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March/April 2014

Active NorCal March/April 2014

Mad River Brewing claimed a bronze award in the 2014 World Beer Cup, a global beer competition that evaluates beers from around the world and recognizes the most outstanding brewers and their beers. Read more

There I was at the top of a mountain with a snowboard strapped to my feet, little beads of snow stung my face like a million tiny paper cuts, my legs were burning, it was cold as all hell and frankly, I didn’t ever want to leave this place. Read more

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Eating healthy goes hand-and-hand with an active lifestyle. At Active NorCal, we are always looking for local businesses that sell healthful, delicious food items to keep us energized during the day. Read more

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Athletes from West Valley and Orland high schools took home Most Valuable Player honors after the 19th annual All-Star basketball games on April 6 organized by the Redding Breakfast Lions Club. Read more

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In a seeming blink of an eye, the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has reached its final stage as the University of Connecticut Huskies are set to take on the University of Kentucky Wildcats in the Championship game tonight. Read more

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If he can overcome the long-standing unfavorable stigma our society has against the werewolf race, we may witness sports history. Read more

There are few things that get me more excited than knowing my next five months will be filled almost daily by the sounds of ball hitting leather, bat hitting ball, umpires grunting and the greatest fans in baseball cheering like no one else can. Read more

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Perfectly blending human industry and ingenuity with the river and its wooded surroundings, the Sundial Bridge provides an instance of how manmade structures can serve to enhance the beauty of natural environments. Read more

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Health At Every Size (HAES) is a web-based community that challenges people to look beyond the diet trends and shift the way they think about health. We encourage people to accept their body for its own uniqueness. Read more

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While parents and coaches are vigilant about concussions in contact sports commonly associated with head injuries like football and ice hockey, a potential for concussions exists in all sports. Read more

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The Art of Adventure with Balanced Edge Read more

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A boot camp is a group of people committing to help each other be better and push harder than they did the day before. Read more

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Read the Active NorCal March/April 2014 digital edition here! Read more

Hockey in Redding has been alive and well in the form of roller hockey (with inline skates) for over two decades. It remains one of Redding's best-kept secrets in youth sports, and parents and players are amazed at what we have to offer... Read more

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MovNat is a fitness and physical education system based on natural human movement skills. It seeks to train the whole body, not just one part at a time. It helps you learn physical competence for practical performance. Read more

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If you are looking for a place to sail or learn to sail, look no farther than Whiskeytown Lake fifteen miles west of Redding. While Lake Shasta gets more attention...Whiskeytown is the gem that Redding area sailors depend on. Read more

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You'll be amazed by how many really good gluten free products are available now. Stores like Orchard Nutrition and Holiday Market on Placer have a huge selection, and they all taste great. Read more

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Climbing Shasta Bally is a bit harder than climbing Lassen Peak, but not nearly as tough as climbing Mt. Shasta. People in reasonably good shape who are up for a challenge should give it a try. Read more

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Despite the severe drought affecting California's waterways, local fisherman can still find some good trout fishing in the Lower Sacramento River. Read more