Author Archives: atlx

Origins of Mountain Biking

Military use played an early role in the development of modern day mountain biking, which has branched into several different disciplines ranging from competition to leisure. Read More »

New York Marathoners Running for Haiti

As the challenge of rebuilding Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake continues, the J/P Haiti Relief Organization is raising money, and morale, by sending five Haitian runners to compete the New York City Marathon. Read More »

Vacation Workouts

In early September, I spent a long weekend at the incredible Atlantis resort in the Bahamas. My room in The Cove property was gorgeous, the view stunning, the beach perfect. There was something else that set the resort apart from all of the others I’ve stayed at, though: the fitness center. Read More »

Origins of BMX: So Cal Scene to Olympic Stage

Bicycle motocross, commonly referred to as BMX, has risen from the first organized races at West LA’s Palm Park to the Olympic stage. Read More »

Archery: Survival Skill to Olympic Sport

Born of a survival and wartime skill that stretches back thousands of years, Archery’s practical history makes it one of the most unique Olympic sports. Read More »

The Origins of Boxing, the Sweet Science

From bare-knuckled brawlers to transcendent fighters like Muhammad Ali and Joe Louis, boxing has enjoyed a long and storied history that stretches as far back as eighth century BC. Read More »

The Origins of Hockey

From the first game ever played in 1875, to the advent of the legendary Stanley Cup, we take a look back at over 130 years of hockey history. Read More »

After-School All-Stars

From After-School All-Stars: MISSION The mission of After-School All-Stars (ASAS) is to provide comprehensive after-school programs that keep children safe and help them achieve in school and life. Our goal is to identify and fuel our student’s individual passions by tying their interests to tailored academic support, enrichment activities and sports. By creating lasting relationships with our students and incorporating service ... Read More »

American Strongman

From American Strongman: American Strongman Corporation (ASC) is the sole sanctioning and governing body for the sport of professional strongman in the United States. ASC provides American athletes with opportunities by promoting numerous professional strongman contests across the country yearly. These contests include America’s Strongest Man®, the Olympia Strongman Challenge, the U.S. Nationals and the Pro-Am and Platinum-Plus series. ASC also ... Read More »

Arnold Sports Festival

From The Arnold Sports Festival: The Arnold Sports Festival is the largest multi-sport event in the nation and the greatest sports-fitness experience of your life! The Festival welcomes more than 18,000 athletes annually who compete in more than 45 sports & events, including 12 Olympic sports. More than 175,000 fitness enthusiasts attend the Arnold Sports Festival each year to experience thrilling ... Read More »

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