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Sports

Seeing happy people brings couple back to KC Boat & Sportshow

Kids can try a fishing pond while adults can see boats, get boating instruction and try a zip line at the Kansas City Boat & Sportshow, which runs through Sunday at Bartle Hall.

Outdoors

Being fit and working out with cancer

It was just before Thanksgiving when 38-year-old Christian Diompy got the most unexpected news. The reason he was having a hard time swallowing and his stomach ached was that he had esophageal cancer. It was Stage 4, and it had spread to his liver and his lungs.

Outdoors

Five questions that'll help you find the best workout

Looking for a new workout? The ideal workout plan includes some activity from each of these three categories: aerobic exercise, strength training and flexibility. For example, combining cycling, weight lifting, and yoga classes, in a schedule that works for you. And, sometimes, an activity has elements of all of these.

Outdoors

This test will help determine best workout for your personality

Most fitness experts will agree that if you're hoping to motivate yourself to work out, job No. 1 is finding something you actually enjoy. And since we all have different personalities, that might mean tuning out some of the buzziest fitness trends in favor of something you think you'll honestly stick with.

Videos

KC Boat & Sportshow opens with a splash

The doors were open as people were taking advantage of the opportunity to review a wide selection of boats, outdoor equipment and outdoor vacation vendors during the Kansas City Boat & Sportshow at Bartle Hall that is open through Sunday.
Joe Ledford The Kansas City Star
KC Boat & Sportshow opens with a splash 2:05

KC Boat & Sportshow opens with a splash

New at Boat & Sportshow: indoor zip line, Food Truck Mafia 1:51

New at Boat & Sportshow: indoor zip line, Food Truck Mafia

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How to Release a dog from a bodygrip trap

Lifelong camper reveals which area of the country is best at Mid-America RV Show 2:13

Lifelong camper reveals which area of the country is best at Mid-America RV Show