Posts Tagged ‘UK’

Extreme Ironing Hardly Your Everyday Chore

Are you a fan of ironing, but are looking for a way to inject a little adrenaline into the chore? Do we have the solution for you – extreme ironing! This outrageously creative sport is exactly what it sounds like. The athletes or “extreme ironists” challenge themselves and each other in managing to have their…

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Racing For The Record Books With Cyclist Sarah Storey

For Women Crush Wednesday we’re highlighting Paralympian Sarah Storey. Initially an exceedingly accomplished swimmer for the British national team, Storey eventually became a renowned competitor on the cycling track, where she firmly made her mark in the record books. In recognizing Storey’s impressive Skill, we’re also highlighting her Role Model status as one of Britain’s most beloved and…

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Adebayo Akinfenwa: Beast Mode in Britain

There’s no mistaking footballer Adebayo Akinfenwa on the pitch. The striker’s name has become synonymous with size and power ranging from England’s football leagues all the way to FIFA video games played around the world. The skill set for a man of his stature coupled with his infectious personality and stylish clothing label make him…

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Freestyler Andrew Henderson Balancing Work And Play

Andrew Henderson might just have the coolest job in the world. As a soccer freestyler, he makes a living juggling soccer balls – and juggling them quite well. In fact, the Brit’s impressive touch has seen him rack up numerous awards and records, all the while sending him across the globe to amuse audiences both…

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The Evermoving Journey of Simon Lawson

After suffering a devastating spinal injury as a motocross racer, Simon Lawson’s competitive career looked all but over. But through the long recovery process, his drive to compete again never waned. Eventually, he would fight and grind his way back to the track – this time in a different sport. It’s a poignant story of…

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