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Americans love their sports. Playing them, watching them, betting on them, and talking about them. The United States simply cannot get enough of their athletes. Of all the sports Americans love to play — football, basketball, soccer, hockey, baseball, etc. — running happens to be one of the most popular. As a competitive sport, running has been captivating Americans for years. From Jesse Owens to Tyson Gay, American runners have made their country proud in the Olympics and beyond. More generally, the U.S. is host to thousands of marathons, half-marathons, 5Ks, and other races every year.
As an exercise, running may be even more popular. Did you know, for example, that in 2012 more than 57 million Americans — close to 20% of the population — went running or jogging at least once? Perhaps the bet (more…)
Almost every passionate camper, fisherman and hunter knows that the cooler is a vital part of every trip into the wilderness. Whether you choose to invest in a camping cooler, marine cooler or hunting cooler, this important piece of equipment will help you properly store and protect your supplies for the duration of your trip. For this reason, a Cub Scout pack in Michigan is currently devastated and asking for help: their trailer full of supplies, including the cooler they used, was stolen in late April and the pack leaders are worried that their operations will suffer as a result.
In August 2010, a Cub Scout pack in Burton, MI spent $1,200 on a trailer at a local police auction. The group had spent years saving up to make the purchase, (more…)
Americans, it seems, cannot stay put. The American thirst for running is in full force everyday of the year. Every year, more than 500,000 people compete in a marathon. Moreover, about 740 marathons, 2,000 half-marathons, and 15,000 5K events are held in the United States every year. Ultra distance running events aside, Americans love to run as an exercise as well. More than 57 million Americans run or jog at least once every year. Needless to say, running has no shortage of followers in the U.S. (no pun intended).
And why would there be? As an exercise, running is one of the best things you can do for your body. The benefits of running are well-documen (more…)
The world in which we live can be a dangerous one. It doesn’t take much digging to find stories of violence, unrest, and people deciding to take matters, in the shape of a gun, into their own hands. Tensions are high across the country and throughout the world as different groups struggle to find common […]
Tactical body armor. Just the word signifies a great deal of toughness, a sense of stopping a bullet in its tracks, or preventing the thud of a fist headed towards the sternum. It is made out of some type of material that is threaded and leaded, posing a powerful defense against instinctual forces that threaten […]
Some people spend their whole week working so that they can spend their weekends hunting. From wild boar hog hunting with dogs for seasoned hunters to semi-guided hunting expeditions for novice hunters, weekends in the states of Oklahoma are a time when Oklahoma hunting ranches can be very busy. For hunters who have spent their […]