Mashtare Keeps on Running | St. Albans Messenger

Mike Mashtare has been leading the youth of BFA St. Albans in cross country, Nordic skiing, and track and field for 38 years. “Coaching is my passion,” said Mashtare, smiling, and with the time he’s invested in BFA’s athletes, there’s no question the statement is heartfelt. Mashtare, who spent 34 years as a Physical Education teacher at BFA, is now retired, but he still spends plenty of time with students three seasons of the year. The sports he coaches…

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Visit iFly Orlando to take your family holiday to new heights…and ma…

“I WISH I could fly way up to the sky but I can’t.” “You can.” 10 James thought his flight at iFly Orlando was magic “I can’t.” “You can”, Angel the skydiving instructor at iFly Orlando reassures me. “But I’ve got vertigo.” “You don’t have vertigo, it’s just up there.” Rubbish jokes aside, I really did fly and like all the many magical things you can do in Orlando it was magic. Two weeks here is non-stop wow and…

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Breathing Is the Hot New Wellness Trend

Breathing. For us humans it’s automatic. You stop breathing, you’re dead. We don’t need to even think about doing it. Or do we? Think about the way our breathing changes throughout the day – the long slow breaths we take as we wake up and yawn, the rapid gulps for air during a morning workout, or even the way we pant uncontrollably during sex. We slow our breathing down to alleviate pain and distress. It’s not such a jump…

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IPO Update: Peloton Interactive Readies U.S. IPO – Peloton (Private:PT…

Quick Take Peloton Interactive (PTON) has filed to raise $1.1 billion in an IPO of its Class A common stock, according to an S-1/A registration statement. The company sells fitness equipment and related software subscription services to fitness enthusiasts. PTON is growing impressively and needs additional time and scale to achieve management’s vision of a more expansive operation. Company & Technology New York-based Peloton was founded in 2012 to develop and market fitness bikes and treadmills, as well as…

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Lake Conference teams 1, 2 and 3 at Minnetonka Invitational | Eden Pra…

Lake Conference teams finished one (Minnetonka, 830 points), two (Wayzata, 453.5) and three (Eden Prairie, 424) at Saturday’s Minnetonka Invitational. The field included seven schools. “We used an off-line lineup,” said Eden Prairie coach Kelly Boston, “but still did very well.” “We didn’t put our top swimmers in their best events,” said Boston. “We competed on Thursday and knew that Saturday was going to be a long day. “It’s hard to swim the same events all the time,” she…

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Diana Gregory Outreach Services announces Senior Awards

Diana Gregory Outreach Services will introduce the 2019 Senior Award honorees at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27 at The Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix. These awards honor individuals over 70 years of age whose leadership and commitment have significantly contributed to Arizona’s and the nation’s future, according to a press release. The Lifetime Achievement Awardee will be given to Reverend Dr. Dosia Carlson. Dr. Dosia Carlson. (Submitted photo) Dr. Carlson is a composer, writer, pastor emeritus, and so much…

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Rooftop restaurant coming to Salesforce Park in Transbay

Rooftop dining is coming to Salesforce Park above the Transbay transit center in downtown San Francisco. JSSK Group leased the dining and lounge space and will combine Californian cooking with Japanese influences. The Transbay Joint Powers Authority, which controls the $2.2 billion building formally known as the Salesforce Transit Center, is expected to give final approval to the lease on Sept. 12. Chef Shotaro “Sho” Kamio, who owns the acclaimed Berkeley restaurant Iyasare, and his partner Josh Sigel are…

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Calvin University triathlon team makes a splash at Reeds Lake

GRAND RAPIDS CHARTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Calvin University’s triathlon team made its debut early Saturday morning during the annual Rhoades McKee Reeds Lake Triathlon. The seven-member, all-female team marks the first-recognized NCAA triathlon team in Michigan. It formed in 2018, picking up undiscovered athletes already on Calvin’s campus and two freshman recruits. “Kelly Makela is a former swimmer, so she swam the 400 and 800 here for Calvin her freshman year. Megan Schenkel, she used to run…

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Watch Time Stories: Ian Blackburn, the Apple Watch triathlete

Watch Time Stories is sponsored by Monowear: Get 15% off the company’s premium Apple Watch accessories w/ code 9to5MAC15. 9to5Mac kicked off a new seasonal podcast series this summer called Watch Time. We connect with real people to share stories of how the Apple Watch is changing lives. The latest episode features Ian Blackburn, a 54-year-old father of three who self-describes as “not a lifetime athlete at all.” After experiencing a DVT during travel, Ian felt compelled to lose some weight…

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Paula to take motorbike to Mount Everest base camp

A BIKER mum could become one of the first females as part of a female group to reach Mount Everest’s base camp on a motorbike. Paula Hockey had a motorbike when she was 17 but after having children it was deemed “irresponsible”. When she hit 40 Paula, from Colchester, decided to gear up once more and bought herself a Honda bike which she has fondly named Ruby. Now 56, the mum-of-two has set herself the challenge of a lifetime….

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