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.