Team Novo Nordisk Unveils New Kit and 2018 Roster
14 12 2017
The elements within this jersey have significant meaning to the diabetes community and we are proud to continue bringing global attention to diabetes and creating heroes for everyone affected by diabetes.
ATLANTA December 14, 2017
On Thursday, Team Novo Nordisk revealed its full team roster and updated navy blue kit for the 2018 season. The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team will race its sixth season with 16 athletes from ten countries. The two new riders joining the team are Sam Brand (UK-Isle of Man), who raced as a stagiaire with the men’s professional team since August, and Emanuel Mini (ARG), who is moving up from the team’s development squad.
“The 2018 roster features some exciting changes for Team Novo Nordisk. We reduced our roster size so we can focus on the dedicated athletes whose primary goal is to inspire, educate and empower everyone around the world affected by diabetes,” Team Novo Nordisk CEO and co-founder Phil Southerland said. “This new...
Chloe Kim and Ayumu Hirano Win Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Halfpipe of Snowboarding at the Second Olympic Qualifier of the Season at Copper Mountain
12 12 2017
Monster Energy's Chloe Kim and Ayumu Hirano Win Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Halfpipe of Snowboarding
I almost cried, but my mascara is still on so I’m ok - Chloe Kim
COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. December 12, 2017
Monster Energy congratulates snowboarders Chloe Kim and Ayumu Hirano on their respective victories at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix of Snowboarding. The first major competition on US snow this season saw both Kim and Hirano demonstrate why most consider them the two most progressive halfpipe riders on the scene today.
All eyes were on the Woodard Super Pipe in Copper Mountain, Colorado on Saturday as Olympic hopefuls from around the world competed in the second of five qualifying events for the 2018 Winter Olympics to be held next February in PyeongChang, South Korea. With room on each team for just three riders, competitive spirits were high and the tension was palpable as the competition began under sunny skies and mild temps.
With a new format this year, heats would alternate...
Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Panama
12 12 2017
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 15:00 CET Free youth baseball clinic to feature Roberto Alomar and other MLB Players and Alumni
Colorado Springs, Colo. – Panamanian youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series. In conjunction with MVP Sports City and the Panama government, the MLBPAA’s first trip to Panama since the Legends for Youth baseball clinic series’ inception will feature* two-time Toronto Blue Jays World Series champion Roberto Alomar and MLB veterans Carlos Baerga, Roger Deago, Carlos Hernandez, Carlos Lee, Rafael Medina, Davis Romero and Olmedo Saenz as well as current players Enrique Burgos and Paolo Espino . The clinics and autograph sessions will occur from Thursday , December 14th through Sunday , December 17th , as listed below.
The clinics will take place in Panama City at various venues. Clinicians will train at different instructional stations for approximately...
Elinchrom Is Excited to Announce the Launch of a New Online Resource Dedicated to the World of Adventure Sports Photography: Elinchrom Adventure School
12 12 2017
Our hope is that this site is a resource that inspires, educates and promotes passion, dedication and craftsmanship. Adventure sports photography is a demanding genre that requires not only excellent photography skills but also a deep understanding of the outdoors.
NORTH WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. December 12, 2017
This site will feature exclusive content created via a partnership with Michael Clark, a pro adventure sports photographer with over 21 years experience.
A few of Michael’s clients include Apple, Adobe, Nikon, Microsoft, Nokia, Red Bull, Sports Illustrated, National Geographic, Surfer, Rock and Ice and Outdoor Photographer.
"Our hope is that this site is a resource that inspires, educates and promotes passion, dedication and craftsmanship. Adventure sports photography is a demanding genre that requires not only excellent photography skills but also a deep understanding of the outdoors." Michael Clark, Adventure School Contributor
Working with some of the top athletes in their...
"Blood Done Sign My Name" film screening and discussion - December 17 at ImaginOn
11 12 2017
Mon, Dec 11, 2017 23:00 CET
Join Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Democracy NC for a film screening of "Blood Done Sign My Name," December 17.
Based on the acclaimed book Blood Done Sign My Name , the film of the same name tells the true story of the murder of Henry Marrow that took place in rural North Carolina in 1970. The film also covers the aftermath of the murder and the eventual acquittal of the Teels by an all-white jury, despite multiple eye witnesses to the murder.
The film screening takes place in ImaginOn's Wells Fargo Playhouse, December 17 at 1:30 p.m.
Following the film, Democracy NC will facilitate a panel discussion with Tim Tyson (author of Blood Done Sign My Name ), Braxton Winston, Bree Newsome, Gene Nichol and Ajamu Dillahunt.
Panelists Bios: Timothy B. Tyson is Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Visiting Professor of American Christianity and Southern Culture at Duke Divinity School, and adjunct professor of...
Flexjet is the Official Aviation Partner for the St. Regis World Snow Polo Championship
11 12 2017
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Flexjet LLC, offering travelers access to the world’s most luxurious fleet of private jets, today announced its continued sponsorship as official Aviation Partner for the St. Regis World Snow Polo Championship taking place December 14-17, 2017. Flexjet once again will sponsor the championship-winning Flexjet Polo Team.
“We appreciate the spirit of competition within polo and the energy the game brings to Aspen,” said Flexjet Vice President of Global Marketing Christopher Bero. “In line with our offering as the world’s finest and most personalized provider of private jet travel, the St. Regis Snow Polo World Championship is one of the winter season’s most distinctive events in one of America’s most beautiful venues. We look forward to another opportunity to support the passion points of our Owners.”
This is the only professional snow polo championship in North America, annually drawing a high-profile audience of fans to Aspen to watch some of...
U18 Fistball National Team Coaches Announced
10 12 2017
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ, December 10, 2017 -- In continuing preparations for the 2018 U18 World Fistball Championships next July, the United States Fistball Association (USFA) announced its new coaches for the U18 Women's National Team.Head Coach, Steven Varrone has been playing Fistball since the age of 8 with the Swim and Sport Club (SSC) in Roxbury, NJ. He has played through all divisions leading up to 1st Division in the Eastern Fistball Association (EFA). Experience in organized sports, including 15 years of coaching travel soccer and Little League baseball as well as serving as President of Middlesex Youth Soccer, he is well-prepared for the challenge of leading the U18 Women's National Team.Mr. Varrone also played Team Handball for the SSC for over 30 years, including selection to the 1991 Olympic Festival. He is still active in the sport and coordinates and coaches Team Handball for the SSC in the Northeast Team Handball League. Steve is employed as a...
Colorado Rockies Incorporate Logo-Inspired Shape Into New Daktronics Display In Center Field
06 12 2017
BROOKINGS, S.D., Dec. 06, 2017 -- Daktronics (NASDAQ:DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota has partnered with the Colorado Rockies to design, manufacture and install a new LED display system at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. The installation coming this fall will be the fourth largest in baseball and 258% larger than the existing display. It will feature a unique rock-shaped formation along the top of edge of the display inspired by the Rockies’ logo.“We are always looking for ways to ensure the fan experience at Coors Field continues to be one of the best in all of sports,” said Rockies Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Greg Feasel. “Among the other facility improvements this offseason, we feel the new scoreboard is a critical enhancement for our 25th Anniversary Season. Daktronics has been a great partner in the design and advanced technology, and we’re excited to present it to Rockies fans on Opening Day, 2018.”The new main outfield video display will measure...
Ice Breakers Brand Creates Team Unicorn to Spark “Unicorn Moments” through Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
06 12 2017
HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 06, 2017 -- During the lead up to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Ice Breakers — a leading mint and gum brand from The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) — will rally fans to pursue their #UnicornMoment. The brand is dubbing #UnicornMoment, a personal accomplishment sparked by a boost of confidence to take on challenges. And with unicorns symbolizing the inner confidence of every individual to achieve their dreams, the brand created Team Unicorn — a roster of U.S. Olympic athletes and hopefuls who exude the swagger necessary to crush it no matter the circumstance.Team Unicorn will be the ultimate inspiration for those seeking their #UnicornMoment. Whether it’s skiing their way to an Olympic gold medal in slopestyle or setting a personal high in Instagram likes, Ice Breakers mints and gum are the go-to icy boost to trigger the confidence needed to achieve greatness in any aspect of life. With the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 approaching, Ice...
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