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Inside the Warriors’ Sneaker Room

Inside the Warriors’ Sneaker Room

Coiski Media visited the Golden State Warriors’ basketball facility to check out some of their players’ shoes. They spoke with Director of Team Operations Eric Housen about storing thousands of shoes, transporting gear for away games, and the players’ shoe wearing habits.

IKEA SPÄNST Collection

IKEA SPÄNST Collection

Designed in collaboration with Stampd founder Chris Stamp, IKEA’s SPÄNST is a collection of home goods for active urban residents. Dominated by black and white and thin lines, some standouts include LED sticks, a shoe/skateboard rack, and a skateboard.

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Michael Jordan: The Last Dance (Teaser)

Michael Jordan: The Last Dance (Teaser)

ESPN and Netflix are teaming up for The Last Dance, a 10-part documentary series about Michael Jordan and the ’90s Chicago Bulls. It will feature never-before-seen footage from the team’s 1997-98 championship run. Premieres 2019.

Shattered Dreams Mini Basketball Kit

Shattered Dreams Mini Basketball Kit

Killspencer and Judson Studios created a special version of its indoor mini basketball kit. The Shattered Dreams kit has a backboard made of pre-shattered and fused transparent and opaque glass. It also has a chrome rim, a leather net and a rubber mini basketball.

Hunter

Hunter

Spring is coming, and we want to get dirty, but the ground is still frozen. Until that changes, let’s enjoy the terrain and the supremely clean sound edits in Ricki Bedenbaugh’s latest vid that features the formidable international motocross phenom Hunter Lawrence.

Candide Thovex: Quattro 2

Candide Thovex: Quattro 2

Skier Candide Thovex is incredible on the powdery slopes, but in this collaboration with Audi, he shows off just how little snow matters to him, as he tears down rocky cliffs, dirt trails, over grass, rocks, lava stone, and just about any place he can point his tips downhill.

Vegas Is for Sports Fans

Vegas Is for Sports Fans

Sure, you can go to Las Vegas to get your clubbing and gamble on, but how about satisfying your other passions? MGM Resorts invited us on an extraordinary trip to show us what pro sports means to their town, and needless to say, we were amazed.

Gravity Is Overrated

Gravity Is Overrated

Paraglider Jean-Baptiste Chandelier does everything in his power to resist the universe’s desire to pull objects towards the ground and remain airborne in some truly amazing locations in Portugal, France, Brazil, and South Africa. That paraskiing looks like a blast.

Basketball & Anime Ep. 1: Prison Ball

Basketball & Anime Ep. 1: Prison Ball

(PG-13: Language) “I don’t wanna win this way… but a W is a W.” Jay and Leland are about to win a friendly game against the Handle God. But they didn’t account for… Prison Ball. RDCworld1’s new series is a fun parody of Kuroko’s Basketball.

PuckOpener Bottle Opener

PuckOpener Bottle Opener

Buffalo Bottle Craft scoops out the middle of real hockey pucks, and replaces them with a sturdy bottle opener. Each one has a magnetic catch for caps, and makes a great gift for any hockey fan. Available in blank, team logo, and custom designs.

I, Tonya (Red Band Trailer)

I, Tonya (Red Band Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) Margot Robbie takes on the role of a lifetime as Tonya Harding, the disgraced and disgraceful Olympic figure skater behind one of the biggest sports scandals of all time. Holy crap, Allison Janney is awesome.

Ping Pong without a Paddle

Ping Pong without a Paddle

While watching a ping pong match, something caught this smartphone shooter’s eye – two girls in the background playing a frenetic game, one of whom was playing with her face instead of a paddle. From what we can tell, this was actually a Japanese commercial for face cream.

Lakey Peterson: Black + White

Lakey Peterson: Black + White

Who here among us doesn’t love the amazingly athletic World Surf League pro Lakey Peterson? You will adore her even more in Aaron Lieber’s black and white clip of her destroying the waves in Central America. She makes it look so easy you know, for a girl and all.

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Trak 2.0 Touring Kayak

Trak 2.0 Touring Kayak

Weighing just 42 lbs, TRAK’s 2.0 Kayak goes from backpack to water in 10 minutes, with a unique compact bag system that can be taken on an airplane. It also adapts to a variety of water conditions with its adjustable rocker and waterline.

Jason Paul Goes Back in Time

Jason Paul Goes Back in Time

Freerunner Jason Paul meets up with fellow parkour athletes Kenichi, Zen, Yakuwa, and Yuutarou in downtown Tokyo, then lands at Edo Wonderland – a picture-perfect theme park that replicates life in the 17th century Edo era, samurais, ninjas and all. BTS footage here.

Hingle McCringleberry on ESPN

Hingle McCringleberry on ESPN

After years of penalizing players for showboating after a score, the NFL has finally let up on its strict endzone celebration rules. ESPN sat down with a player who knows the drill all too well to get his opinion, and to announce his un-retirement.

Rapping Sports Team Names

Rapping Sports Team Names

(PG-13: Language) “I was ravin’ in the desert til the sun gave me red skin, I told you that I’m no saint, I see hawks, I just spin…” Mac Lethal incorporates the names of every US pro football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and soccer team into a cohesive 3-minute rap.

The Aria of Babyface Cauliflower Brown

The Aria of Babyface Cauliflower Brown

“It’s not a fake sport… It’s a real story that we’re telling.” Director Tim Grant introduces us to pro wrestler Cauliflower Chase Brown, who reminds us the action we see on stage is backed up by a desire to entertain and satisfy an audience with a heroes tale for the underdog.

Real Skifi Summer

Real Skifi Summer

Finland-based ski crew Real Skifi is used to having snow all the way into May, but even that far North there are summer days without powder. That didn’t stop the gang from taking to the streets and countryside with their skis and cranking out some sick tricks.

Court Grabbers Traction Gel

Court Grabbers Traction Gel

Court Grabbers clean the soles of your shoes, minimizing the risk of slipping on indoor courts. They consist of a base that you lace on your shoes, a washable strip, and an alcohol-based cleaning gel. Just swipe your shoe over the strip and you’re good to go.

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World Chase Tag

World Chase Tag

World Chase Tag combines the classic children’s game with parkour and an obstacle-filled stage to create short bursts of intense action. Teams of traceurs take turns trying to evade their opponent until time runs out or they reach the target score.

The Oil Patterns in Bowling Lanes

The Oil Patterns in Bowling Lanes

Bowling alleys typically coat their lanes with oil to protect the wood. This has a significant effect on the ball, so much so that competitions use a variety of oil patterns to challenge competitors. Vox spoke with pro bowler Phil Edwards about bowling’s hidden layer.

Stadium Map Art

Stadium Map Art

Stadium Map Art makes framed and laser-engraved wooden maps featuring famous United States baseball or football stadiums. The maps come in two designs: a detailed city or campus map or a state-shaped map outlined with major roads.

Icarus (Trailer)

Icarus (Trailer)

Filmmaker Bryan Fogel initially wanted to learn more about performance-enhancing drugs. His research unwittingly got him caught in Russia’s doping scandal. Critics say Icarus has a poorly-edited first half, but its twists and bombs make it worth watching. Premieres 8/4/17 on Netflix.

Borg/McEnroe (Trailer)

Borg/McEnroe (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) Shia LeBeouf stars as tennis legend John McEnroe in this Swedish biographical drama about the famous rivalry between the outspoken and crafty McEnroe and the reclusive and athletic Björn Borg.

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