Earlier last month in Greece, the Olympic flame began its ceremonial journey to the site of the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. The flame is being carried across all 83 regions of Russia via relay by torchbearers. The flame has already visited the North Pole and International Space Station as it travels to the opening ceremonies on Feb. 7.
If you can swim, bike, and run, then you can compete in a triathlon. This past weekend the Ironman World Championship event was held in Kona, Hawaii, where the sport’s top athletes had to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, and run a full marathon in less that 17 hours. It was the 35th anniversary for the event, which started when a group of athletes wanted to determine who was the fittest in the three disciplines. Triathlons are now held all over the world at various distances, and today’s post looks at a few of them since the start of the year.
Super thanks to Ford for making this video happen! We shot this video with two Ford escapes, started in Idaho with a full tank of gas. Filmed jumping off of the bridge at Idaho Falls, and from there, we went to Jackson Wyoming. Video wouldn’t have been possible without Ford, and the amazing athletes we got to work with.
Pepsi MAX went to a pick-up game in Bloomfield, NJ pretending to shoot a documentary on a basketball player named “Kevin.” When his Uncle Drew came into the game, some magical things happened.
I absolutely love making Frisbee Trick Shots! Let me know what should be my next impossible shot? Give me a CHALLENGE!
Cyclists have completed 9 of 21 stages and have already climbed through mountain passes of the Pyrenees during this years historic 100th race covering 2,115 miles around France. Five different riders have held the lead in the first week, and now Christopher Froome of Great Britain, one of the pre-race favorites, wears the leader’s yellow jersey as the race heads to northwestern France to begin its second week. The race, first organized in 1903 by the French newspaper L’Auto to boost circulation, will finish in Paris on July 21.