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5 Must-See Mountains to Shred in the U.S. When fresh snow kisses the trees, the powder hounds come out to play. But, with so many amazing peaks all over the U.S., where do you even begin? Find out which soaring summits made our top 5—in no particular order.There 1. Sugarbush Resort Jay, Vermont With […]
Safety Glasses vs. Fog, Who Will Win? Let’s face it, fog is inevitable! Lenses that fog up, especially in safety glasses, are not only annoying, but dangerous. It’s of the utmost importance to have clear, unimpaired vision when you’re working with safety glasses. What’s the solution? Follow along to discover a few different tips to […]
On Saturday, October 12th, nearly 2500 athletes and spectators gathered on the big island in Hawaii for the annual Ironman World Championship. A race of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run make up the three legs of this one-day triathlon. Participants face sweltering heat, choppy waves, and strong winds that […]
Triathlons are intense, there’s no denying that. Even a sprint triathlon, the shortest official distance, requires 6 weeks of training. It takes powerful muscles and a lot of stamina just to make it to the end. And for a race like the Ironman, triathletes are recommended to begin training 7 months beforehand. What better duo […]
Rec Specs for Kids It’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye. Turns out your mother was right. Scraped knees and sprained ankles come nowhere near the potentially life-altering effects of a serious eye injury. Many of these injuries are completely avoidable. Nevertheless, hundreds of thousands of sports-related eye injuries continue to occur […]
There’s a lot that goes into a triathlon. Read on to check out some triathlon facts and figures! Though a triathlon can be as long or short as the organizers and participants desire, there are five primary distances (official events have a margin of error of 0.5km), as follows: The Different Types of Triathlons Sprint—750m […]
Prescription Goggles for Swimming Check out these Prescription Goggles for Swimming The days of your child swimming blind as a shark are behind you. Rec Specs has done it again and impressed us all with these prescription swim goggles. You no longer have to worry about your child’s flip turn going wrong or a pool […]
Learn More About The Arcidiacono and Their Coffee In order to truly capture the rich genesis of Blast Radius, we have to go back in time to 1870 when the Arcidiacono family began their passion for roasting coffee. In 1870, the Arcidiacono’s business originated in Sicily. Eventually, they relocated to Naples where they had a […]
Safety Glasses vs. Safety Goggles Both safety glasses and safety goggles are designed to protect your eyes, but your work environment determines which style will better suit your needs. As eye injuries become increasingly common in the workplace, it’s more important than ever to take the preventative step of wearing safety-certified eyewear. You not only […]