Leadership: Featured Writer Blogs
- AB Show 2016: A Recreation Rundown
by Emily Attwood November 2016
An abundance of sunshine made up for the slight chill in the air as AB Show attendees boarded the bus to University of Central Florida. Undeterred by the 7:30 am start time, the mix of tourists hailed from as far as Hawaii (5 hours behind) and Taipei (13 hours behind!) and was excited to see what Central Florida had to offer.
- Letter from the Editor: Our Military Fitness Problem
by Emily Attwood November 2016
This article appeared in the November | December issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.
- Blog: Cubs’ Victory One for the Ages
by Jason Scott November 2016
Just in case you thought 2016 couldn't get any more bizarre: you now live in a world where the Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions. The Chicago Cubs!
- Introducing Courtney Cameron, AB's New Editorial Assistant
by AB Editors October 2016
The Athletic Business team welcomed a new member in September, when Courtney Cameron came on board as our new editorial assistant. You may have already noticed Courtney's writing on the website or in our daily e-newsletter, where she'll continue to contribute. Courtney will also be tackling special projects and making contributions to our print publication.
- Letter from the Editor: Facilities Worth Talking About
by Emily Attwood October 2016
This article appeared in the October issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.
- Blog: Elaine LaLanne, 90, and Son Keep Legacy Alive
by Stuart Goldman August 2016
There she was, all 90 years of her, doing push-ups with P90X founder Tony Horton on stage at the IDEA World convention in Los Angeles.
- Letter from the Editor: Preparing for the Year to Come
by Emily Attwood August 2016
This article appeared in the September issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.
- Blog: How UW-Madison Managed Rec Field Project Responsibly
by John Horn August 2016
You’re going to do what!?
When we first told the campus community that we were interested in installing a synthetic turf system over 300,000 square feet that is known on campus as the “Near West Fields,” the initial reaction by many was one of shock. After all, it was a very large space to consider doing such a project; almost 9 acres total. It hadn’t been done to this magnitude on the campus before, and not at all for the 98% of students that are not Division I athletes. More importantly, the site is located in the Lakeshore Nature Preserve, an area around the shores of Lake Mendota on the southeast portion of campus.
- Video: UW Director of Rec Sports Talks Facility Renovation
by AB Editors July 2016
In March 2014, students at the University of Wisconsin approved a $236 million referendum to overhaul the campus recreation facilities, badly in need of improvement.
- Individuals, Stadiums Getting In on 'Pokemon Go'
by Jason Scott July 2016
Have you guys heard of this Pokemon Go thing?
Twenty years after the country was first introduced to Pikachu and the horde of collectable monsters, Pokemon is once again sweeping the nation – but this time feels different.