Community members and race fans alike can enjoy the ride of a lifetime and help save lives during the 13th annual High Speed Blood Drive at Sonoma Raceway on Monday, April 29.
The raceway will partner with the American Red Cross and the Blood Centers of the Pacific on this one-of-a-kind blood drive, which will be held from 1-6 p.m. at the raceway. Since 2001, the High-Speed Blood Drive has generated nearly 1,100 pints of blood, and each pint can be used to save up to three livesÂ Â …Â More
Elite surfers undergo surprisingly vigorous physical demands, according to a New Zealand study.
The researchers studied 12 top-level New Zealand surfers using a modified rowing ergometer machine to measure their power outputs and peak oxygen consumption. The surfers were also videoed during heats for two competitions while wearing GPS and heart rate monitors.
â€œThey were a bit reluctant at first because they (the GPS monitors) were a bit bulky,â€ said lead researcher Oliver FarleyÂ Â Â …Â More