Tag Archives: Olympics

  • Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors: An Animated Welcome Committee (VIdeo)

    Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors: An Animated Welcome Committee (VIdeo)

    The nation of Japan is known for many things, and one of them is its deep love of mascots. Everyone who was aware of this proclivity was therefore sensibly excited about what Japan had in store for the 2020 Olympics, and true to form the Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors don’t disappoint—made up, as they are, entirely of […]

  • 9 Most Expensive Snowboards

    9 Most Expensive Snowboards

    While it’s not the most expensive sport in the world (that would be endangered ostrich egg polo), snowboarding can rack up some serious expenses for the incautious athlete. Snow may fall out the sky for free, but it’s easy to drop some serious money on a board – especially if it’s one of these boards. […]

  • 9 Most Stylish Olympic Athletes of All Time

    9 Most Stylish Olympic Athletes of All Time

    The 2014 Winter Olympics are here. But between all the reports of radioactive tap water and, uh, actual sporting events, there’s a third component that some attentive viewers and fans will be following: The clothes. And to give you a little context, here are some of the most stylish Olympians from the modern history of […]

  • Beats by Dr. Dre Gold Medal Edition Headphones for USA Men’s Basketball Team

    Beats by Dr. Dre Gold Medal Edition Headphones for USA Men’s Basketball Team

    After the USA men’s basketball team brought home the gold at the 2012 Olympic Games, they found another less prestigious but more functional kind of gold amongst their winnings. I’m talking about the special Gold Medal Edition Beats by Dr. Dre headphones. How special are these headphones, you ask?   Well, I should start by saying that […]

  • Michael Phelps Featured In Louis Vuitton Ad

    Michael Phelps Featured In Louis Vuitton Ad

    Michael Phelps had a pretty good year, becoming the most-decorated Olympic athlete of all time at the recent 2012 London Games. He also announced his retirement from swimming, the sport that brought him all that Olympic gold. So what’s the next step? Advertising, naturally. And the first ad campaign to be graced with Phelps’ distinctive […]

  • Nike Free Powerlines “Olympic Rings”

    Nike Free Powerlines “Olympic Rings”

    The Olympiad is always a big deal with athletic brands like Nike. It’s a great opportunity for them to tie their brand in with something that has a very long and prestigious history. With that in mind, here are the new “Olympic Rings” Nike Free Powerlines with an Olympic-themed blue, yellow, green, and red colorway, […]

  • Nike Unveils USA Medal Stand Jacket and Footwear

    Nike Unveils USA Medal Stand Jacket and Footwear

    Nike has put together a new set of Team USA-themed warm-up jackets based on its previous design for the Brazilian national football team. This Nike MKII jacket features a lean silhouette look for those with a fit figure, and a satin finish to keep it classy. The stand-up collar allows athletes to keep warm while […]