Steven Daniel Langton is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2007. On February 19, 2012 Steven Langton with pilot Steven Holcomb won the two-man event at the 2012 FIBT World Championships in Lake Placid, New York; this victory marked the first time in the sport's history. On February 26, 2012 Langton teamed with pilot Steven Holcomb and push athletes Justin Olsen and Curtis Tomasevicz to claim gold in the four-man event at the 2012 FIBT World Championships. With this victory and his crew became the first American team to win both the two-man and four-man events in the same world championships. On February 16–17, 2014 Langton teamed with Steven Holcomb to win a bronze medal in the two-man event at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games; the two-man bobsleigh competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia was held at the Sliding Center Sanki near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia on February 16–17. This medal marked the first time in 62 years. Following this accomplishment, Langton teamed with Steven Holcomb, Curt Tomasevicz and Christopher Fogt to win a bronze medal in the four-man event.
With this medal, they became the first American team in 62 years to win an Olympic medal in both the two- and four-man events at the same Olympic Games. On January 17, 2010 Langton was named to the 2010 United States Olympic Team, he competed in both the four-man events with pilot, John Napier. Langton finished tenth in the two-man event. Due to injuries that were sustained during USA 2's crash in the second run of the four-man event and his team did compete on the second day. During the 2010–11 season Langton won the Inaugural World Push Championships held in Cesana Pariol, Italy, he has won 21 World Cup medals: 11 gold, 7 silver and 3 bronze. Langton attended Northeastern University, in Boston, graduating cum laude in 2006 with a degree in Business Management and Entrepreneurship. While at Northeastern, Langton competed in Athletics, excelling in both the 100 m and jumping events, his 100 m best is 10.58 seconds Steven Langton's brother, Christopher Langton, was an All-Ivy lacrosse player at Cornell University.
Chris served as Team USA's Alternate for the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. His other brother Sean Langton works as a dentist. 17 January 2010 US Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation announcement of the US Olympic men's bobsleigh team. – accessed January 18, 2010. Steven Langton at the Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing
John Von Casper "Jack" Wyrtzen was a youth evangelist and founder of Word of Life ministries, which he led for 50 years. He was from Woodhaven, Long Island, New York and was credited as being a source of inspiration for Youth for Christ. From 1938 to 1940, Jack Wyrtzen attended Hawthorne Evening Bible School, in Hawthorne, New Jersey, but he did not graduate. In 1943, Wyrtzen received an honorary degree from the same school. From 1929 to 1933, he led a dance band at night and until 1940 he worked as an insurance salesman during the day. Beginning in 1933 and lasting until 1940, he helped to form XBA, Chi Beta Alpha, a Bible study and fellowship group for young men. In 1940 the two groups were merged into one. In that same year, he helped to reorganize Word of Life Fellowship. Wyrtzen spoke in many venues, holding meetings from the streets to stadiums. Influenced by another youth evangelist, Percy Crawford, Wyrtzen took to the air over WBBC as a preacher and began the "Word of Life" program over WHN in 1941.
Wyrtzen held rallies under the name of the Word of Life Fellowship Bible Conference and became director of Word of Life Ministries. In 1942, he founded the Word of Life Camp Ministry and in 1946 he purchased an island on Schroon Lake for the Word of Life Camp, opened more camps in other cities in the U. S. and other countries. Wyrtzen crisscrossed America holding evangelistic crusades in major cities as well as in country churches, he is credited with developing Bible clubs in over 1,000 churches and starting youth ministries in over 70 countries. His Word of Life ministry flourished with the founding of conference centers in New York and Florida, he developed overseas ministries and established Bible Clubs for young people which influenced the founding members of Youth for Christ International. In 1971, with Word of Life co-director Harry Bollback, a Bible Institute was founded. Word of Life is directed by Don Lough, Jr. Wyrtzen's father was a foreman in a glass factory, his mother was involved in Republican politics.
Wyrtzen had two brothers. Wyrtzen married Margaret Smith on April 18, 1936 Two years after Margaret died, Wyrtzen remarried, he and Joan Steiner were wed on May 6, 1986. Wyrtzen died on April 1996, leaving behind his wife Joan and his son, musician Don Wyrtzen. Youth for Christ Word of Life Fellowship https://web.archive.org/web/20030308083440/http://www.wol.org/about/jack/ - Ministry founded by Jack Wyrtzen. Https://web.archive.org/web/20090909195358/http://www.wheaton.edu/bgc/archives/GUIDES/446.htm - Papers of John Von Casper "Jack" Wyrtzen - Collection 446
Saint Philip the Evangelist appears several times in the Acts of the Apostles. He was one of the Seven chosen to care for the poor of the Christian community in Jerusalem, he preached and performed miracles in Samaria, met and baptised an Ethiopian man, a eunuch, on the road from Jerusalem to Gaza, traditionally marking the start of the Ethiopian Church. Philip lived in Caesarea Maritima with his four daughters who foretold, where he was visited by Paul the Apostle. Philip bore a Greek name, he is first mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles as one of "Seven Deacons" who were chosen to attend to certain temporal affairs of the church in Jerusalem in consequence of the murmurings of the Hellenists against the Hebrews. After the martyrdom of Saint Stephen he went to "the city of Samaria", where he preached with much success, Simon Magus being one of his converts, he afterwards was told by an angel of the Lord to go to the road between Gaza. There he baptized the Ethiopian eunuch. Here some years afterwards, according to Acts 21:8–9, where he is described as "the evangelist", he entertained Paul the Apostle and his companion on their way to Jerusalem.
At a early period he came to be confused with the Philip the Apostle. A late tradition describes him as settling at Tralles in Anatolia, where he became the bishop of that church."St Philip the Deacon" is commemorated on October 11 in the Eastern Orthodox Church, in the Roman Rite, the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, in the Anglican communion including, for example, the U. S. Episcopal Church, the Anglican Church of Southern Africa. Additionally, in the Eastern Orthodox Church, Philip is counted among the Seventy Apostles, is referred to as a Protodeacon. Apostle Philip the Deacon of the Seventy Orthodox icon and synaxarion Who is St. Philip the Evangelist IVP New Testament Commentary on Philip in Acts 8
Jeremy Elliott "Jez" San OBE is an English game programmer and entrepreneur who founded Argonaut Software as a teenager in the 1980s. He is best known for the 1986 Atari ST game Starglider and helping to design the Super FX chip used in Star Fox for the Super NES. San received his first computer, a TRS-80, at the age of twelve in 1978 from his father, who had a career in exporting the belongings of immigrants at the time. San first became interested in video game development at a young age after playing a Multi-user dungeon in the 1970s. Within a year he taught himself assembly language for several microprocessors. San founded Argonaut Software as a teenager in high school as a way to get software consulting jobs with large companies, he worked on security systems with British Acorn. In 1984, he started developing his first game, Skyline Attack for the Commodore 64, co-wrote a book, Quantum Theory, about the Sinclair QL, he became a wizard at the world's first multiplayer online role-playing game.
San's late-1986 game Starglider for the Atari ST and the Commodore Amiga sold hundreds of thousands of copies. The money helped launch Argonaut as a larger company that started hiring other people in 1986. In the late 1980s, Argonaut signed a deal with Nintendo. San attracted Nintendo's attention because Argonaut was the first developer to design 3D modelling on the NES and the Game Boy. X was published by Nintendo as the first 3D Game Boy game. San helped develop the first 3D graphics accelerator known as the Super FX chip that made Star Fox possible on the Super NES. In 1996, Argonaut received external funding from Apax Partners and was listed publicly on the London Stock Exchange in 2000. San's stake was reduced from 90% in 1996 to 50% post Argonaut Games' IPO in March 2000. San helped found ARC International when it was spun out from Argonaut in 1998 and was its largest shareholder on IPO. San made substantial share sales during the flotation by Goldman Sachs and Warburg and in 2007 exited ARC.
Between 1999 and 2002, San funded Codeplay and is the majority shareholder. San received an OBE in 2002, the first explicitly awarded for services to the video game industry. After announcing a substantial loss in August 2004, Argonaut Group PLC suspended trading of its shares in October and appointed administrators for Argonaut Software Ltd, Morpheme Ltd and Just Add Monsters Ltd—the wholly owned subsidiaries of the PLC; the administrators sold Morpheme and Just Add Monsters back to Jez San and the other founders as ongoing businesses, while Argonaut Software Ltd was liquidated. In November 2004, Just Add Monsters became Ninja Theory and continued the development of PlayStation 3 first-party game Heavenly Sword, which debuted three years in September 2007. In 2004, Morpheme became Morpheme Wireless Ltd for a while before San left, was consumed by Eidos/SCi before being shut down in 2009. After taking a hiatus from the video game industry in 2004, San founded Crunchy Frog Ltd, which in 2005 became online poker company PKR.
San served as President, having hired his replacement with CEO Malcolm Graham of the Ritz Casino and AntFactory. PKR was a 3D online poker site that operated in legal territories in Europe and Canada but did not operate in the US, where online gambling was a grey area. In May 2017, PKR went into administration. San was only an investor at the time of its collapse and expressed sorrow at seeing his creation fold. In 2008, San co-founded mobile application developer and publisher Origin8 with game industry colleague Foo Katan; the company produces iPhone and BlackBerry software, has offices in London. San is a life member of BAFTA, was an advisory board member of the GDC and TIGA for several years. Jez San entry at MobyGames Interview with Jez San, 1989
Raju Guldai is an Indian professional footballer. He played as a forward for Mumbai City in the Indian Super League. Born in Mumbai, Guldai was scouted by Egyptian club Misr Lel-Makkasa SC Football Academy in 2013 during a talent search, while playing for Mumbay City in a tournament in Japan, he moved to Egypt with his father and played for the Faiyum club for 2 years, before returning to Mumbai due to his father's foreign registration issues in the middle east. In 2015, Guldai took part in the "Kick for tolerance" tournament, organized by Jungle Crow foundation. In 2016, Guldai was selected to join the Mumbai City first team, on 3 December 2016 he made his first and only appearance, as a substitute in the 0-0 draw vs Delhi Dynamos. At the end of the 2016 season, Guldai was released from the club. During 2016 Guldai was part of India's U19 squad