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Archive about 'sports'

Vibram FiveFingers

About a couple of months ago, the following article about pricy shoes and barefoot running hit the frontpage of Digg; that’s how I first heard about Vibram and their new shoes. Since I usually run about 7 miles a few times a week and often feel the pain in ankles and knees I found the […]

Eurocup (take two)

It doesn’t feel like it but it’s already been two years since my last post about the German World Cup. On that time, as usual, Spain didn’t do a very good job, but it was still a very joyous event in Germany, which was the main country organizing the event. People were just in the […]


I don’t know why, but I feel like I am the typical guy. Having a straightforward life, not taking many risks and being easily predictable… Maybe that’s why I’d like to try something new; shake things up a little bit 😉 nothing big, just small steps at a time. This is how I came up […]

Staples Center

Sorry about the silence from my side 🙁 ; since Christmas I haven’t been around much although I’ve consistently been in front of my computer for more than 5 hours a day for sure. In the beginning I had to adjust back to Irvine coming again from Barcelona and then it soon got busy. But […]

UCI Home Opener

It amazes me how popular sports are in UCI. I get the feeling it’s not just UCI though; this is what goes on in most American universities. As I mentioned in one of my other posts, sport facilities in the campus are endless. I have to admit that with every student paying more than 8000$ […]

The Catalan Guys

I’ve read somewhere that the obesity rate is around 65% in the United States. This figure is surprisingly high, and it means that out of every 100 adult people living in America, 65 of them are obese or overweight. With such numbers, I basically expected to find a country of fat people. Nothing further from […]