Monthly Archives: November 2013

Paralympian Walker Won’t Stop at Anything

Paralympic alpine skier Tyler Walker has spent his life overcoming obstacles, and he has his sights on a medal this winter in Sochi, Russia. But his goals don’t end there. Read More »

Laureus Combats Issues Facing Denver Youth

Denver, November 12, 2013 – Adams County School District 50 has the largest homeless population in the Greater Denver Area, where children lack access to quality afterschool sports programs proven to help keep them safe. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA (Laureus USA), a charitable organization that supports projects in the U.S. to improve the lives of youth through the power of sports, in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), the company and its dealers, is addressing the issue of youth violence in the district through their support and investment in a unique national coaching and mentoring program called Coach Across America (CAA), created by the non-profit organization Up2Us. Read More »

Concussions Threatening BMX Racer’s Career

As the concussions-in-sports debate rages on, Donny Robinson, an Olympic BMX racer and former national champion, is facing the possible end of his career thanks to repeated head trauma. And he’s not sure what to do. Read More »

Doc Talk: The Dreaded Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition we’ve all heard about, and one many of us are dealing with on a daily basis. ATLX sits down with Dr. Kenneth Jung of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic to talk prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the problem. Read More »

The Ultimate Youth Sport Advocate: NCYS

The National Council of Youth Sport's tireless work has resulted in significant advances to protect youth in sports and encourage active, yet safe and efficient, programs for America’s youth participation.. Today, over 60,000,000 participants in more than 200 organizations benefit from its advocacy. Read More »

Origins of Modern Fencing

The classic sword fight, once a frequent means of battle, has been immortalized in film and popular culture despite its demise as a practical activity. The swashbuckling sport, at a time reserved for upper-class culture, has preserved the majestic sword fight and remains relevant with a wealth of world championships and even a spot in the Olympics. Read More »

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