When the 27th annual Historic Motorsports Festival returns to Sonoma Raceway this weekend, it will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the legendary Corvette, the popular sports car created by Chevrolet in 1953.
“Corvette will be the center of attention as we salute those who have established the marquee’s place in motorsports history,” said Steve Earle, president of General Racing, Ltd., which organized the event. “From its introduction in 1953 and the bold first steps into … More
Sage Donnelly and Henry Hyde are not your average 12-year-olds; they conquered waterfalls at age 8, share goal of competing in 2016 Olympics
Youth is served.
Certainly it is when it comes to the sport of kayaking and two 12-year-olds who are paddling beyond their years.
Sage Donnelly of Carson City, Nevada, and Henry Hyde of Denver, Colorado, have much in common besides their age and sport of choice. They compete and often beat adult competition, they have realistic aspirations of competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, and they have conquered waterfalls, having gone where most kids their ages don’t even dream of going at age 9, let alone at age 12 … Pictures and more
Growing up in Arizona, Sierra Blair-Coyle frequented the local outdoor mall. Unlike most young girls, however, it wasn’t the promise of a new pair of jeans that drew her there—it was a rock-climbing wall. At age 8, Blair-Coyle began climbing routes that would eventually lead to a spot on her local climbing gym’s team and send her hurtling toward a career as competitive rock climber. And make no mistake: Sierra climbs to win. She was the youngest qualifier for the 2010 World Cup and just last year placed seventh at the 2012 American Bouldering Series Nationals. There’s no doubt about it: the 19-year-old Arizona State University sophomore is having a moment.