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Surf gear maker O’Neill challenged filmmakers to create surfing videos with a twist. Here’s Stefan Nadelman’s contribution, an eye-popping visualization of waves in a variety of different contexts. Wave is love. Wave is life. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Boston Backs out of Bid to Host 2024 Olympics

Boston has backed out of its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, following substantial opposition from the city’s residents. The news was confirmed through the organizing committee’s Twitter account, and it is rumoured that Los Angeles may pick up the bid. Despite beating Washington D.C., San Francisco and Los Angeles as the USOC’s official U.S. [...]

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Manute Bol’s Son Got Game

The game is constantly evolving. Magic Johnson was once a rare phenomena; a 6’9″ point god who could just as easily score a bucket himself or dazzle defenders with no-look passes in transition. Nowadays however, size doesn’t limit you to a particular position. Just because you’re tall enough to defend the rim, doesn’t mean you’re stuck [...]

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Jamie O’Brien Rides a Wave While on Fire

Not to be outdone by someone fighting off a shark during competition, Jamie O’Brien surfs a wave… while on fire. Recently in Tahiti filming “Who Is JOB 5.0,” O’Brien carried out one of his wildest dreams — riding one of the world’s heaviest waves while lit on fire. Check out the literally fire video above, and see [...]

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Watch Brandon Semenuks Conquer a Mountain Bike Trail in One Continuous Shot

To promote the release of mountain biking film unReal, producers Anthill Films and Teton Gravity Research have released one of the film’s most breathtaking segments featuring acclaimed slopestyle mountain biker Brandon Semenuks. Shot in one continuous take by the truck-mounted GSS C520 gyro-stabilized camera system, the segment sees Semenuks tackling a custom trail that took three [...]

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Kiddie Pool Kickball

Pennsylvania-based youth ministry Epic Student Life shares a new summer sport. This fun twist on kickball uses a beach ball, kiddie pools as bases, and slippery tarps between each base. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Carbon Fiber Tour de France Bikes Are Surprisingly Easy to Counterfeit

The rise of carbon fiber technology brought lighter bikes, faster speeds, and innovative aerodynamics to the world of cycling. But an unexpected side effect is starting to frustrate the world’s top bike builders. Chinese factories are counterfeiting their products and selling them for a fraction of the price. It’s dangerous, too. Read more… Continue Reading [...]

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Why eSports Belong on ESPN

The Game Theorists argue that esports should be on ESPN, which by the way also shows poker tourneys and spelling bees. The problem is that non-gamers have outdated perceptions about competitive gaming and video games in general. Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Watch How Michael Jordan Makes and Spends His Money

Commonly regarded as one of sporting’s greats, Michael Jordan is not only a stellar athlete but shrewd business decisions over the years has allowed the star to amass a monumental amount of money. In short, he’s now a billionaire. Business Insider has created a short clip that documents some of Jordan’s most extravagant purchases and pricey offerings. [...]

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Ashes to Agassiz (Trailer)

Sherpas Cinema’s insane-looking documentary about freerider Graham Agassiz. In 2013 Aggy broke two vertebrae when his bike got caught in a bush in one of his downhill runs. Thankfully he recovered and is back in action. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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