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Fuel Your Performance

12/10/2014

Every day, I have the pleasure of working with some of our greatest athletes, helping them fuel up to be the best in the world and represent the United States in the Olympic Games.  These elite athletes use great nutrition choices to help fuel their performance.  But fueling your performance shouldn’t be limited to elite athletes.  Nutrition is...

Dew Tour Preview

12/10/2014

BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 10) – Ski and Snowboard athletes from all around the world will descend upon Breckenridge, CO Dec. 11-14 to compete in the Dew Tour superpipe and slopestyle competitions. Confirmed is a long list of U.S. athletes, seven of whom had podium finishes last week at the U.S. Sprint Grand Prix. Breckenridge has hosted the tour...

2015 U.S. Revolution Tour Kicks Off at Copper

12/08/2014

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 8, 2014) – The U.S. Revolution Tour returns to Copper Mountain Dec. 15-19 for the first time in four years. The Copper stop will kick off the 2015 Revolution Tour season, giving the next generation of Olympic freeskiers and snowboarders a chance to compete on a world-class...

2015 U.S. Revolution Tour Kicks Off at Copper

12/08/2014

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 8, 2014) – The U.S. Revolution Tour returns to Copper Mountain Dec. 15-19 for the first time in four years. The Copper stop will kick off the 2015 Revolution Tour season, giving the next generation of Olympic freeskiers and snowboarders a chance to compete on a world-class slopestyle course and halfpipe venue. Young...

Women U.S. Riders Sweep Podium

12/06/2014

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 6) – The American riders put on an impressive early season showing at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Saturday, clinching five of the six podium spots. Veteran Kelly Clark led an American sweep on the women’s side with Taylor Gold taking home top honors for the men. The event marked the first season that FIS and the Grand...

U.S. Riders Strong in Qualifiers

12/04/2014

Copper Mountain, CO (Dec. 4) – American halfpipe riders dominated an international field during the halfpipe snowboarding qualifiers at the 2014-15 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix in Copper Mountain, Colorado. Ben Ferguson (Bend, OR), Greg Bretz (Mammoth Lakes, CA) and Taylor Gold (Steamboat Springs, CO) picked up right where they left off last season,...

2015 U.S. Snowboarding Team Announced

12/04/2014

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 4)  – The 2015 U.S. Snowboarding halfpipe and slopestyle teams, led by Olympians Sage Kotsenburg (Park City, UT), Kelly Clark (West Dover, VT), Greg Bretz (Mammoth Lakes, CA) and Chas Guldemond (Truckee, CA), were announced today. New additions to the pro team this year included rookied-turned-pro sensations...

10 Ways To Help Avoid Injuries

12/01/2014

Youth sports don’t involve the same combination of size, speed, power and aggression that can make professional sports so dangerous, but injuries still remain a natural part of the game.

Even though minor injuries are often unavoidable, at Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ we believe it is a...

Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Kicks Off At Copper Mountain

11/26/2014

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Nov. 26) – The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix returns to Copper Mountain, CO Dec. 1-6 to kick off the 2015 halfpipe season for both freeskiing and snowboarding. Copper Mountain and its 22-foot halfpipe have been a staple on the Grand Prix tour for the better part...

Mt. Hood Meadows Joins 2015 U.S. Revolution Tour

11/24/2014

Park City, UT (Nov. 24) – Mt. Hood Meadows will be joining a stacked resort roster as the fourth and final stop of the 2015 U.S. Revolution Tour. A leader in the Northwest halfpipe and park scene for decades, Mt. Hood Meadows is continuing its commitment to progressive riding by joining up with the U.S....

How To Stay Motivated

11/24/2014

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Promoting Good Sportsmanship

11/17/2014

The Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ Pledge is open for the Winter Season!  Now is the time to sign up your organization or team for a chance to earn $2,500.  Learn More!

Wondering what the Pledge is and how it works?

TAKE 5 with Ty Walker

11/10/2014

Youth sports don’t feature the same dangerous combination of size, speed, power and aggression that defines professional sports, but injuries still remain a natural part of the game.

Even though minor injuries are often unavoidable, at Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ we believe it is a smart...

2015 U.S. Revolution Tour Schedule Announced

11/05/2014

The 2015 U.S. Revolution Tour is celebrating its eleventh anniversary this year, with halfpipe and slopestyle stops in Copper Mountain, CO, Seven Springs, PA, and Mammoth Mountain, CA. This year, the Rev Tour will be adding Big Air to its schedule in Mammoth, giving up-and-coming athletes an opportunity to prepare for Big Air as the...

Play It Safe

11/03/2014

Youth sports don’t feature the same dangerous combination of size, speed, power and aggression that defines professional sports, but injuries still remain a natural part of the game.

Even though minor injuries are often unavoidable, at Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ we believe it is a smart...

Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ Head Injury Resources Tool

10/27/2014

As a youth sport parent, it’s important to be properly educated when it comes to the risks associated with your child playing any sport. That’s a big part of what being a Positive Sport Parent is all about.

At Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ we encourage parents, coaches and youth athletes...

Concussion Considerations Google+ Hangout

10/20/2014

Youth sports don’t involve the same dangerous blend of power, size and speed as professional sports. However, they still carry risks of physical injury. As a result, certain safety precautions should always be taken to ensure maximum safety during competition.

At Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™...

TAKE 5 with U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s Kyle Wilkens

10/13/2014

Youth sports might not seem as dangerous as professional sports, but there are still physical risks involved.

Safety precautions should be taken in every sport, and at Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ we encourage coaches and parents to educate themselves on where to find information on...

Protecting the Head: Concussion Management

10/06/2014

Youth sports might not seem as dangerous as professional sports, but there are physical risks none the less. Safety precautions should be taken in every sport, and at Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive™ we encourage coaches and parents to educate themselves on where to find information on preventing and...

How to Encourage Your Youth Athlete

09/29/2014

Youth athletes, like everyone else, need to be praised. Parents who support their youth athletes by regularly showing love and encouragement are helping them become better team players. Plus, children who are frequently encouraged are more optimistic, better able to handle criticism, more coachable and more likely to listen and respond without...

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