Category: SPORTS

Jun 8, 2010

The Art and History of the Kickflip [21 pics]

The Art and History of the Kickflip [21 pics]

Photograph by Lifeskater In skateboarding, the kickflip is the defining move that separates the beginner from the skater. First comes the ollie (love), then comes the pop-shuvit (marriage), and then comes the kickflip (baby carriage). Landing your first is one of those ‘great’ accomplishments and truly rewarding. Below you will find a brief history of…

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May 24, 2010

Picture of the Day – Volleyball Will Save Us

Picture of the Day – Volleyball Will Save Us

VOLLEYBALL WILL SAVE US ALL Photograph by Alex Webb / Magnum Photos NACO, Ariz.— City officials from Naco, Ariz., and Naco, Mexico, playing volleyball during International Friendship Day, 1979. (Alex Webb / Magnum Photos) via Slate: Life in Arizona Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE…

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May 20, 2010

The Most Exotic Golf Course in the World

The Most Exotic Golf Course in the World

While Augusta National might be steeped in tradition; the Himalayan Golf Course in Pokhara, Nepal is steeped in some of the largest mountains in the world. Set within a sweeping canyon created by Himalayan snow water, the HGC is truly the most exotic golf course in the world. THE HIMALAYAN GOLF COURSE (HGC) – Located…

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Apr 8, 2010

The Recurring Marketing Theme: Tiger and his Dad, Earl Woods

The Recurring Marketing Theme: Tiger and his Dad, Earl Woods

Photograph by K. Kassens Unless you live in Kyrgyzstan where golf isn’t that big of a deal right now (for whatever reason), you may have heard that Tiger Woods is playing at the Masters this weekend? It’s his first golf tournament since that ‘thing’ a few months back. As if there wasn’t enough coverage around…

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Apr 6, 2010

The 10 Biggest and Best Jumps of All Time

The 10 Biggest and Best Jumps of All Time

Adrenaline junkies come in a variety of flavours. From BASE jumpers to high-divers, they all crave that ‘rush’ you get from doing something extreme; where any mistake can have dire consequences. In this showcase, we look at ten such junkies; pushing the limits and extending boundaries for future generations to challenge. Do not try this…

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Apr 5, 2010

Picture of the Day – April 5, 2010

Picture of the Day – April 5, 2010

WHAT COUNTRY ARE YOU FROM? via Nike – The United Countries of Baseball Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Mar 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 17, 2010

BELIEVING IS SEEING Photograph by Jonathan Hayward Bart Bunting, right, of Australia, and his guide, Nathan Chivers, ski in the men’s giant slalom visually impaired event during the Winter Paralympic Games in Whistler, British Columbia on March 16, 2010. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward) via The Big Picture: 2010 Winter Paralympics Every day at…

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