Water Sports Articles


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards
Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards   

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is... More>>



Supergirl
Article | August 23, 2017
Inside Events: The Supergirl Gamer Pro eSports Tournament   

eSports is becoming an influential player in the sports event industry. But while there’s a nearly 50/50 split among male and female players,... More>>



Regional1
Article | July 24, 2017
Warm Southeastern Hospitality   

The Southeast, known for its hospitality, offers a winning combining of world-class multi-sport and unique venues, family- and budget-friendly... More>>



Dayton
Article | June 28, 2017
CBS This Morning Interviews SDM Editor about the Economic Impact of Sports Tourism   

SDM’s readers already know the benefits a successful sports event can have on the host community’s economy. This month, however, the nation got... More>>



WLSL
Article | May 31, 2017
World’s Largest Swim Lesson Means Opportunities for Event Owners   

As promotional opportunities go, this might be even better than the Olympics for swimming and diving events. The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson, a... More>>



Lifeguard
Article | May 31, 2017
United States Lifesaving Association's National Lifeguard Championships   

The profile of the lifeguard job gets a big boost this summer, thanks to the Baywatch action/comedy movie. In reality, lifeguarding demands... More>>



blue-green
Article | May 31, 2017
Bacteria May Close Proposed Open-Water Swim Park Before It Ever Opens   

River advocates want to create an open-water swimming area near Boston, but biology isn’t on their side. Frequent blooms of a dangerous bacteria... More>>



SUP
Article | May 31, 2017
NGB Makes Commitment to Stand-Up Paddleboarding   

SUP is riding a wave of popularity, and NGBs are sitting up and taking notice. The latest, the International Surfing Association, has partnered with... More>>



Regional1
Article | May 30, 2017
The Mid-Atlantic: Vibrant, Growing and Easily Accessible   

The Mid-Atlantic’s growth as a sports destination lies in its proactive sports commissions and ‘sports-cation’ destinations that attract teams,... More>>



DS_Conway1
Article | May 30, 2017
Tournaments and… Toad Racing? Conway, Arkansas, Shows Its Versatility   

If you want to know what Conway, Arkansas, is all about, you can get a pretty good idea on the first full weekend of May. On that weekend, every... More>>



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