Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Rush Olson
Rush Olson
A Fort Worth native, Rush Olson has spent two decades directing creative efforts for sports teams and broadcasters. He currently creates ad campaigns, television programs, and related creative projects for sports entities and other clients through his company, Rush Olson Creative & Sports.

Heidi Swartz: Woman Worth Meeting

The sport that became Heidi Swartz’s profession wasn’t one in which she participated in her youth. “I participated in gymnastics, ice skating, and golf growing up. However, it was not until I was an adult that I got involved in running,” she emailed. “I started running after I started working for…

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Guide to the Panther City Lacrosse Season

Panther City Lacrosse Club(PCLC) begins its first season in the National Lacrosse League in December 2021 with home games played at Dickies Arena. The club's Fort Worth debut will occur on Friday, December 10, against the Vancouver Warriors. …

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Hidden Natural Elements of Fort Worth

You've probably strolled througha park near your house, apartment or hotel. Perhaps you've made a trip to the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens or Fort Worth Nature Center Refuge. Here are a few more opportunities to experience the natural world around you. …

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Indoor Sporting Facilities in Fort Worth

Fort Worth is home to a mix of training facilities that cater to the average Joe and the pro athlete. If you're looking to get back in shape or simply try something new, here are a few recreational facilities providing [safe and healthy] solutions for keeping in shape. Game On Fort Worth Game On…

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Urban Fishing in Fort Worth

The sport of fishing lends itself to maintaining a healthy separation. You don’t want your quarry to have too many hooks from which to choose. Luckily, you don’t have to travel a great distance to enjoy your socially distant pastime asFort Worth’s waterways offer a number of options for you to catch a few fish while not catching anything else. …

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Explore the Trinity River: Water Rentals in Fort Worth

The Trinity is the longest river entirely contained within the state of Texas. You can explore the city’s main waterway via self-propelled navigation thanks to vendors likeBackwoods Paddlesports who offer kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals on sunny days or launch your excursion from several locations along the river. …

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Parks Off-The-Beaten Path to Visit in Fort Worth

Stayingactive outdoors is important to our overall physical and mental health during this time -- all while maintaining social distancing. Lucky for us, Fort Worth contains nearly 300 parks that cover more than 12,000 acres. Here are 10 parks, and a sprinkle of trailheads, that are less trafficked. …

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