Water Sports Articles


VeteransAdaptiveSports
Article | May 17, 2017
Inside Events: Veterans Adaptive Sports   

Teaching veterans with disabilities how to get around in a wheelchair or use prosthetic limbs is one thing. Teaching them how to live again is... More>>



BostonMarathon
Article | February 22, 2017
The World’s Best Sporting Events? Only One U.S. Destination Appears on This List   

America-Firsters won’t like this much. In fact, they won’t like it at all. On a recent travel site’s list of the top sports events in the... More>>



Openwaterswimming
Article | February 8, 2017
Bid Cities Racing to Clean Up Their Acts in Time for IOC Decision   

Following concerns about Rio’s open-water venues, candidate cities for 2024 are working to clean up their waterways. Some of the bait being dangled... More>>



Lead
Article | February 8, 2017
Getting the Lead Out: Will It Affect Sport Fishing Events?   

A late-in-the-day order by outgoing President Barack Obama, banning lead fishing tackle and ammunition, has the fishing and hunting communities up in... More>>



WomenMarathon
Article | November 30, 2016
Travel Agents Team with Athletes to Market Destinations, Events   

The destination marathon, one of the hottest trends in sports travel, is on the radar of savvy travel agents these days. And if planners of... More>>



Champions
Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of... More>>



SandSoccer
Article | November 16, 2016
Stripped-Down Version of World Beach Games Listed for San Diego   

The last time we checked in on the World Beach Games, scheduled for this coming summer in San Diego… well, it’s fair to say they weren’t... More>>



BeachUlt
Article | November 2, 2016
A Cautionary Tale: How Venue Shortcomings Led to Cutting Teams from a World Championship   

A small seaside host city and an enormously growing sport, mixed with a lack of communication, was the unfortunate combination that resulted in a... More>>



Fishing
Article | November 2, 2016
Fishing Angling for a Spot in the Olympics   

It might be the greatest thing to happen to fishing since the invention of the earthworm. The international governing body for sport fishing has... More>>



kiteboarding
Article | October 11, 2016
With Cancellation of Kiteboarding Finals, Talk Turns to Olympics   

Poor weather conditions disrupted the Formula Kiteboarding World Championships in China in mid-September, leading to a discussion about possibly... More>>



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