Sochi Prepare for 2014 Winter Olympics

137 Sochi Prepare for 2014 Winter Olympics
Austrian alpine skiers (LtoR) Georg Streitberger, Klaus Kroell, Max Franz, Joachim Puchner, Romed Baumann pose in the Olympic Rings on February 4, 2014 at the Mountain Olympic Village at the Rosa Khutor Alpine centre, four days prior to the start of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. (Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP Photo)

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Skateboarding: Asphalt Yacht Club Sails The Southwest

asphalt yacht skate 01 Skateboarding: Asphalt Yacht Club Sails The Southwest

Arizona, California, and Nevada. Nyjah Huston, Jaws, Riley Hawk, Stevie Williams, Blake Carpenter, Stefan Janoski, Ben Nordberg, and Derrick Wilson embark on AYC’s first official roadtrip.

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Slyde’s Performance Karbon G6 Handboard

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Photo: Morgan Grosskreutz

Have an insatiable need for speed?  Then Slyde Handboards’ sleek Karbon G6 is for you.

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Parkour in the Snow: Schnee Running by Sebastian Linda

 Parkour in the Snow: Schnee Running by Sebastian Linda

Jo & Leo are two 13 year old Free Runners from Dresden. Last sunday it was below minus 10 Celsius. Nevertheless we went out. All my ND filters have been frozen from the spray of snow, while they would take all risk on slippery ground, performing one flip after the other.

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Dead Puerto Rican Boxer Posed Standing in the Ring for Wake

129 Dead Puerto Rican Boxer Posed Standing in the Ring for Wake
Mourners who came to 23-year-old Christopher Rivera Amaro’s wake in San Juan on Friday found him posed as if ready to fight. (RICARDO ARDUENGO/AP)

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Surf Board Inspired SoulArc Skateboards

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Now you can experience all the thrills of surfing without ever having to step foot in the water. SoulArc boards are high-tech skateboards outfitted with a composite spring that provides a comfortably smooth ride across the asphalt.

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Mexican Mariachi Ski Suit for Winter Olympics

Suit 1 Mexican Mariachi Ski Suit for Winter Olympics
Mexico representative Hubertus von Hohenlohe has officially debuted his ski uniform for the upcoming winter olympics, and this thing is downright awesome. It’s designed to look just like a real mariachi suit, and will help the 55-year old go for the gold this winter.

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Mavericks Surf Competition

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Shane Dorian, left, and Ben Wilkinson, right, catch a wave during the third heat of the first round of the Mavericks Invitational big wave surf contest Friday, January 24, 2014, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. (Photo by Eric Risberg/AP Photo)

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Dynafit MS Feline Gore-Tex Running Shoes

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The Waterproof Gore-Tex shoe combines speed, lightness, performance and technology to produce a shoe that can handle any challenging mountain condition. It makes use of all the Dynafit running technologies including a sensitive fit for athletes, blister free performance and a Vibram Alpine running sole.

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The Annual Tough Guy Race

1346 The Annual Tough Guy Race
Participants make their way round the course during the Tough Guy Challenge on January 26, 2014 in Telford, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

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Small Foot | Inflatable Snowshoes

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This very simple concept gives you immense freedom flexibility and comfort to conquer vast areas of virgin snow inflating them only when necessary and carrying them in compact bags in the meantime.

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20 Breathtaking Photos of Dakar Rally 2014

1173 20 Breathtaking Photos of Dakar Rally 2014
1. Buggy driver Carlos Sainz of Spain and co-pilot Timo Gottschalk of Germany race in the dunes during the second stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of San Luis and San Rafael in San Rafael, Argentina, Monday January 6, 2014. This is the sixth consecutive year the race has been run in South America, and the first time Bolivia has been on the route. (Photo by Victor R. Caivano/AP Photo)

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Next Generation Springblade Razor by Adidas

1131 Next Generation Springblade Razor by Adidas

Adidas is launching Springblade Razor, the next generation of explosive energy under your feet. The new running shoe is available for pre-order on adidas.com this weekend starting Sunday, January 12.

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Nike Unveils Team USA Medal Stand Footwear and Apparel for Sochi 2014

Nike Team USA Winter Collection 1 Nike Unveils Team USA Medal Stand Footwear and Apparel for Sochi 2014
When the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes compete in Sochi this winter, they’ll celebrate victory in the latest cold weather innovations from Nike. The Nike Aeroloft 800 Summit Jacket and the Nike Flyknit Trainer Chukka FSB provide warmth with less weight in fresh and contemporary silhouettes. Soulful details, some only visible to the athlete, finish the look.

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Boxing Before and After by Howard Schatz

1395 Boxing Before and After by Howard Schatz
Cecilio Santos, Super Featherweight

Boxing is a sport more often associated with brute violence than with aesthetics. But photographer Howard Schatz has turned thuggish fighters into the subjects of extraordinary portraits showing the beautiful side of pugilism. The stunning pictures, collected in a new book, took six years to capture as Mr Schatz sought to investigate every aspect of the controversial sport.

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