Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?

Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger?

Watch this TED Talk from David Epstein. When you look at sporting achievements over the last decades, it seems like humans have gotten faster, better and stronger in nearly every way. Yet as David Epstein points out in this delightfully counter-intuitive talk, we might want to lay off the self-congratulation. Many factors are at play in shattering athletic records, and the development of our natural talents is just one of them. >> Watch...
Ghost Peloton

Ghost Peloton

Ghost Peloton has been nominated for a Bike Design Award. You can rate the work at bit.ly/1p1acI0. Created for the grand depart of the Tour de France 2014 from Yorkshire, Ghost Peloton fuses performance cycling with athletic choreography performed by Phoenix Dance Theatre’s dancers, and the varied landscapes of race route. Each rider, bike and performer was illuminated using NVA’s bespoke LED light suit, which can instantaneously change colour, flash-rate and luminosity. The rhythm of movement from the choreographed actions of massed participants becomes a source of creativity in itself, extending perception of the immediate setting. Flashy Art or what? Watch the...
Tour de France – Le Tour

Tour de France – Le Tour

Or better for the first time The Le Tour – can the Sky Team pull it again ? They should ! Follow the most torturous sporting event which exists from the 7th of July >> Le Tour Web...