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Bowling Trick Shots

Bowling Trick Shots

The Funny Or Die team prove that bowling can be fun to watch. The tricks are lame at first, but quickly become hilariously ridiculous. We are now fans of outdoor bowling. And bowling victory poses.

Pool Slam Dunks

Pool Slam Dunks

They are the future LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant, they’re the future Harlem Globetrotters, they are the future… of swimming pool basketball. Oh, to be young and stupid.

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Extreme Scootering

Extreme Scootering

We had no idea that you could pull off such mad tricks on one of those little Micro Scooters, but that’s exactly what Terry Price manages to do as he takes on the entire skate park with his.

House of Air Trampoline Park

House of Air Trampoline Park

The House of Air, an indoor trampoline park at Building 926 in the Presidio is “giving flight to the flightless” with dodgeball, open jump time and aerial training. Opens 9/15/10. (Thanks Carter!)

Rope Swing Triple Flip

Rope Swing Triple Flip

Since it wouldn’t be summertime without someone shredding it on a rope swing by a body of water, check out Mike Wilson killing it on the Truckee River doing 60′ double and triple back flips.

200 Yard Golf Gong Shot

200 Yard Golf Gong Shot

Can you imagine having a golf shot that’s accurate enough to hit a tiny 9-inch metal gong at a distance of 200 yards? Most of the pros in this video come awfully close, but David Howell hits it dead on.

World’s Longest Basketball Shot

World’s Longest Basketball Shot

We really want to call “fake” on this clip, but after watching it numerous times, we think it’s real. The Legendary Shots calculate that Evan Sellers threw this ball over 200 feet to make a perfect basket.

ATC9K All-Terrain Camera

ATC9K All-Terrain Camera
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Oregon Scientfic’s action-cam shoots full 1080p video at 30fps (720p at 60fps) in a sturdy waterproof housing. A sensor even measures and records G-forces during your escapades.

Nike BOOM App

Nike BOOM App
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Simply choose your favorite sport, type/length of training and playlist on the Nike BOOM app and you’ll get blasts of encouragement from elite athletes and coaches throughout your workout.

Baseball Chimp

Baseball Chimp

From the looks of this baseball-playing primate from Japan, we’re pretty sure we know where the Cubs, Astros and Pirates have been filling their rosters from lately. Ouch. The truth hurts.

LA Lights

LA Lights

Surfers, skateboarders, basejumpers and deep-sea divers have nothing on these guys – masters of freestyle walking. Think of them as modern-day descendants of the Ministry of Silly Walks.

Video: PB’s Backyard

Video: PB’s Backyard

There are some sweet moves in this 3 minute video of Paul Basagoitia dirt jumping at his property, shot from a Canon 7d mounted on a RC chopper (Trex 700). Slightly NSFW soundtrack.

Major League Zombie

Major League Zombie
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We’re pretty sure this isn’t official MLB merch, but this zombie-meets-baseball bat t-shirt hits it out of the park. Grab one quick – Teefury only has ’em until the end of the day (6/26).

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Soccer Training Camp

Soccer Training Camp

This 2004 TV ad for the Guardian pokes fun at soccer players propensity to overreact to physical (and sometimes non-existent) contact to catch the referee’s attention or to milk the clock.

Andy Murray: Tennis Magic

Andy Murray: Tennis Magic

Everyone knows Andy Murray is good at tennis, but did you know how accurate he really is? The tricks in this ad are obviously fake, but it’s entertaining nonetheless. Tennis skeet shooting FTW!

Suunto Core Wristop Computer

Suunto Core Wristop Computer
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The Suunto Core Wristop Computer Watch has built-in temperature gauges, altimeter, barometer and compass; it’ll also let you know when it’s time to watch the sunset after a long day of activity.

Puma Chalk Ping Pong Table

Puma Chalk Ping Pong Table
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The stylish Chalk ping pong table by studio Aruliden for Puma features a chalkboard surface to record trash talk scores and convenient drink compartment underneath. Available this month.

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.

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.

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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
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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.

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.

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