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Carhartt Waterproof Jackets Top Benefits Of Wearing Carhartt Waterproof Jacket

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Top Benefits of Wearing Carhartt Waterproof Jacket

When you hear the name Carhartt, the first thing that comes to mind is quality. That’s because Carhartt has established itself as one of the top manufacturers of quality workwear apparel. The same standard also applies on its Carhartt Waterproof Jacket.

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The name Carhartt is synonymous with durable clothing. This is also true for Carhartt Waterproof Jacket.

A Carhartt Waterproof Jacket can withstand the rigors of extreme wet climate. You can also rely on its durability even if you use it to engage in extreme outdoor sports like dirt biking, mountain biking, sports fishing, and mountain climbing.

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Carhartt Waterproof Jacket is also lightweight so it will not hamper your movements. The polyester interior and nylon lining make the jacket soft but water-resistant. The exterior lining does not absorb water so the jacket will stay lighter even if you’re in the midst of torrential rains.

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You can wear Carhartt Waterproof Jacket if you are working under wet conditions. However, this jacket is also stylish you can wear it on any occasion. If you want a jacket you can wear anytime, then the Carhartt jacket is the one for you.

You can even wear the Carhartt Waterproof Jacket to highlight your rugged fashion style. The design of this jacket will match any type of pants you are going to wear.

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The Carhartt jacket is fitted with industrial pockets where you can put your small tools and other important things. Unlike other jackets with limited pockets, the Carhartt jacket features chest pockets where you can safely keep your maps. It also has two hand pockets with waterproof storm flaps.

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If you are looking for a durable and extremely useful waterproof jacket, the Carhartt Waterproof Jacket is specifically designed for you. You will be able to have a workwear and sporting apparel that is fashionable and stylish. Carhartt jackets are also very affordable so you will surely get more value for your money.

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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Roethlisberger upgraded to fair condition

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On Tuesday, NFL quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was upgraded to fair condition at Pittsburgh’s Mercy Hospital. The extent of his injuries is now known. Roethlisberger lost two teeth and chipped others, suffered a concussion, a broken upper and lower jaw, a broken nose, broken facial bone, a 9 inch laceration to the back of his head, and road rash injuries to his knees which thankfully do not extend to the joints. Police confirmed that Roethlisberger was riding without a helmet and additionally, did not have a Pennsylvania motorcycle license; he had a learner’s permit, which expired March 29, 2006. Given this fact, Roethlisberger was in fact legally obligated to wear a helmet in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Steelers officials and Roethlisberger’s agent, Leigh Steinberg, confirmed that Ben had received a letter last year from team representatives warning him that parts of his contract might be affected if he were to be injured while riding a motorcycle. The letter was apparently sent in order to both put the team on solid legal footing were a major accident to occur, and apprise Ben of the risks he is taking by riding a motorcycle.

Records kept by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation indicate that 180 helmet-wearing motorcyclists died in wrecks in 2004 and 2005 in Pennsylvania. In the same period, 157 helmet-free bikers died in wrecks.

Pennsylvania’s 35-year-old law requiring helmets to be worn was amended in 2003 to make helmets optional under certain circumstances. According to the amended law, a motorcyclist will no longer be required to wear a helmet if the rider is:

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Bob Dylan plays first concert in Vietnam

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Bob Dylan, the U.S. musical artist and songwriter, performed his first concert ever in Vietnam on Sunday night, forty years after his 1960s protest songs, now iconic, gave voice to America’s anti-Vietnam War movement.

The concert came days after he played two shows in China, where he performed in Beijing and Shanghai as part of his Asia-Pacific tour. On Sunday, he played in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), on a date 50 years after his first major performance.

Dylan played outdoors on a warm evening on the grassy grounds of RMIT University. The audience was a mixture of young and old; both foreigners and Vietnamese were present. He played in a Vietnam now at peace where half the population is under 30, too young to have memories of the war.

Dressed in a purple shirt, black jacket and wearing a white hat, he was welcomed with loud applause by an enthusiastic audience. His 17-song set list included a selection of his 1960s and 1970s hits such as “All Along the Watchtower”, “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall”, “It Ain’t Me Babe”, “Tangled Up in Blue”, and “Highway 61 Revisited” along with more recent songs.

Bob Dylan’s music opened up a path where music was used as a weapon to oppose the war in Vietnam and fight injustice and racism. That was the big thing that he has done for music.

Tran Long An, vice president of the Vietnam Composers’ Association noted that the significance of Dylan’s Ho Chi Minh City performance was recognized by his Vietnamese fans. “Bob Dylan’s music opened up a path where music was used as a weapon to oppose the war in Vietnam and fight injustice and racism,” he said. “That was the big thing that he has done for music.”

Vietnam’s communist government allows few western acts to perform. Human rights groups criticized Dylan for submitting his play list for approval by the Vietnamese government authorities, although his promoter said no restrictions were imposed.

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Australia women’s national goalball team loses 0-3 to United States in pool play in London

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

London, England — A winless Australia women’s national goalball team met the United States in group play yesterday night at London’s Copper Box and failed to pick up their first win, going down 0–3.

Prior to the start of the game, both team’s fans made themselves heard with Australian supporters chanting “Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi!” and United States fans chanting “U-S-A! U-S-A!” The United States’s Jen Armbruster scored all three of the United States goals, one of them coming off a penalty shot. While the United States had no fouls in the game, Australia had four for high balls.

The two teams played with contrasting styles. The United States spent most of their time upright, only dropping and lunging to block the ball after the Australians threw it. Meanwhile, the Australians spent most of their time low and close to the ground as they lunged to prevent the ball from going into the goal. The Australians, who were all wearing green and gold socks, were louder than the United States and talked to each other more while on court.

Australia came into the match having lost 1–3 to both Japan and Canada. They have one game left to play at the London Paralympics when the play Sweden, who have lost 1–5 to the United States, tied Japan 0–0 and beaten Canada 2–1.

With a 5–1 win against Sweden and a 1–2 loss to Japan, the United States still has to play Canada in pool play.

Goalball was created in 1946 as a sport exclusively for people with a visual disability and designed to help veterans returning from World War II with their rehabilitation. Games in the Paralympics have two twelve minute periods, with a three minute break between halves. Players are blindfolded to insure equal ability to see while on the court, and the game can be stopped to ensure goggles are properly fitted. Standing in front of a long goal, they throw the ball at the opposition team’s net who in turn try to block it by hearing the ball, which contains a bell, and using their bodies to prevent the ball from going in. The audience is asked to remain silent during play.

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Mike Tyson set to retire after loss

Sunday, June 12, 2005

Mike Tyson
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Born June 30, 1966
Professional Debut March 6, 1985
Total Fights 58 (2 No Decisions)
Won 50
Lost 6
Drew 0
Knockouts 44
Titles Won Heavyweight

(WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO)

Mike Tyson’s boxing career appears to be over after the infamous fighter became fatigued against his journeyman opponent Saturday. Tyson later told the media he was quitting the sport to become a missionary.

Despite being heavily favored, the 38-year old Tyson became desperate in the sixth round and resorted to his trademark bizarre tactics against Irishman Kevin McBride (33-4-1). When an attempt to break his opponent’s arm failed to end the fight, Tyson landed a head-butt that opened a cut near McBride’s left eye. Still desperate and low on stamina, Tyson proceeded to hit below the belt before sagging to the canvas in the closing seconds of the round. When Tyson refused to answer the bell for the seventh, veteran referee Joe Cortez “looked stunned,” according to the Boston Globe’s Ron Borges. Tyson led on two cards and trailed on a third when the fight was called, but he was clearly out of gas and momentum was not with him.

“I do not have the stomach for this,” Tyson told Showtime interviewer Jim Gray after leaving the ring. “I don’t have the guts to be in this sport anymore. My heart is not into this anymore.” He also apologized to the 15,472 paid attendance at the MCI Center “whom had roared his name when he entered the ring less than an hour earlier,” according to Borges.

The $5 million payday will erase only a fraction of an enormous debt that caused Tyson to declare bankruptcy in 2003. One report says he owes more than $40 million [1].

The disgraced former champion also told reporters he is “going to look into my missionary work,” according to Reuters. “There is some Christian missionary work that was interested in letting me come to Bosnia, go to Rwanda, go to different countries to help with aid and food for people that are in dire need.”

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