He may be the world's best trials rider but Danny Macaskill's babysitting skills are questionable. When some friends ask the trials cyclist to watch their kid, Macaskill takes their two-year-old babe on a wild adventure around Scotland. The film is the first to be released on Danny's own YouTube channel.
No pavement? No problem. Red Bull brought Ryan Decenzo, Gustavo Ribeiro, Giovanni Vianna, Mauro Iglesias and Luiz Francisco to the great outdoors for a little solitude and skating in Austria.
Athletes are known to be super competitive but Infinite Tucker may have taken it to the next level. The Texas A&M track star found himself in a tight race with his fellow teammate Robert Grant during the SEC 400m hurdle championship. Not wanting to come in second, Tucker dove across the finish line like Superman to secure the win.
In 2020, rock climbing is coming to the Olympics. The sport will include three events — lead, bouldering, and speed climbing. The latter consists of athletes attempting to ascend up a 15-meter wall in the shortest amount of time. The current world record stands at 5.48 seconds but beating it has proven to be almost impossible. To find out why, junior champion Jordan Fishman and Free Solo's Alex Honnold explore the fast-paced sport.
Every year the NBA season is full of impressive dunks and this year was no different. Starting with Lebron's first slam as a Laker, the league has pulled together 15 minutes-worth of footage to compile the 50 most slow-motion-worthy dunks of the season.
The 2018-2019 season will be superstar Dwyane Wade's last in the NBA. The future Hall of Famer has been swapping jerseys with fellow NBA legends as he makes his farewell tour, but Budweiser set Wade up to meet a few people he might not remember — but has had a profound impression on over his career.
A staple in professional kitchens, this frying pan fuses the best things about cast iron and stainless steel into one do-it-all frying pan. The pan has the same heat retention, seasoning, and non-stick properties that make cast iron famous, along with the heat control and speed that make stainless steel essential. It's light enough to maneuver, flip, or saute, and is made with high-quality French carbon steel by a 3rd generation steelmaker. It can stand up to 1200 degree temps and is perfect for searing steaks, charring vegetables, and stays slick when making eggs and pancakes for breakfast.
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In collaboration with some of the world's best photographers and picture archives, Sonic Editions makes limited, high-quality framed photo prints of some of the greatest musicians, film stars, and cultural icons the world has known. Using the same printing techniques as fine art galleries, each photo is hand printed to order on Fuji crystal archive paper, numbered and certified, and comes encased inside a hand-made solid wooden frame that's ready to hang.
Mike Hopkins has taken us on the ride of a lifetime, biking through mountains, forests, ice, and snow all across the globe. Now it's time for the journey to come to an end. Diamondback Bicycles bids farewell to the "Dream Ride" series with a compilation of the most impressive landscapes from all three films.
It's a free shot, just 15 feet from the rim. Making foul shots should be easy but many players, even professionals, struggle to keep their percentages higher than 70 percent. Anything over 90 percent is almost impossible. To find out why, Robbie Gonzalez enlists the help of a couple of scientists and one of the best free-throw shooters to ever step up to the line, Steve Nash.
Blake Leeper is the eighth fastest man on the planet — and Blake Leeper was born with no legs. A Paralympic athlete, eight-time Paralympic Track and Field international medalist, world record holder and three-time American record holder, Blake is as driven and inspiring as a person can be. He's currently training for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if the International Olympic Committee allows him to participate.
Ferrari has always been the Ferrari F1 team. Likewise with McLaren and Williams. But some of the well-known teams on the starting grid today have a convoluted history — including powerhouse Mercedes. WTF1 explains how Mercedes used to be Honda and some of the other strange tales of racing's premiere series.
The debate over technology in golf isn't new — it's been a point of contention for over 100 years. But in the early 2000s, the ever-rising average drive distance on the PGA Tour shot up six yards practically overnight. The reason was the Titleist Pro V1. The solid-core ball provided the best of both worlds in feel and distance — and the debate over its influence continues today.
Sports is all about winning. But for every winner, there is also a loser. In this docuseries, Netflix profiles athletes that came up short and the lessons they learned from defeat.
The world of Formula One is, by design, a pressure cooker. With budgets in the hundreds of millions of dollars, some of the brightest minds in engineering, and technology that would be at home in a spaceship, crossing the finish line first has never been more stressful. Formula One: Drive to Survive takes a look into not just the drivers, but the teams that fight every other weekend to push the absolute limits of what cars are capable of into the stratosphere. The 10-part Formula One: Drive to Survive comes to Netflix March 8, 2019.
Guillaume Néry is somewhat of a legend in the freediving world. He's broke the freediving world record four times and won the world championship twice. While he's retired from the sport, he still dives and makes short films exploring the depths of the ocean, like the one where he spends over 10 minutes below the surface in the Philippines on a single breath. As instructed by Guillaume, "turn out the light, put on your headphones, and freedive with me around the world."
Born in Hawaii, the OluKai ʻAlapa Li Sneaker embodies the island lifestyle. The shoes feature breathable mesh uppers with waterproof leather details. Paired with a wet-grip outsole and an easy-off drop-in heel, they're basically made for long days at the beach. If surfing isn't on your itinerary, their lightweight, moisture-wicking footbed supports any activity. Just like all of their shoes, each pair is hand-crafted and a portion of the proceeds will go to support the Ama OluKai Foundation.
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Protecting your property shouldn't involve drilling holes and running wires. The Simplisafe Home Security System requires none of the above, and is easy to install yourself. It starts with a base station that connects to their service via WiFi with a backup cellular connection for emergencies. You can arm and disarm it from the keypad, with a key fob, or with your phone. Add on as many entry, motion, smoke, glass break, and CO sensors as you need — the system is easily expandable to fit your needs, and comes with the assurance of 24/7 monitoring.
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Frédéric Sausset scratched a finger on vacation in 2012. Days later, he was fighting for his life from a bacterial infection that would eventually take both his arms and his legs. Refusing to let his disability define him, the Frenchman and life-long motorsports fan decided that he would set the highest possible goal for himself — racing in one of the most prestigious sporting events in the world, the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Scottish BMX rider Kriss Kyle has ridden all over the world, from the castles of Scotland to multiple X Games. Now Kriss takes his talents to the desert, riding over some of the most famous landmarks in the Jewel of the Desert — Dubai.
McLaren made its name in Formula One long before its F1 supercar or its entry into regular production hypercars. F1 is the key to McLaren's past and future, and the company wants to make sure the sport is healthy, engaging for fans, and represents the cutting edge of technology well into the future. McLaren Applied Technologies talked to fans, engineers, and drivers to find out what changes they would like to see in the sport and came up with what they think F1 could look like 30 years from now.
Swiss athlete Nico Vuignier first hit the freeskiing scene with his Centriphone video and has since made a name with his creative approach to filming his exploits. His latest work is titled "Heatseeker", featuring night skiing with an interesting choice of lighting — massive emergency flares. Not only did they make for an excellent video, they also caused a few calls to the local police from concerned residents.
Don't make the mistake of thinking Snoop Dogg is just a rapper. The LA native and hip-hop icon got a special invitation from NHL commissioner Gary Bettman to join the LA Kings broadcasting crew for a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins and show off his play-by-play chops. Snoop is just as quick-thinking in the booth as he is in front of a mic, reeling off some of the best color commentary you'll hear.
Some people start their day off with a jog, others shred the rooftops of France. Richard Permin is the latter. In this sport short, the ski pro shares his morning routine gliding and flipping across the powder-coated rooftops of Avoriaz 1800.
Winter is here — and that means snow. And snow means skiing and snowboarding, the latter of which is one of Christian Haller's favorite pastimes. The Swiss Olympian and snowboarder got together with a few of his friends to do some free-riding in fresh powder, the title of the video comes from the anagram of "sense of feeling things".
Christopher Chen from the Trondheim Table Tennis Club pulled off possibly the best table tennis shot of 2018 or maybe ever. During a match in Norway, the 15-year-old player was battling it out during an intense rally when he stunned his opponent, the crowd, and the internet with a near impossible save.
No ropes, no net, no partners — Alex Honnold is one of the top free solo climbers in the world. Honnold scaled the 3,000-foot vertical face of Yosemite's El Capitan totally alone and spent decades preparing for the climb of his life. From worrying about getting lost to carefully measuring each movement, Honnold talks about what it was like performing one of the most dangerous climbs ever.
Baseball is the American pastime, but there's only one ball glove maker left in the US. Nokona makes one of the best gloves you can get in their factory in Nokona, Texas. Nokona Executive Vice President Rob Storey takes you inside their factory, detailing the materials, handcrafted quality, and love of the game that goes into every glove.
The vertical jump is one of the most prized measurements in athletics. While the NBA is the literal poster sport for jumping, it's NFL players that have best hops. Evan Ungar holds the world record for a standing jump, leaping 63.5 inches, and has a vertical of nearly three feet. But jumping higher than 50 inches is nearly impossible to do — and WIRED takes a deep dive into sports science to find out why.
Darren Berrecloth has spent his life seeking out the most remote places on earth to mountain bike. The professional rider has been around the globe, biking some of the harshest terrain he can find — and now he's found his favorite spot. The uninhabited island of Axel Heiberg in Canada is just 40 miles south of the North Pole, and Darren and his team made the difficult journey for the ultimate payoff.
Pro wrestling is fake. But the characters and stories are larger than life — literally and figuratively. From Gorgeous George in the 1950s to faces like Hulk Hogan and heels like the Undertaker, wrestling has a cast that rivals anything in film or television. Vox looks at the history of wrestling and the true art behind it — the art of storytelling.
In 1961, French tennis legend Rene Lacoste revolutionized the game of tennis. He introduced a racket made not of wood, but steel. Shortly after Lacoste's invention, Wilson came out with the T2000 — a stainless steel racket with a small head and open throat that minimized air resistance, allowing for faster, more powerful swings. Soon aluminum, graphite, and graphene would come to be the dominant materials in tennis racket construction, along with the oversize we're familiar with today.