Archive for Tag Archives: ' Sports'

Racing Against the Track in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Visit the home of NASCAR By Renée S. Gordon NASCAR’s history is as colorful as the sport. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) grew out of the illegal whiskey trade since bootlegging during Prohibition [...]

Colorado Ski Country

Already blanketed in snow. With several ski areas already open and another five on Thanksgiving Day and over the weekend, Colorado Ski Country USA ski areas across the state received significant snowfall from a storm on [...]

Jennifer Smith Yoga

Madonna sings, “Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it.” With yoga, there actually is something to the poses. By Hope S. Philbrick I had never practiced or even tried to strike a yoga pose before agreeing to [...]

Olas Verdes First LEED-certified boutique surf hotel in Costa Rica

Experience adventure, culture, sanctuary, and pura vida. Olas Verdes, a Costa Rican boutique hotel in Playa Guiones, Nosara is thrilled to announce its opening as the world’s first LEED-certified surf hotel. Nestled away from the coastline [...]

TopGolf Atlanta Midtown

Give it a shot. By Hope S. Philbrick TopGolf is a high-tech driving range with a lively ambiance that is more “bar” than “golf course.” Whether or not you consider yourself a golfer—heck, even if you’ve [...]

Waves Village Resort

Where to go to flaunt your kiteboarding skills, make your kiteboarding debut, watch kiteboarders skim waves, or even ignore the whole kiteboarding phenomenon in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. By Hope S. Philbrick Though you need not [...]

Colorado Ski Country

Colorado ski resorts entice with competitions, concerts, scavenger hunts and more this spring. As ski season in Colorado enters what is typically the state’s snowiest month, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts have full calendars [...]

Stowe Mountain Lodge

Ski Stowe! Winter luxury in Vermont. By Renée S. Gordon Stowe, Vermont is one of the top three ski destinations in the country and it is renowned for the number and variety of lodgings, dining and [...]

Trapp Family Lodge

Ski Stowe! The Mountains of Vermont are alive with music, history. By Renée S. Gordon Stowe, Vermont is one of the top three ski destinations in the country and it is renowned for the number and [...]

Sliding for Glory

Team USA’s Lake Placid Lugers By Katie DeTar The commentator on the loudspeaker blared through the crisp, 13-degree morning air, “she’s coming down through the labyrinth, through curve 14 and into the heart.” Cowbells rang out [...]

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