Program volunteers on this trip all contained multiple years’ experience on the slopes and offered their expertise to teach a new generation of skiers and snowboarders the technique behind the sports. Students had the choice of skiing or snowboarding as their activity for the day. Heavy and oblong gear was strapped onto their bodies as each group set off on the different challenges facing them in the sports.  

“That experience [going down the hill] was

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Company awards funding to 12 nonprofit organizations that represent a cross section of outdoor and recreational causes.

ANOKA, Minn., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Vista Outdoor Foundation (the “Foundation”), the philanthropic partner of Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO), is pleased to announce that 12 nonprofit organizations were selected by its Board of Directors to receive grants as part of the Foundation’s second annual grant cycle. The 12 organizations include nine that were

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Rockville, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the global kids bicycle market is likely to be valued at US$ 18.0 billion in 2022 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 3.6% during the forecast period.

The market for children’s bicycles has always been difficult to navigate. Parents all around the world focus on giving their children a fantastic introduction to the cycling world,

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What Happened: In the wake of the rising popularity of outdoor sports such as cycling, skiing, trekking, paddle boarding, and paragliding — China’s public sector has pledged to provide infrastructure and more resources for outdoor activities. 

According to a November 26 report by People’s Daily, China’s General Administration of Sport published a “2022-2025 Outdoor Sports Sector Development Plan” in late October. The plan calls for the sector to reach revenues of $420 billion (3 trillion

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MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) – Holiday cheer is in the air around the Magic City. For some, that means baking cookies; for others, it’s finding a tree. If you’re in downtown Minot, it might mean lacing up your ice skates. Some residents have found pocket-sized winter fun at 110 East Central Avenue behind Prairie Sky Breads and Guilty Sweets.

The tiny ice rink nestled in the heart of Minot gives residents and visitors the chance to

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Chipping Norton Swifts with Cllr Joy Aitman <i>(Image: West Oxfordshire District Council)</i>

Chipping Norton Swifts with Cllr Joy Aitman (Image: West Oxfordshire District Council)

The longstanding shortage of sports pitches in Witney is finally being addressed with Witney Town Council saying they have been “pushing for action for years”.

West Oxfordshire District Council’s cabinet has adopted the Playing Pitch Strategy and  a dedicated member of staff to deliver it.

Councillor Joy Aitman, cabinet member for Stronger, Healthy Communities, said: “We want to make sure that sports pitch

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Since the strong line of storms that tore through Central Texas on Veterans Day, we have not had even a single hour of time where the air temperature has been warmer than the water temperature on the surface of our two local lakes.

This has led to a rapid cooling of Belton and Stillhouse Hollow lakes. Before going into this weekend, the surface temperature on both bodies of water hovered near 60 degrees, a temperature

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The pandemic may be in retreat, but our newfound love of nature continues to grow via outdoor sports. Hankering for a new hobby? Here’s how and where to start.

Outdoor sports like fishing have been on the rise since the pandemic. / Photography by Steve Boyle

Many of us, after various periods of lockdown and working from home, really began to appreciate the outdoors (beyond the patches of concrete behind our rowhomes). We traveled outside

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In 2009, when Qatar placed its bid to host the men’s World Cup, many wondered how a country so hot—summer temperatures can exceed 110 degrees Fahrenheit—could host a soccer tournament. To quell those concerns, Qatar built air-conditioned outdoor stadiums. This move could inspire other sporting venues to use such technology to protect the health of athletes and fans. But this is a flawed solution that is not environmentally sustainable, experts say, despite efforts to power

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A student catches a ball thrown by physical education teacher Amanda Knowlton after the Teens To Trails grant was announced Tuesday at Winthrop Middle School. Students won the $1,000 award to purchase outdoor equipment after logging in more than 187,000 minutes of outside time. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

WINTHROP — Middle school students assembled in the gymnasium this week for what they thought was for a dance and rock band performance. But as they saw their

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