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Judy Leand

Judy Leand

Judy Leand is an internationally published writer, editor, manager and consultant with 25 years of experience in the outdoor and sporting goods industries. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Tulane University and a master’s degree in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. When not slaving over a laptop in her Brooklyn, New York, office, she ardently pursues outdoor sports, tennis, photography and travel.


Article | November 27, 2019
HHS Announces Federal Strategy to Boost Youth Sports Participation - But It's Hardly Unique   

By: Judy Leand

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services unveiled the National Youth Strategy, outlining steps that the country can take to ensure that all...more >>


Article | November 27, 2019
Pro Sports Venues Embrace Autonomous Checkout Technology   

By: Judy Leand

Cashierless and biometric technology may soon be coming to sports stadiums – at least at the pro level. The ability to eliminate long checkout...more >>


Article | November 13, 2019
Nike's Shutdown of The Oregon Project Won't Hurt Track Town USA   

By: Judy Leand

Not good, coach, not good. Nike has discontinued the elite Oregon Project track and field program overseen by celebrated track coach Alberto Salazar,...more >>


Article | November 1, 2019
Swing Shift   

By: Judy Leand

The sport that first became the go-to for players of racquet sports who found the smaller court easier on their joints, pickleball is growing a...more >>


Article | November 1, 2019
Back on Serve   

By: Judy Leand

Steeped in tradition, tennis has a devoted following, with players at the junior, collegiate, adult and senior level. Cities across the nation are...more >>


Case study | October 31, 2019
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it will be unveiling an...more >>


Case study | September 3, 2019
Virginia Beach Is For Lovers…of Sports   

By: Judy Leand

Located in the Coastal Virginia Region where the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay meet, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is consistently ranked among...more >>


Article | September 3, 2019
On the Waterfront   

By: Judy Leand

From canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddling to sailing, surfing, water skiing and even dragon boat and Hawaiian outrigger racing, water sports are...more >>


Case study | September 2, 2019
Sports Events Shine Bright In El Paso, Texas   

By: Judy Leand

Situated in West Texas in the foothills of the majestic Franklin Mountains, El Paso is also known as “Sun City” due to its 300-plus days of...more >>


Case study | June 27, 2019
Conway, Arkansas, Is Hopping with Sports – Even Toad Racing   

By: Judy Leand

Located just 30 miles north of Little Rock, Arkansas, on I-40, Conway continues to be one of the top five fastest-growing cities in the state and is...more >>


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