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According to the homepage, the stated mission of the American Whitewater Affiliation is "to conserve and restore America's whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely." Thus, the site includes links to information on canoes & kayaks, water safety, river conservation & access, and boating adventures in the U.S. and abroad.
GORP (Outdoor Recreation Pages)
GORP provides links to pages on outdoor activities, including: biking, hiking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, skiing, climbing, camping, and more. Feature articles offer stunning, full-color photos of the various activities. There is also plenty of information on national parks, national forests, beaches, and wilderness areas of all kinds. One extra is a nice selection of electronic postcards you can send to your friends.
International Tennis Federation
This site can be viewed with or without downloadingthe plugin Shockwave. It includes information on the history of tennis, modern-day tennis around the world, and competitions.
This very attractive site devoted to inline skating provides info. on the skates and other gear (which, by the way, they are trying to sell you), rollerblade events and competitions around the country, & the trails recommended for all-terrain skating, including the Katy trail in Missouri. There's also information on finding instructors, safety, and the fitness benefits of roller-blading. Stunning, full-color action photos almost leap off the screen.
Tour de France
Whether you're a bicyclist who putters around the block a few times, or an ardent cyclist who aspires to be the next Lance Armstrong, you'll enjoy a visit to this Tour de Fance website. There are stats on all the cyclists, a message board, even a chat room where you can discuss issues with other cyclists around the world.
U.S.A. Gymnastics Online
A searchable site for anyone interested in men or women's gymnastics. You can find information on history, techniques, scoring and apparatus, as well as a searchable "Find a Gym Club" for your location section.
U.S.A.Track & Field
This searchable site provides information on U.S. track and field events, including links to information on athletes (a "Hall of Fame" as well as "Today's Stars," events scheduled, event results, & more. Though the various track & field events are described, the site could use at least a few photos.
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Date this page was last updated: 08/31/13