Watch Oprah Winfrey talk about her interview with Lance Armstrong, courtesy of CBS ‘This Morning’In 2001, Armstrong starred in a Nike TV commercial after being accused again of taking drugs: “This is my body and I can do whatever I want to it. I can push it and study it, tweak it, listen to it. Everybody wants to know what I am on.
One thing is for sure, skateboarding has enough of a following that it is here to stay. It is fun to look back at where it has been though over the years. What is also exciting is to speculate about what the future holds for the sport of skateboarding..
1,068 points submitted 3 days agoThis actually happened to me: Stanley Johnson was at a club near my home and he was with some girls, but I have never seen a Pistons players even though I lived around Metro Detroit. I wanted to send a pic to my friend, so I pulled out my phone (admittedly very tipsy) and tried to aim it at him, and he looked over and started walking toward me. I was a good 20 feet away, and so I put my phone away.
The Premier League and the NBA are probably the world’s two most global leagues. Football has always been the global game but the Premiership took it to the level of an interactive experience. Fans no longer had to be content merely watching their idols on television: they could watch the matches wearing their official team shirts, sitting in an appropriately themed bar or pub, paying for their entertainment with credit cards branded in their club’s name.
“To get Lyme disease, you don’t have to live out in the country,” he said. “There are many green belts and streams that come down into cities and those habitats support deer and ticks really well. The ticks are really everywhere unless you live in an incredible urban center where it’s all asphalt and concrete.”.
For this son of Johannesburg, it was a reminder that his finest moments, not least a surge to last year’s US Open final, had been far more than mere aberrations. For Federer, there was only the frustration of a golden chance lost, especially as the draw had fallen in his favour. Such are the vagaries of sport: he had just equalled his record of winning 34 consecutive sets at Wimbledon, but somehow, like a bolt from a clear blue sky, he contrived to lose the next three..
Most reasonable people (with the exception of die hard OKC fans) can see why Durant took his immense talents to the Yay Area. It made perfect business and basketball sense. Who wouldn’t want to go to the most successful firm in their field, one where thepersonnel,culture and infrastructure maximizes their abilitiesnow and optimizes their opportunitiesas an entrepreneur in thefuture?And whowouldn’t want to head to the sun and switches of California’s Silicon Valley after living the majority of their 20s in Oklahoma?.