Applications open for London 2012 Games Maker positions

Today, September 15th applications for the London 2012 volunteer programme opens. From today you can apply for generalist volunteer positions.  As always make sure to read the fine print properly “Please note that we will be unable to reimburse travel […]

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Are you a bad sports parent?

The Globe and Mail recently posted an article about Michael Taylor, a California-based gymnastics risk-management consultant, who has created a list of dos and don'ts for parents of

2 years to London 2012

This day 2 years, will mark the beginning of the London 2012 Olympics. I'm keeping an eye today on the BBC website which has some live commentary throughout

Little Links 12/7/10 – Acro, iPhones & Shawn Johnson

Irish girls Leigh Lehane & Roisin O'Shea from Ballincollig Gym Club have finished 5th in the Acro World Age Group in the 11 - 16 girls pairs finals

World Record Attempt

Last week I posted about the World Record attempt in Dublin to have 1500 people bouncing on Space Hoppers together. On Sunday the record was broken! 1505 people

World Record Attempt – Dublin 20/6/10

As previously posted, the Street Performance World Championships are back in Merrion Square, Dublin 2 this year, from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th June. Organisers would like

Street Performance World Championships 2010

For the second year in a row, the AIB Street Performance World Championships will be coming to Ireland, taking place in both Dublin and Cork  from Thursday 17th

Little Links 15/6/10

Normally I'm not a football fan although I don't mind watching World Cup matches as the players featured are (supposed to be) the best players in the world.

New Nike Football Commercial

I'm not at all a football fan but this latest ad from Nike (football) is pretty cool. With over 8 million views, I reckon some other people also

Little Links 24/5/10

GymFinity discusses "No Excuses" Are Plyometric exercises important in improving performance? Daniel Keatings discusses From the highs of Success to the lows of injury Beth Tweddle on becoming an

Damien Walters wins The 2010 Taurus World Stunt Award

By now you've probably already seen stunt man Damien Walters latest video, it's received almost 2.5 million views on youtube to date. British Gymnastics reported that Damien

Volunteers needed for Special Olympics

1,900 Special Olympics athletes from the 4 corners of Ireland will travel to Limerick to participate in the 4-day residential Games, in 13 sports competitions, held in various

Handstands on roof of Dublins Croke Park Stadium

Yesterday, an announcement was made that the Croke Park stadium will offer a birds eye view over Dublin City, with walking tours of the roof top. Croke Park

Reebok Easy Tone Trainers: Day 2 – 6

As previously mentioned, I’ve been asked to try out Reeboks new line of trainers Easy Tone. I have been wearing the trainers, although I haven’t been out and

Reebok Easy Tone Trainers: Day 1

Last month, I was approached to try out Reeboks new “Easy Tone” trainers. The description from the Reebok Ireland site describes the shoes as: Tailor-made for walking, with

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