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Eiffel Towel Skate Jump

Eiffel Towel Skate Jump

You have to be really daring, or really stupid to inline skate jump off of the Eiffel Tower, but that’s exactly what Taïg Khris did this weekend, setting a new world record with this 40-meter jump.

Immersed Senses Scuba Helmet

Immersed Senses Scuba Helmet

ID student Adam Wendel’s Immersed Senses scuba helmet changes the way the diver sees, hears, and breathes underwater, allowing better integration into the surrounding environment.

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Out of Time: Parkour Video

Out of Time: Parkour Video

This flowing video from Latvian talent Andrew Skuryat is 14+ minutes with some NSFW music, but you’ll want to watch it all to see some impressive athleticism, free running and parkour moves.

Interactive Punching Bag

Interactive Punching Bag

The Interactive Punching Bag from Domyos has a patented system of LED lights that illuminates as you hit the targets and 10 training programs. On certain days it might be perfect for the office.

Tunebug Shake Portable Speaker

Tunebug Shake Portable Speaker

The helmet-mounted Tunebug Shake creates a wireless surround sound experience so that bikers, skateboarders and skiers can enjoy their favorite music and still be aware of their surroundings.

Jeff Divine Surf Photography

Jeff Divine Surf Photography

California photographer Jeff Divine has been photographing the sport of surfing for decades. All his work is gorgeous, but we especially enjoy the spirited portraits in his 70’s surfers collection.

Liquid Mountaineering

Liquid Mountaineering

We’re pretty skeptical about walking on water, what with that whole gravity thing, but the guys here don’t seem to care; they’re inventing the next new sport and calling it liquid mountaineering.

Nike Straphand Pedometer

Nike Straphand Pedometer

Nike’s ergonomic concept Straphand pedometer by Valentin Sollier is worn around the palm and includes a network connection with USB dock for users to compare their performances worldwide.

Video: Skateboardanimation

Video: Skateboardanimation

Two-dimensional skateboarders ride, grind and yes, spill in this wonderful stop-motion animation by Tilles Singer, made using magazine cut-outs as well as digital pictures.

Art: Harvest by Haroshi

Art: Harvest by Haroshi

Sustainability, style and skateboarding come together in the Harvest collection by Japanese artist Haroshi, featuring beautiful woodcraft and accessories made out of used skateboard decks.

APL Concept 1 Shoes

APL Concept 1 Shoes

Athletic Propulsion Labs Concept 1 basketball shoe is made from space-age materials, including a special technology designed to give your vertical leap an instant boost. Up, up and away!

TaylorMade R9 Supertri Driver

TaylorMade R9 Supertri Driver

With the R9 Supertri’s sleek looking head, aerodynamic shape and 24 different ways to alter the face angle, you’ll outhit all your buddies off the tee box and look cool doing it.

Ciclotte Exercise Bike

Ciclotte Exercise Bike

Designed by Luca Shieppati for Lamiflex, the Ciclotte exercise bike defies convention, giving those who ride it a workout while showing off their keen eye for modern style.

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Trailer: MLB 10: The Show

Trailer: MLB 10: The Show

This Launch trailer for MLB 10: The Show is all-show, not that we’re complaining: available 3/2/10, it includes a new camera system, new, more realistic stadiums, and custom music.

Puma Phone

Puma Phone

It’s designed for athletes, but the Puma Phone also pleases gadget-hounds with a built-in solar panel, dual still and video cameras, HSPA connectivity, and 2.8″ touchscreen.

Jordan Silver Duffle & Jersey

Jordan Silver Duffle & Jersey

Air Jordan and Cole Haan collaborate with an ultra-clean Silver Anniversary Duffle & UNC Jersey combo; both sport white and silver colorways and are limited to 500 pieces each.

VIP Kicker Foosball Table

VIP Kicker Foosball Table

Each VIP Kicker Foosball Table is made out of stainless steel, aluminum, ESG glass, and veneered wood, but here’s the kicker: the Crystal Edition tops out with 151,000 Swarovski crystals.

Biggest Dodgeball Game Ever

Biggest Dodgeball Game Ever

Parents should duck to avoid seeing how tuition is being spent, but watch as 1,200 U. of Alberta students smash the previous world record (450) for the biggest dodgeball game ever.

Filmmakers x The Superbowl

Filmmakers x The Superbowl

Slate V’s idea to have Filmmakers Direct The Superbowl may have folks watch the big game for more than just the ads; it shows SB 44 in the style of Tarantino, Lynch, and more.

Foos-kabob T-shirt

Foos-kabob T-shirt

The Saints and the Colts won’t be the only teams settling a score this Sunday in South Florida: this Foos-kabob t-shirt shows there’s only room on the grill for one kind of football.

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Onion Sports: Packers Fan

Onion Sports: Packers Fan

The Onion celebrates a Packers fan’s return to drinking for the umpteenth time (not unlike another repeat-retiree); not bad for someone who confuses passing yards with passing out.

Ironman Global Trainer

Ironman Global Trainer

Available May at REI stores: Timex’s Ironman Global Trainer is a GPS watch with speed, pace, distance, and more in a four-window display, 50m water resistance, and ANT+ compatibility.

UAF Hockey Opening #2

UAF Hockey Opening #2

Our favorite apocalyptic polar bear is back: this second UAF opening blows away the first with F-16s, volcanoes, black holes, hockey stick lightsabers, and the Earth’s destruction.

ColdAvenger

ColdAvenger

Beyond making you look like a badass, the ColdAvenger also protects your lungs by warming and humidifying the air; inside mask temps are 40ºF-60ºF degree higher than outside.

Movie Trailer: Machotaildrop

Movie Trailer: Machotaildrop

Mix Terry Gilliam with skateboarding and you’ve got Machotaildrop: it sounds awful, but the trailer for this FUEL TV-funded flick is surprisingly fresh and quirky in all the right ways.

Sausage Football

Sausage Football

Pigskin on a plate doesn’t sound very appetizing, but with Super Bowl less than a month away this salami Sausage Football may be a perfect handoff to hungry party guests.

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