmobile around Lake Superior seemed like a completely logical idea in 1999. The journey ...  

Figure Skating

Is Figure Skating a Sport?

HuffPostHuffPost - Sep 22, 2017
As John got older and learned more about figure skating he came to the sport for its unique combination of art and athleticism. There are not many men in figure skating, so he formed close relationships with the other boys involved in figure skating ...  

Freestyle Skiing

Swiss Ninja Warrior or Olympic hopeful?

CBC.caCBC.ca - Sep 11, 2017
Watch out American Ninja Warriors, because Switzerland's Andri Ragettli has some serious obstacle course skills that look made for television. Using almost everything one could possibly find in a gym, the slopestyle skier set up a course full of ...  

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