Diving-Miracle man LoBue claims high diving world title

Diving-Miracle man LoBue claims high diving world title
BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Steve LoBue admitted to a “surreal moment” as he became the first American to win gold in the men’s 27 metres high divingat the world championships on Sunday. LoBue’s career-high victory came two years after he was hailed as a “miracle …
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High diving seems like great fun, but fear is always there
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) – Against the stunning backdrop of the Hungarian Parliament, looming on the opposite side of the Danube, 10 women spent a glorious summer afternoon climbing up a towering metal structure, all for the purpose of hurling themselves …
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Lady Plainsmen Swimming and Diving Has High Hopes for 2017 [VIDEO]
The 2017 girl’s high school swimming and diving season could turn out to be a banner one for Laramie High School. Laramie returns 19 state qualifiers, which includes seven All-State swimmers and divers, off last year’s team that finished as the 4A …
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New Utah high school one of the first of its kind in the country

New Utah high school one of the first of its kind in the country
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted. The high school of the future might look something like this.
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Sporting Innovations sues ex-CEO, saying he plotted to form a rival
Sporting Innovations is suing former co-CEO Asim Pasha for allegedly plotting to create a competing company by using the firm’s resources, business relationships, confidential information and trade secrets. In addition, the lawsuit alleges that Pasha …
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Logistics Innovations: What Radical or Incremental Innovation(s) Do You Foresee as Changing our Industry?
As logistics demand is directly tied to general economic conditions, transportation demand has been relatively stable for the past couple of years. Because the industry is currently in a state of relative stability, now is a time to ponder the next …
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Why High School Musicals Should Be As Respected As Sports Programs Are

Why High School Musicals Should Be As Respected As Sports Programs Are
When I was in middle school and high school, I felt like I lived for the musicals that my school orchestrated. For those of you who don t know, a musical is an onstage performance wherein actors take on roles that involve singing, and often dancing, to …
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Where are all the Australian musicals?
The Book of Mormon musical has taken the world by storm, and the Australian production was this week nominated for a Helpmann Award. Other nominees include Aladdin and My Fair Lady – all internationally acclaimed shows. Overseas musicals dominated the …
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Do Revivals Inhibit New Broadway Musicals?
Data doesn’t lie, they say, which is why I decided to take a data-based look at Broadway musicals. In the first part of my inquiry, I was trying to see whether musicals based on movies and “jukebox” musicals using scores created for other media were …
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West Salem High wins big at robotics competition

West Salem High wins big at robotics competition
West Salem High wins big at robotics competition West Salem’s robotics team is now eligible to go to the world championships. Check out this story on statesmanjournal.com: http://stjr.nl/2myz9gY
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Mining Robotics
The Technology Development Group of London miner Anglo American (LON: AAL) and Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute have reached a five-year agreement to explore and develop robotic technologies for mining applications. CMU’s National …
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The 2012 FIRST Robotics Competition
The FIRST Robotics Competition is an exciting, nationwide competition that teams professionals and young people to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way. For many years, the NASA Robotics Alliance Project has been supporting …
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Is your ‘healthy’ lunch making you FAT? The salads from high street chains with more calories than a fry-up (and soups with dangerous levels of sugar and salt) revealed

cusineIs your ‘healthy’ lunch making you FAT? The salads from high street chains with more calories than a fry-up (and soups with dangerous levels of sugar and salt) revealed
Health-conscious Brits are increasingly looking for a lunchtime snack that won’t lead to them piling on the pounds or feeling guilty about their meal choice. Many of them may believe they are being angelic by opting for a soup or salad from a high street …
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4-H club donates to area senior citizens
The Yellowstone Valley Trailblazers and their families provided many items including hams, vegetables, soups, dinner rolls, pies, paper towels, puzzles and much more. The seniors citizens center and the Sunrise Manor were very grateful and excited when …
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4 facts about Amore Bakery and Cafe, open now in downtown Gretna
4. In the next four weeks, Amore will start making beignets and zeppoles. Next, the cafe will add breakfast and then, a little later, soups and sandwiches for lunch. But first, Spicuzza has to get a handle on the crowds who have found the new bakery.
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Latest High Diving News

sportFOX’s ‘Stars in Danger: The High Dive’ to film at Greensboro Aquatic Center
STARS IN DANGER: THE HIGH DIVE premieres on Wednesday, Jan. 9th at 8 p.m. The event’s finale will be filmed at the Greensboro Aquatic Center on Saturday, Dec. 15. Those interested in being a part of the studio audience at the GAC should visit: http://on …
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2 top leaders stepping down at USA Diving
Linda Paul, president and CEO, will retire in April after more than 16 years with USA Diving. High performance director Steve Foley is leaving after his contract expires at the end of this year and returning to his native Australia. “They have piloted …
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Giraffes take on high diving in ‘5m80’, a funny animated short film by Nicolas Deveaux.
Flixxy editors search the internet daily, to find the very best videos for you: SELECTION: From the 1 billion videos uploaded to YouTube daily, Flixxy editors selects only 3-5 videos to be added to the site daily. PG RATING: Flixxy videos and comments are …
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High Diving, a Crowd-Pleasing Sport, Pursues an Olympic Platform

sportHigh Diving, a Crowd-Pleasing Sport, Pursues an Olympic Platform
KAZAN, Russia — It makes no sense that the International Olympic Committee voted Beijing, a city devoid of snow, to be a Winter Games host but has resisted inviting high diving into the Summer Olympics. The men’s high diving event on Wednesday at the …
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High dive
SANDUSKY – Two world champion high divers performing at Cedar Point this summer jump from heights comparable to the tallest hill on the Blue Streak. Orlando Duque of Colombia performs a dive Monday from 80 feet in the air during the Extreme Splash 2005 …
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High Dive Fail Is A Reminder That Diving Should Be Banned (VIDEO)
We’re like 80 percent sure this isn’t how you’re supposed to do it. High diving can be as dangerous as it is terrifying. Just look at the clip above of this poor woman who appears to have second thoughts just as she reaches the edge of the diving platform.
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Mixed Martial Arts Makes Its Way to High School

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WINCHESTER, Mass. — At the high school in this small, pretty and proper-looking town near Boston, a student was being choked by another student — with the school’s permission. Just another meeting of the Winchester High mixed martial arts club, which …
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Deadliest Style of Martial Arts
So you want to know which is the deadliest style of martial arts. Do you want to choose from all the styles, the one that makes you an ultimate lethal weapon? Then sorry to disillusion you, there is no such unique style! Every style can be deadly depending …
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Martial arts are alive and kicking on TV
Daniel Wu plays martial arts master Sunny in AMC’s ‘Into the Badlands.’ (Photo: James Minchin III, AMC) Watch out, TV viewers. The small screen is filling up with martial-arts masters. Sunny (Daniel Wu), a lethal enforcer in the future, feudal society of …
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Pearl City High School Robotics Champions receive Honorary Certificate from

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On Wednesday, February 17, the Pearl City High School Robotics Team was presented an Honorary Certificate by Honolulu City Councilman Brandon Elefante in recognition for winning the 2015 Hawaii Electric Companies Hawaii State High School VEX …
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Royal Surrey County Hospital becomes ‘epicentre of robotics‘ with state-of-the
Surgeons from across the world will be heading to the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford to study specialised techniques, after it was named the UK’s first epicentre for training in robotic surgery. The acknowledgement comes after the NHS trust …
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Robotics conference in Phoenix showcases future of medical, military technology
The conference, which gathered a group of robotics industry professionals, scientists and academics, runs through Friday at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix. About 160 attendees listened to experts, explored exhibits and discussed the issues …
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Family-run High Plains Brewing opens in downtown Laurel

cusineFamily-run High Plains Brewing opens in downtown Laurel
LAUREL – Dave and Levi Bequette fully realized this town’s thirst for craft beer after their newest project, High Plains Brewery, was delayed. The father-son duo had hoped to open last summer, but federal permitting took longer than expected. Customers …
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Beer class is not in session
The growing number of craft breweries has prompted some colleges and universities to offer certificate programs on how to brew beer and on the business aspects of running a brewery. South College offers such a program in the Knoxville area; Adams is a …
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Silver Lake Brewing Project: ‘2016 is the year’
After more than three years from inception to near-fruition, Pilar McKay, Ryan Fitzsimmons and Tony Jones say the Silver Lake Brewing Project is about to open. “We’ve been at it for three years and people started to say ‘when is it happening? Are you …
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