Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Robert McLean Boyd, Jr. was an American professional golfer. Boyd was born in Mount Olive, North Carolina. He played his college golf at the University of Maryland. He turned professional in 1977. Boyd spent 1983 and 1984 on the PGA Tour. His best finish was a T-6 at the 1983 Houston Coca-Cola Open. He also played a handful of tournaments on the Nationwide Tour where his best finish was a T-4 at he 1996 NIKE Carolina Classic. Boyd also played on the European Seniors Tour from 2005 to 2010. He had won the Castellon Costa Azahar Open de España in 2005
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Michael McClune is an American professional tennis player. He turned professional in 2007, is represented by Olivier van Lindonk of IMG, and signed a lucrative contract with Nike. Michael was a finalist at the 2007 Luxilon Cup held at the 2007 Sony Ericsson Open where he lost to Kei Nishikori. As a Junior, McClune held the No. 1 ranking in the Boy's Singles 12s, 16s, and 18s divisions.McClune attempted to qualify for numerous USTA Pro Circuit events and, as a 15 year old, received a wildcard to the qualifying round of the ATP event in Los Angeles, California. A breakout year for McClune on the USTA Pro Circuit - he reached the quarterfinals in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Honolulu, Hawaii, the semifinals in McAllen, Texas, and was a finalist in Mansfield, Texas. He also received wildcards to the qualifying rounds of the ATP event in Los Angeles, California, and the ATP Masters Series event in Cincinnati, Ohio
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Stewart Ernest Cink (born May 21, 1973) is an American professional golfer who won the 2009 Open Championship, beating five-time winner Tom Watson in a four-hole playoff. He has spent over 40 weeks in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings from 2004 to 2009. Cink was born in Huntsville, Alabama and grew up in Florence, Alabama, where he attended Bradshaw High School. After completing high school in 1991, he attended Georgia Tech in Atlanta, where he played golf for the Yellow Jackets, he turned professional in 1995. After winning the Mexican Open and three events on the Nike Tour (now the Nationwide Tour) in 1996, Cink joined the PGA Tour in 1997 and won the Canon Greater Hartford Open in his rookie season. Cink performed consistently on the Tour over the next few years, picking up another win at the 2000 MCI Classic.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sneakers are footwear of flexible material, typically featuring a sole made of rubber. The upper part is made of leather or canvas. Sneakers were originally sporting apparel, but are today worn much more widely as casual footwear. They are now widely popular. Sneakers or canvas shoes are casual athletic shoes. The British English equivalent of "sneaker" is "trainer" in its modern meaning, however, the traditional "sneaker" is closer to the British "plimsoll". In some urban areas in the United States, the slang for sneakers are kicks. In Hiberno-English the term is runners. In South African English the term used is takkies. Sneakers have become an important part of hip hop culture since the 70s. These days, numerous rappers sign million dollar deals with major brands such as Nike, Adidas or Puma to promote their shoes. Sneaker collectors, called "Sneakerheads", use sneakers as fashionable items. Casual sneakers like the Air Force One or Superstar have become icons in today''s pop culture. Artistically-modified sneakers can sell for upwards of $500.
Spanning the fields of corporate communication and corporate ethics, this book investigates how companies communicate their ethical stance on their web sites. The study integrates the findings of six case studies, including BellSouth, Lockheed Martin, Ben & Jerry's, McDonald's, Nike and Levi Strauss. This sample offers both typicality and systematic variety, as all of the six companies are in need of presenting themselves as ethical business players but belong to three different ethics paradigms. Despite this variation, their communicative strategies are quite similar regarding content choice, self-presentation, stakeholder address and the hypertextual organization of their messages.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Nike, Inc. (pronounced / na ki/) (NYSE: NKE) is a major publicly traded sportswear and equipment supplier based in the United States. The company is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, which is part of the Portland metropolitan area. It is the world's leading supplier of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment with revenue in excess of $18.6 billion USD in its fiscal year 2008 (ending May 31, 2008). As of 2008, it employed more than 30,000 people worldwide. Nike and Precision Castparts are the only Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the state of Oregon, according to The Oregonian. The company was founded on January 25, 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports by Bill Bowerman and Philip Knight, and officially became Nike, Inc. in 1978. The company takes its name from Nike (Greek pronounced [ní k ]), the Greek goddess of victory, it is also based on Egyptian usage of "strength", "victory", nakht.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Váci utca (Váci street) is one of the main pedestrian thoroughfares and perhaps the most famous street of central Budapest, Hungary. It features a large number of restaurants and shops catering primarily to the tourist market. The Lonely Planet says "It''s tourist central, but the line of cafés and shops are worth seeing at least once.Váci utca is one of the main shopping streets in Budapest. Among the retaliers located here are: Zara, H&M, Mango, ESPRIT, Douglas AG, Swarovski, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Nike. The street opens to Vorosmarty ter (Vorosmarty Square).
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Thomas Erak (born March 7, 1985), is the former lead guitarist and lead vocalist from Mukilteo, Washington based mathcore/post-hardcore band The Fall of Troy. Thomas is currently endorsed by Gibson USA, Orange Amplification, Ernie Ball and Nike footwear. He used to provide vocals for the now defunct Seattle hardcore band, The Hills Have Eyes. His father played as a session musician with The Eagles, playing the bass guitar, and touring with his side project. As well as this, many of his family members were musicians. As a guitarist, he claims to be influenced by Jimi Hendrix, Billy Corgan and Dave Knudson. As a writer, he claims Kurt Cobain is his biggest influence. He has been playing the drums since he was 2 years old, yet has only been playing the guitar since 2000. Thomas Erak was also picked by the editors of Alternative Press magazine as the Guitarist of the Year for 2007.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Simon Andrew Burnett (born 14 April 1983) is an English swimmer. He holds the British Records in the 100 and 200 metre freestyles, he trains at the USA's University of Arizona--where he attended and in 2007 signed a sponsorship deal with Nike. Simon was born at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, the second of the three sons of Ray Burnett and Melanie Verhoeven. He lived in the Oxfordshire village of Chinnor as a child, and then moved a few miles to Tetsworth, attending Lord Williams's School in Thame, Oxfordshire. After completing his GCSEs, he went to John Hampden Grammar School, in High Wycombe, to study chemistry, biology, and physics at A-level. He first swam at Wycombe District Swimming Pool from very a young age, and soon joined the Wycombe District Swimming Club, where he remained until 2003.