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Categories: Dance, Performance, Performance Art, Sports

As with Parkour, Yamakasi and Freerunning, here is another endeavor that blurs the line between performance art and sport.
New suits that give the wearers the aerodynamics of sugar-gliders or flying squirrels allow people to do flying feats never seen before. Currently people must tackle landing with a parachute, but flyer and basejumper Jeb Corliss [...]

Categories: Africa, Art Life, Philosophy, Sports

After yesterday’s post (Getting the right tools vs. actually doing something) I read this story in Wired. Instead of waiting on a $4,500 paraglider that he could likely never afford, he built one out of plastic bags. He could have died using it, but instead he became a world renowned paraglider, one of [...]

Categories: Cinema, Dance, Featured, Music & Sounds, Painting, Performance, Philosophy, Photography, Sculpture, Sports, Television, Theatre | 2 Comments

I went to an afternoon of flat track roller derby, and even though it’s a sport, I could care less who won or lost. A lot of us were there to be entertained. Roller derby is dramatic and theatrical. Lots of players and whole teams have strong characters (whether real or mythical), [...]