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To say that Captain Chris Newsome has salt water running through his veins would be an understatement. Having grown up on the water, Chris spent years fishing in the traditional style before seeking out fly fishing as a new challenge. The Captain helped pioneer the sport in Eastern Virginia as one of the area’s first saltwater fly fishing guides.   […]

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“Ultimately, what we’re doing in pool is trying to bring order to chaos.” This is Jim Gottier’s philosophy on the sport. Along with his wife, Andrea, Jim is the co-owner of Greenleaf’s Pool Room, a new billiards hall in downtown Richmond, VA. Jim has played pool for nearly five decades after being introduced to the […]

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Marion “Moose” Herring is a practicing orthopedic surgeon. He’s also a husband and a father. And there’s another known side of Marion: he’s an Ironman triathlete and a competitive long distance runner, and an excellent one at that. Marion won both the Watauga Lake and Giant Acorn Sprint triathlons a few years ago, was the […]

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The World Cup delivered much more than a month of soccer. From the absurdity of Luis Suarez biting an opponent, again, to the glory of Mario Götze’s chest and volley to win the trophy for Germany, this tournament checked all the boxes. It was a World Cup filled with moments that felt destined to happen, […]

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For those living in the San Francisco Bay Area and yacht-racing enthusiasts everywhere, you may be familiar with America’s Cup. Dating back to 1851, America’s Cup is the oldest and one of the most prestigious trophies in international sport. With an invitation to the best foreign yacht clubs of the time, the Royal Yacht Squadron […]