My college football Stadium Spotlight series for Sports Illustrated continues this week with a look at the tradition of Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. From the architecture to the fans, the roots run deep. Check it out via my Sports Illustrated series post here.
If you’re looking for some baseball-friendly office space, Globe Life Park in Arlington has what you need: an office building built into the ballpark. The latest in my Ballpark Quirks series for Sports Illustrated investigates the design of the venue. Take a look via my SI story here.
For the stadium lover in us all, a South Carolina-based company is 3D printing NCAA stadium replicas. Check out the story via my Sports Illustrated post here.
Disney had a hand in Angel Stadium’s outfield features. Learn more about the process of building a baseball stadium with Disney input via my Sports Illustrated Ballpark Quirks series here.
The fans at South Carolina like to get Williams-Brice Stadium swaying, a tradition that required a little retrofit to keep the building safe. Learn more about the design of the stadium and its history via my Sports Illustrated Stadium Spotlight series post here.
A new collaboration between Converse and Polartec give Chuck a completely weatherized shoe. Check out the tech via my Sports Illustrated post here.
Australian pro surfer Matt Banting spoke with me about taking a surfing leap, from the qualifying tour to the championship tour. We also discussed, training, board design and more. Check out my feature via my Sports Illustrated article here.
Even as some complain the removable tray natural-grass field system at NRG Stadium leaves plenty to be desired, the Texans tell me they have no plans to change the way they do their field. Read more about the system via my Sports Illustrated article here.
Data on the water, even for a surfer, has Rip Curl ready to debut its new GPS smart watch designed specifically for surfers. Tracking everything from surfer speed on a wave to distance covered and with all kinds of pretty charts and graphs to go with, the new watch will offer up a treasure trove of information for surfers. Check out more about the new watch via my Sports Illustrated article here.
Warm and breathable, a balance sought after in the world of climbing jackets. Patagonia has attempted to strike both chords with the new Nano-Air jacket, a lightweight offering that provides plenty of breathability with a new design. Check out the details in my Sports Illustrated post here.