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2014-02-24 12:25:50

Lucky Loonies being sent to communities as thanks for supporting their medal-winning athletes OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to congratulate Team Canada for its many accomplishments at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games, earning an outstanding 25 medals. "Our athletes made Canadians from coast to coast to coast extremely proud during a riveting 16 days of competition," said Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint. "As we...

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...

2014-02-13 23:21:58

Join Shawnee Peak for a night time skin to the summit on Valentine’s Day - and an action-packed vacation week. Bridgton, ME (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Ski touring and skinning, or “earning your turns”, has become an increasingly popular facet of skiing, and Shawnee Peak is embracing it by offering their first Moonlight Uphill Tour on Friday, February 14. Come celebrate Valentine’s Day under the full moon and experience a whole new way to enjoy Shawnee Peak - by skinning or...

2014-01-29 23:26:27

Fisher is excited to represent the USA and MonaVie in what will be his second Olympic Games. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 MonaVie distributor-athlete Erik Fisher is set to make his second Olympic Games appearance as a member of the U.S. Alpine Ski Team. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association nominated 20 athletes to the U.S. Olympic Alpine Ski Team on Sunday (Jan. 26) who will compete in Sochi next month. “I'm super excited to be back on team USA for the second time...

2014-01-27 12:26:28

NOTTINGHAM, England, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a bid to banish the January blues and take advantage of the sale period, January is the opportune time when people start to look at booking a holiday and see what's available. Skiing can be an expensive holiday but with travel agents and online travel companies slashing their prices, it is worth taking a look at their offers across ski resorts. SportsDirect.com take a look at how to plan for a skiing holiday. The...

2014-01-14 08:26:05

New Mexico ski resort to significantly increase access to advanced terrain with installation of one of the highest lifts in North America TAOS, N.M., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taos Ski Valley today announced that beginning in 2014 - 2015 ski season, visitors will be able to access the mountain's celebrated Kachina Peak via a chairlift for the first time. The Kachina Peak Lift will be installed during the summer of 2014 and will summit at 12,450 feet, making it one of the highest...

2014-01-09 23:26:11

By Angelo Ciminiello, M.D., The Sports Medicine Center at Danbury Orthopedics. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Dr. Angelo Ciminiello, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, is fellowship-trained in sports medicine. He served as assistant team physician to the Boston Celtics and Northeastern University, and is the director of Orthopedic Trauma at Danbury Hospital. His specialties include arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, complex knee and shoulder surgery, hip surgery, orthopedic...

2014-01-08 08:23:41

A "first of its kind" mentoring program that allows for a synergy of excellence to exist between two great groups--U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Team athletes and U.S. veterans. ALEXANDRIA, Va. and PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PenFed (Pentagon Federal Credit Union) announced today that the credit union will be the presenting sponsor of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's (USSA) Military Mentorship Program during the 2014 Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix...

2013-12-25 23:01:07

Online Insurance Marketplace (http://www.onlineinsurancemarketplace.com/), announces new blog, “Where To Go Skiing This Winter?” (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 Online Insurance Marketplace has released a blog presenting the best place to go skiing this winter. For ski lovers, winter is the best season of the year as they can do what they enjoy most. Skiing can also present opportunities for traveling and seeing new places. There are many ski resorts to choose from and every new trip means...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.