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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Today is Don’t Fry Day!

May 23, 2014 No Comments

Just before the outdoor summer festivities begin in earnest, a reminder: the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated today as Don’t Fry Day. This annual, national campaign takes place every year on the Friday before Memorial Day to help people keep sun safety in mind. Here are some of the ways the council recommends to keep yourself and your family healthy for the summer and for a lifetime:

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Ask Olga: Chat Live with the Coolibar Design Director June 3 on Facebook!

May 23, 2014 5 Comments

On June 3, Coolibar hosts a live Facebook chat featuring Olga Mashkova, Coolibar’s Director of Women’s & Children’s Design. RSVP yes before June 2, and be entered in a drawing to win a Ruche Swim Shirt – Olga’s top Coolibar product pick for 2014!

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Beyond Scared: A Spirited Mom Fights Back

May 22, 2014 No Comments

Georgina Kerstin first felt the itch on her right calf in late spring, 2006. The source was a mole just below the knee. At the time, she was a busy mother of two – maybe a little too busy, a “doer” mom with a lively spark that made her ambitions slightly bigger than her calendar. She did not get to the doctor for a biopsy until July.

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