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2014-08-18 23:01:38

Parkulture co-founder Jared “JJ” Woods, who earned the top time in the regional finals, will now face one of the toughest obstacle courses known to man in Las Vegas along with competitors from all five regions. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Parkulture co-founder, professional stuntman and parkour instructor, Jared “JJ” Woods, will be competing in the Las Vegas finals of NBC’s highest rated primetime extreme sports competition show, American Ninja Warrior. The show will...

2014-08-13 20:22:24

BRANSON, Mo., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major announcement today, new for 2015, Silver Dollar City presents Fireman's Landing, an $8 million development with 10 new family adventures in an all-new area, plus the world famous Harlem Globetrotters in their first-ever extended-run show, making 2015 the park's biggest family year ever. Set to open in Spring 2015, Fireman's Landing substantially increases the park's attractions, adding 10 family adventures in all. The new area...

2014-07-25 23:02:20

Miami stuntman and Parkour and Freerunning instructor seeks redemption on the course Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Parkulture is proud to announce that one of its co-founders, professional stuntman and parkour instructor, Jared “JJ” Woods, will be competing on NBC’s highest rated primetime extreme sports competition show, American Ninja Warrior. The show will premiere on local affiliates this coming Monday, July 28th at 9PM and will rerun on the new Esquire Network on...

2014-07-21 23:08:10

Sky Zone invites members of the U.S. Congress to work out their differences on the Dodgeball court during a special Red, White & Blue match following the Ultimate Dodgeball Championship. LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Politics divide, Ultimate Dodgeball unites. That’s the rationale behind an open invitation to members of the U.S. Congress from Sky Zone, the creator of Ultimate Dodgeball – a trampoline-infused twist on the school-yard classic. Sky Zone will host a Red, White &...

2014-07-14 08:24:01

Klotz was a legendary basketball icon worldwide for over 60 years PHOENIX, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Louis "Red" Klotz- the iconic mastermind behind the Washington Generals, and a key figure as a player, coach and owner over more than 60 years of competition with the world famous Harlem Globetrotters- passed away Saturday, July 12, at the age of 93. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126567 Klotz passed peacefully in his sleep at his home in Margate, N.J., with his...

2014-07-08 23:05:47

Summer fun roller derby book for tweens in book stores now. Available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Tattered Cover, and other local bookstores (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The first roller derby inspired book for tweens has rolled into bookstores across the country. Hitting shelves July 1, 2014, Rise of the Undead Redhead is the first book in the Dorothy’s Derby Chronicles series. Young readers are in for action-packed fun that inspires young girls to be strong, independent, and confident...

2014-06-24 16:23:35

NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: July 4th Hot Dog Eating Madness, featuring Kobayashi. When: Friday, July 4th. Doors open 10am. Competition begins 1:00pm. Where: 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar 230 FIFTH AVE, corner of 27th street on 5th Ave. In 2001, Takeru Kobayashi transformed the world of competitive eating by downing 50 hot dogs - smashing the previous record (25.5). Over the next decade, he would not only continue to set new precedents in eating feats, but also...

2014-06-24 08:28:38

Johnny Manziel and Brothers of Andrew Wiggins are other star athletes chosen PHOENIX, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world famous Harlem Globetrotters held their eighth annual player draft today, selecting a host of world-class athletes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/120771 The Globetrotters' one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment, showcasing some of the finest athletes on the planet and some of the greatest basketball ever seen. The...

2014-06-02 23:01:06

Dorothy’s Derby Chronicles: Rise of the Undead Redhead, in Stores July 2014; Will Be an Artist’s Valley Guest, Booth A14, at This Year’s Denver Comic Con June 13-15 (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Roller derby skaters are today’s new superheroes, and Dorothy’s Derby Chronicles’ Rise of the Undead Redhead raucously celebrates this new breed of junior roller derby champion. Illustrated in a graphic novel style, the book’s creator’s Meghan Dougherty and Alece Birnbach, will join the...

2014-05-02 23:01:15

Correction: Dorothy’s Derby Chronicles: Rise of the Undead Redhead in stores July 2014; Pre-order of the book available online at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Tattered Cover and other local book stores--By Meghan Dougherty and Alece Birnbach; Illustrated by Alece Birnbach (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 It’s true: roller derby inspires an individualistic—and a little anti-establishment—attitude, something that Meghan Dougherty discovered when she joined the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls in 2007....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.