Tag Archives: New Zealand

  • This Kickboxing KO Takes a Very Unexpected Turn (Video)

    This Kickboxing KO Takes a Very Unexpected Turn (Video)

    I’m sure it’s very hard to account for how a person reacts when they get knocked out by a punch or kick. They normally just lay motionless, then wake up groggy. But not this guy. This guy, who appeared in this fight on New Zealand Maori TV, gets taken down with a punch to the […]

  • Rugby Interview Crashed by Teammate in his Underwear (Video)

    Rugby Interview Crashed by Teammate in his Underwear (Video)

    We’ve all got a friend or coworker who will just take any opportunity to humiliate you, even if it comes at their own expense. Rugby player Joe Wheeler has a teammate like that in Fumi Tanaka, who took the opportunity to crash a remote rugby interview with the Highlanders forward. Of course, that alone wouldn’t […]

  • 300-Lb College Rugby Prop Runs Way Too Fast (Video)

    300-Lb College Rugby Prop Runs Way Too Fast (Video)

    Props in rugby are generally valued for their toughness and endurance, often sacrificing speedin the equation. But Daniel Tupou, 18 years old and weighing in at 300 pounds, is faster than most guys half his size. Daniel Tupou is on the rugby team at Sacred Heart College in Auckland, New Zealand, and recently turned heads […]

  • Photo Shows Golfer Playing Through Hundreds of Wolves

    Photo Shows Golfer Playing Through Hundreds of Wolves

    It’s a common saying that “photos don’t lie,” but actually in some circumstances they can lie pretty heavily. Just take the above photo of golfer David Klein at the New Zealand Open a few weeks ago, for example. If you take it at face value, it appears to depict Klein courageously (and even nonchalantly) walking […]

  • Cricket Fan Take a Ball to the Head (Video)

    Cricket Fan Take a Ball to the Head (Video)

    Cricket and baseball are a lot alike. They employ very different terminology, of course, but basically both sports have bats, batters, pitchers, infielders, outfielders, outs, home runs, and strikeouts. The fans can be kind of similar, too. Sometimes baseball fans are alert and make amazing catches when the ball comes flying into the stands. Sometimes […]

  • USA’s Alex Morgan Knees New Zealand Keeper In The Face (GIF)

    USA’s Alex Morgan Knees New Zealand Keeper In The Face (GIF)

    Abby Wambach and Sydney Leroux scored goals in the 27th and 87th minutes, respectively, to give the USA women’s soccer team a 2-0 quarterfinal victory over New Zealand, ending the Kiwi’s hopes for an Olympic medal at the 2012 London Games. Despite being outplayed for much of the match, the Kiwi’s still had a shot […]

  • Cricketer Kane Williamson Takes A Pitch To The Groin (Video)

    Cricketer Kane Williamson Takes A Pitch To The Groin (Video)

    “Oh that’s flush.” That was how the commentators of this cricket match between New Zealand and South Africa described the scene after watching replays of Kane Williamson taking an 86 m.p.h. pitch to the groin.  The impact was so hard that it was enough to break the protective cup (or as they call it in […]