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2014-06-19 16:21:20

Rookie athletes work with former Army pilot through innovative Military Mentorship Program WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rookie national team athletes with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) will learn about resilience from a former Army helicopter pilot as part of the Military Mentorship Program, an innovative initiative of the USSA which brings together Olympic hopefuls and members of the U.S. military. On June 19, participating skiers and...

2014-04-15 08:24:43

Pulse-poundings clips of the world's most extreme athletes in action, from insane skating stunts to the wildest surfing wipeouts, are now available at www.blinkx.com SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the Internet Media platform powered by CORE video technology, today announced a partnership with GrindMedia, the leading action/adventure sports media company, to offer blinkx users all new extreme sports channels from TransWorld, publisher of the world's largest and...

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...

2014-03-24 12:25:35

U.S. Snowboarder Elena Hight's Advice Includes Meditating, Practicing Yoga, Going Outdoors, Eating Fresh Produce and Soaking in Epsom Salt CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It can be difficult to make changes that improve your health, your diet and your fitness, but two-time Olympian Elena Hight has some smart suggestions. The snowboarder's tips include meditating for a few minutes each day, practicing yoga, going outdoors, eating fresh produce and soaking in Epsom salt. "A lot...

2014-03-14 16:22:32

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Twenty-one-year-old John Leslie of Arnprior, Ont. paced the Canadian para-snowboard team this morning with a superb seventh-place finish, as the sport of snowboard cross made its Paralympic debut in Sochi. Leslie, the pride of Mount Pakenham near Ottawa, Ont., completed three solid runs - the best two count for total time - and enthused about his Paralympic experience afterward. Leslie's best two runs combined time was 1:51.88. "The...

2014-03-14 00:23:01

Snowboarding, skateboarding present highest risk for injuries, including concussions; findings support need for greater education, advocacy efforts for safer equipment NEW ORLEANS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that the thrill of extreme sports comes at a price: a higher risk for severe neck and head injuries. Extreme sports are gaining in popularity: skateboarding...

2014-03-06 12:25:42

PURCHASE, N.Y., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Dew is thrilled to welcome Scotty Lago to the DEW® team, joining fellow Frends Crew member Danny Davis to form an elite roster of snowboard athletes. Lago earned a bronze medal in the men's halfpipe snowboard competition at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/NY78388 "Scotty is one of the top snowboarders today, and we're very excited to welcome him to the DEW team," said Greg...

2014-03-05 20:21:07

SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Have they invented the hoverboard a year early? Unfortunately no (fingers still crossed for 2015, though), but new photos posted on ENH will have people believing in boards that can fly. A brand new photo gallery from Everything No Hands captures the essence of the "no hands" policy on life that the website celebrates with jaw dropping photos of extreme snow board jumps and, of course, some steaming hot snow board girls as well....

2014-03-05 08:25:32

Early-purchase discount also gives visitors unlimited spring skiing this year TAOS, N.M., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taos Ski Valley is offering its famous Millennium Pass for the 2014-2015 season at a discount over the current season rate - just $575 - if purchased by closing day, April 6, 2014. The pass will also be valid from March 17 through the remainder of this season for those who wish to ski or ride this spring. "We are committed to keeping Taos Ski Valley one of the most...

2014-02-25 16:26:19

NOTTINGHAM, England, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Team GB bought home four medals at Sochi 2014, including two for curling, one for skeleton and one for snowboard slopestyler, making it the most successful Winter Olympics for Great Britain since 1924. SportsDirect.com take a look at what effect this will have on the bigger picture when it comes to sport. Although Britain is not renowned for having natural snow this didn't hinder the Olympians, and it shouldn't put...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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