Taking in the X Games: The Olympics of Extreme Sports

Taking in the X Games: The Olympics of Extreme Sports
Taking in the X Games: The Olympics of Extreme Sports Athletes and fans from around the world invaded Minneapolis last weekend for the 2017 Summer X Games, the Olympics for extreme sports. Check out this story on argusleader.com: http://www.argusleader.com …
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Extreme sports retailer conquers warehouse challenges with Snapfulfil
BROOMFIELD, Colo. – July 25, 2017 – PRLog– Online action sports retailer, Freestyle Xtreme, has implemented the Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system to drive efficiencies in its global fulfilment operation. Freestyle Xtreme sells the biggest …
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Extreme Sports
Canadians are active by nature… we have long winters, so many Canucks find some way to make the most of the cold weather (by taking up hockey, skiing, or snowshoeing), and our summers are so short that when Mother Nature does finally give us some warmth …
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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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Latest Extreme Sports News

The Dangers of Extreme Sports and Other Fascinating News on the Web
Over the past decade, extreme sports have become extremely popular. And so have extreme injuries. Between 2000 and 2011, more than four million injuries were attributed to extreme sports. It’s probably no coincidence that the popularity of streaming video …
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The world’s scariest extreme sports
Among the world’s most dangerous adrenaline sports, cliff diving sees athletes tumble, somersault and twist from insane heights of over 25m. One of the more nerve-jangling challenges can be found at the Blue Lagoon in Wales. This stop on the Red Bull …
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8 of the most dangerous adventure sports
When we talk about brain injuries in sports, we talk a lot about football. We mention boxing and mixed martial arts and might talk about repeated head trauma in soccer or hockey, but we mostly talk about football. There’s good reason for that, but that …
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Extreme sports lovers, Montréal has got you covered this winter!

SportsExtreme sports lovers, Montréal has got you covered this winter!
Do the basic 3.75 km route, or add an extra 15-km jaunt to the Olympic Stadium for good measure! On February 12, enjoy a ringside view of unique extreme sport action at the Ice Canoe Challenge. You’ll be at the edge of your seat as dozens of top-level …
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SU trustee running in extreme sports challenge: 7 marathons, 7 continents, 7 days
A lot of extreme sports junkies run marathons around the world, but few have run a marathon on every continent. Even fewer have done this in a single week. Winston Fisher, a Syracuse University graduate and an SU trustee since 2008, is trying to complete …
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New Clovis location for Skywalk Extreme Sports Arena will house largest America Ninja Warrior course
Serious athletes and active kids will have a new place to train, jump, and even parkour this winter. Brayden Bernsen, like you’d expect from any toddler, he loves jumping on the trampoline. Julie Bernsen, Brayden’s grandmother, said, “We came here Tuesday …
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Yes, that’s my toddler snowboarding. Extreme sports don’t have to stop when

sportYes, that’s my toddler snowboarding. Extreme sports don’t have to stop when
Sure, but I also have great respect for how the outdoors and extreme sports shaped my character. By the time I turned 20, my parents had taken me white water rafting, spelunking, hiking, and horseback riding through nearly all the national parks in the …
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New extreme sports school in NC has some neighbors concerned
LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – Brittan Schnell, a managing partner with Whitehouse Park LLC, is in the process of opening up a new extreme sports school in Lincoln County. The school, Whitehouse Extreme Sports Park, would service student-athletes …
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Are extremesports junkies still in love with GoPro?
The San Mateo, California, company, which builds sturdy point-of-view cameras used by skydivers, snowboarders and other extreme athletes, has built its reputation on inspiring people to try something crazy. Who wasn’t thrilled by Felix Baumgartner’s …
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9 PGA Tour Golfers Who Could Have Played Other Sports

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9 PGA Tour Golfers Who Could Have Played Other Sports
The PGA Tour is full of golfers who enjoy playing other sports when they’re not preparing for the next major championship or FedEx Cup event. Some, such as Jack Nicklaus, were happy to unwind with their athletic hobbies during their downtime. Others …
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PGA Tour golfer holes out on 71st hole to make next round of playoffs
William McGirt needed something special with just two holes remaining on Monday at the Deutsche Bank Championship. McGirt, as it would turn out, needed play the final two holes in 2 under to make it into the top 70 and the BMW Championship in two …
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Early success for PGA Tour of Zim
PROFESSIONAL golf in Zimbabwe is set for a major lift following the early success of the PGA Tour of Zimbabwe, which has been characterised by quality fields and low scores since its inception two months ago. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO. Designed along the …
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Latest Extreme Sports News

sportIsraeli orthopedic surgeon works and plays to the extreme
An orthopedic surgeon and extreme sports athlete, Mei-Dan, 42, is a BASE jumper — one of an estimated 1,500 to 3,000 worldwide who jump from the fixed platforms for which the sport is named: buildings, antennas, spans and earth. Skydiving is a …
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After 660, There Are Bigger Numbers in Sight
Rodriguez’s combination of extreme power, pure hitting skill and durability is rare. Only four players have reached 500 homers and 3,000 hits, the sparkly benchmarks for two of the game’s most revered numbers. Musial (475 homers), Dave Winfield (465 …
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New extreme sport comes to East Grinstead
If you see a group of athletic youngsters climbing, bounding, vaulting and springing their way around town in the next few weeks don’t panic – it’s just a fitness craze, called parkour, and the organiser says it’s going to help local children stay out …
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sportBakers Bulletin – Much to learn from extreme sports
Transition Extreme is both a world class extreme sports facility and also an award-winning youth charity, dedicated to engaging with young people through participation in extreme sports, including skateboarding and climbing, which are open to everyone.
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Breckenridge Peak 6 extreme terrain showcased in GoPro Big Mountain
More big mountain competitions would be another step towards recognizing Breckenridge as an extreme sports training ground, in addition to its family friendly reputation. “I’d like to see it,” Carson said of bringing in adult or pro competition. “That …
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RIDERS is a Trick Database for Action Sports
Continuing on the path of learning about movers and shakers in the action sports industry, I had the pleasure to interview RIDERS about their mobile app. They offer an iOS and Android application that allows users to learn and share tricks in action …
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Latest Exotic Sports Cars News

trendRoar Before The Rolex 24 ends in a whisper
What started as an exciting test session, featuring some of the world’s most exotic cars at one of the most celebrated tracks on the globe ended with a thud Sunday because of persistent rain showers. … The sports cars will return to the DIS garage …
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Detroit Auto Show: Fabulous muscle car magic
Porsche unveiled a pair of new offerings, including the 911 Targa 4 GTS that packs 316 kilowatts and promises zero-to-60mph (97km/h) acceleration in 4.1 seconds – a hair faster than the current Targa S model. The sports car maker also showed off a …
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Shelby GT350R Mustang: Most Track-Capable Production Mustang Ever Built
The new 5.2-liter dual-overhead-cam V8 engine is the first-ever production V8 from Ford with a flat-plane crankshaft – an architecture typically found only in racing applications or exotic European sports cars. Unlike traditional V8s, where the …
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