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Two skateboard festivals planned for downtown

by on May 5, 2022 0

TEXARKANA, Texas — The local skateboarding community plans to hold two festivals downtown. Lucas Chambers and Kam West will bring their respective competitions to the city’s Skatetopia skatepark later this year. Skatefest Chambers, 23, and his friend Matt Dillard are bringing the annual Skatefest back to Skatetopia for the third year in a row....

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S2 E1- Kilian Martin in Madrid

by on May 5, 2022 0

Kilian Martin is a professional freestyle skateboarder from Madrid, Spain best known for his unique trick selection and skateboarding style that gained worldwide acclaim after his A Skate Escalation video went viral in February 2012. As a landlocked child surfer, Kilian was advised to take up skateboarding to improve his surfing technique and he...

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Nathan Chen withdraws from 2022 World Figure Skating Championships with injury | Launderer’s report

by on April 30, 2022 0

Ma Ning/Xinhua via Getty Images After winning gold at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, Nathan Chen has withdrawn from the upcoming world figure skating championships due to injury, USA Figure Skating announced on Wednesday. “I am disappointed to have to withdraw from Worlds,” Chen said in a statement. “I’ve been training for this...

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International Sports Tourism Conference in Pakistan in September

by on April 27, 2022 0

KARACHI: To promote sports tourism in Pakistan, especially in Gilgit-Baltistan, an international conference will be held at Karakoram International University (KIU) from September 23-25. Sports tourism is one of the most dynamic sectors of the tourism industry. The conference aims to bring together leading academics to exchange experiences and research findings on all aspects...

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‘An opportunity that could actually change their lives’: Olympic hopefuls test their skills in Guelph

by on April 24, 2022 0

The search is ongoing for future Canadian Olympians. Athletes from across the country were in Guelph this weekend, hoping to take their training to the next level. RBC Training Grounds hosted its first in-person event, after two years of virtual testing, to see if local athletes can compete at the Olympic level. The event...

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Holding Company Lifeist Mikra Adds Olympic Medalists as Brand Ambassadors

by on April 13, 2022 0

Wellness Lifeist Inc. Ashley Wagner Olympic medalist Ashley Wagner Cullen Jones Olympic medalist Cullen Jones Ashley Wagner and Cullen Jones to support the launch of Mikra TORONTO, April 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lifeist Wellness Inc. (“Lifeist” or the “Company”) (TSXV: LFST) (FRANKFURT: M5B) (OTCMKTS: NXTTF)a health technology company that leverages advances in science...

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Southborough’s Camilla Manz from Worcester Academy shines at US Synchronized Skating Championships

by on April 11, 2022 0

WORCESTER — As the tallest member of her Hayden synchronized skating team, the Ice Mates, Worcester Academy senior Camilla Manz led her teammates onto the ice at the Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the month last, for the opening performance of the 2022 United States Synchronized Skating Championships. COVID-19 canceled last year’s...

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WATCH: American comedian challenges record-breaking Olympics swimmer Caeleb Dressel with hilarious attempt to steal his sponsorship

by on April 5, 2022 0

It’s good to have confidence, but is challenging an Olympic champion like Caeleb Dressel a good idea? Well, certainly not if it comes to swimming. Even though the 25-year-old has struggled a bit with his form lately, Caeleb is still a seven-time Olympic gold medalist. If that doesn’t intimidate you as a challenger, then...

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Makled wins state title, runner-up in separate events at state high school figure skating championships – Press & Guide

by on April 2, 2022 0

The Dearborn Unified Figure Skating Team was well represented at the Laura Maki State High School Figure Skating Championships at the Kensington Valley Ice House in Brighton on March 26-27. Jillian Furlow, a freshman at Dearborn High School, placed 5th in the state in the preliminary/pre-juvenile artistic solo event. (Photo courtesy of Robbin Tenglin)...

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Russia faces hockey probe, denies swimming ban

by on March 24, 2022 0

Mark Humphrey/AP The International Ice Hockey Federation has called for an investigation into Russian hockey and its former president René Fasel (file) The board of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has asked an independent ethics committee to investigate the Russian Hockey Federation and former IIHF President René Fasel on issues related to the...

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Sports News Roundup: Florida Governor Declares Weyant Winner of Transgender Athlete; Soccer-Pogba says World Cup winner’s medal was stolen in burglary & more

by on March 23, 2022 0

Here is a summary of current sports news briefs. Florida governor declares Weyant winner of transgender athlete Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a proclamation recognizing Emma Weyant as the winner of a women’s varsity swimming event after her recent loss to a transgender athlete and accused the NCAA of destroying...

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Nordic Tracks: Courtesy and Etiquette on Cross-Country Ski Trails | cross-country skiing

by on March 9, 2022 0

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Family Sporting Events in Columbus

by on March 5, 2022 0

No matter the time of year, at least one of Central Ohio’s sports teams is in action. From top professional teams like the Columbus Blue Jackets and Columbus Crew to those dressed in red and gray, we have plenty to cheer for. Additionally, the area hosts high-profile events in bodybuilding, cycling and golf, and...

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ISH Dance Collective presents ELEMENTS OF FREESTYLE at the Peacock Theater in a London premiere

by on February 24, 2022 0

Sadler’s Wells’ Peacock Theater will present ISH Dance Collective’s Elements of Freestyle, an adrenaline-fueled explosion of urban extreme sports, dance, music and drama, from Wednesday April 13 to Saturday April 23 in a premiere in London. In a fusion of breakdancing, rollerblading, skateboarding, freestyle basketball, BMX and freerunning, audiences experience the art behind the...

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On Ice – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

by on February 22, 2022 0

Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club (MVFSC) began in 1981 when two women, Molly Finkelstein and Pam Glavin, wanted to provide a new opportunity for Islanders on the ice. Back when Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena was an outdoor ice rink, Finkelstein and Glavin sought to teach people, especially young people, the fundamentals of skating: how...

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Freestyle skier crashes into cameraman

by on February 17, 2022 0

Scary scene as Finland’s Jon Sallinen collided with a cameraman and the two crashed in Beijing. (Getty) Of all the ways to crash during a race, this is probably one of the weirdest. Finnish freestyle skier Jon Sallinen collided with a cameraman during his run in the men’s halfpipe qualifying event at the Beijing...

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Local sports calendar (February 12) | Sports

by on February 12, 2022 0

LOCAL SPORTS CALENDAR TODAY Prep Boys Basketball Watchfire signs Danville shootout: Rantoul vs. Westville, 11 a.m. Clinton Central at Seeger, 5 p.m. Clinton Prairie at Covington, 5 p.m. Central Fountain at Southmont, 5 p.m. North Vermillion at South Vermillion, 5 p.m. Watchfire Signs Danville Shootout: Chicago Lincoln Park vs. Danville, 6:30 p.m. Girls Basketball...

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2022 Olympics live updates: schedule, medal count, how to watch snowboarder Shaun White in halfpipe, Mikaela Shiffrin in super-G

by on February 10, 2022 0

Throughout the 2022 Winter Olympics, here we’ll get a daily look at the top events and how to watch them. With jet lag, each day’s live competition in China begins during Eastern prime time and runs overnight until mid-morning. This episode covers the events taking place Friday in Beijing (Thursday night through Friday morning...

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Live updates from the 2022 Olympics: Shiffrin’s stunning slalom result; Shaun White and Chloe Kim start halfpipe, plus news on schedule and medal count

by on February 9, 2022 0

Throughout the 2022 Winter Olympics, here we’ll get a daily look at the top events and how to watch them. With jet lag, each day’s live competition in China begins during Eastern prime time and runs overnight until mid-morning. This episode covers the events taking place on Wednesday in Beijing (from Tuesday evening to...

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Hopes for biathlon, faith in the breakthrough of Abramenko and Geraskevich: the schedule for the 2022 Olympics

by on February 4, 2022 0

2022 Winter Olympics Schedule/Channel 24 On February 4, the official opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics will take place. Without leaving the Channel 24 site, discover the calendar of competitions where Ukrainian athletes will be able to claim medals in Beijing. Read more in the hardware. Medal Chances Athletes begin to compete even...

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Sportswear for the Olympic team presented in Baku

by on January 19, 2022 0

(MENAFN – AzerNews) By Laman Ismayilova Sportswear for the national Olympic team was presented. Sportswear has been produced based on our national and spiritual values. The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will be held from February 4 to 20. Azerbaijani figure skaters Vladimir Litvintsev and Ekaterina Ryabova have obtained licenses for the Olympics. Beijing was...

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Road to the Olympics: Shaun White takes on halfpipe favorites at Laax Open

by on January 14, 2022 0

Halfpipe & Slopestyle Snowboarding The Laax Open in Switzerland, the final of three halfpipe World Cups and the third of six in slopestyle this season, offers an eleventh-hour opportunity for some American snowboarders to show their worth. Last weekend’s Mammoth Grand Prix capped off the U.S. Olympic Snowboard Team’s four-stop halfpipe and slopestyle/big air...

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What’s Coming to Peacock in January 2022, Including “Wolf Like Me” and “The Supernatural Academy” – The Streamable

by on December 30, 2021 0

Peacock starts the new year with “Wolf like me” a romantic horror comedy about two adults, a grieving widowed father (Josh Gad) and a woman with a dangerous secret (Isla Fisher), who manage to find love. “Wolf Like Me” was created by Abe Forsythe, who wrote and directed the sci-fi horror comedy “Little Monsters”....

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Lord Stanley spends another summer in Tampa Bay

by on December 26, 2021 0

TAMPA – At the beginning, they were miracles. Young, precocious and exceptionally talented hockey players. They skated fast, won often and left an echo of applause in their wake. Later, they were disappointments. Irredeemably identified with bitter, unexpected and spectacularly public disappointments. Finally, they were champions. This is the story of your Tampa Bay...

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Norway takes the first two places on the podium in the team sprint; Bolger and Schoonmaker ski in 9th place –

by on December 19, 2021 0

The overcast skies drown out the spectacular architecture along the Elbe, which serves as the backdrop to the sprint track in Dresden, Germany. (Photo: NordicFocus) Ther World Cup coverage is made possible by the generous support of Marty and Kathy Hall and the A Hall Award of Excellence. To find out more about the...

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What to watch in Olympic sports this weekend

by on December 10, 2021 0

This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to date with what’s happening in sport by signing up here. Olympic Sports Viewing Guide: Canada’s Speed ​​Skaters Coming to Calgary One of the major events in the preparation for the Beijing Winter Olympics is expected to take place right...

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Of all the ski resorts in North America, these are suitable for beginners.

by on December 4, 2021 0

European ski destinations are all the rage, but let’s not forget the dazzling snow-capped mountains of the North American continent and breathtaking alpine civilizations that give even the best of Euro-ski’s top spots a run for their money. With so many scintillating winter wonders, rocky mountain regions and extraordinary ski trails that wow both...

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Reach new heights on the way down | New

by on December 1, 2021 0

There may not be snow, but for the athletes of the Telluride Ski & Snowboard Club (TSSC), the work leading to a successful season is well advanced. Indoor and outdoor dry-field training for all TSSC athletes was launched in late October with 40-50 children training and training with weights on staggered schedules at TSSC...

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Graubünden in Switzerland offers winter fun without crowds: Travel Weekly

by on November 24, 2021 0

Félicité Long Travelers who want to return to Europe this winter – but without the mix associated with big cities – can escape in style to Graubünden, Switzerland’s largest region and a cold-weather playground that encompasses everything from off-the-beaten-path villages to renowned seaside resorts.And while skiing and snowboarding are famous in the region, there...

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Guide to Winter Skiing in the Midwest: 8 Resorts Suitable for Families, Ski Purists, or Windy Day Visitors | Business

by on November 21, 2021 0

CHICAGO – For the expanse of flat prairies that make up the Midwest, skiing options are decent – respectable even – with a handful of terrains and trails that rival more famous resorts to the east or west. And as the winter months emerge, conversations around masks and social distancing also continue for a...

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What is a longboard skate?

by on November 17, 2021 0

Longboarding is one of the most popular types of skateboards. Here’s everything you need to know about the classic sidewalk surfboard. Cyclists use longboard skateboards for many purposes and in many skateboarding contexts and disciplines, including downhill, freestyle, slalom, street luge, cruising, carving and dancing. Technically speaking, a longboard is a large skateboard that...

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2022 Olympic Winter Games venues

by on November 1, 2021 0

At the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, a total of 12 competition venues will host the planned 109 medal events. Many venues operate the existing facilities, while some are brand new for these Winter Games. The competition venues are spread over three different groups (also called zones): Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou. Each zone has its...

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Olympic Games Countdown: Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics are 100 days away | Olympic Games

by on October 28, 2021 0

BEIJING – Even though it wasn’t until October, we are now within 100 days of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. It’s cold. 🧊Only 100 days. #Winter Olympics – Team USA (@TeamUSA) October 27, 2021 Beijing is the first city to host both the Summer Olympics (2008) and the Winter Olympics (2022)....

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Abbotsford’s Maijken Meindertsma in Olympic talent search final – Abbotsford News

by on October 20, 2021 0

Maijken Meindertsma of Abbotsford caught the attention of the Canadian Olympic Committee. The 19-year-old MEI graduate has been named a finalist for RBC Training Ground, the COC’s annual cross-country search for new Olympic talent. Over the past few months, more than 4,000 athletes from a wide range of sports have participated in the free...

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West Side Rag ”Wollman Rink announces reopening date, as“ partner ”talks about food and a more inclusive mission

by on October 14, 2021 0

Posted on October 14, 2021 at 5:26 p.m. by Carol Tannenhauser An updated render of the ice rink, which will open next month. By Carol Tannenhauser Wollman Rink, the multi-story rink at the south end of Central Park, is scheduled to reopen on Nov. 14, a spokesperson for the rink’s new dealership told WSR....

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Nutopia’s “Extra Life” trips; sales of BossaNova in the MENA region; Insight TV co-pro in China – TBI Vision

by on October 12, 2021 0

Extra life Movistar, SBS and Kan claim Nutopia Extra life Movistar in Spain, the Australian channel SBS and the Israeli pub channel Kan are among the broadcasters to have snatched the rights to the science and history program from Nutopia Extra Life: A short story of living longer. The 4 x 60 minute series,...

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Foreign athletes arrive in Beijing for Olympic Games test events – SupChina

by on October 11, 2021 0

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40 Jonny Moseley Success Quotes (2021)

by on October 8, 2021 0

What are your favorite quotes from Jonny Moseley? Jonny Moseley is an American freestyle skier and television presenter. He is best known for being the first Puerto Rican-born person to join the US Ski Team. Throughout his career as a professional skier, Moseley has had the honor of being named “Sportsman of the Year”...

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Arts Picks: Audacious Cabaret at La Clique, Condor Heroes art exhibition, Arts News & Top Stories

by on October 7, 2021 0

The Clique A cabaret is a risky business, but the artists of La Clique know that in these times of pandemic, the real tease is proximity. The first long-running theatrical show with international cast brought in person to Singapore since last year’s Breaker, it mixes derring-do exploits with moments of sheer silliness. A man...

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White Rock skateboarder receives accolades from legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk – Peace Arch News

by on October 7, 2021 0

White Rock skateboarder Andy Anderson has undoubtedly won many fans after his performance at the Tokyo Olympics last summer – none more notable, perhaps, than legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk. Hawk, an icon of the skateboarding community and the most well-known skateboarder of all time – his eponymous video game series Pro Skater has been...

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West Des Moines MidAmerican RecPlex Hours, Costs & Hours of Operation

by on October 1, 2021 0

Visitors will get a comprehensive first look at the MidAmerican Energy Company’s RecPlex in West Des Moines during the facility’s community grand opening on Sunday. The event will feature raffles and giveaways, RecPlex merchandise for sale, ice skating and curling demonstrations from the Des Moines Curling Club. The physiotherapy clinic at Des Moines University...

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Caron and Carroll win ice honors

by on September 8, 2021 0

Two college skaters from Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club ended their summer on the ice on a high note. Sally Caron, a junior at Fairfield University and 2019 MVRHS graduate, passed her Junior Ladies Freestyle test. The junior level is the penultimate test in all skating disciplines offered by US Figure Skating (USFS). To...

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Great For Hosting Skating Events At Wells Fargo Center | Way of life

by on August 26, 2021 0

On Saturday, August 28, Comcast Spector and the local roller skating organization Greaton Skates will team up to host the first all-skating event at the Wells Fargo Center. This collaboration supports Great on Skates’ mission to provide high quality, accessible and affordable roller education for skaters of all experience levels. Shannon Donnelly, Specter vice...

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