ASICS installed a video wall in the Columbus Circle subway station and challenged passersby to race against top U.S. marathoner Ryan Hall for just 60 feet. What do you think happened? (Thanks Juan!)
During World Series Game 4, a member of the Texas Rangers’ grounds crew lets loose his best dance moves after sweeping some sand. Sure, it was probably staged, but we were still entertained.
Rise and Shine: The Jay DeMerit Story is the true story of a young American’s dream of playing pro soccer in Europe; the film chronicles his rise from park leagues to starting in the 2010 World Cup.
Skateboarder Italo Romano can grind the rails, kick-flip and ride a pipe with the best of them. Oh, did we happen to mention that Italo doesn’t have legs? Truly inspiring stuff, Italo.
In homage to Moneyball, this FoD clip chronicles Matt Millen’s horrific run as GM of the Detroit Lions from 2001-2008. There’s no way they could name it Schwartzenball, right? (Thanks, Jake!)
Be treated to exotic locales, mad stunts and more in Defy: The Danny Harf Project, a documentary about the career of 4-time X-Games gold medalist and world champion wakeboarder Danny Harf.
Now that Argentine professional surfer Aritz Aranburu has modded his surfboard with LED lighting, we can watch him rip the waves up day or night, as seen in this vid here. (Thanks Brandon!)
Designer Jordy Smith’s stylish, but high-tech watch offers an innovative “Suffer and Recover” mode, which helps you interval train, and also tracks tide predictions for 200+ beaches around the world.
Snowkiting involves the use of a kite and a snowboard or a pair of skis to glide through snow and ice, using the wind to go downhill or uphill. This snowkiter learned about a third direction: up.
Ryan Buller’s spirited 3 minute film that chronicles a weekend of skydiving from the perspective of the skydiver is a great combination of adrenaline rush and sheer fun. It’s got a goofy soundtrack too.
We don’t care whether or not it’s fake; we’re enjoying (what looks like) the keen eye-hand coordination from the batter in this minute of video game style baseball practice. (Thanks Mike!)
Street trials rider extraordinaire Danny MacAskill takes his impressive bike talents and sick tricks into an industrial train yard and some derelict buildings in the Scottish countryside.
Petey the wonder dog enjoys the occasional game of volleyball. And we’re not talking about a random bounce here and there – he can volley longer than most humans could. No serves yet, though.
Designed by Stephan Copeland, Pongo has everything you need to play table tennis, including a retractable net with receptacles that don’t need to be clamped. Comes with a drawstring pouch.