Extreme Sports

Polaris Takes Trail Riding to the Next Level with the New RZR Trail Lineup

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 5:01pm

Polaris Off-Road is proud to announce the next evolution in trail adventure with the 2021 RZR Trail and Trail S lineup.

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  • Polaris Off-Road is proud to announce the next evolution in trail adventure with the 2021 RZR Trail and Trail S lineup.
  • Offering all-new styling, leading trail capability, improved rider comfort and unmatched off-road technology in both the 50 RZR Trail and 60 RZR Trail S models, Polaris has made the industrys undisputed leader in trail riding even better.
  • Available in three different trims: RZR Trail Sport, RZR Trail Premium and RZR Trail Ultimate.
  • Available in three different trims: RZR Trail S 900 Sport, RZR Trail S 1000 Premium and RZR Trail S 1000 Ultimate.

Stats Perform and LIGR - Live Graphic Systems Partner to Deliver Live Video Graphics to Sports Leagues, Broadcasters and OTT providers of All Levels

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 2:00am

The official partnership highlights more than three years of cooperative projects between Stats Perform and LIGR, including customers like Gravity Media, Cricket Australia, Football NSW, and Queensland Rugby League.

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  • The official partnership highlights more than three years of cooperative projects between Stats Perform and LIGR, including customers like Gravity Media, Cricket Australia, Football NSW, and Queensland Rugby League.
  • This next generation workflow is self-serve, in the cloud, out-of-the-box, and up and running in minutes, even for the most unskilled user.
  • Together, Stats Perform and LIGR will leverage new and existing relationships to offer a streamlined, cost-efficient and sustainable sports graphics package for providers.
  • LIGR is a new generation of live graphics and broadcast platform that offers TV-quality sports graphics with no need for hardware, designers, skilled graphics operators, or developers.

Ambarella Introduces CV5 High Performance AI Vision Processor for Single 8K and Multi-Imager AI Cameras

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 10:00am

Ambarella, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMBA), an AI vision silicon company, today unveiled CV5, an artificial intelligence (AI) vision processor capable of recording 8K video or four 4K video streams.

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  • Ambarella, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMBA), an AI vision silicon company, today unveiled CV5, an artificial intelligence (AI) vision processor capable of recording 8K video or four 4K video streams.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210111005235/en/
    Ambarella today unveiled the CV5 AI vision CVflow 5 nm processor for single 8K and multi-imager AI cameras, setting a new standard for power efficiency with 8K video recording in under 2 watts.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    With the introduction of CV5, Ambarella is defining the next generation of automotive, consumer, and robotic cameras, said Fermi Wang, CEO of Ambarella.
  • By combining 8K single-channel and 4K multi-channel recording with the high performance of our CVflow AI engine, we are enabling cameras with the highest-quality imaging and innovative new AI features.

UFC® and Encore Live Team Up to Present UFC® 257: POIRIER vs. MCGREGOR II at Drive-In Theaters Across the United States

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 5:00pm

UFC, the worlds premier mixed martial arts organization, and Encore Live today announced they will distribute UFC 257: POIRIER vs. MCGREGOR II at drive-in theaters across the United States in partnership with Joe Hand Promotions.

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  • UFC, the worlds premier mixed martial arts organization, and Encore Live today announced they will distribute UFC 257: POIRIER vs. MCGREGOR II at drive-in theaters across the United States in partnership with Joe Hand Promotions.
  • 4 ranked UFC lightweight Conor McGregor and former interim UFC lightweight champion and current No.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210106005307/en/
    Encore Live has a footprint of over 300 drive-in theaters across the United States, which can be accessed by visiting www.encorenights.com .
  • UFC 257: POIRIER vs. MCGREGOR II will mark the first time that UFC has distributed one of its events at drive-in and outdoor theaters.

Polaris Appoints Michael Speetzen as Interim CEO

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 9:30pm

Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced its Board of Directors appointed Michael Speetzen, Polaris executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer, to serve as interim Chief Executive Officer.

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  • Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced its Board of Directors appointed Michael Speetzen, Polaris executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer, to serve as interim Chief Executive Officer.
  • Bobs operational accomplishments and financial experience leading Polaris M&A and corporate development strategy are well-suited to advance Polaris strong financial foundation.
  • I have witnessed time and again the Polaris teams passion and commitment to delivering for all of our stakeholders, said Speetzen.
  • Speetzen joined Polaris in August 2015 as executive vice president, Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

Portable Kayaks Market to Grow by $ 7.22 Million During 2020-2024 | 48% Growth to Come from North America | Technavio

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 9:30am

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • COVID-19 will have a low impact on the portable kayaks market.
  • The market growth in 2020 is likely to decrease compared to the market growth in 2019.
  • In a bid to help players strengthen their market foothold, this portable kayaks market forecast report provides a detailed analysis of the leading market vendors.

Randy Owen Named Honorary Co-Chair of The World Games 2022 Birmingham

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 2:14pm

Officials announced today that world-renowned country music artist and humanitarian Randy Owen has joined The Games as an Honorary Co-Chair.

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  • Officials announced today that world-renowned country music artist and humanitarian Randy Owen has joined The Games as an Honorary Co-Chair.
  • Millions of people around the world have grown up with Randys one-of-a-kind voice, said The World Games 2022 CEO Nick Sellers.
  • Owen will participate in several events at The World Games 2022, including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
  • The World Games was established by the International World Games Association, an organization recognized by the International Olympic Committee.

LAKAI & Black Sabbath Drop Surprise Collaboration

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 7:56pm

Paying homage to the iconic band through footwear, matching apparel pieces, accessories and a skateboard deck, the LAKAI x Black Sabbath collection is now available at retail stores and skate shops and on http://lakai.com/black-sabbath on December 11th.

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  • Paying homage to the iconic band through footwear, matching apparel pieces, accessories and a skateboard deck, the LAKAI x Black Sabbath collection is now available at retail stores and skate shops and on http://lakai.com/black-sabbath on December 11th.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201209005938/en/
    Lakai & Black Sabbath Drop Surprise Collaboration (Photo: Business Wire)
    Considered by many as the best metal album of all-time, Black Sabbaths Master of Reality influenced Riley Hawks third LAKAI Pro model shoe and fans around the globe since its 1971 release.
  • As Rileys favorite band of all time, the LAKAI x Black Sabbath collection includes design cues of black, gradients, purple and imagery of the band.
  • The LAKAI x Black Sabbath capsule also arrives in four distinct silhouettes: Telford, Owen VLK, Riley 3 and Newport HI.

Groundbreaking Nitro Rallycross Launches New Era With Global Expansion and Cutting-Edge Electric Series

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 12:33pm

Organizers have announced a new standalone series to launch in 2021, leading to an integrated global championship beginning in 2022, with a revolutionary new electric series also debuting in 2022.

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  • Organizers have announced a new standalone series to launch in 2021, leading to an integrated global championship beginning in 2022, with a revolutionary new electric series also debuting in 2022.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Since day one, I have truly believed that Nitro Rallycross has the potential to be the most exciting motorsports series on the planet.
  • We are excited to expand to five races in 2021 and then launch our full electric series globally in 2022.
  • Nitro Rallycross global expansion is the latest initiative from Thrill One Sports and Entertainment, parent company of Nitro Circus, Street League Skateboarding and Superjacket Productions.

Kiteboarding Equipment Market to Grow by $ 367.01 mn During 2020-2024, Best Kiteboarding S.L. and BOARDS & MORE GmbH Emerge as Key Contributors to Growth | Technavio

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 9:30pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201119005960/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Kiteboarding Equipment Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire).
  • COVID-19 will have a low impact on the kiteboarding equipment market.
  • The market growth in 2020 is likely to increase compared to the market growth in 2019.
  • Increased participation and inclusion of kiteboarding in the Olympics is a major trend driving the growth of the market.