When there is rain, wind and thunderstorms looming about, the last thing you may think of is to go swimming. But 40 Velocity Swimmers at the Firecracker Invitational in Missoula, Mont., last weekend (June 26-30) did exactly that. Despite the unreasonable conditions, the team managed many best times and set multiple new team records while finishing third behind host Missoula Aquatic Club and Bozeman. Thirty-five teams participated in the annual event.
The Tour de France is considered the pinnacle of any cyclist’s career. Years of preparation and intense strength and conditioning training are required to participate in the prestigious 2,200-mile race.
WENATCHEE -- The Wenatchee AppleSox were flying high coming back from their trip to Oregon, but find themselves on a bit of a slide after losing to the Bellingham Bells for the second time in as many nights.
WENATCHEE— Every year, in the Midwest and Pacific Northwest, a dramatic change takes place in the middle of summer. Anglers, content with pan fish and small nibbles throughout the beginning of the fishing season suddenly become obsessed with one date: July 1.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee experienced a flash from the past at the Super Oval on Saturday. The track hosted two of the oldest race series in the Pacific Northwest: the West Coast Vintage Racers, a club of 1960’s-era speed hounds, and the CAN/AM Early Stocks, a crew of 1930’s coupes with massive horsepower.