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2011-05-25 10:22:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Sports Company K-Swiss announced today a multi-year agreement with Life Time Fitness (NYSE: LTM), The Healthy Way of Life Company, under which K-Swiss will serve as the exclusive footwear and apparel provider for Life Time Run, Life Time's running programs and events business. Additionally, K-Swiss has been named the official footwear and apparel sponsor of more than 30 Life Time Endurance events nationally, including the...

2011-05-17 06:00:00

FORT LEE, N.J., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The decision to run a triathlon is not an easy one. The training is hard; the commitment in time and money is not cheap; and success on race day can be determined by factors outside of an athlete's control. Is the water too cold, is the run steeper than expected, did your chain fall off? The one thing you can control is the quality of your bike. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110517/NY03034LOGO ) For any level athlete, equipment...

2011-05-01 15:22:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Filip Ospaly and Sarah Haskins were the male and female winners of the 28th annual St. Anthony's Triathlon, topping one of the largest and most competitive pro fields in the Triathlon's history. Among the men, Ospaly, 35, captured the St. Anthony's Triathlon title with a time of 1:41:22. "My strategy was to wait for the run," said Ospaly of Czech Republic. "I knew my finish was strong." Ospaly competed in the 2008 Olympics and his career...

2011-04-26 12:26:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After nearly 30 historic years, the 2011 edition of St. Anthony's Triathlon will host its most diverse and competitive professional field of athletes to date. On May 1, some of the sport's greatest athletes with titles ranging from Olympic medalists to World Cup champions will line up to take on the international-distance course in St. Petersburg, Fla. The event is now part of the new global 5150 Triathlon Series, offering...

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...

2011-04-05 09:20:00

LONDON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- London-based company, Under Enterprises Incorporated, has announced the launch of a new Web site for beginner golfers: www.NoviceGolfers.com. NoviceGolfers.com offers a variety of recommended golf products for beginner golfers. Through e-commerce and international shipping, people around the world can shop and browse through all products featured on the Web site. Founder and President of Under Enterprises Incorporated, Michael Underwood, said, "We...

2011-03-24 11:08:00

BOSTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf Town, Canada's largest golf retailer and the second largest in the world, today announced the completion of its $25 million U.S. market expansion, and the imminent opening of its first five stores throughout greater Boston. Golf Town's Massachusetts growth, which represents the largest retail expansion since the start of the economic downturn, will fill approximately 100,000-square-feet of vacant retail space and result in the creation of 200...

2011-03-23 07:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the vision of professional triathlete Michael Raelert, California Sports Company K-Swiss will take its triathlon commitment to a new level surrounding the Ironman World Championship on October 8, 2011. Raelert has vowed to successfully cross the finish line in tandem with his brother Andreas Raelert in an effort to take first and second place in the grueling 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run in Kona,...

2011-03-04 00:00:29

New course offering "“ Dispatch Judoâ“ž¢: Verbal Defense & Influence for Emergency Communications "“ is now being scheduled across the United States Madison, CT (PRWEB) March 3, 2011 PowerPhone, Inc., a leading provider of 9-1-1 call handling training and technology, has jumped in the ring with an exclusive partnership with the Verbal Judo Institute to deliver a groundbreaking new continuing education course "“ Dispatch...

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...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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