Happy Ben Purrington believes Charlton are enjoying a promotion bounce

CHAMPIONSHIP Charlton v Brentford Saturday, 3pm FEW players have been as crucial to Charlton’s recent rise as Ben Purrington. After the left-back’s move from Rotherham in January, the Addicks only conceded a further nine league goals. And Purrington, 23, will live on in Valley legend having smashed in the play-off final equaliser after Patrick Bauer’s...

Traverse City Readies for Ironman Triathlon

It’s a highly anticipated competition, and it’s coming to Traverse City this weekend: The Ironman Triathlon. Alison Goss at Running Fit says, “The population in this town is just going to explode this weekend. It’s going to be fun.” The Ironman is expected to bring 2,500 athletes and roughly 10,000 spectators to the region. While...

Night Crawler 12-hour overnight challenge returns tomorrow

Justin Kinner has the ultra running bug. Big time. The high school Nordic ski instructor has always been athletic. When his brother convinced him to try an ultra marathon in 2012, he was hooked. “You kind of have to have a few screws loose,” said Kinner about the rapidly growing endurance sport. To foster the...

How Jenny Quilty won the Squamish 50/50 overall

Sometimes winning overall can come by accident. But smashing a course record by 40 minutes is often carefully calculated. For Jenny Quilty, winning the Squamish 50/50 overall was not the goal, but a byproduct of executing a finely-tuned weekend of racing. Quilty raced 50 miles on Saturday and 50K on Sunday, gaining 5,850 metres of...

Rico Nasty On Being Honest, Being Happy & Being A Game-Changer

Rico Nasty is easily one of 2019’s most bookable artists. She has remained incredibly prolific over the past two years, and this year has seen her skyrocket to the upper echelon of alternative rap. Her brazen lyrics, raspy voice and electrifying image have kept her on everyone’s radar, on everyone’s Instagram feed and on everyone’s...

Fitness Equipment Market in Asia-Pacific is Expected to Reach $2.4 Billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 7.5%

Fitness Equipment Market Report, published by Allied Market Research, forecasts that the APAC market is expected to garner $2.4 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 7.5% during the period 2015-2020. Rapidly growing youth population with rising disposable income and the growing awareness about health and fitness, would drive the growth in Asian countries such...

Finding Joy in an Artist’s Swimming Pool

Joana Vasconcelos: Gateway at Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh (photo by Owen Humphrey) EDINBURGH — At the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2016, one country’s pavilion stood out. Presented by Aileen Sage Architects, the insightful and enjoyable offering from Australia was dedicated, as the blurb on the wall stated, to “a bridge between people … a well-known public...