After 25 Years with Lupus, Still Going Strong

Sep 16, 2014 No Comments

Jan Jundt is married; her husband Dave recently retired from the North Dakota National Guard. Last spring the couple moved to Fargo, ND from Bismarck to be closer to their three grown daughters. Also: 25 years ago, lupus nearly killed her.

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Pro Golf Dream is on Hold – For Now

Aug 25, 2014 No Comments

What does a Coolibar 2014 Sponsored Athlete do when injury temporarily takes her out of the game? Switch sports, of course! By Kaitlyn Price

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What the Heck is a Rash Guard?

Aug 19, 2014 No Comments

A rash guard is almost always a shirt, specifically one that’s worn in or around water. This might seem strange; after all, we have swim shirts and wraps and beach cover ups that do the same thing, right? But the original Australian rash guard was called a rash guard (or “rashie”) for its ability to protect against rashes.

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The Athlete Within

Aug 14, 2014 No Comments

By Valerie Stewart: In fourth grade I ruled on the four square court. NO one could knock me out of the server’s square. My family didn’t know and I didn’t receive any blue ribbons, but I knew and it made me feel great.

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How to Properly Help Protect Your Eyes From UV Exposure

Aug 11, 2014 No Comments

By Susan Resnick: Throughout my career, I’ve seen thousands (maybe even tens of thousands!) of patients in my practice, and one of the most common items that links everyone together is the lack of understanding of the dangers that UV rays pose to the health of our eyes. I advocate for full body protection – broad spectrum sunscreen and UPF clothing for the skin, and comprehensive protection for the eyes.

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Guest Post: A Call to Action from a Skin Cancer Survivor

Aug 06, 2014 No Comments

This post by Megan Ramey first appeared July 29 on Cancer Candor, a blog from Chris Hanson, President, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). It appeared on the same day that the US Surgeon General released a call to action to prevent skin cancer in which he called the disease a “major public health problem.”

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The Spirit of Competition Includes Sun Safety

Aug 04, 2014 No Comments

Coolibar continues highlighting our Sponsored Athletes for 2014. Here, long range marksman Jim Webster talks about striving for excellence and staying safe at the same time.

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For Aspiring Pro Golfer, Long Days in the Sun are Par for the Course

Jul 30, 2014 No Comments

By Kaitlyn Price

As a competitive golfer, there aren’t many days off. The summer months are the heart of the competitive season, and I am taking advantage of the plethora of events to prepare myself for LPGA Qualifying School in August. It is important to have all aspects of your golf game in shape because each tournament brings a new challenge.

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Twin City Tennis Camps Hosts Coolibar Talent Show

Jul 25, 2014 No Comments

For the past two years Coolibar has worked closely with Twin City Tennis Camps (TCTC), an organization that operates tennis camps across Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn. Still, Friday, July 18 was a first: a Coolibar-themed talent show performed by TCTC staff and junior tennis students at the Golden Valley Tennis Center at Brookview Park. Here are some highlights:

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Discipline, Dedication…and Sun Protection

Jul 24, 2014 No Comments

Sun protection is extremely important to me as a football coach to stay safe in the sun. We are outside conditioning all summer long in the Louisiana sun. It can be brutal. It is very humid in the south and sweat easily washes off the typical sunscreen. Wearing protective clothing provides the additional protection I need to feel comfortable in the sun without the worry of skin cancer.

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