We’ve seen plenty of first pitches thrown out at baseball games, but never with the style and grace of Cirque du Soleil KÃ performer Gabryel Nogueira da Silva, at a recent Padres-Royals matchup.
Two rivals, two lovers. Their hearts burning, they stop at nothing to be with each other. And in one unforgettable moment, sparks fly, and they come together – to the great frustration of their drivers.
Aided by a special putter cradle ($30), Ping’s iPing app for the iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G, measures every detail of your stroke, impact angle, and tempo, helping you improve your putting game.
Since it’s so infrequent, let’s appreciate Tim Thomas playing the body instead of the puck to pound on Henrik Sedin here in Game 3 of the Bruins/Canucks Stanley Cup finals. (Thanks Bill!)
Built in just 17 days and costing nearly $500,000, this skate park in West Auckland, New Zealand looks like a huge pinball machine, complete with a scoreboard and a plunger launcher for skaters.
Perfect for beginners and casual golfers, it has a gear system that tilts the stainless steel clubhead, so it can sub for any club, from a putter to a wedge. Also retracts to 19″ for easy storage.
There’s nothing quite as dull as a rain delay at a baseball game. But at this recent Clemson vs. Davidson game, the teams kept the fun going despite the fact they weren’t playing any baseball.
There are some stellar examples of evasion of security and Assassin’s Creed-type of escape here by a fan who buzzes center field in the bottom of the 9th at a recent Astros game. (Thanks Yasu!)
For those who don’t relish the walks in-between holes, there’s the Segway X2 Golf. It comes with a golf bag carrier attachment and scorecard holder. Max speed is 12.5mph and range is 14mi.
We’ve all seen Roger Federer do this before, but that doesn’t detract from the hot-shot style of this between-the-legs winner from Spain’s Rafael Nadal at the Madrid Masters. (Thanks Kuang!)
Meant to help beginners enjoy and help surfers do away with paddling, the WaveJet has two battery-powered jets that can propel riders at 12mph. It comes with a bracelet remote control/kill switch.
One unfortunate team member of the Icelandic football club ÃžÃ³r Akureyri got a faceful of prank during practice, thanks to the well executed and smooth moves by his teammates. (Thanks, Thorir!)
A compilation of all 214 dunks that the L.A. Clippers’ own human highlight reel Blake Griffin made in his rookie year. We were almost sick of Blake and dunks after watching this. Almost.