It’s World Vitiligo Day (Almost!)

Jun 25, 2014 No Comments

World Vitiligo Day is a public initiative aimed at building global awareness about vitiligo (pronounced: vit-til-EYE-go). The Vitiligo Research Foundation launched a website and an online petition, aimed at the United Nations, to highlight vitiligo and officially designate June 25 as World Vitiligo Day annually. The petition needs 500,000 signatures. It’s almost there!

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Learning to Win: Coolibar Athlete Does It Her Way

Jun 24, 2014 No Comments

By Valerie Stewart: Snowboarding is the sport that makes me feel truly alive. I’m fully present when flying down a mountain on a race course, or carving powder in the trees. My thoughts are not cluttered or stuck in past or future; I am completely in the moment. For me, snowboarding creates an ideal state of mind.

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Coolibar Investigates – Adding Our Thoughts to This Morning’s Segment on GMA

Jun 18, 2014 No Comments

This GMA Investigates piece makes a wonderful introduction for people who are just learning about the benefits of sun protective clothing.
In case you missed it, you can catch it here.

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Age, Opposing Team – But Not Sun – Are My Biggest Adversaries

Jun 09, 2014 No Comments

By Rich Early: I play for a Senior Softball age 65 tournament team that travels throughout Oregon and Washington, and will also play in Reno, Nevada and St. George, Utah this year. To play competitive tournament softball I work out at home five days a week at 6 am. I may not be the fastest player on the circuit but I work out hard in order to at least be in the conversation.

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Deadlines! Even in Hawaii, Being a Mom, Teacher & Athlete Requires Planning (and Stamina)

Jun 09, 2014 1 Comment

By Mekia Earle:

I know that the parents out there will relate to my morning frenzy. Some may call it a routine, I suppose, but I prefer to call it “somewhat controlled chaos.”

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A Scene from the Mountain

Jun 06, 2014 No Comments

Long range shooting champion Jim Webster checks in from Beacon, New York; “The 2014 competitive rifle season is just starting for me, but my training regimen, both strength and cardio, is year round.”

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A Rower’s Day in SoCal

Jun 03, 2014 1 Comment

All month, Coolibar will be introducing our 2014 Sponsored Athletes – or better, letting them introduce themselves. We’ll follow these people throughout the year as they continue pursuing extraordinary, sun safe activities outdoors.

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All Terrain® and Coolibar Team Up for Total Coverage

Jun 02, 2014 No Comments

Here’s an offer that’s only natural. Purchase $150+ from Coolibar, and get a FREE All Terrain Family Sun Protection Kit!

This all-natural sun safety kit includes:
•3-oz. “no slip, dry grip” All Terrain AquaSport Sunscreen SPF 30
•Convenient spray-on All Terrain AquaSport SunSpray SPF 30
•Minty fresh, oxybenzone-free.15-oz. All Terrain Lip Armor SPF 28
•A reusable hemp cosmetic bag

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Staying Positive, Staying Aggressive

May 29, 2014 No Comments

Tim Fater says that from the start he had decided to be aggressive in treating melanoma; at such a young age, he was determined to navigate what is always a significant disturbance in one’s life and live as close to normal as possible. “This might be the most frustrating part of the whole experience – the fact that skin cancer is, for the most part, very preventable.”

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Minnesota Becomes Eighth State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Teens

May 27, 2014 No Comments

The months-long debate over teen tanning in Minnesota ended on May 23 when Governor Mark Dayton signed HF2402 into law. In March, Coolibar (based in Minneapolis, MN) visited the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul for a day of lobbying on behalf of the bill then known as the Minnesota Skin Cancer Prevention Act (SF 1901). This effort was in conjunction with the American Cancer Society – Cancer Action Network.

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