An Elco catamaran. (Elco)
When you imagine water sports, what comes to mind? Riding on a speedboat? Perhaps, water skiing? Or are you more inclined toward things that are relaxing, like fishing or sailing? Or possibly, are you inclined to be active, doing such things as rowing in races? Or […]
U.S. gymnast, Simone Biles performs at the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Image: Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil
Edging out the FIFA World Cup, the Summer Olympics represents the world’s most popular sporting event, with an international television viewership that, over the course of more than two weeks, encompasses about half […]
(This is a companion article for “Cross Country Skiing.”)
Family skiing on Great Glen trails. Courtesy image from Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center.
Throughout the years, there have been some significant transformations in XC skiing to the benefit of skiers.
XC Skis: The most recent trend in XC skis is no […]
Family at Great Glen Trails in NH with Mt. Washington in the background. Photo courtesy of Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center
As a result of the pandemic, cross country (XC) skiing is booming across the USA as people want to get outdoors and recreate. Recently, U.S. Ski Team member Jessie Diggins won […]
Laurel Lanes Country Club takes pride in their 100% solar-powered status along with many other environmental practices. Photo: Joseph Videtta.
Golfing is among the favorite warm-weather recreational options with more than 24 million golfers in the U.S. and another 9.9 million who use driving ranges or indoor golf simulators. The […]
The 146.16-kW solar system (shown in the background) at Laurel Lanes is a net-zero project that wipes out their entire electric utility bill. Photo: Joseph Videtta.
“Social distancing” is actually quite easy while we’re outdoors, but we should not let our guards down. COVID-19 is still here, still active and […]
By Dawn Selak
Later this week, athletes proudly wearing their countries’ colors will fill the winter sports arenas of PyeongChang, South Korea, as they compete in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. But one color—green—will be present throughout the games, thanks to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee’s (POCOG) sustainability and energy efficiency efforts.
These efforts—including a high-speed […]
Welcome to the 2018 Sustainability Super Bowl!
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady drops back to pass in the second half of Super Bowl LII. Image: Brian Allen/Voice of America.
By Chris Gillespie
Since both the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles have impressive records when it […]
By Roger Lohr
Ski areas in the U.S. continue to implement innovative energy conservation measures and environmental practices to reduce energy consumption and the effects of climate change. Killington Resort in Vermont strives and continues to exceed customer expectations as a steward in the battle against climate change.
Recently, Killington announced its intention […]
How the Rivals are Both Scoring Home Runs in Sustainability
PLUS: Super Bowl LII Goes Green!
The famous “Green Monster” at Fenway Park in Boston, Pixabay.com user. Map: Ben Blatt/Harvard Sports Analysis Collective
By Chris Gillespie
Whether you’re wearing Red Sox red or Yankees navy blue, if you’re attending one of these […]