SportsTravel Podcast Gary Hernbroth
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Gary Hernbroth: Sports as Group Travel and How to Motivate Sales Professionals

Gary Hernbroth spent 17 successful and colorful years in the luxury hotel business in sales and operations leadership, including stints with Westin, Fairmont and Park Lane Hotels. It was there, especially in Northern California where he lives now, that Hernbroth discovered the power of sports-related travel at a time when it took some convincing to […]

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SportsTravel Podcast Bob Dunlop

Bob Dunlop: Two Decades of Organizing Events for U.S. Figure Skating

The United States Figure Skating National championships was first held in 1914 in New Haven, Connecticut, and has been the spot for fans of the sport to see the best in the history of the sport, including Dick Button, Scott Hamilton, Brian Boitano and Nathan Chen on the men’s side, to women’s sports icons such as Peggy Fleming, […]

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SportsTravel Podcast Jim McKenna Mike Pratt

Mike Pratt and Jim McKenna: Lake Placid’s Rebirth as a Winter Sports Destination

The Winter World University Games is the largest multi-sport winter event in the world, after the Olympic Winter Games. This year’s event starts January 12 and is an 11-day international festival and competition combining high-level sport with educational and cultural events, all taking place in Lake Placid, New York, and nearby towns. With more than 2,500 […]

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SportsTravel Podcast Year in Review

A Review and Preview of the Year in Sports-Related Travel

  This past year has been an eventful and historic one at SportsTravel as we celebrated the magazine’s 25th anniversary since its first issue. During the past year, we promoted longtime senior editor Matt Traub to the position of managing editor and hired Justin Shaw, another sports journalism veteran as our new associate editor. In this […]

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SportsTravel Aron McGuire Podcast

Aron McGuire: Driving USA Bobsled & Skeleton Through the Pandemic

  The last World Cup sliding event in North America was in 2019. All three North American tracks lost events — including world championship races in Whistler and Lake Placid — because of the pandemic, with international officials relocating those events to Europe and Asia. American and Canadian sliders spoke out about a wish for […]

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SportsTravel PodcastMax Siegel

Max Siegel: Growing USA Track & Field Through LA28

Max Siegel has been the chief executive officer at USA Track & Field since May 2012, making him one of the longest-tenured CEOs in the U.S. Olympic movement. During that time, USA Track & Field has remained one of the best-performing NGBs and made huge strides in the sponsorship landscape thanks to a long-term deal […]

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