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Monster Energy’s James Foster Wins First X Games Gold in BMX Big Air in Minneapolis
Monster Energy’s James Foster Wins First X Games Gold in BMX Big Air in Minneapolis

2017-07-15

I can’t believe I pulled that last run. I saw Vince do his run and I thought to myself I can’t beat that, but I’m going to try! And I got lucky — bar spin to triple down-whip – that’s the first time I have ever tried it too – James Foster Minneapolis, MN July 15, 2017 — Monster Energy congratulates James Foster for his gold medal finish on the mega ramp at the inaugural X Games Minneapolis. This was Fosters first ever gold in BMX Big Air, an event in which he had placed third in two previous attempts. After a cancelled event last year in Austin due to severe weather, the BMX Big Air returned taking center stage on Friday night at the US Bank Stadium in downtown...

GoneTraining To Launch Chatbot That Finds You Personalized Trainer on Demand

2017-07-13

GoneTraining Offers the Fitness Industry Easy-to-Use Tools For Matching People With Trainers, Eliminating the Pain of Relying on a Gym. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, July 13, 2017 — Almost everyone has experienced feeling nervous about missing a training routine or being scolded by their personal trainer after coming back in town. In an upcoming launch of a chabot, and Eva, an AI training assistant, GoneTraining aims to change that. Over the past few weeks, GoneTraining has been developing partnerships with top trainers in the San Diego and Los Angeles market that will become available to the general public at the launch. The beta version of the chatbot has been in operation for internal users and will open to the public in these two California markets. The chatbot will primarily focus on personal training, strength coaching, cardio, yoga, team...

MACKENZIE GORE and SYDNEY MCLAUGHLIN Named Gatorade High School Athletes of the Year

2017-07-12

Gore and McLaughlin were honored at the awards dinner emceed by ESPN SportsCenter On The Road Host Sage Steele and attended by Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves center and 2014 Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year), Abby Wambach (former U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team forward and 1997-98 Gatorade New York Girls Soccer Player of the Year), D’Angelo Russell (Brooklyn Nets point guard and No. 2 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft), Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers quarterback and Super Bowl XLV MVP), April Ross (Olympic Silver Medalist and 1999-2000 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year), Tamika Catchings (4-time Olympic Gold Medalist and 1996-97 Gatorade Texas Girls Basketball Player of the Year), Christian McCaffrey (Carolina Panthers running back and 2012-13 and 2013-14 Gatorade Colorado Football Player of the Year), and Deshaun Watson (Houston Texans quarterback and 2013-14 Gatorade Georgia Football...

Archer Drop & Stop Vehicle Barriers Top U.S. And European Crash Test Standards

2017-07-11

    PASADENA, CA, July 11, 2017 — Meridian Rapid Defense Group (MRDG) announced that the Archer 1200 vehicle mitigation barrier has just received a passing certification on the European Publicly Available Specifications security standard known as the PAS 68. The barriers successfully stopped a 1500 kg vehicle travelling 48 kph becoming the only portable barrier to do so. The Archer 1200 barriers already meet U.S. Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security guidelines and have demonstrated the ability to stop a malicious vehicle in fewer than 10 feet. The products have Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) certification and have been independently tested by engineering consultants at KPFF and Karco. “Adding the European testing standard to the resume for the Archer 1200 is an important step for us in providing a rapid response security solution to countries in need,” said MRDG Founder and CEO Peter Whitford. “The U.S. has been...

Monster Energy’s Tom Schaar Takes Third Place at Vans Park Series Pro Tour Contest in Vancouver
Monster Energy’s Tom Schaar Takes Third Place at Vans Park Series Pro Tour Contest in Vancouver

2017-07-11

Vancouver, Canada July 11, 2017 — Monster Energy congratulates team rider Tom Schaar for taking third place at the Vans Park Series Men’s Pro Tour competition at Hastings Park in Vancouver, Canada, on Saturday. In a heated finals session streamed live across the globe, the 17-year-old from Malibu, California, landed a perfect routine stacked with difficult technical tricks and high-flying aerials for a spot on the podium. The third place finish maintains Schaar’s lead in the current Vans Skate Park Series Pro Tour Challenger Rankings as the top qualifier for the World Championships. For the second year in a row, the Vans Park...

Happy Head Massage Donates $10,000 To Help Fight Human Trafficking and Slavery
Happy Head Massage Donates $10,000 To Help Fight Human Trafficking and Slavery

2017-07-09

I love that the Happy Head name can now be used to help victims of human trafficking. It feels great knowing that a massage purchase may save a life. San Diego, CA July 09, 2017 — While many have found the Happy Head name funny or even bothersome for some, the staff at Happy Head are taking the name to a new level. When the first Happy Head opened in 2011 in San Diego, the name was chosen for its catchiness and a poke at the dark side of the massage industry. Since then, Happy Head Massage has expanded to 8 locations throughout Southern California to become the premier place to get a great massage without the spa price. Their full story can be found on their website at http://www.HappyHeadMassage.com....

The Original Grilled Cheese Truck Commences Process for State Filings of Its Franchise Disclosure Document
The Original Grilled Cheese Truck Commences Process for State Filings of Its Franchise Disclosure Document

2017-07-08

Company Has Engaged Franchise Law Firm of Carl Khalil & Sada Sheldon, PLC to Administer Filings MIAMI, Fla., July 7, 2017 – The Original Grilled Cheese Truck, a gourmet chef-driven food truck and restaurant brand expanding to the national and global marketplace, announced today it has commenced the process for state filings of its Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”). The FDD is a legal disclosure document mandated by the Federal Trade Commission that must be given to individuals interested in buying a U.S. franchise as part of the pre-sale due diligence process. It contains information essential to potential franchisees about to make a significant investment, such as financial disclosures and...

Adam Lemke — ADL Motorsports Sensation
Adam Lemke — ADL Motorsports Sensation

2017-07-07

USAC HPD Midget Asphalt & Dirt Division Driver, Adam Lemke, Joins Race Face Brand Development HOLLISTER, CA, July 6, 2017 – “Race Face Brand Development is excited to have Adam Lemke join our family of drivers.  Keep a close eye on this young driver,” states Rod Wortham Founder and CEO.  It was recently announced by Mr. Wortham, that 15-year old Adam Lemke has joined the Race Face Brand Development Driver Program. Adam Lemke, of Hollister California, wanted to race at an early age.  He started racing quarter-midgets at the age of nine, after his father bought him his first Quarter Midget.  Since starting his racing career in 2011, he hasn’t looked back.  The fast-driving youngster has racked up numerous local track, regional and series championships. “Adam has amassed an outstanding racing bio at such an early age,...

US Sports Camps Donates Nike Hats to Ultimate Peace for the Fourth Year
US Sports Camps Donates Nike Hats to Ultimate Peace for the Fourth Year

2017-07-07

It’s hard to quantify the value of the US Sports Camps’ gift San Rafael, CA July 07, 2017 — For the last four years, US Sports Camps has been a sponsor of Ultimate Peace (UP). Since their sponsorship of UP began in 2013, US Sports Camps has provided over 1,500 Nike hats for UP campers and staff who are exposed to the intense Middle East sun while they play Ultimate (Ultimate Frisbee) for up to 7 hours a day at camp. Founded by Dr. David Barkan, Linda Sidorsky, and Dori Yaniv in the spring of 2008, Ultimate Peace brings together youth from Palestinian, Arab Israeli, and Israeli Jewish communities to learn, play, and unite through the sport of Ultimate. Ultimate emphasizes teamwork, personal responsibility, and leadership, which is why it’s been...

Kai Kelly 2020 Attackman Named Warrior National Lacrosse All American Selected to Play in 2017 National Prospect Invite
Kai Kelly 2020 Attackman Named Warrior National Lacrosse All American Selected to Play in 2017 National Prospect Invite

2017-07-06

Kai Kelly, a rising sophomore at  Pacific Ridge College Prep in Carlsbad, CA has been named a 2017 Warrior National Lacrosse All-American and has been selected to represent the State of California at the National Prospect Invite to be held July 17-18, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia at the River City Sportsplex. The National Prospect Invite is a premier lacrosse experience created to provide lacrosse athletes with exposure to a diverse group of lacrosse talent and gain recognition by competing in front of NCAA lacrosse coaches from every division. Follow the National Prospect Invite visit: http://www.nationalprospectinvite.com About KAI KELLY 2020 Attackman Kai Kelly attends Pacific Ridge College Prep https://www.pacificridge.org/page....

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