An homage to the lead characters of three classic basketball movies: Jesus Shuttlesworth from He Got Game, Sidney Deane and Billy Hoyle from White Men Can’t Jump and Kyle Lee Watson, Shep and Birdie from Above the Rim.
(Gross) Travis Newaza made his opponent quit at a jiu-jitsu competition, but not because of a throw or a submission hold. Travis accidentally (?) passed gas while his ass was right by his opponent’s face. So… did he advance?
Grantland presents the story of a man who played a perfect game… of minigolf. He pulled it off at a tournament, but still. Part 30 for 30, part The Onion, the documentary is as hilarious as it is sad. Strangely compelling stuff.
It’s hard enough to stand up on the sidewalk with hurricane-like 80mph wind gusts, but they didn’t stop windsurfers from taking advantage of the icy cold massive waves off the coast of Cornwall U.K. to catch some insane air.
What do you get when you combine two “California kids” with three inches of “dry” snow in Portland? Oh, you know. Cross country skiing in the street is an indicator to use the treadmill instead. Just sayin’. (Thanks Chad!)
Keep your eye on Dave Wottle, the guy at the back of the pack in this footage from the 1972 Olympic 800-meter event. If you look up “sandbagger” in the encyclopedia, they should have a picture of this guy.