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2010-01-19 16:18:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Courage Center's Ski and Snowboard Program (CCSS) is seeking participants for their third annual Courage Cup on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010. All proceeds support skiers with disabilities through training instructors and providing specialized equipment. The event, at Trollhaugen in Dresser, Wis., includes a ski race, raffle and silent auction to benefit CCSS. For $75, teams of three participants are matched with a Courage Center adaptive skier for the...

2010-01-11 15:29:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") the National AeroSpace Training and Research (NASTAR(®)) Center congratulates today the winner of the NASTAR Student Patch Design Contest, Tatsuya Arai, a student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Tatsuya's design has become the new Official Patch for The NASTAR Center's Suborbital Scientist-Astronaut Training...

2010-01-11 07:25:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- New Wave Enviro Products has been announced the exclusive provider of Stainless Steel water bottles for the U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding. Support for these teams is particularly important because of the upcoming Winter Olympics in February 2010. The U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding will be available on all of New Wave Enviro Products' Stainless Steel bottles, starting in February of 2010. New Wave manufactures eco-nomical, reusable,...

2010-01-04 07:45:00

VALDEZ, Alaska, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As December has brought record snowfalls to the Chugach Mountains of Valdez, Alaska, Alaskan helicopter and snowcat skiing firm Valdez Heli-Camps (VHC) announces a strategic alliance with Costco Wholesale Corporation. Costco Wholesale, simply known as "Costco," is the largest membership warehouse club chain in the United States. As of July 2009 it is the third largest retailer in the U.S. and the ninth largest in the world. Now for skiers and...

2009-12-10 07:06:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Gwanghwamun Square in downtown Seoul is ready to be transformed into a venue for winter festivities, accommodating Seoul Snow Jam, the fourth in the "Seoul Dream Series" which is designed to celebrate the dedication of the city's new landmark square. A temporary jump slope has been built at the square to serve as the main site for the event. Taking place from December 11 to 13, Seoul Snow Jam will feature a freestyle snowboarding show and...

2009-12-02 07:17:00

NAPA, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Gnarly Head Wines has joined the legendary Mavericks Surf Contest(TM) Presented by Sony Ericsson and Barracuda Networks as an official sponsor for the 2009/2010 season. In addition, Gnarly Head and Mavericks(TM) will offer a $5,000 prize for the "Gnarly Head Gnarliest Drop" award. Judges will be looking for the surfer who exhibits the most impressive "drop" or downward slide on the face of a wave on the Official Contest Day. As usual, after the Opening...

2009-11-16 10:00:00

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you are 13 or 31, the Camp of Champions (COC) snowboard, ski and mountain bike camp at Whistler Blackcomb offers the opportunity of a lifetime - the chance to train with the pros and spend a summer in the snow. Whistler Blackcomb will be in the spotlight next year as a host venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Register now to learn from the top pros at the best summer terrain and bike park in the world, and number one ski...

2009-11-11 16:55:00

GAYLORD, Mich., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Otsego Ski Club, Michigan's only private ski club, will host some of the world's top Olympic snowboard athletes training for the February 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. Top board riders from teams from the United States, Japan, Australia and New Zealand will gather at the club in Gaylord, Michigan for practice sessions through December and January. The primary attraction to the Otsego club is the facility's 22-foot pipe,...

2009-11-11 16:09:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") The National AeroSpace Research and Training (NASTAR) Center announced today an international contest for students to design a patch that will commemorate NASTAR Center's newest training program for suborbital scientist-astronauts who will fly aboard commercial suborbital spaceflights. The winning design will become the Official Patch for NASTAR's...

2009-11-10 11:42:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- HoldUp Suspender Company, the company that invented the No-Slip® Suspender Clip, announces Ski-Ups(TM), a new line of patented HoldUp Suspenders created specifically for skiers and snowboarders. Ski-Ups(TM) are designed to hold onto delicate fabrics such as Gore-Tex®, without damaging or tearing non woven materials. They have a patent-pending plastic Gripper Clasp(TM) that ensures the suspenders will never slip...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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