Water Sports Articles

Article | March 23, 2016
Prior to Olympic Selection Time, Surfing Stirring the Waters   

Surfing, one potential sport in 2020, has in its favor a youthful vibe and the potential to bring in viewers. But one thing wasn’t in surfing’s... More>>

Article | February 10, 2016
Inside Events: USA Underwater Hockey   

USA Underwater Hockey is a player-driver organization, focused on supporting and promoting underwater hockey. The sport is played six-on-six with two... More>>

Article | January 27, 2016
Inside Events: USRowing   

With the summer Olympics in Rio on the horizon, USRowing, the national governing body for the sport of rowing in the U.S., is ready for its close-up.... More>>

Article | January 27, 2016
Top Trending Spa Sport: Surfing   

The 2016 "Spa and Wellness Trends Report," noted that surfing was at the top of the trending wave in travel, and it rocked the meeting planning... More>>

Article | January 13, 2016
Rio’s Water Pollution: Lots of Problems, Few Solutions   

How dirty is the water in Rio? Dirty enough that Olympic sailors are considering wearing plastic coveralls and surgical masks. One already got MRSA.... More>>

Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories... More>>

Article | August 25, 2015
Blue Communities: Trends in Water Sports   

When local communities leverage their waterways into sports venues, great things happen. Sports tourism brings in the people, and residents too start... More>>

Article | July 15, 2015
Inside Events: USA Water Polo   

The Olympic sport of water polo is fast, athletic and incredibly demanding. And USA Water Polo, its national governing body, is working to continue... More>>

Article | June 27, 2015
Pittsburg, California, Hoping to Become Regional Kitesurfing Hotspot   

Pittsburg, California, a moderate-sized industrial city located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, has hopes of establishing... More>>

Article | June 17, 2015
Inside Events: Fishers of Men Tournament Trail   

The Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail (FOMTT) is a nonprofit, nondenominational ministry. But here’s a surprise: what began in 1998 as a... More>>

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