People are often fascinated to learn that curling stones are made of granite from only TWO quarries in the whole world — in Scotland and Wales. The island of Alisa Craig was the original location where curling stones were made. Interesting tidbit — for the small price of £1,500,000 you can BUY the island, as it has been […]
In no particular order, we offer these ten films about winter sports that are sure to make you laugh, cry, or feel inspired. We know your eyes are glued to the TV for the actual Olympic updates, but just in case you need a break….
If you’re anything like us, you’re probably fascinated by the variety of speed sport competitions to watch during the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. It’s exhilarating to imagine the immense speed, risk and reward experienced by the incredible athletes participating in these sports! Today, as you decide which Olympic events to watch, some might be asking […]
Here we find ourselves again, welcoming a new year and all it will bring into our lives. About 45% of Americans take this opportunity to set the tone for the rest of the year by making New Year’s resolutions; whereas, 38% of Americans never set specific goals for the New Year. It’s easy to see why so many people […]
Joining a team can be an exciting time for a young athlete, a time where they develop their athletic skills, strengthen their sense of responsibility, and create lasting friendships. Unfortunately, in order to become part of the team, many young athletes have to take part in a practice known as hazing.
It is regretful that the “culture of sport” is often associated with negative aspects of being on a team — such as hazing and locker room bullying. These long accepted and in some cases even defended behaviors do anything but foster positive sport experiences for their victims.
Coaches have to juggle many demands — managing a team, training athletes on skills, creating and teaching plays in the game, and knowing what to do in the event of an injury. Now, thanks to technology, coaches can manage all of these duties from their smartphone or tablet. Check out our recommendations for the best […]
Maybe you saw the storyline on the first season of Friday Night Lights. Brian “Smash” Williams, the star running back for the Dillon Panthers, was told by a recruiter that he had to be stronger if he was going to make it into college football. In an act of desperation, Smash turned to steroids. He […]
On Veterans Day, we want to take the opportunity to give thanks to our nation’s true heroes – the men and women who selflessly dedicate their lives to service in the armed forces. These veterans sacrifice so much and portray the true meaning of bravery and courage.
Every kid at some point in their life dreams of making that basket, pinning that opponent, hitting a home run, or accomplishing great things in any sport. Of course, winning isn’t everything, but feeling that moment of greatness is still the stuff of which dreams are made.