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2014-04-30 08:27:09

NOTTINGHAM, England, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 7th May this year's Badminton Horse Trials begin, an event in which riders and their horses take part in three phases of the competition including cross country, dressage and show jumping. The event begins on Wednesday 7th May with the first inspection, followed by two days of dressage, a cross country test and finishing on the final day with the jumping test. The first inspection involves all horses being...

2014-04-24 23:00:40

Head Over Heels Athletic Arts’ Head Boys Coach Michael Ashe Judges at the 2014 Korea Cup Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Head Over Heels Athletic Arts is pleased to announce that Michael Ashe has been selected by the USA Gymnastics Men’s Technical Committee as a judge for the US delegation at the 2014 Korea Cup. Ashe is the Head Coach of Head Over Heels’ Boys Team Program as well as the Vice President of the Northern California Gymnastics Judges Association and Regional...

2014-04-08 23:00:51

Experienced winter sports athletes are on the slopes now. Consider the risks of skiing and snowboarding, and how disability insurance coverage can protect your income should an injury occur. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Whether skiing or snowboarding, there are many different opinions out there as to which of these winter sports is more dangerous. The truth is, there are injuries in both sports, especially head injuries, which can be life threatening. Some businesses have taken a...

2014-03-20 04:21:48

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crews rowing across the Pacific in June select their race numbers for the Great Pacific Race With less than 3 months until the start of the first Great Pacific race, the 15 crews, representing 9 countries participating, have taken one step closer to the start line. Organisers of the race, New Ocean Wave, have given each crew the opportunity to choose their own race number and the reasons...

2014-03-11 16:25:27

#WHATSTHERE SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Braydon Luscombe and Josh Dueck were the fastest Canadians down the hill on Tuesday in the slalom portion of men's super combined, placing second and fifth, respectively, on a challenging course plagued by thick fog and rain that forced organizers to postpone the men's and women's super combined super-G until Thursday. Luscombe, from Duncan, B.C., laid down the second-fastest slalom run in the men's standing category with a...

2014-02-28 23:32:20

Head Over Heels Athletic Arts Wins at the Largest Gymnastics Invitational in the World Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Head Over Heels Athletic Arts (HOH) sent their Level 10 gymnasts to Chicago, IL the weekend of February 7th – 9th to compete in the 2014 Chicago Style, the largest gymnastics invitational competition in the world. HOH was represented by eight athletes who were split into two designated teams of four. Their superior technique and difficulty stood out capturing...

2014-02-28 23:02:40

Mental Training, Inc. client Olivia Raymond is a special gymnast who recently won back to back meets at some of the most well-known competitions in the country. Even more amazing is, she did it after quitting the sport. The addition of mental skills training has enabled her to re-enter the sport with strengthened motivation, focus and confidence. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Why do some athletes handle adversity and others stumble? Some say it’s genetics, others say it’s great...

2014-02-18 12:28:32

NOTTINGHAM, England, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New fitness and health fads are always popping up, but some of the most effective workouts have been around for years, centuries even. Take boxing for example, it is a great all body workout and has stood the test of time. SportsDirect.com take a look at the health benefits of the sport and what equipment is needed. Boxing, dating back to Ancient Greek and Roman times, has come a long way over the years and although...

2014-02-14 08:25:25

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Founders of strategic marketing agency 8fold, Jennifer LoBianco and Brad Leszczynski, who are athletes and avid fans of anything sports related, have just launched Off The Sled, a website that provides a unique look at talented and dedicated bobsled and skeleton athletes... candidly, off their sleds. "Brad and I love the Olympics and after a trip to Lake Placid this past December we saw the magnitude of it in these athletes' world,"...

2014-02-13 23:26:47

With the excitement of the Olympics in the air many will be getting off the couch and hitting the ice and slopes. The California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) provides an overview of how cold weather sports can affect two of an athlete’s most important assets - his or her feet. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 From the downhill rush of snow skiing to the gravity defying acrobatics of snowboarding to the grace and power of ice-skating, winter sports can be a perpetual...


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