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Emily's NDS 2017 Notes

Last weekend I went to the 2017 National Development Summit (NDS) in Baltimore, MD. I learned a TON and am excited to share my notes! I approached the 3 days ready to soak it all up with an open-mind and tried to look at things through a critical ref lens, challenging myself to think about how lessons and tools could benefit everyone and translate across different disciplines, especially to officiating. 127 more words


Canadian women's skeleton team making a case for funding bump with third victory of World Cup season

The Mellisa Hollingsworth and Sarah Reid era officially ended in 2014, leaving the Canadian skeleton team without a star.

In Canada, Own the Podium divvies up government funding based on results, doling out $3.5 million to the skeleton program over the four years leading up to the 2014 Winter Games. 922 more words


#Video: Few laps at the UCI World Cyclin

#Video: Few laps at the UCI World Cycling Centre Velodrome – Aigle, Switzerland http://ow.ly/ZD8n3089QLf


Virtue and Moir, Kaetlyn Osmond take short-program leads at Canadian figure skating championships

OTTAWA — Yes, Tessa Virtue really said it.

Virtue really did say that she and Scott Moir were approaching their return to the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships as if they were underdogs “because it feels like we are. 859 more words


#LA2024's continued progress was aided

#LA2024’s continued progress was aided by a key Ad Hoc city council committee vote: http://ow.ly/ukds308cxXV #USOC #IOC


Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir assess Gracie Gold

KANSAS CITY — Tara Lipinski could see it in Gracie Gold during her warm-up before Thursday’s short program.

“It looks like she’s fearful,” Lipinski said on the NBCSN broadcast. 345 more words


#PASO presidential candidate Richard Pet

#PASO presidential candidate Richard Peterkin could be 1st of 5 candidates to drop out before April 28 election http://ow.ly/WuMi308co1C