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2014-04-05 23:02:35

GetOutfitted, the Rent The Runway of Snowsports, Takes Top Honors by Highlighting Traction and Potential Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 GetOutfitted, a web based start-up that rents ski and snowboard apparel and accessories through the mail, won the $25,000 first place prize at Colorado College’s Big Idea competition on Tuesday. Now in its second year, The Big Idea competition aims to foster innovation and entrepreneurship among college students. The panel of judges...

2011-08-16 06:22:00

BERLIN and WALES, Alaska, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Constantin Bisanz, founder of the online community brands4friends, and his companions, the brothers Geza and Andre Scholtz, made history with a very special record. They were the first to cover the distance to the international dateline in the Arctic Ocean between Alaska and Russia by kite board. On the more than 70 km distance, the athletes reached a record speed of 40 km/h average - only driven by wind and body...

2011-01-05 15:18:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sean Reyngoudt, the world's only amputee professional kiteboarder and waverider, will be featured in a new TV action-adventure series, "Catching Air", premiering Thursday, Jan. 6 on the Discovery Channel's HD Theater. All six episodes will air weekly at 9 p.m. through Feb. 17th. Using the Renegade prosthetic foot from Freedom Innovations in Irvine, Calif., the 27-year-old Reyngoudt will be following the wind as it whistles through the most...


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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