Tagged: sport

Exercising with a BOSU ball

The American figure skater Adam Rippon made headlines during the Winter Olympics in South Korea this past February—not just for his skating prowess, the medal he won, and his prolific social media presence, but...

The curse of the Olympic flame

An integral part of the countdown to the Olympic Games, the lighting of the Olympic flame at Olympia is a ceremony of great symbolic importance, one that binds the ancient and modern versions of...

Calcio Storico Fiorentino

The Calcio Storico Fiorentino is a combination of soccer, rugby and big time wrestling originated in 16th century Florence and played today in historical costume. The four teams of the historical neighborhoods of the...

The brain-changing benefits of exercise

What’s the most transformative thing that you can do for your brain today? Exercise! says neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki. Get inspired to go to the gym as Suzuki discusses the science of how working out...

Terry Tate: Office Linebacker

Terry Tate: Office Linebacker was a series of short comedy television commercials created by Rawson Marshall Thurber, for Reebok, based on a short film pilot he created in 2000; Tate was first shown at Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003. The short films...

Nyjah Huston | ‘Til Death

Nyjah Imani Huston (Nov. 30, 1994), born in Davis, California,  is an American professional skateboarder and was the overall champion at the Street League Skateboarding (SLS) competition series in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2017....

Stadium Super Trucks

SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks feature identically prepared high-horsepower trucks. The versatile off-road trucks race on virtually any surface, and in 2018 will be featured at IndyCar venues, V8 Supercar races and other large...

1936 Olympics

Nazi Germany used the 1936 Olympic Games for propaganda purposes. The Nazis promoted an image of a new, strong, and united Germany while masking the regime’s targeting of Jews and Roma (Gypsies) as well...