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Brevard, North Carolina is a Mountain Biker’s Paradise

Joe Driver, Megan Hutton, and Dan Ennis ride Pisgah National Forest in Transylvania County. All photos courtesy

There was a time not so long ago when running into a couple of mountain bikers from Vancouver along a trail in Brevard’s DuPont State Recreational Forest would have seemed quite beyond the ordinary. These days, running into cyclists from all around the world is hardly even unusual. Though a longtime favorite spot for mountain biking and road cycling, Brevard and Transylvania spent decades as a best kept secret among those already in the know. The cat, however, is out of the

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Pardison Fontaine To Debut In The Crew Basketball League

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2021 Sound Running Day 2 Recap: Centro Sends a Message with 3:35 Victory; Bromell (9.92) Keeps Rolling

May 15, 2021

One of the biggest questions heading into day 2 of the Sound Running Track Meet in Irvine, Calif., is whether Olympic 1500-meter champion Matthew Centrowitz would be able to show improvement after a rocky start to his 2021 campaign.

The answer was a resounding yes, as Centrowitz took a commanding victory in the men’s 1500 meters in 3:35.26 to send a message to the rest of the US 1500 corps. The other big result came in the men’s 100m, as Trayvon Bromell made it a perfect three-for-three in 100m finals this year, blowing away the

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In mountain biking, Richmond’s Angelo Washington discovered a new world, one he’ll share during Riverrock’s return this weekend | Local

Washington will be helping to lead group bike rides each of the three days.

“I really developed a passion for being able to coach people how to properly mountain bike,” Washington said.

Biking began to take baseball’s place for Washington in 2015. He had played baseball — second baseman and shortstop — for two years at VSU and later for teams in the National Adult Baseball Association and the Virginia Commonwealth Baseball League. But following shoulder, quad and facial injuries, it just wasn’t the same for him anymore.

A couple of months after nabbing a starter ride off Craigslist, Washington

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Sandpipers Swimmers Sims and Grimes Pick Up Additional Trials Cuts

2021 Cinco de Mayo Invitational

  • Friday April 30 – Monday May 3, 2021
  • Pavilion Center Pool, Las Vegas, NV
  • Long Course Meters
  • Results available via Meet Mobile (meet name: 2021 Cinco de Mayo Invitational)

15-year olds Bella Sims and Katie Grimes of Sandpipers of Nevada continue to make their mark in the pool. The pair are projected to be named to the 2021 World Junior Open Water Championships roster and each have multiple Wave II Olympic Trials cuts. Their strengths in the Open Water and distance events are reflective of coach Ron Aitken’s training and this weekend Sims and Grimes

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Cincinnati transfer Chris Vogt commits to Wisconsin

Wisconsin has filled out its 2021-22 roster with the addition of Cincinnati transfer Chris Vogt. The 7-foot-1 senior and graduate transfer is the third player the Badgers and head coach Greg Gard have acquired in the transfer portal this off-season, joining Isaac Lindsey (UNLV) and Jahcobi Neath (Wake Forest).

Last season, Vogt averaged 5.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.1 blocks while averaging 18.5 minutes per game for the Bearcats in 21 starts. As a junior in 2019-20, Vogt started 29 games and put up

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Van der Poel: I’ll continue mountain biking even if I win gold in Tokyo Olympics

Alpecin-Fenix star Mathieu van der Poel has confirmed that he will continue to race across multiple disciplines to the next Olympic Games in 2024, regardless of whether he wins gold in Tokyo this year.

Following a successful spring on the road, the Dutchman is back racing on the mountain bike, winning the short circuit cross-country race at the Albstadt World Cup on Saturday before going on to finish seventh at the main race later in the day.

He’s set to take part in this weekend’s World Cup round at Nove Mesto as he takes aim at the cross-country race at

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LSCs, ASCA Take Issue With USA Swimming’s HOD Composition Proposal

USA Swimming recently released a set of proposals for its upcoming Special House of Delegates meeting on June 30, and among them is a drastic change in its composition to abide by United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) bylaws.

In order to comply with the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act, one of USA Swimming’s requirements is to increase athlete representation on the Board of Directors to 33.3%. The current proposal is for this to take into effect immediately, and it has caused a variety of responses, including pushback from LSCs on the rapid reduction in their voting

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