14-Year-Old Snowboarder Chloe Kim Brings Youth and Diversity to the X Games

In another life, I'd love to be a expert snowboarder, but in this life I'll have to settle for living vicariously through Chloe Kim. Over the weekend, 14-year-old Chloe Kim became—not only the youngest woman or the first Asian American—but the YOUNGEST PERSON EVER to win at the X Games, the biggest annual event in boardsports. ...more
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The 'Christmas Jammies' Viral Video Family Is Back: Watch The Video!

Viral video sensations the Holderness family are back. Their "Christmas Jammies" video went viral in 2013 and currently has more than 15 million views on YouTube. Wait, what ... you haven't seen it? Watch! I'll wait. ...more

Ray Rice Cut from Ravens, Penn State Sneaks in News: Why Do Our Football Teams Feel Invincible?

Today the Baltimore Ravens announced the termination of Ray Rice's contract and the NFL suspended him "indefinitely." Why? Video of the February 15th third degree assault against his now-wife was leaked and shared on TMZ. ...more
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14-Year-Old Snowboarder Chloe Kim Brings Youth and Diversity to the X Games

In another life, I'd love to be a expert snowboarder, but in this life I'll have to settle for living vicariously through Chloe Kim. Over the weekend, 14-year-old Chloe Kim became—not only the youngest woman or the first Asian American—but the YOUNGEST PERSON EVER to win at the X Games, the biggest annual event in boardsports. ...more
So cool. Thanks for sharing about her!more

FF - I heart the Patriots

I wicked love the Patriots. Love, love, LOVE the Patriots. And not just because it's required by law for us New Englandahs, either. Given that there is currently a reGRONKulous amount of Pat Hate going on, I figured it was a great time to declare my affections.The upside to the gnashing of teeth is the amusing responses on the interwebs. Here are some of my faves so far -...more

The 'Christmas Jammies' Viral Video Family Is Back: Watch The Video!

Viral video sensations the Holderness family are back. Their "Christmas Jammies" video went viral in 2013 and currently has more than 15 million views on YouTube. Wait, what ... you haven't seen it? Watch! I'll wait. ...more

First Impressions Count: 5 tips on making a great impression on the Recruiting Coach

Meeting the coach is a big deal, for you and your talented athlete.  You only have one shot at making a great first impression.  In today’s “casual” take on many of the bygone rules of appropriate behavior in business, formal events and dating, it is important that your child understands the weight a first impression has on their future. ...more

Am I Safe? Can I Climb?

My family recently became members at the local YMCA.  The timing of this decision coincided with the onslaught of winter weather that drives many of us indoors for exercise as well as the New Year, which brings additional folks to the gym with new tennis shoes and big dreams.  I’m a fan of dreamers so I’m happy to share the treadmill.  (Really, I'm just happy to get off the treadmill).   ...more

Countdown to Star Wars Half

Training for the runDisney Star Wars Half  hasn’t been as easy as we hoped. First we had to overcome some motivation hurdles, then once we developed a pretty good routine and running schedule it came with a price....more

Just Do It 2015.

New year and all that jazz. Time to hit the gym, those bucket lists, and life generally hard. Right in the face. Bull, horns, grab 'em....more

THREE WAYS TO BUILD YOUR KID’S RECRUITING LIST IN PERSON

You have begun the Athletic Recruiting process and are taking the next step to get your child in front of the coaches.Where are you to find these coaches or begin to build your list of schools? ...more

How Old to Start Snowboarding?

Kids have been learning to ski as soon as they can walk for a long time. It was once thought that young children were not strong enough to snowboard, but that theory was proven wrong...  So how soon can you put your child on a board? Looks like as soon as they can walk! Check out one and a half year old Lainey learning to snowboard!...more

Hunting: Our Pennsylvania Adventures

Hunting:  Our Pennsylvania AdventuresOne day might be different from another, but there ain't much difference when they're put together.  ~William H. Armstrong...more