Tag Archives: track and field

  • High Jump Photoshop Provides Perspective, Blows Minds (Video + Pic)

    High Jump Photoshop Provides Perspective, Blows Minds (Video + Pic)

    Everybody knows people jump high when doing the high jump. However, but did you ever really stop and think just how high is high? If not, this amazing high jump photoshop that is currently making its way around the web is probably going to blow your mind. It’s from the IAAF Diamond League meet last […]

  • 13-Year-Old Carries Twin Sister Across Finish Line in 800m Race (Video)

    13-Year-Old Carries Twin Sister Across Finish Line in 800m Race (Video)

    Chloe Gruenke was about halfway home in an 800m event at her middle school track meet in Illinois. That’s when she suddenly felt a pain in her leg and collapsed, unable to continue the race. Most of the time, that would have been all she wrote, but for this particular race, Chloe had her twin sister Claire, […]

  • Russia Women’s 4×400 Relay Members Kiss on the Podium in Protest (Photo)

    Russia Women’s 4×400 Relay Members Kiss on the Podium in Protest (Photo)

    With the Winter Game in Sochi, Russia, less than seven months away, and the country’s anti-gay laws drawing plenty of ire from around the world, many athletes have used sports as a platform to voice their displeasure with Russia’s lack of concern for the safety and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals […]

  • I Bet You’ve Never Seen a Track Brawl Before (Video)

    I Bet You’ve Never Seen a Track Brawl Before (Video)

    In my day I’ve seen baseball brawls, soccer brawls, basketball brawls, and of course, hockey brawls. Heck, I’ve even seen some rugby brawls and a lacrosse brawl, or two. However, one thing I have never seen is a track brawl…until now. We don’t know too much about the video you’re about to see. We know it’s […]

  • Watch Double-Amputee Oscar Pistorius Race a Horse (Video)

    Watch Double-Amputee Oscar Pistorius Race a Horse (Video)

    This summer, South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius captured the world’s attention when he became the first ever double-amputee to compete in the men’s 400m and 4x400m events at the Summer Olympics in London. So what’s be been up to since then? Well, right after he competed in the regular Olympics, he competed in the Paralympics. And […]