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Aerobics


Watch: The Resistance Creates Anti-Trump Aerobics: '5-6-7-8, F*ck Mar-a-Lago'

Breitbart NewsBreitbart News - May 14, 2017
“Resistance takes endurance,” says artist Liat Berdugo. “And aerobics is also something that builds your endurance.” Berdugo and her partner Margaret McCarthy were recently profiled in a video by Fusion. “We're looking to, like, really, really ...  

American Football


Sweden: Passing, rushing leaders reflect league standings

American Football InternationalAmerican Football International - May 19, 2017
The six team Swedish Superserien has reached the midseason mark and there are a couple of familiar names topping the lists. With the Örebro Black Knights and Carlstad Crusaders marching towards a possible Swedish championship game showdown, it is ...  

Archery


Lawrence County student breaks archery record

Jackson Clarion LedgerJackson Clarion Ledger - May 19, 2017
A Lawrence County High School student recently did what no other female archer has done before. Bailey White, 17, of Monticello scored 298 points out of a possible 300 in the National Archery in Schools Program National Championship. "I cried," said ...  

Baseball


Willson Contreras on baseball's code and the Cubs clubhouse

ESPNESPN - May 27, 2017
I would like to tell them that I don't do things to disrespect the game or other teams; things sometimes get out of hand when you're an aggressive player, a passionate player, with all this love we have for baseball. The desire to win here in the ...  

Basketball


How Kentucky transfer Charles Matthews was groomed to be next Michigan basketball star

Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press - May 28, 2017
CHICAGO -- Stretching on a beige couch in his grandmother's house two weeks ago, Charles Matthews' size 14 feet were planted on the ground. Three of his Michigan basketball teammates were 14 miles away, at the Quest Multisport facility, just outside of ...  

Badminton


Badminton: SBA launches new badminton academy, Sport News ...

Channel NewsAsiaThe Straits Times - May 27, 2017
In collaboration with ActiveSG, the Singapore Badminton Association (SBA) launched its academy yesterday morning at the Pasir Ris Sports Hall.. Read more at ...  

Beach Volleyball


ESPN to air 30 hours of the World Series of Beach Volleyball in July

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - May 19, 2017
Beach volleyball has a new ally as it tries to grow from an Olympic phenomenon to an every-year attraction: ESPN. The sports network will broadcast the World Series of Beach Volleyball, an international pro tour stop in California in July. Event ...  

Bossaball


Demonstratie Bossaball tijdens jubileumeditie Strandvolleybal Wedderbergen

Het StreekbladHet Streekblad - May 10, 2017
Voor zaterdag 17 juni is het demoteam van Bossaball vastgelegd. Als thema dit jaar is gekozen voor Goud. De organisatie verwacht dat de teams met aanhang opnieuw en traditiegetrouw fantasierijk met de invulling van dit thema omgaan. Het zesde lustrum ...  

Bocce


Bocce players raise money for United Way | Local News | theet.com

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration) - May 21, 2017
SHINNSTON — The United Way of Harrison County's 2017 fundraising campaign is officially underway after a charity bocce tournament at Ferguson Memorial ...  

Body Building


Fitness


Free Exercise Classes in Denver: FitLo Denver Fitness Passport Program

WestwordWestword - May 20, 2017
With the launch of the new FitLo Denver Fitness Passport Program, Passport holders can explore new gyms within the community at deep discounts, and even for free for a limited time. A Denver Fitness Passport holder is automatically granted VIP access ...  

Fitness Gym


Gym motivation: Guys, here are some Instagram fitness accounts you need to follow

Hindustan TimesHindustan Times - May 18, 2017
If you're sweating it out in the gym, you need all the motivation to amp up your fitness game. And, these Instagram accounts will help you do just that. fitness Updated: May 18, 2017 19:15 IST. Aditya Dogra Hindustan Times. Fitness ...  

Bowling


McKendree rolled a strike with kegler coaching couple

Belleville News-DemocratBelleville News-Democrat - May 29, 2017
Being able to coach together brought bowling stars Shannon and Bryan O'Keefe to McKendree University three years ago. They have thrived in the collegiate environment, bringing home the school's first NCAA championship ever in April. “We wanted to have ...  

Chess


Ding Liren advances China's move on men's chess through Fide Grand Prix

The GuardianThe Guardian - May 26, 2017
Western chess is highly valued in Beijing, where sports officials long ago set up a national plan to establish their players at the pinnacle of the game. Already China has for decades dominated women's events, where Hou Yifan is the all-time No2 while ...  

Cricket


County cricket: Essex v Surrey, Hampshire beat Somerset and more – as it happened

The GuardianThe Guardian - May 28, 2017
County cricket: Essex v Surrey, Hampshire beat Somerset and more – as it happened. All the action from around the grounds as Hampshire beat bottom side Somerset, while Nottinghamshire and Worcestershire also secured wins. Updated. Dan Lawrence of ...  

Croquet


'The Croquet Party' | Constructing the Collection

Flatland (blog)Flatland (blog) - May 24, 2017
In art terms, In Situ means “in its original place,” a designation for artwork that lives in its place of origin. Think of a mosaic floor among ruins, a fountain sculpture in a park, an installation crafted for a specific venue. This summer, In Situ ...  

Curling


Curling mixed doubles: faster and more fun!

OlympicsOlympics - May 16, 2017
On 8 June 2015 in Lausanne, the IOC Executive Board put the final touches to the programme for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Several new events were added, including a mixed doubles curling competition. Like the mixed team event in ...  

Cycling


Cycling: 2017 Tour of Utah unveils its 600-mile race route

Salt Lake TribuneSalt Lake Tribune - May 25, 2017
(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Cyclists race along the scenic Byway 12 above Calf Creek and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument beyond on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, as part of stage 2 of the Tour of Utah cycling race.  

Dancesport


WATCH: Ilonggo dancesport duo shares lessons from Palaro 2017

RapplerRappler - May 7, 2017
Since then, she has been competing in dancesport and even won several local inter-school competitions. “My dancesport journey started when I was in grade 2 and it was love at first dance,” Heather shared. Marc has also been dancing since elementary.  

Darts


The Complete Guide To Understanding Darts

DeadspinDeadspin - May 19, 2017
Although none of us will ever be in the same supreme physical shape as professional darts players, we can still watch them with envy. Why aren't they aiming for the bullseye? Is that a referee or the town crier? Is anyone in the crowd driving home?  

Equestrian


Equestrian events therapeutic fun for Special Olympians | Local ...

The MissoulianThe Missoulian - May 19, 2017
Blake Etzel of the Missoula Otters competes in pole bending during Special Olympics Montana State Summer Games equestrian events on Thursday at Big Sky ...  

Field Hockey


Weekend Warriors: Local field hockey program LIFT aims to grow the sport

WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog) - May 19, 2017
For about two years, LIFT has been teaching young athletes how to play field hockey but a closer look shows it's doing so much more. “Our goal is not to be the biggest or the best,” said Morgan Oldenburg, co-owner of the program. “Our goal is to reach ...  

Gaelic Football


Harte insists gaelic football is in rude health

BBC SportBBC Sport - May 24, 2017
Tyrone football manager Mickey Harte says gaelic football remains a great spectacle despite the claims by many pundits that the game has become over-defensive. "Last year's Ulster Final between ourselves and Donegal was as good a game as I have ever ...  

Playing Golf


Are you golfing or playing golf? Washington Post readers debate

GolfDigest.comGolfDigest.com - May 15, 2017
“I've been playing golf for more than 60 years and have never heard a serious golfer use 'golf' as a verb, even though you can find a dictionary reference to such. “In the lexicon of serious golfers, 'golf' is exclusively a noun. “Serious golfers play ...  

Gymnastics


Sherman gymnastics meet lets athletes show their superpowers

Sherman Denison Herald DemocratSherman Denison Herald Democrat - May 20, 2017
The Saturday and Sunday competition at the Gymnastics Sport Center on Texoma Parkway brought in 5-18-year-olds from across Texas and Oklahoma to compete in junior, senior and elite levels. Ben Whitfill, owner of the Sherman gym, said the competition ...  

Goalball


It's Goalball Time

Tremonton LeaderTremonton Leader - May 10, 2017
The sport is called goalball and it has helped Megan Jenson and her brother, Tyler, gain confidence as they face the challenges associated with limited vision. Megan, a junior at Bear River High, has become so good at the sport that she's one of four ...  

Handball


Handball! Substitute warming up concedes 'ridiculous' penalty

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - May 17, 2017
A substitute for Sporting Lisbon's B team had a cameo to forget after conceding a ridiculous penalty while warming up on the sidelines.  

Hurling


OPINION: Munster Hurling needs a good contest between Tipperary and Cork

Newstalk 106-108 fmNewstalk 106-108 fm - May 19, 2017
The Munster senior hurling championship commences this weekend with Cork and Tipperary contesting the opening game. On paper, this is the most competitive hurling province. And this is a fixture that, ordinarily, would generate intrigue and ...  

Jai Alai


Jai alai workers freed | Inquirer News

Inquirer.netInquirer.net - May 5, 2017
Fifty-seven employees of Meridien Vista Gaming Corp. (MVGC) were arrested by National Bureau of Investigation agents in Urbiztondo town on Wednesday on ...  

Korfball


Chinese university opens International Korfball Research Center

Insidethegames.bizInsidethegames.biz - Apr 22, 2017
A ceremony to open the facility, which will look into improving academic knowledge of the sport and developing and teaching korfball, was conducted yesterday. In attendance was Dr Jan Fransoo, President of the International Korfball Federation (IKF ...  

Bmx Racing


Blaine 12-year-old qualifies for BMX World Championships

ABC NewspapersABC Newspapers - May 19, 2017
Kali Streeter is just 12 years old, but has been able to see all parts of the United States because of the sport she loves doing. Streeter, who lives in Blaine, got into BMX racing when she was around six, and has quickly elevated to a top racer in her ...  

Formula One


Formula One 2017 Monaco Grand Prix final results: Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari win

cleveland.comcleveland.com - May 28, 2017
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Sebastian Vettel held off Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen on Sunday to win the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix, the premier event of the season for Formula One auto racing. Vettel, 29, a four-time world champion, took the lead near the ...  

Nascar


For one race, at least, Fox Sports will let NASCAR drivers do all the talking

Washington PostWashington Post - May 19, 2017
Entering this season, NASCAR's television viewership had fallen 45 percent since 2005, a drop that in part led stock-car officials to make a number of changes to the circuit's points system and the races themselves. Nevertheless, the swoon has shown no ...  

Drag Racing


Ron Capps Wins Funny Car Final at Topeka | 2017 NHRA DRAG RACING

FOXSports.comFOXSports.com - May 21, 2017
Ron Capps beats Matt Hagan in the Funny Car final at the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals for his fourth consecutive win. More Motor Videos. Harrison Burton Wins at Toledo I 2017 ARCA RACING SERIES. May 23,2017 · Shane Lee Destroys the Outside ...  

Drag Car


Watch The Rear Axle Implode On This Plymouth Belvedere Drag Car

The DriveThe Drive - May 3, 2017
With all this talk of Demons and Exorcists, sometimes we just want to watch some classic sheet metal rocket down the drag strip. Watching this late-60s Plymouth Belvedere nose up to the line, riding proud on a set of massive slicks and growling like an ...  

Nhra


Results, updated standings after NHRA Heartland Nationals at Topeka

AutoweekAutoweek - May 21, 2017
Ron Capps raced his NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger R/T to his fourth consecutive Funny Car victory this season Sunday at the 29th annual Menards NHRA ...  

Funny Cars


Truly Nolen, Pest-Control Magnate, Deployed His Odd Name and ...

Wall Street Journal (subscription)Wall Street Journal (subscription) - Apr 28, 2017
Even his name was unusual: Truly Nolen. What made Mr. Nolen truly remarkable, though, was that he recovered from polio as a young man and in 1955 ...  

Top Fuel Dragster


Confident Steve Torrence claims early lead in Top Fuel qualifying at Topeka's NHRA races

Topeka Capital JournalTopeka Capital Journal - May 20, 2017
The confidence Steve Torrence brings behind the wheel of his Top Fuel dragster is pretty self-assuring. Two consecutive victories on the National Hot Rod Association circuit leave the driver convinced his car stacks up against any in the division.  

Motorcycle Racing


Self-taught mechanic leaves his mark on motorcycle racing | www ...
Camarillo Acorn - May 19, 2017

BUILT TO RIDE—Jim Thiessen is the owner of Camarillo-based JIMS U.S.A., BUILT TO RIDE—Jim Thiessen is the owner of Camarillo-based JIMS U.S.A. ...  

Motocross


Glen Helen Motocross Results 2017

Dirt Rider MagazineDirt Rider Magazine - May 28, 2017
(May 27, 2017) - The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, made its lone visit to Southern California on Saturday for the second round of the 2017 season. The FMF Glen Helen National at Glen Helen Raceway featured ...  

Go Kart


The Norwegian Joy cruise ship features a go-kart race track
CNET - May 22, 2017

Meet the Norwegian Joy. It's the first cruise ship from Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) designed for the Chinese market. The Joy is for serious thrill-seekers and has an electric go-kart racetrack on the top deck. If that sounds like a lot of fun, you'll ...  

Netball


Netball: Southern Steel continue unbeaten season in ANZ ...

The Southland TimesNew Zealand Herald - May 28, 2017
The Southern Steel are netball's representative amongst the three Kiwi sides striving for a perfect season, moving to 11-0 after a crushing 82-58 victory over the ...  

Pickleball


Pickleball Tournament at Southern Columbia High School

wnep.comwnep.com - May 25, 2017
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP -- A "pickleball" tournament, or ping pong played on a larger scale, crowned its champions in Columbia County. What started off as 200 high students dwindled to 12 for Thursday's tournament. It's not Wimbledon and you won't see ...  

Pocket Billiards


Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? review: Pressure cooker brings classic to the boil

The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Sydney Morning Herald - May 18, 2017
Hands stuffed into his trousers, his "pocket billiards" leads one to speculate that the pleasure he gets from verbal sparring is more sexual than intellectual. Repeated transferring of hands from groin area to ice bucket feels like a sly act of ...  

Powerboating


Study: Powerboating has substantial economic impact in Idaho ...
The Spokesman-Review (blog) - Jan 4, 2017

Kootenai County is Idaho's powerboating king, according to a new economic impact study from the Idaho Department of Parks & Recreation and Boise State ...  

Powerlifting


It's OK to be empowered by powerlifting

Daily CommercialDaily Commercial - May 23, 2017
Now a handful of athletes at Rosencutter have turned their affinity for lifting into training with a purpose: powerlifting competitions. Many of them have competed already and two will compete at the Badger Open on June 10 at Neenah High School, with ...  

Rugby


One Percenters: The good news story rugby needs

Rugby.com.auRugby.com.au - May 28, 2017
Australian rugby needs some good news right now and it's come in the form of GingerCloud's Modified Rugby program. The ARU announced a new partnership with the Queensland organisation this weekend, to provide coaching and bigger picture aid to the ...  

Shaolin


Exclusive Preview | The Shaolin Cowboy: Who'll Stop the Reign? # 2

Crave OnlineCrave Online - May 23, 2017
As the title of the comic suggests, the unnamed protagonist of Darrow's signature creation is both a cowboy and a former Shaolin monk. And the world he inhabits is absolutely insane. There's also a significant price on the cowboy's head, and everybody ...  

Squash


Sporty Squash on Fire Is Working Out Its Hospitality Options

Eater DCEater DC - May 18, 2017
West End newcomer Squash on Fire wants to make it easy for guests to both work up an appetite and perhaps tie one on, carving out space at its sleek new sports complex for a full-service bar and restaurant expected to focus on fine wines and ...  

Sailing


World Superyacht Awards: Sybaris crowned best sailing yacht

CNN InternationalCNN International - May 16, 2017
(CNN) If you have several million dollars to spend and are in the market for an extravagant superyacht, it's sometimes hard to tell which is the best. But one panel of judges has done just that and declared Sybaris the world's best sailing yacht at the ...  

Soccer


POLL: What's the most difficult position to play on a soccer team?

Burgundy WaveBurgundy Wave - May 23, 2017
When I first thought about this question, I figured it would be pretty simple to choose - forward, midfielder, defender, or goalkeeper, right? But I realized that it's not as simple as lumping all the positions together into four categories. There is ...  

Table Tennis


It's official: Table tennis is all over the world!

Table Tennis England (press release)Table Tennis England (press release) - May 16, 2017
Table tennis has become literally a global sport after the ITTF became the first international sports federation to achieve a full house of national associations under its umbrella. Guinea Bissau became the 226th member of the ITTF earlier this month ...  

Tennis


Tennis: Djokovic thrashes Thiem to reach Rome Masters final

Deutsche WelleDeutsche Welle - May 20, 2017
Novak Djokovic overcame having to play twice in a day and romped into the Rome Masters final with a 6-1 6-0 drubbing of Dominic Thiem. The Serb will play German rising star Alexander Zverev in Sunday's showpiece. Italien Rome Masters Tennis - Djokovic ...  

Volleyball


Courtois rues Sanchez's 'volleyball block'

ESPN FCESPN FC - May 29, 2017
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has revealed that FA Cup final referee Anthony Taylor visited the club earlier in the season to explain the handball rule as he lamented the official's failure to spot Alexis Sanchez' "volleyball block." Arsenal beat ...  

Waterpolo


Parktown Boys' High Waterpolo coach accused of sexually assaulting 20 boys

Times LIVETimes LIVE - May 7, 2017
Parktown Boys' High Waterpolo coach accused of sexually assaulting 20 boys. The accused, who was one of the school's star water polo players when he was a pupil there, resigned after the school banned him from the premises. Image: Gallo Images/ ...  

Racquetball


CRC's racquetball courts suffer water damage | Local News Stories ...

Montrose Daily PressMontrose Daily Press - May 24, 2017
The racquetball south court at the Montrose Community Recreation Center is under repair as it was damaged by water after a fire-suppression sprinkler was hit ...  

Trampolining


TRAMPOLINING: Off to a flyer! Fenland talents capture haul of trophies at annual competition

Wisbech StandardWisbech Standard - May 24, 2017
Hundreds of top trampolining talents showcased their skills and the local club managed to clinch 27 individual titles and 10 team trophies. Coach, Adele Broda, said: “We have a lot of children who had never competed before so it was great experience ...  

Weight Lifting


Weird and vintage weight-lifting machines from the first gyms

Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk - May 18, 2017
Vintage weight-lifting machines invented by Dr. Gustav Zander, and photographed in 1892. Dr Zander is also the creator of the first gym, which opened in 1865 ...  

Wheelchair Basketball


Wheelchair basketball exhibition gets Deering senior in the game ...

WCSH-TVPress Herald - May 26, 2017
Patrick Uwamahoro is joined by players from Veterans Adaptive Sports & Training for a game at the Portland high school. Share. facebook. tweet. email. print.  

Jogging


Justin Trudeau Jogging Photobomb Gets Photoshopped into Meme ...

TIMETIME - May 23, 2017
Justin Trudeau's viral jogging photo just started a hilarious Photoshop battle to create the best meme.  

Marathon


Runners' spirits high despite earlier Marathon start time

BurlingtonFreePress.comBurlingtonFreePress.com - May 28, 2017
Most of the participants in the Vermont City Marathon who were walking at 6 a.m. to Battery Park in Burlington appeared wide awake and eager to run despite an hour earlier start time to the annual race. Those yawning or nursing cups of coffee seemed to ...  

Ultramarathon


I Ran an Ultramarathon for Mother's Day.

Runner's WorldRunner's World - May 19, 2017
I asked, instead, to have several hours alone that weekend to run an ultramarathon. It had been a bucket list item for me, and an experience that had intrigued me for many years. I wanted to know if I could handle the strain and the demand of running ...  

Triathlon


Escape the Cape Triathlon returns June 3-4

Shore News TodayShore News Today - May 20, 2017
LOWER TOWNSHIP – It's all systems go for the 2017 Escape the Cape Triathlon. Steve DelMonte, of DelMo Sports in Wildwood, delivered his annual update on the event Monday, May 15 at Lower Township Council's meeting. The triathlon, now in its fifth ...  

Parkour


Parkour pro Chase Armitage has parkour wedding photoshoot

MetroMetro - May 15, 2017
Parkour pro has suitably hair-raising parkour wedding shoot. Alice Sholl for Metro.co.ukMonday 15 May 2017 7:42 am. Parkour pro has suitably hair-raising parkour wedding shoot. Well, it's not your average kissing-and-embrace shot (Picture: Caters).  

Freerunning


Free-form parkour craze catching eyes on Pueblo's Riverwalk

Pueblo ChieftainPueblo Chieftain - May 18, 2017
Or maybe they're walking down some steps on their hands. Or hanging horizontally off of a street sign pole. Or leaping off a wall. Or performing any other feat of gravity-defying athleticism. This is Air-O Parkour/Freerunning, a small club of extreme ...  

Chirunning


IL SEMINARIO

Il PiccoloIl Piccolo - May 18, 2017
Dopo il successo negli Stati Uniti dove e' divenuto molto popolare, arriva anche in Italia il libro 'ChiRunning' di Danny Dreyer, allenatore, pluri maratoneta di Asheville, in North Carolina, ideatore del nuovo allenamento che fonde i principi del T'ai ...  

Adventure Racing


Expanding Horizons: Adventure Racing
seattlepi.com (blog) - May 7, 2017

Adventure racing or homework on a school night? This young man won the mom lottery. Credit: Jerry Gamez. These adventure races combine different disciplines (in this event it was mountain biking and “trekking”–trail running/walking), with the added ...  

Highland Games


Highland Games goers can research their Scottish roots this year

Glasgow Daily TimesGlasgow Daily Times - May 25, 2017
GLASGOW — For the first time in the 32-year history of the Glasgow Highland Games, information on how to use DNA to research Scottish heritage will be available. The honored clan at this year's games is the House of Boyd, which has its own ongoing DNA ...  

Mountain Climbing


The perils of mountain climbing
The Wilson Times (subscription) - May 26, 2017

You see, mountain climbing is a dangerous game, especially when tackling the tall mountains that rise above the “death zone.” And although Mount Everest is the most famous in the non-climbing world since it is the tallest mountain in the world, there ...  

Horse Racing


Lelands to Offer Racing Memorabilia Appraisals at Equestricon
Horse Racing Nation - May 24, 2017

Leading online sports auction house Lelands will have a major presence at Equestricon, organizers announced today. For the first time, Lelands will offer live on-site appraisals of all racing items, allowing attendees of the historic convention an ...  

Camel Racing


Camel racing in Northaw this May Bank Holiday Monday

Times 24Times 24 - May 20, 2017
The Northaw Point-to-Point Course will once again host camel racing on Spring May Bank Holiday Monday, May 29, 2017. As well as camel racing in the Hertfordshire countryside, there will also be hound racing, Shetland Pony racing, pony rides and a ...  

Swimming


Melanie Henique's French Record Highlights Last Night of French ...

Swimming World MagazineSwimming World Magazine - May 28, 2017
The final night of the 2017 French Swimming Championships concluded on Sunday night in Strasbourg. The meet is also serving as qualification for the 2017 ...  

Rowing


Barbara Bedell: Newburgh Rowing Club wins honors and medals

Times Herald-RecordTimes Herald-Record - May 24, 2017
The Newburgh Rowing Club took four crews to the New York State Rowing Championship at Saratoga Rowing Association recently, thanks to a grant from America Rows and Swims Newburgh, and a Championship Grant from USRowing. Three of four boats ...  

Sculling


Sculling

North Coast JournalNorth Coast Journal - May 11, 2017
At the Humboldt Bay Rowing Association (HBRA) sculling boathouse at the Adorni Center, my sculling buddy and I lose no time getting on the water, each one in a single boat. Once we push off the dock, memories of the pre-dawn rise, the drive, the ...  

Wind Surfing


Wind surfing to the edge of space

The GuardianThe Guardian - May 23, 2017
Wind surfing to the edge of space. Scientists plan to explore mountain waves by flying the Perlan II glider to the record-breaking stratospheric altitude of 90,000ft. The Perlan flies over mountains in Argentina. The Perlan flying over Argentina. Its ...  

Kite Surfing


Swedish Woman Chucks High-Flying Job To Follow Kite-Surfing ...
The Quint - May 17, 2017

What was supposed to be a two week holiday, led to an 18 months sojourn when a high-flying young woman quit her finance job to travel the world to do kite ...  

Scuba Diving


Junior Scuba Diving Adventures: The Great Barrier Reef

GeekDad (blog)GeekDad (blog) - May 20, 2017
The good, the bad, and the honest adventure of a 10yo ocean geek and his first junior open water scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef.  

Cave Diving


RAID Revises Open Water Diver Training Program, Introduces New Cave Diving Course

DeeperBlue.comDeeperBlue.com - May 9, 2017
As for the cave diving program, the new courses have been written by industry experts Jill Heinerth and Steve Lewis. The training begins with a fundamentals course focusing on safety and responding to emergencies in the overhead environment. If you ...  

Freediving


The free diving yoga teacher offering a wellness retreat with a difference

9Honey9Honey - May 16, 2017
They offer a range of breaks, from a four week intensive freediving course, to cleansing and detox weekends. There's even Wild Woman Awakening Retreat, which is to help women embody their feminine spirit. You can learn more about Kate and her retreats ...  

Snorkeling


Texas Woman Dies While Snorkeling in the Florida Keys

KVUEU.S. News & World Report - May 24, 2017
Herrin's statement says Crozier began having difficulty swimming and they yelled for help from the crew of their snorkeling boat. Crew members threw her a rope and began pulling her to the boat. Once on board, Crozier became unresponsive and stopped ...  

Rafting


Summit County Ark Sharks win R4 Nationals rafting comp, now headed to 2018 Worlds
Summit Daily News - May 22, 2017

The Vail-based Sage Outdoor Adventure whitewater rafting team finished second this past Sunday at the four-person national championships in Oklahoma City. The crew was bested by the Summit County-based Ark Sharks who, in winning the open division, ...  

Kiteboarding


The Delicate Balance of Jesse Richman's Kiteboarding

Wall Street Journal (subscription)Wall Street Journal (subscription) - May 20, 2017
Growing up in Maui, Jesse Richman learned to fly a kite in the ocean. At age 9 he was harnessing the wind to pull him across waves while strapped to a board. He won his first world kiteboarding title at 16. Now 24, Mr. Richman is pushing the boundaries ...  

Water Skiing


Nebraska farmer water skis in a flooded ditch on the edge of his ...

Omaha World-HeraldOmaha World-Herald - May 22, 2017
Faced with a cornfield too wet to work, Burt County farmer Quentin Connealy found a novel way this weekend to fill his spare time: water skiing it instead.  

Whitewater Kayaking


Video–Why Whitewater Kayaking is a Team Sport

CANOE & KAYAKCANOE & KAYAK - Apr 25, 2017
When I got to British Columbia in the spring of 2016, I was an experienced paddler who, except for one old friend, had nobody to paddle with. My gradual exposure to the BC boating scene introduced me to many different people, all of whom shared one ...  

Whitewater Rafting


Adventure Guide: If there was ever a year for whitewater rafting in Idaho ...

Twin Falls Times-NewsTwin Falls Times-News - May 20, 2017
The three forks of the Owyhee and the Main Owyhee River are ripe for the plucking this year, primed for an especially long floating season. Middle Fork. COURTESY OF IDAHO RIVER ADVENTURES. The Middle Fork Salmon River is the second-most popular ...  

Sailboat Racing


Bruce Kirby's Laser series changed the face of sailboat racing

CT PostCT Post - Apr 30, 2017
Racing sailboat designer Bruce Kirby at Cedar Point Yacht Club in Westport. His Laser series are very popular among sailors. Racing sailboat designer Bruce Kirby at Cedar Point Yacht Club in Westport. His Laser series are very popular among sailors.  

Boat Building


St. John's students put boat-building efforts to test

Toledo BladeToledo Blade - May 13, 2017
St. John's Jesuit Academy students and staff bless the Titan I before launch at The Andersons' pond in Toledo. The boat was built by St. John's students.  

Catamaran


NEW: Husband of Delray woman missing at sea saved from catamaran wreck

Palm Beach PostPalm Beach Post - May 15, 2017
A photo of the 37-foot catamaran Surf Into Summer, that struck something about 30 miles west of Cay Sal early Monday. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard). MIAMI. The U.S. Coast Guard searched into the night Monday for a 41-year-old Delray Beach woman whose ...  

Alpine Skiing


Group carries skis on bikes to find alpine skiing in Denali

Fairbanks Daily News-MinerFairbanks Daily News-Miner - Apr 28, 2017
Outdoors Editor's note: Trip Report is an ongoing series about trail conditions around Interior Alaska. Jeremy Vandermeer gave this report from a biking and all-terrain skiing trip in Denali National Park. Did you go out last week? Send a trip report ...  

Cross Country Skiing


Whatcom County's Ski to Sea expects 'business as usual' in 2017 ...

The Bellingham HeraldThe Bellingham Herald - May 26, 2017
Whatcom County's adventure relay race, Ski to Sea, is planning no major changes in 2017, despite earlier plans to cancel the cross-country skiing leg.  

Nordic Skiing


Sweden's Ripa to retire from Nordic skiing to focus on Para-canoe career

Insidethegames.bizInsidethegames.biz - May 16, 2017
Sweden's Helene Ripa, who won gold at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games, has announced her retirement from Nordic skiing and will not attempt to qualify for Pyeongchang 2018. The 45-year-old, who won gold in the women's 15 kilometres free ...  

Skijoring


Skijoring competition headed for Deadwood

Black Hills PioneerBlack Hills Pioneer - Jan 6, 2017
Skijoring is a winter sport that is held in other areas of the country, such as Jackson Hole, Wyo., and towns in Montana, where a person on skis is pulled by a horse, a dog (or dogs), or a motor vehicle. It is derived from the Norwegian word ...  

Ice Hockey


Ice hockey off the agenda for now

Western AdvocateWestern Advocate - May 29, 2017
THERE will be no ice hockey matches at this year's Bathurst Winter Festival, but there will be a lot of other activities that can fill the void. Mayor Graeme Hanger OAM said Bathurst Regional Council wants to give patrons a diverse program of ...  

Snowboarding


Spring Storm Dumps Late Season Pow | TransWorld SNOWboarding

Transworld SnowboardingTransworld Snowboarding - May 19, 2017
Winter 2017 just doesn't want to quit. It's already been one of the best seasons in recent memory with places like Tahoe, Mammoth, the PNW, Colorado, Utah ...  

Snowshoeing


Fascinating facts about snowshoeing in New England

The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - Feb 24, 2017
6 — Number of 2017 races in New Hampshire's Granite State Snowshoe Series, founded in 2009. > 52 — Number of Mass Audubon locations that have snowshoeing trails; six offer snowshoe rentals or loans, including Blue Hills and Boston Nature Center.  

Ski Jumping


Ski jumping 101: Competition

wwlp.comwwlp.com - May 5, 2017
In both individual men's events, the normal hill and the large hill, there are two training sessions and a qualification round prior to the final (medal event). Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) can enter a maximum of four athletes for each event.  

Speed Skating


Speed skating: Sochi silver medalist Creveling gets four-year doping ban

ReutersReuters - May 16, 2017
Olympic speed skating silver medalist Chris Creveling will miss next year's Winter Games in Pyeongchang after being given a four-year ban for testing positive for a prohibited substance, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has said. Creveling, who won ...  

Snowmobiling


Lewis County Chamber of Commerce ornaments celebrate snowmobiling
WatertownDailyTimes.com - May 9, 2017

“We really want to promote the tourism of the county,” chamber Executive Director Kristen F.W. Aucter said. The ornaments, which are on sale now for $12 apiece, show a pair of snowmobilers riding with wind turbines in the background. While the ...  

Figure Skating


Ellenton's SWFFSC dominates Sunshine State Games figure skating ...

Bradenton HeraldBradenton Herald - May 20, 2017
The public address announcer made the call for the one-minute warning during warmups at the Sunshine State Games, and all but one pair cleared the ice.  

Freestyle Skiing


Skye knows how to fly

North Shore NewsNorth Shore News - May 2, 2017
Skye Clarke's most recent trip to the clouds earned her two gold medals and a silver in the U16 division at the Canadian Junior Freestyle Skiing Championships held last month in Whistler, as well as third place in the overall standing for all girls ...  

 
 
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