Snowflex gains popularity

SLOPE — Snowflex offers winter sports year-round. Photo credit: Amber Lachniet

The Sochi Olympics has brought attention to athletes training on artificial snow Liberty ski and snowboard Head Coach Ryan Leeds said he believes the artificially engineered slopes of the Snowflex has a broad appeal among riders, and the use of it to train Olympic-level-athletes is only increasing interest. Although the …

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Two-time Olympic gold medalist leads softball

practice — Liberty’s new coach knew early in life that God gifted her athletically. Photo credit: Joel Coleman

Each semester Liberty University invites well-known and influential Christians, such as actor Kirk Cameron, Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson and author Jon Acuff, to campus. However, Dot Richardson, a celebrity in the field of softball, will stay at the university for more than just one day, as she was named …

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Natalie Barr: Olympic torchbearer

Shining a light — Natalie Barr puts her experience on the Irish national field hockey team to use in the mission field. Photos provided

LU field hockey player and member of Irish national team serves on Ugandan missions Of all the athletes qualified to carry the Olympic torch, the physical symbol of the competitive spirit and sportsmanship of the Olympic games, Liberty field hockey player Natalie Barr was selected as one of the torchbearers …

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