The United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation announced this week the launch of the Team USA Registry, a fundraising program aimed at enhancing its annual fund, Team USA Fund. According to a news release issued by the U.S. Olympic Committee, the annual fund serves as the cornerstone of support for U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes. At the […]
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By Chuck Wielgus Volunteerism is as American as apple pie. The notion is born out of need, and the idea that people in a community can come together to overcome that need. Within our swimming community, I often refer to coaches as the essential segment of our club system, but the system requires events, and […]
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Colorado Ski Country USA announced today its 21 member resorts reported an increase in skier visitation in January and February. Skier visits at Ski Country resorts were up by 3.7 percent during the second period of the 2014-15 season (defined as January 1 through February 28), compared to the same period of the prior year. “At […]
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After a months-long national search, The United States Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame has chosen Colorado Springs-based Magneti Marketing to assist in the development of its communication strategy. “The United States Olympic Museum will become one of the city’s most iconic sites, representing Colorado Springs’ passion and commitment to the Olympic movement,” Kristen Downs, […]
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Colorado Springs has recently been included on the state’s upgraded Bicycle and Scenic Byways map. The Colorado Department of Transportation has given local governments across the state the opportunity to provide cycling information specific to their region. Colorado Springs was the third city to add its map and local data to the site (http://dtdapps.coloradodot.info/bike), according […]
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Lace up your skates! Today through Monday, Colorado Springs will welcome throngs of young hockey players and their families, as the city plays host to the 38th Annual Colorado Springs Amateur Hockey Association Presidents’ Day Hockey Tournament, one of the largest tournaments in North America. According to information provided by the Colorado Springs Convention & […]
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The Colorado Springs Sky Sox announced they will once again be partnering with Domino’s Pizza to showcase local charities. The joint venture, named “Charity Spotlight,” is designed to help charities in the Colorado Springs area. “In the current economic environment, many charities are working harder than ever to meet budgets to support the ever increasing demand […]
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Registration is now open for Colorado amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels to compete in the 2015 Rocky Mountain State Games, Colorado’s largest sport festival. The State Games will primarily take place over two weekends this summer — July 17-19 and July 24-26 — with more than 10,000 athletes from across the state expected to compete in more […]
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Taryn Duncan credits her love of sports to a childhood filled with opening days at Coors Field with her dad. She would go on to play prep softball and, while it was the team at UCCS that caught the Littleton native’s attention, it was the school’s sports management program that earned her devotion. Duncan, 24, […]
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USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate in the United States and member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, announced last week the relocation of its national headquarters to Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs previously served as the home of USA Ultimate from 1992-2002 before the organization’s headquarters were relocated to Boulder. The […]
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Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation’s annual fundraising event, the Breakfast of Champions, will feature Venus Williams, tennis champion and a four-time Olympic gold medalist, as 2014’s keynote speaker. “Venus suffers from an autoimmune condition called Sjogren’s syndrome and is sensitive to the crucial need for people to have access to healthcare,” said BJ Scott, […]
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Arapahoe Basin resort in Summit County announced today, Oct. 16, that it will open Friday for the first day of the 2014-15 season. This makes A-Basin the first skiing and snowboarding resort to open this year. The attraction’s Black Mountain Express lift will open at 9 a.m. and provide access to the intermediate High Noon Run, […]
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