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Derek Redmond Release his New Book, Sport Is A Business, Business is a Sport

June 29, 2018

    LOUGHBOROUGH, ENGLAND, June 29, 2018 -- Derek Redmond is a two-time Olympian and a former British, Commonwealth, European and World 400 meter sprint champion, and now a Bestselling Author. Derek was also voted one of the Olympics most inspirational moments by NBC as well as mentioned in one of Barak Obamas' presidential speeches;"Derek Redmond bravely making it through with little help, moments of euphoria after years of hard work. Moments when the human spirit triumphs over an injury that should have...

Athlete Career Transition Prepare Winter Olympians for Their New Careers at EY

June 29, 2018

NEW YORK, June 29, 2018 - Champions in their own right, strong-willed, dedicated, talented and the highest of all performers; Elite Athletes. With careers at the top of their sport which can be relatively short-lived, elite athletes look to retire from their sporting careers after achieving their sporting goals. After which, Athlete Career Transition (ACT) exist to support and guide them from one high performing environment to another. Transitioning from elite athlete to corporate employee can be very challenging. Having been surrounded by teammates and people supporting them throughout their sporting career, athletes then face the very different world of workplace employment. Having worked with Ernst & Young (EY) for a number of years, Athlete Career Transition has successfully placed their latest run...

American Standardbred Stars in New Book by Equestrian Expert Kathleen Kirsan

June 29, 2018

Dog Ear Publishing reviews a new book by an author passionate about returning the lost knowledge of the first American sport horse breed, the Running Horse, back to the American equestrian. Her latest book features the history and evaluation of the American Sandrardbred for Northern American sports horse breeders and competitors. Lincoln, CA, June 29, 2018 -- Despite its reputation, the American Standardbred is not just a horse for harness racing but is one of the best all-around ridden sports horse breeds. That’s the concept behind a new book by Kathleen Kirsan, released by Dog Ear Publishing, designed to be a reference for large and small breeders of sports horses as well as horse owners.In “Standardbred Sports Horses,” Kirsan explores the true origin of equine sport both worldwide and in American breeds, following the breeds’ ancestors to modern examples. The book delves into the...

National Park Foundation Announces $500,000 Grant for Yellowstone National Park

June 29, 2018

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2018 -- As part of a multi-year effort to protect the native cutthroat trout population at Yellowstone National Park,...

Gatorade® National Boys Track & Field Athlete Of The Year: Anthony Schwartz

June 29, 2018

PLANTATION, Fla., June 28, 2018 -- In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Anthony Schwartz of American Heritage School (

1855 Capital Leads Investment Round in Crowdfunding Start-up Pledge It

June 29, 2018

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. June 28, 2018 1855 Capital, a new venture fund headquartered in State College, Pennsylvania, announced today that it completed an investment in Pledge It, a sport-based crowdfunding platform founded by a group of Penn State Alumni. This is the first investment completed by 1855 Capital that was founded on the mission of “Investing in the Penn State Community”. 1855 Capital acted as the lead in Pledge It’s investment round which completed its first close with a total of $1.5M in commitments toward a $2.5M total goal. “We are hyper-focused on empowering our community of athletes to drive social impact and are thrilled to have 1855 Capital’s leadership in this round of investment," said Scott Shirley, co-founder and CEO of Pledge It. “Having...

AstroTurf Partners with the Catholic National Athletic Association

June 29, 2018

AstroTurf has long had a tremendous relationship with Catholic educational institutions and we look at this partnership as a way to strengthen and improve those relationships while also looking for opportunities to build new ones DALTON, Ga. June 28, 2018 The Catholic National Athletic Association is proud to announce a new partnership with AstroTurf Corporation, the inventor and leading innovator of the...

2018 Special Olympics USA Games Announces Speaker Lineup for Future of Inclusion Forum

June 29, 2018

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games announced today the speaker lineup for its

Active 360 Begins Supplying Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Equipment via SUP Store in London

June 29, 2018

Chiswick, London – Commencing in the early months of 2011, Active360 was formed to bring attention to paddle boarding in London. Being home to ten million people(and a widely underused canal and river system) they believed London was too good an opportunity to pass up. Since their founding, thousands have been introduced to the sport, and they have organised numerous stand up paddle board UK (SUP) trips and events. Increased interest in this sport created a demand for equipment of high quality, and this is now supplied via their SUP store. Active360 prides themselves on being different from the standard suppliers...

Monster Energy's Henrik Harlaut Earns Silver in Men’s Ski Big Air Finals at X Games Norway 2018

May 20, 2018

Monster Energy's Henrik Harlaut Earns Silver in Men’s Ski Big Air Finals at X Games Norway 2018 I’m hyped on my skiing; today was fun - Henrik Harlaut Oslo, Norway May 19, 2018 Monster Energy would like to...

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