In a country full of home-runs, three pointers and the cherished hole-in-one, there is a lot of debate as to what sports are more popular than others. According to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), rugby is currently the nation’s fastest growing team sport in the United States, and it is taking off successfully in the state of Maryland. Continue reading
Many may be focused on the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes at this time of year, but one cannot overlook Maryland’s Hunt Cup, known as the most demanding event in timber racing. Continue reading
Do you want to join in or maybe just watch water sports, live entertainment and enjoy warm weather while having a blast with friends and family? Head to the 2nd Annual Bay Bridge Paddle on Saturday, April 29th at the Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Maryland. The event runs from approximately 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Saturday with extended events Friday night for all!
Baltimore is a sports town through and through – home to four professional sports teams, one of the leading fitness wear makers in the country, Under Armour, and some of the greatest athletes in the world, like Michael Phelps, Cal Ripken, Jr. and Babe Ruth. So it’s no surprise that some of the biggest sports meeting and convention groups choose Baltimore. Baltimore is excited to welcome the following groups to Baltimore in the coming months. Continue reading
We talked to Amy Calvert, senior vice president of convention sales and services at Visit Baltimore, about the latest news in Charm City.
If this actually takes place, it might be the greatest thing to happen to fishing since the invention of the earthworm.
The international governing body for fishing (the Confederation Internationale de la Peche Sportive, or in English, the International Confederation of Sport Fishing) has applied for Olympic status in the 2020 Games in Tokyo. – See more at: http://www.sportsdestinations.com/sports
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At the October NASC Market Segment Meetings, a lot of the talk among attendees was focused on keeping kids involved in sports. As we’ve noted, by the time young athletes hit early high school, participation drops dramatically and with an organization like NASC, kids playing sports is vital to keeping the organization, and the industry, growing.
A recent article on ESPNW takes the youth sports discussion one step further—why you want your young athlete to be involved in multiple sports in this day and age of sport specialization.
Source: Variety Is the Spice – NASC