Following the dream-come-true story of an aspiring local BMX-rider Kristjan Aasmäe, the short film brings out the contrasts between the world famous wintertime BMX- and skateboarding event Simple Session in Estonia and the country’s own BMX-scene. The film was selected for the program of 2011 Bicycle Film Festival in 26 cities worldwide. The BFF 2011 events were attended by 225,000 bike...
Chicago Bulls' Luol Deng breaks All-Star dress... →
frrrdayfeat’ure: @URSportswear All mankind intrigues me. It’s the stories; coming from the slums, Mother Theresa’s tale, fairy tale wedding, pain, betrayal. Life is an open book, what are you writing in your book? Last year, my blog came from a business stand point, but after a year, I wanted to introduce my different passions, so it was revamped. In October 2011, I came...
Dunhill Olympic 2012 Voice Campaign
Luxury British brand, Dunhill, tapped three Olympians to be the face of Surecent campaign. Staring, Sir Matthew Pinsent, Olympic gymnast, Iain Percy, Olympic sailor and Louis Smith, Olympic rower. All three Olympic athlete briefly shared what it takes to be a champion in both print and video. Ian Percy; Olympic sailor Matthew Pinsent; Olympic rower Louis Smith, Olympic gymnast
NIKE Announces Next Generation Of Nike+ Products →
NIKE, Inc. today unveiled its new Nike+ Basketball and Nike+ Training products. First unveiled for running products in 2006, Nike+ combines footwear with interactive mobile apps such as those available in the App Store such as Nike+ GPS and Nike+ FuelBand. The new Nike+ Basketball experience measures how high, how hard and how quick players play each game using the “Track My Game” mode. In...
All I know is that I got a letter asking if I would try out. I was 19 and didn’t...– John Rucker; first black player in NY Knicks (1950) via New York Times
frrrdayfeat’ure: #t h e p i n k s h o e s All mankind intrigues me. It’s the stories; coming from the slums, Mother Theresa’s tale, fairy tale wedding, pain, betrayal. Life is an open book, what are you writing in your book? Weeks ago, I came across Milani Malik. She spoke about being the youngest of six and her vegan background since birth. Her voice uttered...
Black History Month: ‘Sayings from Films’ “Gonna get me some Champ Burgers.” Muhammad Ali; Ali (2001) “My life is way too short for me to spend my time around people who don’t care about nothin.” Jim Ellis; Pride (2007)” “Basketball is like poetry in motion, cross the guy to the left, take him back to the right, he’s fallin’...
Swiss Protection Sock Shoes
Studies show working out in minimalist designed footwear yields to the best performance during exercise. The Swiss Barefoot Company like so many other brands have taken the idea to another level. Swiss Protection Sock is a durable sock, that give feet a protection from natural elements. The sock replaces shoes entirely! To ensure protection is made of 50% Kevlar, 32% polyester, 10% cotton, 8%...
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adidas ORIGINALS and NeochaEDGE launched a series of pics and videos (not included), featuring local Chinese talent to create the spirt of adidas ORIGINALS. More on @NeochaEDGE BEIJING FIXIES x adidas Originals: 纵 无忌 /// BEIJING FIXIES x adidas Originals: 纵 无忌 /// KANG MAO & SUBS x adidas Originals: 噪 无疆 /// ZHUO DANTING x adidas Originals: 卓 无阻 ///
Great Biographies: African American Athletes Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University, gives an entertaining tour of African American athletes throughout American history. From Bill Richmond, a bare-knuckles boxer in eighteenth century New York to the barn storming...
Three Lessons Learned
An article on Shola Lynch, a documentary filmmaker, was recently featured in New York Times. She tells the story of her life, going from a track star to a filmmaker, and the role it played on her goals. Compelled in sharing the lives of two black woman in our past times, Lynch is intrigued in how they did under pressure and the choices they made from racial and social injustice. At 42, a graduate...