Category: Sports

Surfies. Brah. (Hillary Hubertz)

A month ago, yes a whole month ago I went on a surf trip. We left the last weekend in August and spent four lovely days living it up as Australian Surfers. It was a Thursday afternoon at one o’clock that we departed Uni for a…

Inca Trail (Irina Rau)

My name is Irina Rau and I studied abroad in Ecuador in the spring of 2011. I studied at the Universidad de San Francisco de Quito and had the opportunity to see a lot of the beautiful country by hiking the Andean Mountains. Every weekend we went…

Fútbol is the New Football (Meg Domnick)

Being from the Midwest and more specifically from Green Bay, obviously I am a Packer fan!  I was in for quite the change in Europe where everything is FÚTBOL, FÚTBOL, FÚTBOL!.   Although I am not a huge soccer fan I have tried to keep up with…

GOOAAL! (Leah Zwiers)

As I sit here watching the Packer game in Ecuador from the comfort of my home, in HD, I realize just how amazing it is to be a Packer fan, and how much I love the sport. Then my mind wanders to about 3 months ago…

Sports in Ireland (Liam McDonnell)

Popular sports are far different here than in the United States.  The only sport they have here that is similar to anything at home is Gaelic Football which is really nothing like American Football as they are not even allowed to hit.  Since arriving I have…

The Home of Golf (Joe Hansen)

The Home of Golf, its pretty bold whenever someone claims to be home to something. It seems Britain is full of places which are the “Home” of something. Wimbledon is the “Home” of Lawn Tennis, Wembley is the “Home” of football (or at least English football),…

Sports in Great Britain (Joe Hansen)

Well I can promise to anyone who reads this that this will be one of my most interesting posts, and frankly is a blog that I couldn’t wait to write. I would like all who read this to know that I am writing this at midnight…

Olympic Park in London (Joe Hansen)

One of the highlights of the previous week was my trip to the Olympic Park in Newham. Before I continue about my experience at the Olympic Park, I think it would be appropriate to explain the background of Newham. Newham is a borough of London on…

New Zealand (Thomas Grams)

I have just started to settle back into school after having a long, much needed 2 week break from school. For my mid semester break, I choose to spend my time in New Zealand. I figured I might never get a chance to go back there…