Posts from the ‘Sports’ Category
Tye McGinn of the Philadelphia Flyers has thrown down quite the punches lately. Check out his most recent fights – where his opponents barely stand a chance!
Lil Wayne partnered with Mountain Drew to open a brand new skatepark, called “DEWeezy,” in his hometown of New Orleans. The project, built in the city’s Lower Ninth Ward, was completed using recycled materials and runs on solar energy. Check out the video above to see Weezy cut the ceremonial ribbon as Mountain Dew team riders Paul Rodrizuez, Theotis Beasley and Keelan Dadd put on a demo for the audience.
Jay-Z opened the Barclays Center, where the rapper has a string of 8 sold out shows in his team’s new home, wearing a Calvin Klein alligator hoodie. Unfortunately, you cannot see his highly discussed custom “Carter” jersey in this photo, but click here if you’d like to check it out!
“The Epic & The Beasts” is a slow-motion film, directed by Sebastian Linda, which captures the execution it takes skaters Tom Kleinschmidt, Richard Naumertat, Erik Grob, Octavio Trindade and David Raderecht to perform signature tricks.
Hypebeast is holding a poll for basketball fans, as they want to know which Dream Team (1992 or 2012) you believe will have had a better showing at the Olympics. Will the dream team’s “legendary cast with unmatched intelligence and towering paint presence reign supreme in a grueling dogfight? Or will this year’s team with an average age two years younger and a lightning fast backcourt take control in a run-and-gun high-scoring track meet?” They’re leaving it up to you to decide before the London Olympics get underway. Thoughts?
A sponsor of the recent X-Games 2012, GoPro released this first-person video, shot in its entirety with the new HD HERO2®. The versatile camera provides us with some incredible footage as seen through the eyes of the pros, such as Bucky Lasek, Andy Macdonald, Mitchie Brusco, Drew Bezanson, Ken Block, Leticia Bufoni and Chad Kagy. Enjoy!
“LeBron and the ring maker go way back to the days of Akron afros and high school dunks. When one sliced through the paint, the other carved through wax. Together, their journey has proven that even those destined for greatness have to earn it. Just do it.” – Nike Basketball
The Dream Team, which included American greats such as Jordan, Ewing, Bird, Johnson, Robinson, Barkley, Pippen, Malone, Stockton, Drexler, and Mullen was the most dominant basketball team ever to be assembled. Decimating opposing teams by an average of 40 points at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona, the “NBA-led Dream Team cruised to an emphatic gold medal for the United States.” NBA TV is to premiere The Dream Team documentary on June 13th (9pm EST), which treats us to an “inside look at the selection process, the on-court battles and trash-talking during practices, and everything else leading up to the Games themselves.”
I received an email this morning from a good friend with a link to this video. Anyone who enjoys playing or watching sports will truly appreciate the compilation of clips included within “Sport’s Beauty.” I am sharing this for those of you who seek that adrenaline rush, whether it’s through skiing, dirt biking, surfing, etc. Hope you enjoy!