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My Last Memory Before My Accident | Snowboarder Kevin Pearce | Google Zeitgeist

>>Sam Masekela: I want to know two things. One, what was your last memory of snowboarding before the injury? >>Kevin Pearce: Yeah, you know, it’s crazy, because there’s so much loss there that I just don’t remember. And, you know, the last memory was the day before, and the next memory was when I got …

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Despite Luge Death, Opening Ceremony Goes On

Despite Luge Death, Opening Ceremony Goes On

A day that started with tragedy ended with celebration in Vancouver Friday, despite the training run death of Georgian luger, Nodar Kumaritashvili. The Vancouver Olympics Opening Ceremonies were launched Friday night in BC Place Stadium. The festive mood contrasted sharply with the grief that befell the games earlier in the day when Kumaritashvili died in …

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Snowmobile business having rough winter in Wisconsin

Snowmobile business having rough winter in Wisconsin

UNTIL FRIDAY. JOYCE: SNOWMOBILING IS A $1 BILLION BUSINESS IN WISCONSIN. RIGHT NOW IT’S HURTING. IF YOU’VE BEEN ITCHING TO GET ON THE TRAILS, YOU KNOW. AS WISN 12 METEOROLOGIST CHRIS GLONINGER REPORTS, THEY’VE ONLY BEEN OPENED TWO DAYS ALL SEASON. HAROLD BUTSCHKE: ABOUT A TWO. [LAUGHTER] CHRIS: OUT OF TEN. THAT’S HOW WAUKESHA COUNTY …

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Sink or swim: How to survive waves of change in a fast-paced industry | Rita McGrath

Sink or swim: How to survive waves of change in a fast-paced industry | Rita McGrath

A strategic inflection point as I define it is something in the external environment that changes the assumptions upon which a business is based. It’s often technology but it doesn’t have to be. It could be a change in social norms. It could be a change in a company’s reputation. But the reason it’s so …

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Albuquerque roller skating rink celebrates its grand reopening

SKATING RINK — IS PREPARING FOR A GRAND RE0-OPENING IN JUST WEEKS… AFTER THREE SUCCESSFUL DAYS OF BUSINESS OVER THE WEEKEND. BACK IN JUNE — A MAJOR STORM RIPPED OFF PART OF THE ROOF OF ROLLER SKATE CITY NEAR I-40 AND JUAN TABO… FORCING THE FAMILY-OWNED SKATING RINK TO CLOSE. SINCE THEN — THE OWNERS …