All posts by: Nick Gandy

2017 World Rowing Championships is 365 days away at Sarasota’s Benderson Park

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Sarasota government officials and community members joined together at the site of the 2017 World Rowing Championships to commemorate the regatta being only 365 days away, on Friday, September 23. Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota-Bradenton, the site of the 2017 World Rowing Championships, hosted local leaders and U.S. Olympic gold medalist rower, Amanda Polk, to stress the […]

Sarasota County Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Departments Earn Sport Tourism Awards

in Press Releases, Sport Tourism News

The City of Sarasota Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department and City of Tallahassee Parks and Recreation earned the Third Annual Excellence in Sports Tourism Awards, presented by the Florida Sports Foundation (FSF), and awarded Wednesday at the Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA) Annual Conference in Orlando. The awards, broken into Mid-Large Sport Market […]

Tallahassee athlete Bob Keller’s Eight-Day Senior Games Journey

in Florida Senior Games News

Between March 9-15, Tallahassee Senior Games athlete Bob Keller was a participant in Horseshoes, Bag Toss, Powerlifting,  Swimming, Basketball Shooting, Bowling, Track and Field, and Cycling events. His sports ran the gamut using strength, endurance, speed, accuracy, and strategy. Read more about Tallahassee’s Capital City Senior Games resident rock star.

2016 Florida’s Spring Training Reached Record High Per Game Attendance

in MLB Spring Training News, Sport Tourism News

Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida’s Spring Training Baseball reached a record high per game attendance this season. The average per game attendance of the 2016 Major League Baseball Spring Training Games was 7,096, marking the first time the number has topped 7,000 in over 100 years of Florida Grapefruit League games. Governor Rick Scott […]