Month: June 2013

Ask the Stringer: Is Natural Gut String Really What It Sounds Like? Is It Worth the Higher Price?

Ask the Stringer: Is Natural Gut String Really What It Sounds Like? Is It Worth the Higher Price?

Q: Is Natural Gut String Really What It Sounds Like? Is It Worth the Higher Price? A: Yes, natural gut really is what it sounds like. To be a bit more specific, it is actually made by processing a part of a cow’s intestines called the […]

Mizuno Wave Rider 16 Running Shoes – Bestsellers after Filibuster

Mizuno Wave Rider 16 Running Shoes – Bestsellers after Filibuster

I’m sure that Mizuno wasn’t expecting a Texas filibuster to be the impetus behind their next bestseller. Senator Wendy Davis and her 11-hour filibuster have been huge news all week, especially across social media channels. Davis, a runner, wore the Rouge Red / Apple Green […]

Saucony’s Duane Solomon Wins 800 Meter with World-Leading Time

Saucony’s Duane Solomon Wins 800 Meter with World-Leading Time

Last Sunday was an exciting day for Saucony! Duane Solomon, an Olympian and Saucony-sponsored athlete, won the 800-meter final at the USA Outdoor National Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. And, even more exciting, he ran 1:43.27—that’s a world-leading time! Solomon and three […]

Mizuno Wave Rider 16 Running Shoes: Support for When You’re Standing Around and Around and Around

Mizuno Wave Rider 16 Running Shoes: Support for When You’re Standing Around and Around and Around

Standing up for 12-hours is tough. Standing up to filibuster in Texas is brutal. You get no breaks: no food and no water. You get no relief: no bathroom, no sitting and no leaning. You have to speak only about the bill being discussed. You […]

Wimbledon Whites – Stella McCartney Rules the Lawn

Wimbledon Whites – Stella McCartney Rules the Lawn

If you have a thing for tennis whites, there is no better tournament to watch than Wimbledon. Everyone wears white. You might think white on white on white would get a bit boring. Luckily, haute couture designer Stella McCartney has taken the tennis world by storm. […]

Nike’s Orange Soled One-Match Wonders at Wimbledon

Nike’s Orange Soled One-Match Wonders at Wimbledon

Before Federer was ousted in the second round (shocking!) he ran afoul of the stringent Wimbledon fashion police. Wimbledon has the strictest dress code of all the Grand Slams. Players can only wear white with very small exceptions. Federer’s Nike outfit was predominately white, with […]

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic Imitates Maria Sharapova

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic Imitates Maria Sharapova

If you haven’t seen Djokovic’s infamous impression of Maria Sharapova, it’s worth checking out… especially the little shriek at the end. While Djokovic’s impression is hilarious, this video also incudes Grigor Dimitrov doing his impression. For those of you who don’t know, he’s currently dating […]

ON Cloudsurfer Running Shoe Review – Video

ON Cloudsurfer Running Shoe Review – Video

After 100 miles wearing the ON Cloudsurfer running shoes, Greg Jubb gives us his in-depth video review. He talks about the unique “cloud” technology on the outsole. He explains how the clouds work and how they prevent injury. Watch this video to see Greg’s thoughts […]

Video: Andy Murray and his adidas Barricade 8 + Wimbledon

Video: Andy Murray and his adidas Barricade 8 + Wimbledon

Andy Murray is playing Benjamin Becker in Wimbledon. Check out the Wimbledon Live Blog for up-to-the-minute results and live play action! Murray is wearing the new adidas Barricade 8.

adidas Barricade 8 Tennis Shoe

adidas Barricade 8 Tennis Shoe

The adidas Barricade 8 is out and in stores. The Barricade is one of the most beloved and bestselling tennis shoe lines available today. And when I say beloved, I mean it’s loved by everyone: pros and amateur players alike. In fact, the world’s top […]