Laurel & Rebeccah Wassner: An Even Match


Laurel and Rebeccah Wassner have been participating in organized sports together since they were five years old. At 23, Laurel was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a type of cancer, which shelved her budding triathlete career for nearly five years, as she endured chemotherapy and a grueling recovery.

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Best Performing Compression Socks

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We know that compression gear can help improve blood circulation for athletes, and your socks are no different. To help increase your performance, you might want to invest in one of the 6 best compression socks for runners.

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“Rigsketball” – A Basketball Tournament Using A Hoop Attached To A Tour Van


Rigsketball is the brainchild of Bim Ditson, a bracket style basketball tournament featuring 32 Portland bands played on a regulation height hoop attached to the back of Bim’s band’s tour van. Through sweat, skinned knees, and a DIY ethos, Bim’s dedication to building a living, breathing music community is unrivaled.

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Applications of Bionics in Sport

A general view is seen of the prosthetic leg belonging to Urs Kolly of Switzerland as he prepares to race in the 400m of the men’s pentathlon P44 Athletics event at the National Stadium during day five of the 2008 Paralympic Games on September 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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Lifeguarding Ladies Compete in New Jersey

The National parks department hosts the 30th annual “All-Women Lifeguard Tournament” in Sandy Hook NJ. July 30, 2014. (Photo by Anthony Causi)

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Irish Bog Snorkeling Championships

Stephen McDonagh takes part in the Irish Bog Snorkelling championship at Peatlands Park on July 27, 2014 in Dungannon, Northern Ireland. The annual event sees male and female competitors swim the 60m length of the bog watched by scores of spectators and takes place on International Bog Day. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

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Skydivers Jump at 10,000 Meters over Mont Blanc

Fred Fugen and Vincent Reffet seen inside the plane before jumping at 33,000 feet (10 km) above the Mont Blanc, French Alps on May 31, 2014. Fearless skydivers jump from an altitude of 10,000 meters above the largest mountain in Europe. Frederic Fugen, 34, and Vincent Reffet, 29, leapt from a plane in the freezing skies above Mont-Blanc in the French Alps. The jump is from such a height the pictures show the curvature of the earth. (Photo by Dominique Daher/Barcroft Media)

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Ever needed deep tissue massage right away?

Did you know you can quickly fix tendon and muscle pain using ordinary tennis/lacrosse balls? The recently launched Massage Track tools help you do this 10X more effectively — important recovery tools for athletes and anyone with tendinitis or other chronic pain. Watch the Kickstarter video!

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Folklore Surfboards


FLKR Surf create these wonderful surfboards from their workshop in Brooklyn NY. The hand-crafted works of art feature a clean minimal design and are made to order…

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Six-year-old Roller Skater Gagan Satish

A super flexible schoolboy has become a limbo legend – by roller-skating under 39 cars in a row. It took six-year-old Gagan Satish just 29 seconds to cover a distance of nearly 70 metres with his face just five inches from the ground. (Photo by Arkaprava Ghosh/Barcroft Media India)

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Tour de France 2014 Impressive Photos

Tinkoff-Saxo team rider Ral Majka of Poland is chased by a supporter as he cycles to win the 177-km fourteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Grenoble and Risoul, July 19, 2014. (Photo by Christian Hartmann/Reuters)

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Monkii Bars


The lightweight and ultra-portable suspension training tool that ignites adventure and enables you to work out anywhere!

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Colourful Fans at Sao Paulo

A German fan waits for the start of the Group G football match between Germany and Ghana at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 21, 2014. (Photo by Javier Soriano/AFP Photo)

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Using the same principles that govern the dynamics of a boat in water, the WaterRower Natural is outfitted with a “water flywheel” that consists of two paddles in an enclosed tank of water that provide smooth, quiet resistance, just like the paddles in an actual body of water.

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Brazilian Fans and Players Brokenhearted

A dejected Brazil fan looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

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