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2011-08-17 00:00:31

A series of paddleboard and outrigger-canoe races raises money and awareness for the Sarcoma Alliance, an international nonprofit that offers guidance, education and support to those with the rare cancer. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 The Ocean of Hope keeps the Sarcoma Alliance afloat. It started 12 years ago at the Catalina Classic, and has grown into a series of ocean races that have raised more than half a million dollars. "It has been an amazing road from when O2H...

2011-08-02 00:00:04

Australian Jamie Mitchell claims 10th consecutive title over 32-mile open ocean crossing. Connor Baxter and Jordan Mercer stun the paddling world with strength and poise to become youngest solo champions in both prone and SUP divisions. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Sunday, July 31, 2011 produced favorable race conditions with 15 to 20-knot winds and eight foot swells. Athletes at the 15th Annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship (M2O), presented by Longboard Island Lager...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

Jamie Mitchell and Kanesa Duncan lead men's and women's prone paddleboard division en route to record wins - Dave Kalama and Andrea Moller return to defend titles in growing stand-up paddleboard (SUP) division Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 In its 15th year, the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship (M2O), presented by Kona Brewing Co., will host its largest field of international competitors, featuring the sport's most elite athletes. On Sunday, July 31, 2011, an armada of...

2011-06-23 00:00:29

32-mile ocean crossing tests the endurance and daring of men and women - Race updates and latest event information available thru Facebook and Twitter Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Founded in 1997, the Molokai-2-Oahu (M2O) Paddleboard World Championship, presented by Kona Brewing Co., is set to celebrate its 15th anniversary on Sunday, July 31, 2011. Featuring 250 courageous athletes from more than 10 countries, the annual race will test the endurance of men and women as they cross...

2011-06-06 08:01:00

HALLANDALE, Fla., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adrenalina, a growing extreme sports and adventure-themed lifestyle brand, today announced the initial four-city launch of the Adrenalina Skateboard Marathon World Tour. The first skateboard event of its kind, designed to promote health and fitness, and the action sports lifestyle, the 26.2-mile longboard race will debut on Governors Island in New York City on July 30, followed by events in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico (August 28) and Plano,...

2011-04-21 00:00:27

Hubless self propelled Skatecycle Carves Deeply on Flat Ground. An innovative urban riding machine from Brooklyn Workshop, Inc. Captures movements from Snowboarding, Skateboarding and Casterboards (waveboards and Ripstiks). Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 Alon Karpman, an inventor, designer and the founder of Brooklyn Workshop, Inc., launches the award-winning Skatecycle"”the world's first hubless skateboard. Constructed with a solid aluminum frame, ABS composite body parts and...

2011-03-21 14:34:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gravity Collection, Inc. (www.gravitycollection.com) is acquiring Clarity Media Group as a wholly owned subsidiary today. This will position Clarity Media Group to display their properties through a more diverse and broader audience. Those properties include print media, clip videos, and much more. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101025/LA88285LOGO) Gravity Collection, Inc. will be able to exploit its 2,000 hours of...

2011-02-17 00:00:45

Now skateboarders from around the world can earn great prizes by posting video of their amazing tricks. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 SkaterEvolution.com (http://www.skaterevolution.com/) is a skateboarding revolution. By posting video showing mastery of SkaterEvolution.com challenges, skaters earn great, escalating discounts on top-notch skate gear, clothes and much more. Registered users can message other skaters, making friends of fellow skaters from across the street or across...

2011-02-02 00:00:42

NATURALHIGH.TV features drug free Superstar, Terry Kennedy, who bypassed drug abuse and adversity by engaging in his Natural High, skateboarding. Terry's interview will be part of the 'Natural High 5' film, used during drug awareness week in schools across America. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 Terry Kennedy is the newest celebrity whose drug awareness PSA is being featured on NATURALHIGH.TV, an online film series that uses celebrities, bands, and professional athletes as messengers...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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