Did you hear?... Elliott Boston on Dr. Phil

If you were flipping through the channels on October 16, you may have caught a familiar face on Dr. Phil, a new daytime talk show.

If you were flipping through the channels on October 16, you may have caught a familiar face on Dr. Phil, a new daytime talk show. Elliott Boston, a member of the African-American team trying to climb the Seven Summits, and his sister, Telisa, were on the show dealing with sibling rivalry. After airing their childhood squabbles in front of millions of TV viewers, they resolved their differences and sealed it with a nationally seen hug.


Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Despite rumors to the contrary, Outdoor Retailer show management confirmed with SNEWS that Winter Market remains a four-day show. Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Director Peter Devin told SNEWS that, "while there is strong interest in exploring a three-day show, there is by no ...read more

Did you hear?... Bobbie Parisi joins Dr. Martens

Former Nike ACG global marketing manager Bobbie Parisi has joined Dr. Martens as global group marketing director.She will begin April 1. Parisi will also be on the board of directors of the Dr. Martens holding company, R. Griggs Group Ltd. She will be responsible for developing ...read more

Did you hear?... Woolrich unveils joint venture with Discovery Channel

If you witnessed folks trolling around the Outdoor Retailer show floor in possession of tiny, cute stuffed wild animals, you were witness to the unveiling of Woolrich's joint venture with the Discovery Channel. Woolrich has designed a line it is dubbing "Discovery Channel Quest" ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> The Body Bar is sweet 16. It's somehow amazing that the simplest of exercise products hasn't had to add bells and whistles since it was also just right. It just keeps selling and selling. To celebrate Body Bar Systems is offering its customers a complimentary "Master Your ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

For the week of April 12-18 >> Everlast Worldwide has entered into two new licensing agreements in Europe and Australia. It is extending its licensing agreement with Globus Trading Group GmbH, based in Nuremberg, Germany, that includes boxing equipment, handheld exercise ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> Dave Taylor has been appointed North American sales manager for Bodyguard Fitness. Taylor originally joined Bodyguard a year ago, coming from Muscle Dynamics for the newly created position of eastern regional manager of commercial sales. Taylor had been at Muscle Dynamics for ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> The SNEWS® team is issuing a Red Alert to all of our subscribers regarding a bogus email scam that attempts to lure you into downloading a harmful virus. A sample email that you might receive looks like it has come from us and appears as follows: "From: support@snewsnet.com ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> The latest Consumer Reports magazine (June 2003) has an analysis of athletic energy bars, taking a look at ingredients (calling some “iffy”), while also pointing out how confusing it is to consumers since the formulations are different despite being lumped under one label of ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> Technogym has been chosen as the exclusive supplier of fitness equipment for the Athens Olympics by the Greek Olympic Committee. On the grounds of the Olympic Village will be set up 11 gyms with more than 300 pieces of equipment that more than 10,000 athletes from 200 ...read more