Posts Categorized: Sports

Furtenbach Adventures Cancels Summit Plans As Nepal Shuts Down Access to South Side of Mt. Everest

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Furtenbach Adventures, the expedition company known for reinventing the high altitude climbing experience, announced today the cancellation of this season’s Mount Everest summit expeditions. The announcement comes on the heels of news from the Nepalese government that the country is shutting down access to the Nepal-side of the mountain.  In a policy move that mirrors… Read more »

March Madness in Tampa Bay: 3.68 is Magic Number for Goose: Qualifying #1, Setting NMCA Xtreme Pro Mod Record – and Winning

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Kicking off the racing season at the 18th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in Bradenton, Florida, Coast Packing Company CEO Eric R. “Goose” Gustafson powered his ’69 Noonan Hemi ProCharger Pro Mod Camaro to an unprecedented trifecta — qualifying #1, setting the NMCA Xtreme Pro Mod record, and wrapping up the weekend in the Aerospace Components… Read more »

Cedar Point Sports Center Hosts 160 Teams in Inaugural Volleyball Tournament

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Clash at the Point – organized by Ethos Volleyball – brought over 160 teams and their families to the Cedar Point Sports Center and surrounding Sandusky area in February; something that is unusual for youth sports in Sandusky during the off-season winter months. Accompanying those teams were over 3,000 spectators, many of whom stayed at… Read more »

Alpenglow Expeditions Halts Summit Plans As China Shuts Down Tibet Side of Mt. Everest

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Alpenglow Expeditions announced today the cancellation of this season’s planned Mount Everest summit expeditions on news from China that it is shutting down Tibet-side access of the mountain to climbers.  China is closing access to the Tibet-side over fears of a Coronavirus outbreak in one of the most remote and inhospitable environments in the world…. Read more »