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Ice Event Coming to York this Month

January 7, 2021

This time next week, a large part of the York area will be covered in record-setting ice. No, that’s not a forecast. It’s an invitation. more >>


WorldCurlingFed

Ottawa to Host 2021 World Men's Curling Championship

December 14, 2020

Ottowa will host the 2021 edition of the World Men’s Curling Championship at the TD Place Arena in April. more >>


Olympics

Monobob Included in 2021 Lake Placid World Championship Schedule

December 8, 2020

The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) announced that monobob has been added to the 2021 World Championship. more >>


USA_Bobsled

USA Bobsled Announces New Schedule

November 19, 2020

USA Bobsled has announced a new schedule. The details are here. more >>


USA_Bobsled

USA Bobsled/Skeleton Announces Schedule for 2020-2021

October 30, 2020

USA Bobsled/Skeleton (USABS) coaches and staff have announced the team's plan for the upcoming 2020-2021 season. more >>



Snohomish

Welcome to PNW Sports! Snohomish County, Washington

December 15, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on with holding sports events, we would like to let you know that we are here, preparing to bring sports events back... 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 >>


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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 >>



Bumpboxx

USA Bobsled/Skeleton Announces Bumpboxx as Official Sponsor

January 18, 2021

USA Bobsled/Skeleton (USABS) is proud to announce Bumpboxx as an official sponsor to the team through June 2022. more >>


CurlManitoba

Dauphin Curler Becomes CurlManitoba President

December 7, 2020

Dauphin curler and volunteer Ray Baker has been elected President of CurlManitoba, the provincial governing body for the sport of curling. more >>


MarkSMemorialFund

Mark Satkiewicz Memorial Fund Launched to Provide Outdoor Access to Youth

October 26, 2020

Satkiewicz family and friends, with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, announced the Mark Satkiewicz Memorial Fund. 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 >>


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

Snowshoe Article | January 16, 2021
The Hottest Outdoor Sport is…Snowshoeing

By: Michael Popke

Remember how bicycling saw a huge uptick over the summer as people discovered the outdoors? Meet its winter counterpart. The US National Snowshoe...   More>>


SFIAReport Article | January 15, 2021
Report: Team Sports Participation Up in 2019, ‘Suffered Greatly’ in 2020

By: Michael Popke

In a good news/bad news announcement, the Sports & Fitness Industry Association ended 2020 by revealing that team sports participation reached 2.2...   More>>


CAYouthSports Article | December 20, 2020
California Issues Case-Dependent Guidelines for Return to Youth Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

California’s athletes are hoping for better things in 2021. In this case, though, it means football, volleyball and basketball. The state has...   More>>


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>>



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