Biathlon Clinic for Veterans and Members of the Military FREE EVENT Friday, August 25, 2017 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
@ CrossFit 7220 No registration necessary Come try out the exciting sport of biathlon with Casper Mountain Biathlon Club. This clinic uses a portable electronic infrared rifle range and ski ergs to introduce you to this challenging sport that develops your precision in shooting, strength and endurance. Training is led by U.S. Paralympic Nordic coach, OIF Army Veteran and Olympian in the sport of Biathlon, Rob Rosser. No previous experience is necessary. Adaptive equipment will be available. The clinic is open to all veterans, their families, and friends. Children are welcome, but mu
Whether you are new to CrossFit or have been “WOD”-ing for years, you have undoubtedly experienced and/or witnessed the significant physical, mental, and social benefits of CrossFit training. Most of us have said or thought, “If only I had started this when I was young(er)!” We are pleased to announce our goal for the upcoming school year is to offer CrossFit Kids and Teens classes at no cost. The Center for Disease Control data indicates that 25% of children in the US are overweight and 18% are obese. This corresponds to nearly 25,000 kids statewide and more than 1,000 in Albany county. More troubling, the numbers are on the rise. About 70% of obese adolescents grow up to become obese adul
Read about the recent climb of one of our great senior athletes, Michael Day. Trekking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is a worthy Bucket List item. At 19,341 feet Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa, the highest free-standing mountain in the world, and since no technical mountain climbing is required its summit is accessible to nearly everyone. Yet each year less than 50% of the approximately 35,000 people who attempt to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro are successful; a few weeks ago, I joined the success group. At age 71 I was quite likely the oldest climber on the mountain but age need not be a significant barrier to success in reaching the roof of Africa. What is required is