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AZO Showreel 2009

AZO Showreel 2009

We can kinda sorta juggle, but Aung Zaw Oo puts us to shame with his AZO Showreel 2009; he parkours, juggles, skateboards, swordplays, and gets dressed — often simultaneously.

Yankee/Texas Stadium Seats

Yankee/Texas Stadium Seats

The Cathedral is gone, but own a piece of history with a Yankee Stadium seat which includes an authentic seat back/bottom plus commemorative arms; also available: Texas Stadium.

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College Basketball Encyclopedia

College Basketball Encyclopedia

ESPN’s College Basketball Encyclopedia is a true full-court press at 1,232 pages with overviews of all 335 D-I teams, season-by-season summaries, and brackets for every NCAA tournament.

World Series Film Collection

World Series Film Collection

A must for baseball fans, the Official World Series Film Collection sports 20 discs and nearly 3,000 minutes of game highlights from 1943-2008 in a 58-page book (foreword by Bob Costas).

Pedal Brain

Pedal Brain

Pedal Brain is like Nike+ but for pro cyclers; it uses ANT+ to link sensors with your iPhone or iPod Touch, resulting in real-time position and performance data for riders and coaches.

DVD: Swift. Silent. Deep.

DVD: Swift. Silent. Deep.

Swift. Silent. Deep. is a documentary that gets deep in the powder with the Jackson Hole Air Force; the underground enthusiasts have a heavy hand in today’s modern ski bum culture.

Bentley x Zai Supersport

Bentley x Zai Supersport

It ain’t powered by a V12, but Zai’s Supersport skis emulate Bentley’s penchant for tech and bling: they’re made with carbon fiber, chromium steel, and good ol’ fashioned cedar wood.

Baseball & Football Hammers

Baseball & Football Hammers

Sure to be a home run (or a touchdown) for MLB, NFL and NCAA fans, these Baseball and Football Hammers sport a themed rubber grip and team logos; click here for more teams.

RC Bowling Ball

RC Bowling Ball

Yes, 900 Global’s Remote Control Bowling Ball is cheating, but it’s for a good cause: designed for disabled children, it uses an internal weight to adjust the movement of the ball.

Thrustmaster T-Freestyle NW

Thrustmaster T-Freestyle NW

We could do without the “gnarly” skull, but Thrustmaster’s T-Freestyle NW is a boon for skate- and snowboarders; the maple Wii controller employs rolling motion and lateral movement tech.

H-Bomb Heated Wetsuit

H-Bomb Heated Wetsuit

No WMDs here, but the H-Bomb Heated Wetsuit makes cold water surfing downright balmy: it features back mounted, Li-ion-powered carbon fiber coils that act as heating elements.

Rocky: Undisputed Collection

Rocky: Undisputed Collection

Yo, Adrian x 6: the champ comes to Blu-ray with Rocky: The Undisputed Collection; the seven disc set includes Rocky 1-5 + Balboa and a bonus disc packed with trailers and featurettes.

Movie Trailer: Invictus

Movie Trailer: Invictus

A potent mix of sports and history, Invictus is the true story of how Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) and a rugby team captain (Matt Damon) bring political change to South Africa.

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Staples Center Collapse

Staples Center Collapse

Our condolences to fans who did not die in the Staples Center Collapse: yes, it’s an Onion parody, this time skewering the Los Angeles Clippers with a fate worse than death: a shutout.

40oz Skate Deck

40oz Skate Deck

Drinking and riding ain’t cool, but this Deathwish Low Life Cruiser Skateboard Deck is an alcohol-free stopgap between beer runs; it’s a 7-ply maple board with custom paint job.

Video: Football Hero

Video: Football Hero

Sony Music and freestyle footballers (that’s soccer for Yanks) gives Guitar Hero a more athletic kick with Football Hero: it’ uses Arduino, pressure sensitive pads, and Frets on Fire.

When The Game Was Ours

When The Game Was Ours

When The Game Was Ours brings two legendary competitors together in one book, but as co-authors: Larry Bird and Magic Johnson dish out the goods on a rivalry turned friendship.

The Helmet Project

The Helmet Project

The Helmet Project deserves its own Hall of Fame for its scope: a work in progress, its goal is to catalog images of all college and pro-football helmets from 1960 to present day.

Aerotype Hi-Tech Jacket

Aerotype Hi-Tech Jacket

Aerotype’s Hi-Tech Jacket is Hi-Priced too, but you’ll stay alive and wired: it sports MP3 and phone sleeve controls and can store surplus heat that’ll be emitted if you’re under an avalanche.

Brodmann Blades

Brodmann Blades

Brodmann Blades amp up a regular ping pong game: wearing the paddles like a glove not only speeds up the pace but provides better ball control, more spin and improves the backhand.

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Nike CTR360 Maestri

Nike CTR360 Maestri

Designed for playmakers, Nike’s CTR360 Maestri is a specialized soccer cleat that fill a voids in the market with Kanga-Lite leather, control pods on the strike zone and off-center lacing.

Timex Sleek 150 Tap

Timex Sleek 150 Tap

Available in February, Timex’s Ironman Sleek 150-Lap TapScreen allows you to keep track of time without looking at the watch; simply tap the face to activate laps and timers.

Video: Rio 2016

Video: Rio 2016

We Yanks are still smarting over Chicago’s loss, but this upbeat 2016 Olympics video for Rio De Janeiro softens the blow; we love the Windy City, but check out those Brazilian beaches!

Tachyon XC 3D

Tachyon XC 3D

Action videos literally jump out with Tachyon’s XC 3D: shock and waterproof, it packs two cameras into one helmet mountable unit for 3D recording and includes 3D glasses and software.

UAF Hockey Opening

UAF Hockey Opening

We’re used to crazy sports animations, but this Alaska Nanooks opening features the most awesome polar bear ever: it destroys a solar system, obliterates our moon and nukes Anchorage.

Sonic Golf System-1

Sonic Golf System-1

Used by Vijay Singh to fine tune his tempo, rhythm and timing, Sonic Golf’s System-1 actually lets you hear these variables by converting swing data into a real-time audio soundscape.

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