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UCLA athlete dismissed from team after racist comments, outcry among students

UCLA athlete Chris Weiland was dismissed Monday from the cross country and track & field team after video of him making racist, sexist and homophobic comments surfaced across social media platforms Sunday. Weiland, a Rancho Cucamonga High graduate, was heard talking to his mother on the phone during the video while making the remarks. “When first learning of this a few months ago, I was disgusted and immediately suspended him indefinitely from the team,” said Avery Anderson, UCLA’s Director of T...
Tags: Instagram, Oregon, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Cross Country, College sports, Anderson, Ucla, Bruins, Tucson, Naomi Osaka, Weiland, Jennifer Brady, Dorian Thompson Robinson, Michaela Onyenwere


The 2021 Yamaha Motorcycle Lineup + Our Take On Each Model

Team Blue comes into 2021 with some awesome new bikes, some updated bikes, some hopes dashed with rumored machines I do not see offered and some old favorites that are no more. This year sees a new MT-09, but not the MT-10 that’s been rumored. The adventure bike crowd should be excited to check out the all-new Tenere 700. While the Tracer 9 GT gives Yamaha an excellent offering for those liking hard bags but more pavement time. Yes, it is sad to see the VMax is no more, but this just means more ...
Tags: Cross Country, Motorcycles, Yamaha, 2021, Carbon Fibre, Model lineups, Power Tuner, Inertial Measurement Unit IMU, Star Venture, Metallic Black Yamaha Racing Blue Carbon Fibre, Electric Teal, Matte Black Yamaha Racing Blue Electric, Yamaha Bolt R Spec Only the Bolt R Spec, Yamaha Star Venture TC, White Tan Blue Matte Black, All New 890cc Liquid Cooled


Specialized 2021 Chisel is lighter and race ready under 2K

Alloy never seems to go out of style at Specialized, and neither does a well-spec’d bike at a reasonable price. That’s what is behind the new all-new Specialized Chisel – race-ready under $2K. Lighter Frame and Updated Geometry As cross country racing gets more technical, manufacturers updated their bike geometry to excel in such conditions. […] The post Specialized 2021 Chisel is lighter and race ready under 2K appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Miscellaneous, Sport, Cycling, Cross Country, Specialized, Women's, Mountain Bike, Chisel, Alloy Hardtail, Smartweld


U.S. Ski & Snowboard Announces Restructuring of National-Level Competitions for 2020-2021 (Includes Interview with Chris Grover)

A clean slate cancelation of U.S. Ski & Snowboard’s cross-country national racing calendar. That’s a piece of the collateral damage in the niche world of domestic ski racing. The cancellation includes SuperTour, U.S. National Championships, SuperTour Finals, and the Junior National Championships. We’ll get to how these races may be replaced in a moment. First, U.S. Ski & Snowboard set forth a series of bullet points regarding the reasoning and considerations for the wholesale cancelation. The...
Tags: Europe, News, Eu, Sport, Racing, United States, Cross Country, Alaska, Skiing, Fis, NRL, APU, Schengen, East, Sun Valley, Working Group


Review: 2021 Specialized S-Works Epic full suspension XC race machine

Specialized says the updated Epic is the fastest mountain bike it’s ever produced. The Epic is swimming with features like an updated Brain platform, new carbon layup, and jam-packed with tons of tech. We got the chance to put the newest S-Works version though the paces. But first, let’s talk a little bit about what […] The post Review: 2021 Specialized S-Works Epic full suspension XC race machine appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Reviews, Sport, Bicycles, Cycling, Cross Country, Specialized, Mountain Bike, Roval Control SL, Feature Stories, Bike Types, Specialized Epic, XC racing


Review: Specialized 2021 S-Works Epic full suspension XC race machine

Specialized says the updated Epic is the fastest mountain bike it’s ever produced. The Epic is swimming with features like an updated Brain platform, new carbon layup, and jam-packed with tons of tech. We got the chance to put the newest S-Works version though the paces. But first, let’s talk a little bit about what […] The post Review: Specialized 2021 S-Works Epic full suspension XC race machine appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Reviews, Sport, Bicycles, Cycling, Cross Country, Specialized, Mountain Bike, Roval Control SL, Feature Stories, Bike Types, Specialized Epic, XC racing


2020 Volvo V60 Review: Better Than An SUV? It Just Might Be!

2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country In Our Opinion: The Volvo V60 provides many of the same benefits as an SUV or crossover. While wagons may not be everybody's thing, we do believe most will be pleasantly surprised at how nice the V60 drives and looks inside. Exterior Styling 88 Interior Layout 95 Driving Dynamics 90 Safety & Tech Features 90 Everyday Functionality 92 Pros Interior Quality Ride & Handling Some Off-Road Capability Cons...
Tags: Apple, Colorado, Cross Country, Autos, Epa, Denis, Volvo, Denver, Wilkins, Bowers, Subaru Outback, SENSUS, Denis Flierl, Volvo V60 Cross Country, Test Drives, Volvo V60 Cross Country Earlier


Cross Country 101 Clinic - reminder

April Mackin writes: On March 21- 25, 2020 Paradise Air Sports will host another mentored hang gliding, "Cross Country 101 Flying clinic". If you are new to Cross Country, have never flown Cross Country, would like to learn the ins-and-outs of Cross Country flying, this is for you. If you are more advanced and would like to gain experience by flying with our mentors, this is for you. A few of the things you could expect from Cross Country 101: how to pick safe landing fields and what to...
Tags: Cross Country, Jim Prahl, Groveland Florida, Mackin, Paradise Air Sports, Cross Country 101, Groveland Airport, April Mackin, Discuss Cross Country 101 Clinic


How To Plan An Affordable Cross country Move

Moving costs can quickly add up – especially when you are moving across state lines. Along with the cost of hiring a moving company or renting a truck, there are a lot of other hidden fees that you need to take into account. With careful planning, however, there are quite a few ways that you can save money on your move, helping to keep the cost as low as possible. Here are some tips on how to plan an affordable cross country move: 1. Get rid of as much as you can before you move If you are ...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Sales, Cross Country, Moving Out, Don


Cross Country 101 Clinic

"april mackin" writes: On March 21- 25, 2020 Paradise Air Sports will host another mentored hang gliding, "Cross Country 101 Flying clinic". If you are new to Cross Country, have never flown Cross Country, would like to learn the ins-and-outs of Cross Country flying, this is for you. If you are more advanced and would like to gain experience by flying with our mentors, this is for you.A few of the things you could expect from Cross Country 101: how to pick safe landing fields and what to...
Tags: Cross Country, Jim Prahl, Groveland Florida, Mackin, Cross Country 101 Clinic, Paradise Air Sports, Cross Country 101, Groveland Airport, Discuss Cross Country


TOP MUST-DO WINTER ACTIVITIES

Winter activities make everyone’s holiday more memorable, from the powder hounds to the sworn non-skiers. Here are our favourites – and you can try them in loads of resorts. Dog sledding Is there a better way to travel than in a sled pulled by adorable huskies? Dog sledding is a bucket list activity that dates back centuries and can be found in ski resorts all over the world, from Finland to Andorra. Visit a husky farm to meet these incredible canine athletes, before heading off with a team of...
Tags: Europe, UK, Families, Couples, Winter, France, Activities, Sport, Austria, Canada, Skiing, Tremblant, Finland, Norway, Whistler, Courchevel


Bolshunov atop the Podium Again in Ruka; North Americans Feel Encouraged About the Season Ahead

Men’s 2018 Podium for the Ruka 15k Classic. Russia’s Alexander Bolshunov (center) won, Norway’ Emil Iversen (left) was second, Swede Calle Halfvarsson (right) placed third. (Photo: Fischer/Nordic Focus) “I have no secrets,” Alexander Bolshunov told FIS in regard to his back-to-back wins in Kuusamo, Finland. On Saturday, the Russian had won a drag race with Norway’s superstar Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo during Saturday’s classic sprint.  Bolshunov had a commanding victory in Sunday’s 15-kilomete...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Australia, Russia, Sport, Canada, Skiing, World Cup, Results, Finland, Norway, Scandinavia, Skype, Fis, David Brown, Harvey


Weight

Cross Country magazine sends: “The analysis showed that, on average, every 10kg of weight you fly with leads to 2.5% more competition points in each task.” Big is best, right? Bruce Goldsmith ran the numbers to see whether larger gliders really do give you an advantage – and suggests a way of leveling the playing field in future competitions. Discuss "Weight" at the Oz Report forum   link»
Tags: Cross Country, Bruce Goldsmith


Cross Country teams continue national ranking streak

The Carleton College women’s and men’s cross country teams made another appearance in the latest national rankings released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Tags: Cross Country, Carleton College


QOTD: Reaching Your Long Haul Limit?

There are more than a few times when travelling by car is a heckuva lot more preferable than cramming cheek-to-jowl in an aluminium sky sausage. Hitting the highway, not the sometimes-friendly skies, to reach your destination is often a better option. Everyone has their limits for long-term driving, though. What’s yours? Some folks are content […] The post QOTD: Reaching Your Long Haul Limit? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Cross Country, Autos, Qotd, Freeway, News Blog, Question of the Day, Long Distance Driving


Soundtrack Review: American Folk

American Folk Soundtrack Review: This is a review of the film score American Folk by Ben Lovett. Buy the score here (if available) At a glance: Geek Score: 100 Total Minutes Of Excellence: 22.8 Album Excellence: 100% How are the scores calculated and what does it mean? American Folk is a 2017 American drama film directed by David Heinz and starring Joe Purdy, Amber Rubarth & Krisha Fairchild. Filmed over 3500 miles in 14 states, musicians Joe Purdy and Amber Rubarth star as two...
Tags: Music, New York, Texas, Drama, California, Virginia, America, United States, Cross Country, Tennessee, Arizona, New Mexico, 2017, Film Scores, 10s, Lakeshore Records


The Cloudbase Foundation's Hot Lunch programs in Nepal.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Naviter-Oudie-4-Brand-New-Still-Boxed/332674781553 Cross Country Magazine and Naviter are teaming up to auction this brand new Oudie 4. The entire proceeds will go to The Cloudbase Foundation's Hot Lunch programs in Nepal.Bid on the flight computer favoured by world cup pilots and you'll also be supporting children at Dikidanda and Bandipur schools, near Pokhara. More on the grassroots, pilot-led charity at thecloudbasefoundation dot org.This is a brand new, boxed N...
Tags: Europe, Cross Country, Nepal, North America, Pokhara, Cloudbase Foundation, Naviter, Oudie, UK Shipping, Dikidanda


Texas Cross Country League

Tiki writes: Cross Country Flying Season is in full swing in Texas and the Cowboy Up Flying Club is once again registered with Airtribune as a League,  https://airtribune.com/cuhanggliding/info/details__info. Since we fly year round, Cross Country can happen anytime. If you have registered on the Cowboy Up Flying Club on Airtribune in the past you should still be on the list. If you plan to come to Cowboy Up to do some Cross Country flying you might want to register before you get here. We ha...
Tags: Texas, Cross Country, Tiki, Airtribune, Cowboy Up Flying Club, Texas Cross Country League


We Will Travel Cross-Country On The Great American Road Trip

Affiliate Links When we moved to Hawaii almost three years ago, we thought it was going to be an adventure of a lifetime. Little did we know that just under three years after arriving, we’d be packing up our belongings and taking our next adventure. We’re going to travel across the country on the Great American Road Trip! Travel Cross-Country On The Great American Road Trip Who doesn’t love a good road trip?After being on an island for the last few years, I’m ready for the Great American Road ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Adventure, Blogging, Hawaii, San Diego, Michigan, Road Trip, Instagram Continue, Facebook Twitter and Instagram, Cross-country, Great American Road Trip, Great American Road Trip Travel Cross Country, California Nevada Arizona New, Grand Canyon the Meteor Crater, Michigan Crazy


Comeau Just Can’t Quit Skiing: Back in the Sport and PyeongChang-Bound

Anne-Marie Comeau leading Cendrine Browne during the skiathlon at Cross Country Canada’s NorAm/Olympic Selection Races in Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec, in January. (Courtesy photo) Today, she’s Olympic-bound. But two years ago, Anne-Marie Comeau was stepping away from cross-country skiing. Comeau had raced at 2015 World Junior Championships, finishing 25th in the skiathlon, but by December of that year the Canadian was diagnosed with a shoulder injury that required her to take half a year away from...
Tags: General, News, Sport, Racing, Olympics, Skiing, Running, Injuries, Quebec, Fis, Mont Sainte Anne, Universite Laval, Browne, Pyeongchang, Comeau, Rouge


Why Skiing Is a Ridiculously Good Workout

It can be dangerous. But hitting the slopes comes with unique health benefits
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Cross Country, Ski, Skiing, Exercise/Fitness, DOWNHILL SKIING, CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING, Alpine Skiing, Snow Skiing, Is Skiing A Good Workout, Is Skiing Dangerous, Slalom skiing


The Volvo V90 Cross Country is a high-tech, luxury station wagon that is easy to love

The V90 is an excellent alternative to an SUV. It comes with a high price tag, but for the most part, it's worth it. A test drive could make a wagon-lover out of even the most committed wagon-hater. Americans hate station wagons. Well, most Americans. The one who don't hate them love station wagons and have traditionally loved Volvo station wagons very, very much. For those consumers who don't want a large SUV — and don't worry, Volvo has plenty of those — the Swedish automaker, now owned by...
Tags: China, US, Trends, Cross Country, New Jersey, Volvo, Geely, Volvo V90 Cross Country, Osmium Grey Metallic


WADA’s 2016 Anti-Doping Testing Figures Through the Lens of Nordic Sport

“Play True” is the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) outward appeal to athletes, coaches, doctors, a myriad of handlers and advisers, and, ironically, anti-doping labs to keep sport clean. On one hand, “Play True” could be interpreted as a baseline demand, something educators might instill in elementary students. But it also reads like a plea; for fans of the sport and most importantly participant athletes themselves, there’s a lot to lose when athletes “Play False”. The sharpened teeth b...
Tags: General, News, Sport, Esa, Skiing, Wada, Doping, World Anti-Doping Agency, ATF, AAF, ABP, Andy Brown, IC, Cross-country, Biathlon, Nordic Combined


Eridge Park 10 Trail Challenge

A week ago I ran, with three of Lewes’s redoubtable Twitten runners, Duncan Rawson, Rob Read, David Stacey, the Eridge Park 10 Trial Challenge. The mud in the shower has gone, my toes are more or less dirt-free and I can knock the dried filth off my trail shoes, so it may be time to record the race.  Eridge Park is a couple of miles south of Tunbridge Wells, and owned by the Marquess of Abergavenny. You may wonder why a Welsh peer should have his residence in Sussex, but that’s feudalism for you...
Tags: Sport, Races, David, Running, Rob, Sussex, Lewes, Duncan, Stacey, Tunbridge Wells, Abergavenny, Nevill, Cross-country, Tom Roper, Eridge Park, Duncan Rawson Rob Read David Stacey


2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country: 9 Things to Know

Volvo made its return to the midsize wagon segment with the V90, and we recently spent some time with a V90 Cross Country variant. With the V90 Cross Country, all-wheel drive is standard and, for a rugged look, the automaker raises the wagon and adds body cladding. During our time with the sexy and capable wagon, we appreciated its high-tech features and luxurious feel. As in any Volvo, safety is still a priority, this time in the form of driver assist and semi-autonomous features. Keep reading ...
Tags: Cross Country, Thor, Volvo, Car Lists, Wilkins, Bowers, V90 Cross Country City Safe


Cross Country in a GT3: 9 Day-4856.6 miles-2 countries-19 US States-211 gallons of fuel-1 speeding ticket

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Tags: US, Cross Country, Autos, Porsche Artwork, GT3, Nicolas Hunziker, 911 GT3, 996 GT3, Brett Sloan, Hunziker Design, Hunzikerartcar


Don’t Accept That New Job Until You Consider The Real Impact Of Cross Country Moving

So, you have a company waiving a nice shiny employment opportunity right in front of you. It looks as though it might be too good to pass up on and you might be right. However, you need to make sure that you are taking the time to consider all of the most important aspects of a cross country move in order to know whether it is truly as good as it looks. The last thing you would want is to drop everything, move to the other side of the country, and find that you are more miserable than ever. ...
Tags: Fashion, Cross Country, Moving, Home Life, Vacations & Getaways, Long Distance Moving, Cross Country Moving


These Are The Most Expensive Ways To Cross America

Have you ever gotten in a cab and wondered how much it would cost if you just had the driver keep going until they ran out of land? Of course you have. If you live in America, I’m sure you’ve either crossed the country at some point, or at least wondered about it. Have you ever wondered what the most expensive way to…Read more...
Tags: Infographics, America, Cross Country, Charts, life-hacks, Cross America


Charity auction for the Cloudbase Foundation

http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/332155703964?&utm_source=Cross+Country+auction&utm_campaign=Cross+Country+auction&utm_medium=email Each year, Cross Country magazine subscribers are entered to win a brand new paraglider of their choosing. Miha Razinger won the 2017 Cross Country subscribers’ prize draw, but has very generously donated his prize to raise funds for the Cloudbase Foundation. Miha is making the donation in memory of Steve Nash. “Steve was such a great ambassador for our spor...
Tags: Cross Country, Cloudbase Foundation, Miha, Miha Razinger, Cloudbase Foundation Miha, Steve Nash Steve


Traveling bicyclist and his partner raise awareness about rescue dogs

Dogs and bicyclists have a special relationship, all too often involving the dog chasing the bicyclist. That’s not the case with Mike Minnick and Bixby, however. The pair are sharing a bicycle as they travel together around the US, stopping at animal shelters along the way to raise awareness about the need to rescue pets … Continue reading »
Tags: Dog, US, Sport, Cycling, Bixby, Main Page, Bicycle Touring, Bike Touring, Cross-country, Mike Minnick