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Original Gentleman: Hip Hop Dancing

Original Gentleman: Hip Hop Dancing

“Over the hill… and picking up speed.” That’s how 60-year-old UK expat and Bay Area resident Peter Barnes describes himself. Here he reinforces that statement, proving that age has nothing to do with a youthful spirit. More here.

A Snowboarder’s Tiny House

A Snowboarder’s Tiny House

Snowboarder Mike Basich has fully embraced the outdoor lifestyle, and now lives in a tiny 225 square foot organic structure he built from stone and wood in the middle of his 40-acre property. Naturally, there’s plenty of snow outside.

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Ali’s Greatest Brag

Ali’s Greatest Brag

“I done handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in jail.” This classic podium speech from the great Muhammad Ali not only is one of the greatest all-time brags, but it truly makes us long for his unabashed ego and irrepressible personality.

805 Million Names

805 Million Names

Footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović had the names of 50 people he never met tattooed on his body – each of whom are suffering from hunger. He hopes it will help raise awareness and support for the millions who are starving around the world.

Look, No Hands!

Look, No Hands!

Designer Michelle Vandy has had to minimize the use of her hands due to a repetitive strain injury, so being a highly creative individual, she came up with a unique way to interact with her computer – using her nose and an Apple Magic Trackpad.

Touch the Sky

Touch the Sky

Formula 1 driver Alex Zanardi lost both of his legs in a tragic accident, but that didn’t take away his passion for racing. Today, he’s an award-winning cyclist, has returned to racing cars, and has a better attitude than most people we know.

Becoming Sumo

Becoming Sumo

Hailing from Egypt, 22-year old Ōsunaarashi (“The Great Sandstorm”) is the first professional sumo wrestler to come from Africa. This clip is an excerpt from Salazar’s 30-min documentary. The entire film is on Red Bull TV.

Nico’s Story

Nico’s Story

Nico Calabria was born without his right leg or hip, but that didn’t stop him from playing soccer competitively. You’re dead inside if this ad for Powerade doesn’t give you the feels. Support Nico’s dream of playing World Cup soccer here.

Trail Therapy

Trail Therapy

In 1999, after his son committed suicide, Steve Fugate left his successful businesses and started walking across the United States. He’s doing it to remind other people and himself not to lose hope. Steve has walked over 34,000mi and counting.

Cowboy: As I Am

Cowboy: As I Am

Steven Millward was injured falling from a rodeo horse 20 years ago. He now relies on horse whisperer Grant Golliher to help manage his herd. But despite his physical setbacks, Steven is still a cowboy in the deepest recesses of his soul.

Sonny the 70-year-old Bodybuilder

Sonny the 70-year-old Bodybuilder

You’d never know from these muscles that the man in this video is 70-years-old. Sam “Sonny” Bright Jr. started working out religiously when he was 44 and stuck to it. Proof positive that you can achieve anything you set your mind to.

Batkid Begins

Batkid Begins

You probably already heard about San Francisco going above and beyond to make young leukemia survivor Miles’ wish to become Batman come true, but this behind-the-scenes look at the day will warm up your heart in a whole new way.

The Street Doctor

The Street Doctor

Since 1992, Dr. Jim Withers has been going out on weeknights to care for homeless people. Believing that everyone matters, Withers helped create Operation Safety Net, one of the United States’ first street medicine programs.

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Drummer Wanted : Dean Zimmer

Drummer Wanted : Dean Zimmer

Dean Zimmer has faced physical challenges since birth, but that hasn’t stopped him from being an amazing rock drummer, having opened for acts like Styx, Kansas and Foghat. Documentary by Ross Harris and Stanley Gonzales.

Marking the Distance

Marking the Distance

Gweneviere Mann had a brain tumor removed resulting in the loss of her short-term memory. StoryCorps sat down with Gweneviere and her boyfriend Yasir to learn about the challenges she faces, and hopefulness in the face of adversity.

Magic Pizza Tip

Magic Pizza Tip

For his latest feel-good video, Stuart Edge pulls a little trick on pizza delivery workers, instantly upgrading their $5 tip to a $100 with a little magic, and making their days in the process. Maybe he can fix the budget crisis this way too?

Ripping Without Legs

Ripping Without Legs

Italo Romano did not let the fact that he doesn’t have legs keep him from making his way into the Semi-Finals round of the Tampa Pro Skateboarding event earlier this week.

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