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Hiking the Bodalsbreen Norway: Climbing A Million Year Old Glacier!Off-The-Path

Hiking the Bodalsbreen Norway: Climbing A Million Year Old Glacier!Off-The-Path | Silent Sports | Scoop.it
Hiking The Bodalsbreen Norway, a million year old glacier in western norway near stryn. The glacier is in constant movement.
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Off Your Bike: Four Helpful Stretches for the Bike Commuter - GoLocalPDX

Off Your Bike: Four Helpful Stretches for the Bike Commuter - GoLocalPDX | Silent Sports | Scoop.it
If you’re biking to work, or simply biking to play, make sure you incorporate these four stretches into your post-saddle routine to offset injuries.
 
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I can always use some new stretches.

 
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War Veterans Try Yoga, Hiking, Horseback Riding to Treat PTSD - Wall Street Journal

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War Veterans Try Yoga, Hiking, Horseback Riding to Treat PTSD
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Angelo Naticchioni, underwater in Pompano Beach, Fla., earlier this year, said scuba diving has relieved symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
 
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We should encourage this and find ways to get more Veterans involved.

 
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Donaldson close to surfing the final wave - Stuff.co.nz

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Stuff.co.nz:   Donaldson close to surfing the final wave

Preparations for the welcoming party are under way as kayaker Scott Donaldson nears the end of his trans-Tasman adventure.

 
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I am tired already.

 
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Despite rain, Paddle Fest considered a success - Daily Commercial

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Despite rain, Paddle Fest considered a success
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Lesz Banham, of Windermere, said on Sunday he was doing the three-mile race on a paddle board. He said he has been paddleboarding for about a year, and this was probably his fourth race.
 
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There is something comforting about an event called paddle fest. Think relaxing. 

 
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Kayakers worry jet skis will destroy backwaters of Estero Bay - Fox 4

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Kayakers worry jet skis will destroy backwaters of Estero Bay
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BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Kayaking is one of the best ways to enjoy the Southwest Florida scenery, unless you're interrupted.
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One of the silent things I like to do besides biking is kayaking. You have a unique perspective of shoreline and small creeks and rivers. I agree that motorized watercraft ruin that.

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M1 Cycles: Mountain Biking History - Then, now and beyond - as ...

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Modern mountain biking was born on the trails of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County in the 1970s. We talk to some of the pioneers of the sport who are featured in a new documentary, "Klunkerz." Host: Scott Shafer ...
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Although I might have missed  through back Thursday, this is a great history lesson on mountain biking in the days.

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Surf's up! Dog who loves catching waves on surfboard becomes star ...

Surf's up! Dog who loves catching waves on surfboard becomes star ... | Silent Sports | Scoop.it
A DOG who loves to ride the waves on a surfboard has become a cult figure to visitors at a beach.
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It is not a puppy, but still a great idea to attract an audience

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Volunteers develop Wausau's first fat-tire biking trail - Wausau Daily Herald

Volunteers develop Wausau's first fat-tire biking trail Wausau Daily Herald WAUSAU — A group of mountain-biking advocates has developed a trail system specifically for specially designed fat-tired snow bicycles at Sunny Vale Park on Wausau's west...
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Start planning  your summer bike trip.

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Southeast Wisconsin hunkers down as extreme cold strikes - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Southeast Wisconsin hunkers down as extreme cold strikes - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Silent Sports | Scoop.it
Southeast Wisconsin hunkers down as extreme cold strikes Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The coldest weather in years has closed schools, government agencies and businesses across southern Wisconsin as residents Monday mostly stayed indoors rather than...
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Skijoring: Winter Sport Adds Horse Power to Skiing (PHOTOS) - The Weather Channel

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Skijoring: Winter Sport Adds Horse Power to Skiing (PHOTOS)
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For many winter sports enthusiasts, skiing is the best way to get active and enjoy nature.
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If you have a horse this might be for you!

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High-Tech Startup Hopes To Change Biking - KEYE TV

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High-Tech Startup Hopes To Change Biking
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A Massachusetts startup company is launching a new device that transforms almost any bicycle into an electric-hybrid vehicle. Superpedestrian Inc.
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Tips for safe walking in snow and ice - New Canaan Advertiser

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Tips for safe walking in snow and ice
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Falls account for more than one million injuries in the U.S. annually. There are four types of walking accidents with the most common being the slip and fall.
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Marquette aims to be more bike-friendly - ABC 10 News NOW

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Marquette aims to be more bike-friendly
ABC 10 News NOW
“The city's been attentive to biking,” Marquette Mayor Robert Niemi said.
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Keeping track of bike friendly destinations for your business and vacation enjoyment

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BikeWalkLee: Get your bike ready for fall - The News-Press

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Biking scene will start to heat up now that the weather is cooling
 
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This comment made me laugh. Obviously, they don't live in the upper midwest - aka Wisconsin or Ohio. On the other hand, in Minnesota, they have the Fat Tire bikes out and for them, it is heating up to prime biking season.

 
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Tornado Backdrop Gives Couple the Most Badass Wedding Photos Ever

Tornado Backdrop Gives Couple the Most Badass Wedding Photos Ever | Silent Sports | Scoop.it
A couple in Saskatchewan, Canada got a better backdrop than they bargained for when a tornado touched down a couple miles down the road from the wedding.
 
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First wildfire backdrops, now tornados. Next it will be Tsunamis. Is this taking it a bit too far to have a memorable photo?

 
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Columbia River Gorge's top 10 trails for spring, summer hiking - The Oregonian

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Columbia River Gorge's top 10 trails for spring, summer hiking
The Oregonian
Catherine Creek: On the Washington side of the gorge, much of the land between Coyote Wall and Major Creek is part of the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area.
 
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Time to plan your summer hikes

 
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Writings for Lyric FM About Skiing | World of Writing

Writings for Lyric FM About Skiing | World of Writing | Silent Sports | Scoop.it
I've just come back from my annual skiing trip, which is a bit different from the norm. To explain why, I'm posting up a piece I had broadcast on Lyric FM. There was a slot on Lyric FM called The Quiet Quarter, where new and ...
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A great piece that might have you think differently about how you attack the ski slope or trail if you couldn't see.

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Northern Wisconsin Ice Caves Still Popular Among Tourists - WSAW

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Northern Wisconsin Ice Caves Still Popular Among Tourists
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BAYFIELD, Wis. -- The ice caves near the Apostle Islands in northern Wisconsin are still proving to be very popular.
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This might be the only reason I am sorry not to be in Wisconsin this winter. Doesn't happen every year.

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Inaugural fun race at the 12 Singapore Canoe Marathon raises S ...

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The 12th Singapore Canoe Marathon took place at Punggol Waterway on 12 January 2014 attracted over 100 participants of all ages and raised S$40,000 for the para- canoeing community. Singapore Canoe Marathon ...
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NOCs Plan for Sochi Social Media - Around the Rings (subscription)

NOCs Plan for Sochi Social Media - Around the Rings (subscription) | Silent Sports | Scoop.it
NOCs Plan for Sochi Social Media Around the Rings (subscription) “In addition to posting original content,” Cheeks explains, “we will also curate all of the top conversations among athletes, fans, and celebrities on an interactive social media hub...
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Yes, the Olympics have plans around social media

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The Adventure Blog: Video: Kayaking The Zambezi River

Video: Kayaking The Zambezi River. Looking for a healthy dose of adventure to jump start your week? Then look no further than this video, which follows kayaker Mat Dumoulin as he paddles the amazing Zambezi River in ...
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This does not encourage me in anyway to do this kind of kayaking. It is crazy. The cool thing is both the gopro view on the helmet and the view from a distance of the kayaker doing the same set of falls or whitewater.

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How Cold Is It in the Midwest Today? This Cold. - Slate Magazine (blog)

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How Cold Is It in the Midwest Today? This Cold.
Slate Magazine (blog)
Wisconsin is part of a huge swath of the United States that is seeing its coldest weather in decades today, thanks to an Arctic air mass barrelling down from the north.
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Even the water is cold and silent. Stay bundled up folks in WI

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US high-tech startup hopes to change biking - azcentral.com

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azcentral.com US high-tech startup hopes to change biking azcentral.com The device uses wireless connectivity to communicate with the biker's smartphone to track distance traveled and elevation gained, share with friends the number of calories...
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A little more thorough article on the Copenhagen Wheel.

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Surfing Santa returns - CHCH News

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Surfing Santa returns
CHCH News
We're less than a week away from a Niagara Christmas tradition. On Monday, the Surfing Santa will windsurf the frigid waters from Fort Erie to Buffalo. All to raise awareness for homelessness.
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Go Santa! The only thing missing is some floating /swimming reindeer.

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Your guide to winter bike commuting in Madison - 77Square.com

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Your guide to winter bike commuting in Madison
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15, the bike goes into storage, and it comes back out May 15," said Aaron Crandall, organizer of Madison Bike Winter.
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I am glad to see my favorite WI town getting out the voice on Winter bike commuting.

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