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2014-04-15 23:06:06

Non-Profit Program Focuses On Inspiring and Mentoring Kids Through Sports New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Up2Us (up2us.org), a national not-for-profit organization leading the movement to promote sports as the solution to the critical challenges facing America’s youth, announced today the launch of its Ambassador Program and the signing of World Champion Rock Climber, Sasha DiGiulian, as its first Ambassador. Up2Us’ Ambassador Program offers professional athletes and coaches the...

2014-03-20 23:29:24

Fitness enthusiasts looking for a new and challenging workout can now climb, do vertical, suspension, and resistance training all at one station Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Freedom Climber is an innovative rotating climbing wall that provides all the benefits of climbing in a safe and fun environment. It is the climber’s weight and action of climbing that causes the rotation. A non-motorized mechanism controls the rotational speed. As the climber climbs upward, the rotating...

2013-10-02 23:32:21

Fitness enthusiasts can now climb and do a mixture of resistance, suspension, and vertical training all in the privacy and convenience of their home. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Terry McCall, inventor of the Freedom Climber (a non-motorized rotating climbing wall which has been featured on Extreme Makeover Home Edition and the DIY network’s Man Cave), has expanded the function of his unique wall system to include resistance training, body weight suspension training and vertical training....

2013-08-21 08:23:56

Fearless rock climber's charity will be introduced August 29th at Gear Co-op in Costa Mesa, California COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary Rock Climber Alex Honnold will be introducing his charity, the Honnold Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people live better, simply -using clean & accessible energy, August 29th at Gear Co-op. The event will include a bouldering competition, live auction, live music, poster signing, and an...

2013-06-30 23:17:20

Future Play’s Dome Climber is an updated version of the classic geodesic-shaped ‘monkey bars’ of the past. Always a favorite for children, this climber is constructed of durable powder-coated steel to ensure sturdy support. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution alliance with Future Play, Incorporated, to offer their Dome Climber residential playground equipment to...

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2009-01-06 07:30:00

A space elevator prototype, featuring a broomstick, has shaken up scientists' approach to the century-old idea. In December, Age-Raymond Riise of the European Space Agency demonstrated the device for the space elevator project which could see a nearly 63,000 mile tether anchored to Earth as an "elevator" into space. The idea, which was demonstrated at a recent space elevator conference, could solve many complicated hurdles, but still leaves much to be answered. The space elevator concept was...

2008-08-05 09:00:19

By Stephen Graham Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A helicopter plucked two frostbitten Dutch climbers from K2 on Monday after an avalanche and exposure left at least 11 people presumed dead on the world's second-highest mountain. An Italian who was also stranded made his way down the slope with a rescue team after telling a colleague, "I am surely not going to give up now." One of the rescued men, Wilco Van Rooijen, blamed mistakes in preparation for the final ascent -- not just...

2006-07-22 09:51:30

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A search party has found the body of one of Latin America's leading climbers, who went went missing 10 days ago on Pakistan's Nanga Parbat, the world's ninth-highest peak, a diplomat said on Saturday. Jose Antonio Delgado, a 41-year-old Venezuelan, became stranded in bad weather at a height of 24,280 feet (7,400 meters) during his ascent of "The Killer Mountain," as Nanga Parbat is otherwise known. "All the elements suggest it is the body of Jose Antonio...

2006-05-28 03:23:33

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has kicked out an Italian mountaineer who entered China without legal documents after climbing Mount Everest from the Nepalese side, Xinhua news agency said on Sunday. Simone Moro started climbing the world's highest mountain from the south in Nepal on May 20 and reached the Chinese mountaineering camp on the northern slope two days later, Xinhua said, quoting the Tibetan Mountaineering Association. "The camp immediately informed the association of the...

2006-05-26 19:55:40

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian mountaineer left for dead near the summit of Mt Everest has been found alive after spending a night out on the world's highest mountain, but remains severely ill with frostbite and altitude sickness. Lincoln Hall, 50, was initially reported to have died of cerebral edema, or swelling of the brain, as he descended the mountain, according to expedition leader Alexander Abramov, on internet site www.mounteverest.net. However, climbers ascending the next...


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2012-06-15 06:33:39

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