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May/June 2014

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Chugging a water bottle to quench my thirst after a long, hot day of hiking and exploring, I couldn’t help thinking that the day’s events had only exasperated my thirst for adventure. more

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Active NorCal would graciously like to thank all the exhibitors and participants in Active Expo this past weekend. We hope that the event gave all an opportunity to further the goals of their respective active organizations. more

Dozens of white sails bobbing up, down, left and right on a crystal clear lake surrounded by green rolling hills and mountains – this is what you can expect to see at the Whiskeytown Sailing Club’s 50th annual memorial regatta on May 24th and 25th. more

For some, Northern California is considered a Mecca for mountain biking. The climate, diversity of terrain and extensive, well-maintained trail system makes the North State a utopia for mountain bikers. more

We’re living in paradise, a bicyclist’s paradise to be precise. Expert or novice, mountain biker or road biker, Northern California is home to some of the most diverse, fun and beautiful biking routes available in the world. more

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Everyone has a way of knowing that they’re close to home. Driving on Highway 44, you know you’re in Redding if you see Sundial Bridge’s 217-foot white pylon towering over the trees in Turtle Bay Exploration Park. more

It’s hard to deny the appeal of running down the field with the ball, juking past opponents, and scoring past the goalie with a 90 mph shot. more

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Pink Gloves Boxing

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I wasn’t sure what to expect. Would I have to punch people? Was this Redding’s version of women’s Fight Club? Would it be a workout? And most important, would I get to wear pink gloves? more

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With flashing colored lights and explosions of fire all around him, he revs his 200-pound dirt bike up a narrow metal ramp and jumps 30-feet in the air, clearing a 75-foot wide gap – upside-down. more

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Hat Creek is an iconic fishing stream named long ago in a hailstorm of profanity. In addition to its riffles, runs and pools, Hat has been made into a hodge-podge of dams, diversions, ditches and draws, all holding fish. more

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The old adage “we are what we eat” has never been more true as science digs deeper in to the health benefits of the foods we eat and the long term effects they will have on our quality of life. more

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Bicycling offers different things to different people…a sense of freedom, a fun thing to do, a way to connect with nature, free transportation, social or family time, a good workout, stress reduction, you name it more

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Redding Mayor Rick Bosetti

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Native of Redding and current Mayor Rick Bosetti played six seasons for five different organizations in major league baseball between 1976 and 1982 before resettling in Redding, CA. more

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The Active NorCal May/June 2014 digital edition is here for your reading pleasure! Included in this issue are stories on local biking, Tough Mudder and 10 questions with Rick Bosetti. Stay Active! more

Active NorCal is excited to preview its 2014 May/June edition cover. We look forward to putting out the issue in early May. The May/June book provides coverage of lacrosse in the North State, the San Francisco Giants, Camp McCumber and much more. more

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The Banff Film Festival just rolled through the Cascade Theatre in Redding April 12th to the delight of outdoor action and adventure enthusiasts. more

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Coached by Redding Mayor Rick Bosetti, the Redding Colt .45s are a collegiate summer league team that plays at the historic Tiger Park in Redding through June and July. more

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Lacrosse is the fastest growing youth sport in the United States, which prompted us at Active NorCal to do an article about lacrosse in the North State for our May/June edition. more

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The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees were in the middle of a pennant race. Knowing how crazy the Boston fans were, Rick Bosetti decided to pull a little prank. more