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BlackDiamond

Black Diamond and Utah Avalanche Center Celebrate Snow Safety Together

September 8, 2020

Black Diamond Equipment® is hosting the 27th Backcountry Benefit fundraising event for the Utah Avalanche Center (UAC). more >>


WorldTri

World Triathlon is Welcoming Bids for 2021 Winter World Championships

August 19, 2020

World Triathlon announced it is looking for host bids for the 2021 Winter Triathlon World Championships as well as the Winter World Cup. more >>


USA_Bobsled

USA Bobsled/Skeleton Combine Goes Virtual

August 13, 2020

Athletes interested in trying out for the sports of bobsled and skeleton can now take the combine virtually. more >>


WorldTri

World Triathlon Welcoming Bids for 2021 Winter World Championships

August 10, 2020

World Triathlon has announced it is looking for host bids for the 2021 Winter Triathlon World Championships as well as the Winter World Cup. more >>


KiwanisSkiClub

Kiwanis Ski Club Announces Changes to Ski Hill in Iron Mountain

July 28, 2020

Kiwanis Ski Club has begun renovation of the Pine Mountain ski jumping hill at Iron Mountain, located in Michigan. more >>



LRWASHINGTON

Location Review: Snohomish County, Washington

September 1, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... more >>


HP

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

May 6, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on, we want you to know we are here, preparing to bring sports events back to Snohomish County when the time comes.... more >>


Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! In Snohomish County, Washington, dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... more >>


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... more >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 23, 2019

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington, is where dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. more >>



US_Bobsled

Olympic medalists Justin Olsen and Garrett Hines hired as USA Bobsled/Skeleton start coaches

October 5, 2020

USA Bobsled/Skeleton notes that Olympic bobsled medalists Justin Olsen and Garrett Hines will be bobsled and skeleton start coaches. more >>


USA_BS

Marc Van Den Berg joins USA Bobsled/Skeleton as Technical and Equipment Lead

August 31, 2020

USA Bobsled/Skeletonis proud to announce the addition of Marc Van Den Berg to the team as the Technical and Equipment Lead. more >>


USA_BS

Rosen Passes USA Bobsled Skeleton Leadership Torch to McGuire as CEO

April 6, 2020

John Rosen's retirement officially begins as newly hired CEO Aron McGuire takes the reins. more >>


SDM_2019

Sports Destination Management Announces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 4, 2019

Sports Destination Management proudly introduces the 2019 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


VBR

VBR Sports Releases New Promotional Video

July 22, 2019

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge (Visit VBR) and VBR Sports unveiled a new video showing that sports tourism is alive and growing in the region. more >>


Destination Spotlights

TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | February 28, 2019
Orange County’s Great Park Continues Epic Evolution   

By: Michael Popke

In the early days of 2019, the new Great Park Ice facility opened in Irvine, California, with a series of public skates that provided a preview of... More>>


White Papers

OutdoorFoundation Whitepaper | September 1, 2020
Outdoor Participation Report by the Outdoor Foundation   

Participation in outdoor recreation has declined dramatically, despite strong attention being paid to events like bass tournaments. In addition,... More>>


SportManitoba Whitepaper | April 1, 2019
Economic Impact Assessment of the Manitoba Winter Games in Thompson: March 4-10, 2018   

The 2018 Manitoba Games in Thompson has released its economic impact assessment report with impact to Canada, Manitoba and Thompson. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | January 1, 2019
National Federation of State High School Associations Sports Participation Survey   

For the 29th straight year, participation in sports at the high school level has increased. This paper has a breakdown of all sports. More>>


POW Whitepaper | July 1, 2018
The Economic Contributions of Winter Sports in a Changing Environment   

This analysis discusses what changes we can expect in the future of the winter sports industry under high and low emissions scenarios. More>>


Articles

SnowSports_Smaller Article | October 9, 2020
2020 Could End with a Welcome Snow Sports Boom

By: Michael Popke

Snow sports – outdoors and by nature, socially distanced (at least when done right), could see a boom this year. More than 30 ski resorts have...   More>>


Ledecky_Smaller Article | October 7, 2020
As Colleges Cut Teams, USA Loses Prospective Olympians

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As colleges reel from the impact of COVID, sports that have been deemed “non-revenue” are being dropped. But, say industry leaders, many of those...   More>>


CalgaryImage Article | September 24, 2020
Forget Bubbles - Calgary is Pitching Itself as an Igloo for Winter Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Face it: we’ve been so preoccupied with tournaments in soccer, volleyball and basketball that we haven’t even considered the 2021 winter sports...   More>>


GulfShores Article | September 9, 2020
NCAA Still on Track to Announce Championship Host Sites in October

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The news appeared a year ago: NCAA was putting out its RFPs for championships for multiple sports, to be hosted between the 2022-23 and 2025-26...   More>>



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