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Bicycle Playgrounds

Bicycle Playgrounds

Bicycling is a great avenue to outdoor adventure, but how does one get kids these days to learn how to ride their bikes safely? Denmark has taken the lead with bicycle playgrounds. The idea developed out of organized games like follow-the-leader, tag and obstacle course. The bicycle playground is mostly based upon the obstacle course […]

Achieve Great Things

Achieve Great Things

The Bend Bulletin, February 8, tells the story of Ravi Drugan, a double-amputee who won a bronze medal last month at the X Games in Aspen, Colorado. Drugan won his medal in monoskier cross. He lost his legs in an altercation with a train in 2004. Oregon Adaptive Sports (OAS) has been providing assistance and […]

Create a Challenge

Create a Challenge

If you are part of an outdoor or health oriented group in your area, it would be an easy process to set up an outdoor health challenge and encourage more people get the outdoor time they need.

What would you do with $100,000?

What would you do with $100,000?

If you wanted to get more people outdoors and you had $100,000 to do it, what would you do? The Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy in Bay City, Michigan got a $100,000 grant to do just that. They plan to: clean up an underused park that is overgrown with vegetation improve river access for kayakers and […]

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