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“If you come to a fork in the road, take it.”            ~ Yogi Berra

Whether spectating or playing, sports travel can be a passionate way to explore the world. From the big games and events that draw thousands of fans to the physical activities that test the mind, body and spirit, sports can bring together families, friends and strangers while reminding us what we have in common. No matter the season, there’s a sport or activity that can give meaning to life and provide an excuse to see and explore storied venues and some of the most spectacular places on the planet.


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The Attraction of Olympic Stadiums

By Jackie Jones

Olympic stadiums around the world are not only places with famous history. Often they also serve as an important landmark and tourist attraction. Among the most popular stadiums is the Beijing complex or Montreal stadium.   Read more

The World Sports Architecture The Arts
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Visit the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

By Tonya Fitzpatrick

Tonya gazes at the Olympic Rings on the Black Sea. Photo: Ian Fitzpatrick One of the biggest events of next year will grasp the attention of the whole world and will bring into attention the Russian resort city of Sochi. Unknown to many people, that think about Russia and only … Read more   Read more

Russia Sports Events & Festivals
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From Gelato to Prageleto – Northern Italy’s Frozen Delights

By Jackie Jones

Prageleto, translated ‘icy meadow’ is arguably Northern Italy’s top skiing destination. If you’ve never heard of it, you might have thought it was some kind of delicious ice-cream from an Italian gelato shop. While this is not quite the case, the wondrous sensations of taking in the kind of beauty … Read more   Read more

Europe Family Travel Sports Food & Drink
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A Paralympian’s Story, California History & Ending Human Trafficking

Imagine being on the path of qualifying for the 1996 US Olympic Track and Field Team as a hurdler after becoming a 3-time All-American at the University of Arkansas to suffering a devastating injury that would lead to the loss of your leg.  Through faith and family, John Register overcame … Read more   Read more

United States Sports History Human Trafficking
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LEGACY SHOW: Vancouver & The 2010 Winter Olympics

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Securing the Canadian wilderness and protecting humans and bears alike are two big security challenges for the Olympics. Chris Doyle, of the British Columbia Ministry of Environment joins Travel’n … Read more   Read more

North America Sports Events & Festivals History
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Inspiring Paralympians on the World Stage

Today we will share positive vibes from a Paralympic Champion, race into London 2012 with a remarkable person and special athlete, and “Hurdle Adversity” with a leading Paralympic Advocate, athlete and motivational speaker. Meet Tony Volpentest.  Tony achieved his dream of running in the Olympics, becoming a four-time Paralympic Gold … Read more   Read more

The World Accessible Sports
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Inside the 2012 USA Paralympic Judo Team and Blind Judo Foundation

World Footprints will take you inside the sport of blind judo with a Paralympic hopeful, a past Paralympian and the founder of the Blind Judo Foundation.As a member of the 2012 USA Paralympic Judo Team, Jordan Mouton is on a quest for Olympic Gold in London.  Jordan joins us to … Read more   Read more

United States Accessible Sports
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LEGACY SHOW: 2010 Winter Olympic Coverage in Vancouver

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel’n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. Travel’n On continues their 2010 Winter Olympic coverage live from Vancouver & Whistler B.C. Ian and Tonya will first introduce tour guide Doug Neasloss and conservationist Viki Jackson, … Read more   Read more

North America Sports Events & Festivals
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LEGACY SHOW: Vancouver’s Olympic Sustainability

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.While in Vancouver covering the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Travel’n On met with some key individuals who shaped the Games and who are helping to build a remarkable legacy … Read more   Read more

Canada Sports Sustainability
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Raising the Titanic, Homeless Soccer and exploring Blackfoot country

Per recent news reports, scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute embarked on a historic expedition to "virtually raise" the legendary TITANIC. Expedition Leader Dave Gallo joins World Footprints to discuss the expedition's mission and the efforts being made to preserve the Titanic. We've spent a lot of time talking about … Read more   Read more

The World Adventure Sports Social Responsibility
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Exciting Travel Events!

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.This week, Craig Kennedy, co-founder of Access Anything, a nationally recognized leader in adaptive sports and adventure travel for people with disabilities, will join the show to talk about … Read more   Read more

North America Accessible Adventure Sports
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Trackside at the Baltimore Grand Prix

Ladies and Gentlemen…Start Your Engines!  That was the start command heard during the inaugural IZOD Indycar Baltimore Grand Prix. World Footprints went behind the scenes into Pit Row and trackside to bring interviews with racing icons Roger Penske and Chip Ganassi and Baltimore Grand Prix winner Will Power, a Team … Read more   Read more

United States Sports Events & Festivals
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LEGACY SHOW: Louisiana’s Other Side

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Travel "Louisiana's Other Side" with Tonya & Ian as they take you to the northern parts of the State. First stop: a journey through Webster Parish and the Dorcheat … Read more   Read more

North America Sports The Arts
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DC Environmental Film Festival, London 2012 Paralympics & Summers Off

In March 2012, Washington, DC celebrated its 20th anniversary of the Environmental Film Festival.  This film festival has become one of the world’s largest and most influential showcases of environmental films. The Festival presents a diverse selection of high quality environmental films, including many national and world premieres.  Executive Director … Read more   Read more

The World Accessible Sports Events & Festivals Sustainability

President Obama welcomes the Texas Baylor Bears

World Footprints had the pleasure of attending a ceremony at the White House when President Obama congratulated the 2012 NCAA Women's Basketball Champs, the Texas Baylor Bears.   Read more

United States Off the Beaten Path Sports Events & Festivals