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Gail Benzler Joins Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation as Executive Director

Gail Benzler Joins Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation as Executive Director

Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation

Seattle Tennis and Education (STEF) has announced that Gail Benzler has been named its Executive Director. STEF, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization founded in 2017, provides athletic conditioning, tennis training and educational enrichment to under-resourced youth in Seattle. STEF recognizes that not every child and not every family has access to quality schools, a top education and opportunities to play lifetime sports like tennis. STEF aims to help level the playing field for kids across the Seattle area. Benzler is a longtime Bellevue resident and the organization has plans to expand to the Eastside in 2019.

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Seahawk QB Russell Wilson is a Real Role Model – Not MIA But Supporting New Teammate Jimmy Graham in Miami

Russell Wilson is a role model.  A GREAT role model. Today the NFC Champion and America’s Favorite Team, Seattle Seahawks begin OTAs (organized team activities) and every day, every meeting, every chance to compete is ‘super’ important to Wilson and this team.  Despite this being an important start to an important run towards the 2015… Continue Reading

Hydro Fever FREE Open House

The Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum is pleased to announce their Hydro Fever FREE Open House – May 23rd. Come and see your favorite Vintage Hydroplane. We have the largest collection of Gold Cup winning hydroplanes in the world like the Slo-mo-shun V, Bill Muncey’s Atlas Van Lines along with Chip Hanauer’s and the Griffon Budweiser… Continue Reading

Mark McMorris, Scot Brown and Zoe Bergermann Top Podiums at Monster Energy Shred Show at World Ski & Snowboard Festival

The Monster Energy Shred Show wrapped up yesterday at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, BC. The stacked field of riders did not hold back, putting on an amazing two day show under sunny skies in the Nintendo Terrain Park on Blackcomb Mountain. Mark McMorris (CAN) proved why he is considered one… Continue Reading

Jonesing for Fresh POW? Winter Still Going Strong at Whistler Blackcomb with Lots of Fresh Snow

Spring Skiing And Riding On Whistler Mountain Until May 18 WHISTLER, BC April 14, 2015 – April showers bring May flowers in the valley, and at Whistler Blackcomb they also bring powder days to the alpine for skiers and snowboarders. With a snow base of 206cm and 35cm of new snow in the last four… Continue Reading

Torin Yater-Wallace and Annalisa Drew Win Men’s and Women’s World Skiing Invitational Halfpipe Finals at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival in Whistler BC

On the final day of the World Skiing Invitational (WSI) at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, BC, it was Torin Yater-Wallace and Annalisa Drew who took the wins in the men’s and women’s Association of Freeskiing Professionals (AFP) World Tour Halfpipe Finals. The stacked men’s field put on an impressive show… Continue Reading

Bobby Brown & Yuki Tsubota Win Men’s and Women’s World Skiing Invitational Slopestyle and Vincent Gagnier & Giulia Tanno Win Gibbons Big Air at World Ski & Snowboard Festival in Whistler

The World Skiing Invitational (WSI) continued yesterday at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival in the Blackcomb Terrain Park at Whistler Blackcomb. Bobby Brown and Yuki Tsubota took the wins in the men’s and women’s Association of Freeskiing Professionals (AFP) World Tour Finals Slopestyle and Vincent Gagnier and Giulia Tanno came out on top at… Continue Reading

FILM TEAMS ANNOUNCED FOR INTERSECTION PRESENTED BY BROMLEY BASEBOARDS AT THE WORLD SKI & SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL

Intersection, presented by Bromley Baseboards returns to the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, BC for its fifth year on April 17, 2015. The action sports film competition has become one of the signature events on the WSSF schedule and has seen some of the top ski and snowboard crews battle it out… Continue Reading

Bill Gates, Kemper Freeman Jr and Steve Ballmer to Buy Seattle Seahawks, Move Team to Bellevue

Superbowl Champion Bellevue Seahawks?  Kind of has a nice ring, don’t you think? According to reports here in Bellevue, huge sports fan Bill Gates has teamed with Kemper Freeman Jr., owner of The Bellevue Collection and former right hand man at Microsoft, Steve Ballmer to form an ownership group buying the Seattle Seahawks from fellow… Continue Reading

MSTRKRFT and Swollen Members Added to the World Ski & Snowboard Festival Music Lineup

Plus New Events: The Monster Energy In The Beginning Party At The Bearfoot Bistro, The Whistler Comedy Showdown and Girls Gettin’ It Done Movie Night  WHISTLER, BC – March 27, 2015 – Even more music has been added to the Outdoor Concert Series and Kokanee Freeride Club Series lineup at the World Ski & Snowboard… Continue Reading