Category: SPORTS

Mar 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Mast Walk

Picture of the Day: The Mast Walk

THE MAST WALK Photograph by ALEX THOMSON RACING Website | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube Solo round the world yachtsman Alex Thomson recently performed a daring feat on board his high-speed yacht. Dubbed the ‘mast walk‘, Thomson climbed up the 30-meter high mast of the moving vessel, taking a moment to enjoy…

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Feb 13, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sochi Winter Olympics from Space

Picture of the Day: Sochi Winter Olympics from Space

THE 2014 SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS FROM SPACE Photograph by NASA ISS038-E-042992 (10 Feb. 2014) — One of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station downlinked this vertical 600mm night view of Sochi, Russia, which clearly shows the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics while they are just a few…

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Feb 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: This is How You Recreate a Childhood Pic Brother!

Picture of the Day: This is How You Recreate a Childhood Pic Brother!

THIS IS HOW YOU RECREATE A CHILDHOOD PIC BROTHER! Photographer Unknown via j0be on reddit Now this is how you recreate a childhood photo with your childhood idol! I couldn’t find much information on the image so I’m unsure how many years apart this is but Hulk Hogan has aged pretty well!…

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Feb 10, 2014

20 Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

20 Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards was recently announced by the World Photography Organisation. Photographers from 166 countries submitted nearly 140,000 images (69,114 Professional entries; 65,512 Open entries and 4,928 Youth entries images), the highest number of entries in the awards’ seven year history. From the submissions the judges have selected…

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Feb 6, 2014

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

Picture of the Day: Follow the Leader

FOLLOW THE LEADER Photograph by MATT HUTTON Website | Facebook | Prints available In this perfectly timed photograph by Matt Hutton, we see a dolphin and surfer riding a wave at Jacques Point in Kalbarri, Australia. Hutton, who was kind enough to share this photo with the Sifter earlier this week, said…

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Nov 20, 2013

What the Bobsled Track from the Sarajevo ’84 Olympics Looks Like Today

What the Bobsled Track from the Sarajevo ’84 Olympics Looks Like Today

Photograph by Hedwig Klawuttke The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics will be the first time since 1984 that the winter games will take place in Eastern Europe. The 1984 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIV Olympic Winter Games, took place from 8–19 February 1984 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, in present-day Bosnia-Herzegovina. It was the first…

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Oct 2, 2013

Here’s What Wingsuit Flying Through a 20 ft Gap at 100 mph Looks Like

Here’s What Wingsuit Flying Through a 20 ft Gap at 100 mph Looks Like

Photograph via JEB CORLISS Website | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube On September 28, 2013, Jeb Corliss, one of the world’s foremost and best-known wingsuit pilots and BASE-jumpers, successfully completed what he says, ‘was the hardest thing I’ve ever done’. Dubbed the Flying Dagger, Corliss jumped out of an airplane and flew through a…

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