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2013-09-20 23:18:31

EcoGroomer, Inc. a Colorado based resort services company announces long time industry insider, Mark Sanders joins the company as Vice President of Western Region Sales. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Mr. Sanders joins EcoGroomer after serving as National Channel Sales Manager for health and military divisions with Superfeet Worldwide, Inc. for over a decade. As a life-long mountain sports enthusiast, Mark grew up in a resort town, was a competitive Nordic and alpine ski racer and...

2013-03-16 23:03:30

On March 15 competitions took place at the "Rosa Khutor" Alpine Center in the men's giant slalom and the ladies' super-giant slalom, as part of the Alpine Skiing FIS European Cup Final, held by the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee in conjunction with the Russian Federation of Alpine Skiing and Snowboard. (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 On March 15 competitions took place at the "Rosa Khutor" Alpine Center in the men's giant slalom and the ladies' super-giant slalom, as part of the Alpine Skiing FIS...

2012-11-13 11:15:45

Johns Hopkins-led study debunks beliefs that safety gear promotes riskier athletic behavior The use of helmets by skiers and snowboarders decreases the risk and severity of head injuries and saves lives, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests. The findings debunk long-held beliefs by some that the use of helmets gives athletes a false sense of security and promotes dangerous behavior that might increase injuries. "There really is a great case to be made for wearing helmets," says Adil...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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