Athletic Supporters will hold it’s first event come October in South Korea. We are expecting a nice turn-out and will provide an educational message to support volunteering and conservation causes through athletics. Stay tuned as we will provide more information about the event.
A popular sport amongst athletes and bookworms alike in London is the new sport called ChessBoxing. The idea here is that the individuals have to push themselves mentally and physically and at the same time. The participants undergo a strenuous physical round of fighting, and then immediately line-up against their competitor to engage in a game of chess.
Imagine competing in a round of boxing, physically exhausted, only to pursue a mind numbing game of chess immediately after. This is the self-proclaimed ‘ultimate experience.’
While the game sounds self-explanatory, the experience is definitely not.
Having the appropriate bike is essential for the best ride. Here is a look at a few types of bikes and their function.
1) Touring Bikes: A comfortable bike that can carry luggage and provide a comfortable ride is perfect for those that want to travel great distances. Also providing many gear functions, these bike types can provide the correct gear functions for heavier rides. Though, they are a bit slower.
2) Mountain Bikes: These rugged type of bikes are designed to be versatile, agile, and strong. They are built to withstand the rugged terrain with ease. The tires on this design is thick and the seating is cushioned to absorb the impacts while cycling. The cons of this bike is that the thick tires make for a harder ride when biking long distances and the bike is also heavier.
3) Road Bikes: These bikes are similar to Touring bikes, but are less comfortable. They are designed to help the rider achieve higher speeds with the light frames and high-pressure tires. Road bikes are ideally the fastest bikes made.
There are other types of bikes that should make the list, however most these are hybrid design or goofy.
A few completed stickers completed with a fully functional QR code for quick access to the website.
Stickers will be sold at $5 a piece near San Diego, California. If you want a few shipped to other addresses please let us know.
Small step in the right direction towards volunteering and conservation solutions.
There are a ton of things to do before you venture out into the ocean. Here’s a video explaining the basics of the different types of surf boards.
5) For the Girl (Or Guys)
Anything that gets popular, is usually followed by impressers, similar to one-uppers. They are active in the sport only for the rewards. Don’t do this. Enjoy the sport for what it is, and the rewards will come.
4) The Hawaiian Shirt
Sure, this shirt has been around for quite some time, but it doesn’t mean that it was ever cool. If you’re Hawaiian maybe, other than that it just looks too American–too touristy.
3) Animal Surfing
This one isn’t too bad for the surfer that knows what he/she is doing. All others, though, need to stay away from this. There are too many people out there trying to include man’s best friend on a not so casual sport–this could be very dangerous.
2) Too Much Gear
Getting into surfing can be somewhat expensive. Most people find a board and other essentials and ride with it. The other, well they gobble as much as possible and flaunt it–nothing looks worse. Decide if you like the sport first, and then, roll with it.
Be prepared. This should be followed with anything in life. When it comes to sport, however, this can make you quickly look like a fool. Do some research on the essential gear, prepare yourself with some lessons and start slow. No need to head to the deep end right away.
Surfing certainly is something that has made it’s mark in speech,music, fashion and lifestyle. In fact, there are many surf words that correlate to the ways surfers react to other surfers and the rest of us shubee’s (tourist surfers with no experience). Sure, all of us have heard of hang ten, stoked and wipe out but there are also words that are spoken in the surf world…not as a way to create something cool, but more or less used in general discussion. Their words are always changing and ever creative.
Surfing music has also changed with the trends. Sure, there are surf sounds that sound familiar to everyone still today…something like this rings a bell with everyone inside and outside the surf world. However, today the music have changed with the times. Ben Harper and Jack Johnson had success recently and now indie bands are leading the trend. As always, this too will one day get replaced as the trends change.
As for clothing style, this may be taking a backseat to the changing times, as far as quick progressive changes. This is made evident in the iconic Hawaiian button-down. This shirt, still made famous by dad’s and granddad’s everywhere, is still a staple in the shubee world–and there are a ton of shhubee’s. Anyways, brands like Quicksilver, RVCA and HippyTree are making changes and adding to the world of surf culture.
Of all these things, the surf lifestyle remains consistent. The waves are the most important. Everything else lays in the way-side. Sure, fashion and music contribute to culture, but when talking with surfers they are more concerned with finding the next wave