Tag: sports

Jul 29, 2014

Inside a Kilometer Long Barrel Wave

Inside a Kilometer Long Barrel Wave

Benji Brand scores endless barrels at Namibia’s fabled Skeleton Bay. The remote surf spot is known for having one of the best and longest sand banks on the planet. For seasoned barrel riders, these are considered some of the best waves on Earth.

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Jul 28, 2014

This is What a 41-Shot Table Tennis Rally Looks Like

This is What a 41-Shot Table Tennis Rally Looks Like

Nigeria’s Segun Toriola produces an incredible defensive display to win a 41-shot rally against Singapore’s Ning Gao during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. This match was part of the Men’s Team – Table Tennis tournament. Singapore would go on to defeat England for the Gold Medal while Nigeria defeated India for the…

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Jul 24, 2014

This Cat Skateboards Better Than I Do

This Cat Skateboards Better Than I Do

Watch Didga the skateboarding cat do her thing around the beach town of Coolangatta, Australia. The video is the culmination of 18 months of training and 6 months of filming and editing. If you’re scratching your head as to how they got the skateboard to move and you thought ‘remote control’…. nope! It’s good…

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Jul 19, 2014

Someone Made a Real-Life Video Game Version of FIFA

Someone Made a Real-Life Video Game Version of FIFA

Marius Hjerpseth and his friends decided to play some FIFA in real life, using clever editing and VFX to incorporate elements of the popular video game into an actual football match. Fans of the video game franchise will undoubtedly recognize many of the little touches from the game like the celebrations and character animations.…

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Jul 18, 2014

These Guys Built a 104-Tooth Chain Ring Bike to See How Fast It Could Go

These Guys Built a 104-Tooth Chain Ring Bike to See How Fast It Could Go

How fast could you go on a fixed-gear, 104-tooth chain ring bike? That’s what frame builder Tom Donhou and his friends sought to answer. Inspired by the men of the salt flats in the 60s who pushed the land speed record from the 300s up towards the 600 mph mark in jet-propelled cars built…

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Jul 11, 2014

This is What Argentina Sounded Like When they Advanced to the World Cup Finals

This is What Argentina Sounded Like When they Advanced to the World Cup Finals

The semifinal match between the Netherlands and Argentina came down to penalty shots and when Maxi Rodriguez scored the decisive goal all of Argentina went understandably nuts. This is what Buenos Aires sounded like right after the goal. Argentina wasn’t the only country to get the recorded reaction treatment. Check out what Brazil and…

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Jul 8, 2014

This Guy Put Wheels on a Pallet and Rode Down an Entire Tram Track

This Guy Put Wheels on a Pallet and Rode Down an Entire Tram Track

Tomáš Moravec affixed a set of wheels onto a wooden pallet and proceeded to ride down an entire tram track in Bratislava, Slovakia. The mischievous feat was accomplished back in 2008 but the video only recently resurfaced thanks to a recent reddit post which netted the relatively obscure video over 500,000 views in less…

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