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2010-10-28 00:00:40

World Champion and Gold Medal snowboarder will be featured in conjunction with DeLorme's rollout of the Earthmate PN-60w handheld GPS with SPOT Satellite Communicator Yarmouth, ME (PRWEB) October 27, 2010 DeLorme, the innovation leader in GPS and mapping technology, is pleased to announce its entry into a corporate partnership with World Champion and Gold Medal snowboarder Seth Wescott. DeLorme will be featuring Wescott in conjunction with the company's rollout of the Earthmate PN-60w with...

2006-03-01 19:28:40

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Seth Wescott, the first person to win Olympic gold in snowboard cross, said on Wednesday he is campaigning to popularize the sport in the U.S. Wescott, who is also reigning snowboard cross world champion, announced plans to host a series of U.S. clinics and to lobby resorts to build snowboard cross tracks to give young racers a chance to experience the sport. "I've got a number of goals," said the 29-year-old American. "First off, to get...

2006-02-16 10:33:59

By Mark Meadows BARDONECCHIA, Italy (Reuters) - Seth Wescott raced to victory in the men's snowboard cross on Thursday to give the United States their third snowboarding gold of the Games as the new pursuit made its Olympic debut. Radoslav Zidek took silver, Slovakia's first Winter Olympic medal, after leading for most of the final race before world champion Wescott overtook him toward the end. France's Paul-Henri Delerue scooped bronze. Wescott's triumph adds to U.S. golds for...

2006-02-16 09:47:40

BARDONECCHIA, Italy (Reuters) - Seth Wescott of the U.S. raced to gold as snowboard cross made a thrilling Olympic debut on Thursday. Slovakia's Radoslav Zidek led for most of the final race but world champion Wescott overtook him toward the end and held on for victory. France's Paul-Henri Delerue took bronze. Canadian medal contender Jasey Jay Anderson was disqualified with Australia's Damon Hayler after they collided in the semi-finals while U.S. hope Nate Holland fell after a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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