Unfortunately, most people in refugee camps across the world are young people. Displaced from their war-torn countries, often for years, there can be little reason for hope. The International Olympic Committee has teamed up with the United Nations and launched special envoys of the UN for Youth Refugees and Sports. Last week, IOC Honorary President […]
Olympics Special Envoy Engages Syrian Refugee Youth as Part of the IOC Campaign to Use Sports to Raise Awareness and Create Programs for Young People
UN Secretary-General X International Olympic Committee Move Forward Regarding South Sudanese and Central African Republic Youth Athletes Support, and Identifying Youth Athletes in Refugee Camps
Sports utilized as a movement for peace, especially within emerging countries and areas with huge youth populations within refugee camps, has been has gotten another boost by the joint collaboration from the International Olympic Committee and the United Nations. International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met again, […]
Surfing’s Evolution as a Sport and Lifestyle Has Changed Again: Label Networks Examines Who Loves Surfing; Who Doesn’t (and Why); Plus Viewership Patterns, Size of Market, Top Surf Brands, New Opportunities
While the best big surf events tend to happen in the Northern Hemisphere’s winter months, such as the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing series including the Reef Hawaiian Pro, O’Neill World Cup, Roxy Pro, Billabong Pipeline Masters, Billabong Women’s Pro and Quicksilver’s big-wave Eddie Aikau (all in Hawaii), and Maverick’s Big Wave Surf Competition in Half Moon Bay, surfing tends to be on the “consumer” radar more so in the summer obviously, when people head to the beach, regardless of often flat surf conditions.