Sports / Fitness

archery

the sport, practice, or skill of using a bow to shoot arrows --wikipedia

Eli Manning goes undercover as a College Football walk-on

Superbowl-winning quarterback dons a disguise and tries to make the team at Penn State.

sailing (as a hobby)

The recreational practice of operating a craft, usually a boat or ship, propelled using wind as the prime mover --wikipedia

parkour

an athletic training discipline in which practitioners (called traceurs) attempt to get from point A to point B in the most fluid way possible, without assisting equipment and in the fastest and most efficient way possible --wikipedia

kickboxing

stand-up combat sports and a form of boxing based on kicking and punching. The combat takes place in a boxing ring, normally with boxing gloves, mouthguards, shorts, and bare feet to favor the use of kicks --wikipedia

rock climbing

The goal is to reach the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a usually pre-defined route without falling. Rock climbing is a physically and mentally demanding sport, one that often tests a climber's strength, endurance, agility and balance along with mental control. --wikipedia

Nick Kyrgios

Australian bad-boy of tennis. Competed in the 2022 Wimbledon men's finals.

Walking the South West Coast Path, UK

52 day itinerary... perhaps the UK’s ultimate challenge for the long distance hiker - a 630-mile adventure around the coastline of the southwest peninsula --southwestcoastpath.org.uk

cricket (sport)

a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a field at the centre of which is a 22-yard (20-metre) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps --wikipedia

Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon

"Kipchoge completed the challenge with an official time of 1:59:40.2, an average speed of 5.88 metres per second (21.2 km/h; 13.2 mph)." --wikipedia

World swimming (FINA) bans transgender athletes from women’s events

Calibration of this decision

GuerrillaZen Fitness (YouTube channel)

Corrective Exercise + Holistic Health + Injury Prevention + Bio-Optimization + Functional Fitness --channel

backward running as a sport

"Running (aerobic)" is at 350 in TvF.

Why I Stand, by [NBA player] Jonathan Isaac

On July 31, 2020, the Orlando Magic starting forward Jonathan Isaac was the lone NBA player not to kneel for the national anthem amid a league-wide demonstration in support of Black Lives Matter --amazon.com

Pilates

"a mind-body exercise that requires core stability, strength, and flexibility, and attention to muscle control, posture, and breathing" --wikipedia