All Blog Posts Tagged 'sports' (20)

Olympic Skier Wears Mariachi-Inspired Race Suit for Mexico

International teams about to enter the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have been unveiling their outfits, proving that this is a year for some really creative sportswear. Among the Olympians wearing inventive attire is Mexican alpine skier Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe who recently revealed his…

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Added by Pinar on January 31, 2014 at 11:09pm — No Comments

Awesome GIFs of "Flare Surfing"

A couple of years ago, while on the Red Bull Minor Threat trip in Indonesia, professional surfer Bruce Irons decided to take his sport to the next level by strapping a few flares onto his board. What resulted is a stunning visual spectacle that looks almost like a man riding the waves on a board of flames. Irons admits that he wasn't too keen on the idea when fellow team member Sam…

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Added by Pinar on September 15, 2013 at 10:45am — 3 Comments

Thrill-Seeking Kayakers Paddle Across an Active Volcano

Extreme sports photographer Alexandre Socci accompanied professional kayaker Pedro Oliva and his team (including kayakers Ben Stookesberry and Chris Korbulic) as they decided to take on the turbulent waters surrounding Kilauea, an active volcano on the southeast slope of Mauna Loa in south-central Hawaii. Unlike a typical water expedition, though, the group kayaked…

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Added by Pinar on April 6, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Top 10 Creative Sports Photographers



Photography is a medium that many artists have adopted, but that's not to say that it's an easy practice. Some of the best photographers out there have honed in on their craft, snapping some amazing shots in this fast-paced world and even in the roughest climates. This is especially true of sports photographers. The action doesn't wait for setting up the camera and finding the right light.…

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Added by Pinar on October 24, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Amazing Tilt-Shift Photography at the Olympics



These aren't images of toy models simulating Olympic sports. They are, in fact, real photos from the 2012 Olympic events using a method known as tilt-shift. Oftentimes, we see tilt-shift photography of landscapes; however, these images display a transformation of more than just the…

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Added by Pinar on August 14, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Top 10 Sites to Read About Breaking Sports News



At My Modern Met, we have formed a community of art enthusiasts that unite over our affinity for creativity. There's a great feeling that comes with reading about your interests and finding a set of like-minded people that share your enthusiasm. Sports fans know this feeling of camaraderie all too well as they chant and cheer in unison at exciting sports…

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Added by Pinar on April 11, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Reconfigured Sporting Equipment

Guatemala-based artist Dario Escobar redesigns the structure of sporting goods. A trained architect, Escobar reconstructs athletic gear, slicing the equipment and assembling them in an atypical fashion. Initially, the pieces seemed to shine a light on the importance of design and our innate recognition of consumer goods. Despite disfigurement, we can identify what…

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Added by Pinar on March 12, 2012 at 1:20pm — 2 Comments

Tesla's New(-ish) Electric Roadster (4 pics)

"Tesla Motors today unveiled an update to its famous Roadster sports car, the Roadster 2.5. The changes are fairly minor, including a new front fascia, better seats, an optional touchscreen navigator, better sound in the cabin and improved wheels. But any chance to post a bunch of photos of a super-sexy car of the future is one we'll gladly take..."…



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Added by Visnja V on July 1, 2010 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Change Your Routine



Change Your Routine is a campaign created by DM9DDB for Cia Athletica. The campaign aims to urge people to replace hours in front of the computer or TV with physical activities.



The result was a series of handmade posters of disassembled electronics that illustrate athletes in action. Computers, for example, formed a boxer. TVs became a weightlifter...and so on.



You can see the other versions of the posters… Continue

Added by Yasmine Zalek on May 18, 2010 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Celebrate!



Last night the Canadian woman's hockey team beat the US to win the gold medal. Even though I was rooting for the US I don't begrudge them this hard-fought win. After the game was over and the fans left the arena the team came back onto the ice for some well deserved celebrating.



Some people are already… Continue

Added by Mark Huckabee on February 26, 2010 at 5:00am — 9 Comments

ObliqO Personal Urban Vehicle by Michele Camerlengo

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ObliqO is an innovative recreational vehicle for use in urban environment. It borrows its propelling system from snakebords and adds a pair of hubless wheels for maximum comfort and… Continue

Added by anton on July 21, 2009 at 6:25am — 1 Comment

Who Said Humans Can't Fly? - Dan Vojtech (10 Photos)



If a top notch sports photographer can do one thing, its capture a moment that leaves the viewer speechless. Dan Vojtech is just that kind of photographer. Specializing in extreme sport photography, Vojtech began taking pictures eight years ago when he picked up his dad's old camera Zenith- E. His photos have us believing that people can actually fly! And why not?…

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Added by alice on April 29, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Jarah Mariano is a Beauty (12 Pics)

Though we don't dispute the fact that Leo's main squeeze, Bar Refaeli, deserves to be Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit cover girl, we can't help but think that Jarah Mariano came in as a close second. As sweet as she is sexy, Jarah gets our vote for most beautiful… Continue

Added by alice on February 13, 2009 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Bar Refaeli: 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Girl (10 Photos)

Well hello, Gorgeous! Who snatched up this year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover? Well, none other than Leo's main squeeze, 23 year old Israeli model Bar Refaeli. Check out Bar and a bevy of beauties on the Sports Illustrated website.…

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Added by alice on February 10, 2009 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

The Most Spectacular Sports Photos are Taken By Bo Bridges (8 Total)

An awesome set of photos by one of the most widely respected sports and lifestyle photographers in the world, Bo Bridges. After graduating from Miami University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography, Bo moved to Vail and then Hermosa to pursue his passion for outdoor photography. From skiing and snowboarding to surfing and swimming, no one captures sports… Continue

Added by alice on January 11, 2009 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

Michael Phelps: the $6.8 Million RMB Man

Someone has been eating his Wheaties, I mean, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes.



Michael Phelps has inked a record $1 million (or $6.8 million RMB, in Chinese currency) endorsement deal with Mazda in China that will make him the highest-paid Western celebrity sponsor in the history of that country.



Michael Phelps will be showing himself off to promote the Mazda 6 automobile via appearances and television / print / outdoor ads. The… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on January 6, 2009 at 2:42am — No Comments

Who's Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year? Our Favorite Swimmer, Michael Phelps!

Who doesn't remember the Olympics because of Michael Phelps? He kept us glued to our TVs night after night as we watched in disbelief, history being made. As a fellow swimmer, I came to appreciate Phelps not because he is an American hero but because of the journey it took for him to get there.… Continue

Added by alice on December 3, 2008 at 7:30am — 4 Comments

Winter Tiiiime! (video)



Happy winter everyone! Trailer for the movie TGR Under the… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on November 19, 2008 at 12:23pm — 2 Comments

A 450 HP Sports Car That Gets 40 mpg? Too Good to be True?

The Scorpion, built by the Ronn Motor Company, does 0-60 in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of +200 mph, but gets approximately 40 mpg. It does this by using a Hydrogen/Gasoline blend as opposed to a hybrid system which relies on an electric motor. With the hydrogen on demand system, the Scorpion doesn't need the high pressure hydrogen tanks, but instead will use an onboard water… Continue

Added by sAm on June 9, 2008 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Go to the ESPYs!

What an opportunity to see all the best pro athletes in one place! Hosted by Justin Timberlake at the Nokia Theatre, the 2008 ESPYs will present both sport-specific awards such as Best NBA Player, and categories that pit different sports against each other, such as Best Team. Join top celebrities from sports and entertainment to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments and saluting… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 7, 2008 at 12:00am — No Comments

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