Cottonwoods and willows reach toward the skies across the nine holes of Fallon Golf Course, their towering branches providing natural evidence of the course's 55-year history. Adding to the scenery is the Carson River, which runs alongside the course, providing a home to wildlife such as white egrets, cottontails, and quails. The river flows beside the third hole and cuts directly in front of the second green, while a smaller waterway cuts the fairways on holes five and seven. Before rounds, golfers can warm up at a practice green or stop by the driving range to pick up tees, dip them in bronze, and sew them into an intimidating sweater vest.
With plush king- or queen-sized beds, in-room views of the Sierra Nevadas, and more than 400 square feet of living space per suite, the Nugget hoists guests into the seat of sumptuousness. Lap up luxury in the indoor atrium pool and the Jacuzzi spa, or visit the expansive casino to play games of chance, such as Texas Hold 'Em, and games of skill, such as roulette. Visitors can feast faces on beauty treatments at the day spa and face feasts at eight scrumptious restaurants before going face-to-face with their pillows and feasting on dreams of not having to make the bed in the morning.
CrossFit Captivate’s head coach and owner, Corey Bibolet, serves as a living example of how CrossFit’s commitment to functional movement can contribute to bettering bodies for all types of activities—not just squats and lunges. He began practicing CrossFit in 2008 as a means to build strength and spice up his break-dancing routines and has been dedicated to the fitness medium ever since. A coach for more than three years, Corey holds several CrossFit competition titles, and he travels the country to attend training seminars and find new ways to get his pupils motivated. Today, he and his staff of co-trainers teach more than 30 classes per week in their blue-walled gym equipped with weights, hanging rings, and kettlebells.