As TA rowers, Lorah and Helman use only their trunk and arm muscles, and their seats are fixed, as opposed to the traditional rowing stroke which uses the legs, trunk and arms and is done on a sliding seat.
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"Chicken out or keep going." Those are the two options that cyclist Missy Erickson figured she had last July when she first lined up to race again after a devastating 50 mile-per-hour crash less than two months before.
With Leap Day (February 29th) having just passed, I realized that leap years are my favorite years. Leap years are synced up with two activities that...
Whenever the bidding process to serve as a host for the Olympics begins, cities around the globe are quick to throw their hats into the ring, eager to take advantage of the acclaim and status that comes with hosting the quadrennial games.
The research shows that there's a clear opportunity for forward-thinking companies operating in Brazil to position themselves as allies of the LGBT community -- an investment that will pay off handsomely.
A few weeks before I went out to LA to run the marathon I got an email from my buddy Chris asking what I was doing on Saturday after the Big LA 5K and...
Wearing tee-shirt and hat proclaiming that the mosquito that spreads Zika "is not stronger than an entire nation," president Dilma Rousseff led an unprecedented national mobilization against the disease on Saturday February 13th.
Rio de Janeiro is the world's most alluring hot mess. It's everything you expect it to be: edgy, stratified, stiflingly humid, crowded, exhilarating. But it's also everything you don't expect it to be: friendly, relaxing, accessible, human, bucolic even.
By November it is expected that most countries will have signed up to ratify the Paris agreement and will be well underway implementing their national mitigation and adaptation plans.
Like a lot of kids, I wrote to Santa Claus every year. More or less, my Christmas wishes were usually fulfilled. Being young at heart this year, I tho...
The most significant way that the Olympics evolved was the gradual expansion of the women's program to match that of the men's. It has been a decades-long process, but it has been important progress toward reaching much-needed gender equality in athletics.
While there is a growing resurgence in barefoot running, most of the people doing this are not competitive runners, but rather recreational runners.
I used to coach sprints alongside Donald Quarrie, four-time Olympic medallist for Jamaica -- including a gold medal in the 200 meters in the 1976 Montreal Olympics.
The U.S. Olympic Committee's decision last month to make Boston its candidate for the right to host the 2024 Summer Games has generated much excitement within the city and its environs. It has also engendered considerable opposition.
On Tuesday, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club announced that in September 2014 it chose to break from history. For the first time in its 260-year existence, it decided to allow female members.