Courtney Cameron
(courtney@athleticbusiness.com) joined the staff at Athletic Business in September of 2016 as the editorial assistant. She has a bachelor’s in creative writing and French from the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire, where she worked as a group exercise instructor. She enjoys hiking at Devil’s Lake and reading past bedtime.
  • Thursday, May, 17, 2018
    New Projects: Gordie Howe Sports Complex | University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Master Plan and More

    Breaking Ground


  • Wednesday, May, 16, 2018
    New Product Roundup: Ninja Equipment | Indoor Surfaces | Fitness Equipment

    Check out the newest products as seen in the May 2018 issue.


  • Friday, May, 04, 2018
    Former Redskins Player Denounces Logo on Instagram

    On Wednesday of this week, former Washington Redskins defensive lineman A.J. Francis signed on as a defensive tackle with NFC East rival team the Giants, according to nj.com.


  • Thursday, April, 26, 2018
    Product Spotlight 2018: Gymnasium Products and Indoor Surfaces

    Check out these products as seen in the April 2018 issue.

     

    Robbins Sports Surfaces
    Pulastic by Robbins provides a reliable gymnasium floor that will hold up to decades of high-traffic activity. Pulastic is a seamless synthetic floor system that is extremely durable, with lasting beauty and UV color stability. The seamless feature of Pulastic flooring creates a surface that is extremely hygienic and resistant to seam failures that can occur in high-traffic areas. The resilient quality of the padded Pulastic underlayment system provides superior comfort, safety and versatility for a multipurpose space.
    www.robbinsfloor.com
    (800) 543-1913


    Spalding
    Spalding® is the world's largest basketball product supplier, with more than 75 percent of NCAA Division I programs using Spalding backstops. The new Spalding Arena Renegade® is like the Spalding Arena® Portable Backstops, but with improved features. Its sleek, slimmer profile provides greater audience visibility and the built-in cable channel allows for the attachment of microphones, cameras, LED boards and more. The Spalding Arena Renegade® will make its debut at the 2018 Final Four.
    www.spaldingequipment.com/renegade
    (800) 435-3865

     

     

     


    Mondo
    Mondo Advance is a durable, high-performance gymnasium and multipurpose resilient surface that exceeds coefficient-of-friction standards for improved athletic performance — perfect for basketball and volleyball. Environmentally friendly Mondo Advance flooring can withstand static and rolling loads from bleachers and chairs. The flooring is easy to maintain, fire-resistant and antibacterial and antimicrobial throughout. The vulcanized rubber will not break down or compress over time. It is 100 percent recyclable and GREENGUARD Gold-certified.
    www.mondoworldwide.com
    (800) 361-3747


    Bona US
    Bona's premium two-component waterborne finish SuperSport HD protects some of the most high-profile wood sport floors in the world, providing excellent chemical resistance and a tough, glossy protective coat. The fast-drying, virtually odorless finish is the most durable finish on the sport floor market. Non-yellowing, nonflammable and with low VOC, SuperSport HD is MFMA-approved and GREENGUARD Gold-certified.
    www.bona.com
    (800) 872-5515

     

     


    Mateflex Modular Surfaces
    Mateflex provides flexible modular flooring solutions with a wide range of products and installation services. Mateflex revolutionized the industry with the introduction of ProGym Plank, an authentic-looking, simulated-wood modular tile — the only tile on the market available in the shape of a wood plank. Mateflex surfaces are backed with an industry-leading, 15-year limited warranty.
    www.mateflex.com
    (800) 926-3539


    InCord Play
    InCord's Sports Netting Gym Dividers can partition gym spaces for multiple uses, adding quick and convenient versatility to a facility. With a wide array of materials and colors, InCord custom-fabricates systems of permanent, sliding or motorized retractable dividers to meet the client's needs. InCord has been the North American leader in custom sports netting solutions for more than 20 years.
    www.incord.com
    (860) 537-1414


    Tarkett Sports
    Omnisports™ by Tarkett Sports is indoor flooring that meets the intense demands of today's sports and recreation environments. The complete new range of Omnisports™ indoor flooring accommodates any level of play, any budget and nearly any event. Omnisports is certified asthma- and allergy-friendly, phthalate-free and meets the ASTM F2772 standard in North America. It is an excellent gym floor for venues where a variety of sports or events might take place, such as schools, universities or community centers.
    www.tarkettsportsindoor.com
    (888) 364-6541


    Synthetic Surfaces Inc.
    NORDOT® one-part, solvent-based urethane adhesives make indoor synthetic turf and other recreational and aquatics surfaces easier to install. Ready to use and applied with minimal effort by trowel, glue box, squeegee, roller or airless spray, the product is renowned for its high "green strength" (grab), superior water-resistance and long-term durability, even on heavily used surfaces. These photos of two indoor field installations show NORDOT® Adhesive being poured and spread on 12-inch seam tape with a stand-up squeegee.
    www.nordot.com
    (908) 233-6803


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    These products originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Athletic Business, a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.


  • Thursday, April, 19, 2018
    How to Ensure Air Quality at Indoor Aquatics Facilities

    Indoor air quality is something that typically goes unnoticed — until it's bad. The reality of managing an indoor pool is that there is a high potential for the air to go very bad, resulting in a range of symptoms from moderate to severe: itchy skin, rashes, chlorine burns, eye irritation, coughing and even voice loss. Unfortunately, planning for great indoor air quality is one of the easiest things to cut in the early stages of designing and building an aquatics center.


  • Monday, April, 16, 2018
    Product Spotlight: 2018 Aquatic Components

    Check out these products as seen in the May 2018 issue.


  • Monday, April, 16, 2018
    Reflecting on a Decade of VGB Compliance

    With the 10-year anniversary of the Virginia Graeme Baker Act approaching in 2018 — and coinciding nicely with the average expiration date of many specialized products designed to meet the requirements laid out in the legislation — the industry looks back over a decade of compliance at the evolution of VGB attitudes and design.


  • Thursday, April, 05, 2018
    The Edge Fitness Club Puts 'Gym Selfie Room' on Hold

    On the first of the month, The Edge Fitness Club announced an addition to its traditional workout space: a first-of-its-kind gym selfie room at the club’s Fairfield, Conn., location.


  • Thursday, April, 05, 2018
    New Projects: United Airlines Memorial Coliseum | Mal Moore Athletic Facility | Banc of California Stadium

    Breaking Ground


  • Wednesday, March, 28, 2018
    Golden 1 Center Again Closed Due to Protests

    For the second time in as many weeks, entrances to the Sacramento Kings’ Golden 1 Center were blocked by protesters demonstrating against the police shooting of Stephon Clark.