Post Tagged with: "obscure sports"

Road Warriors: the subculture of bike polo

Some see an underused tennis court or parking lot and don’t think of anything of it. Others wonder why people aren’t riding bikes on it while whacking around a street hockey ball. It takes a special type of person to picture the latter, right? Maybe not so much… “The variety of people amazes me,” says […]

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America’s Next Top Dodgeball Model?

A quick hit for you… Sitting here, watching America’s Next Top Model (my girlfriend is in the room, so I’m excused) on Oxygen, and hey look!  It’s a dodgeball photo shoot!  Well, it was for Isabella, and it didn’t really help her as she was sent home because of that picture above.  The episode’s shoot […]

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We Have Arrived

At some point, you must have asked yourself “why?” Why do I play this obscure/playground/odd sport? And more importantly, why do you love it? You must have posed that question to yourself before donning a team shirt and taking to the field, court or wherever your sport leads you. Every one of us has different […]

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Wild Day: The Launch of Obscure Sports Magazine

First off, if you haven’t checked out the premiere issue of OBSCURE SPORTS MAGAZINE – go read it HERE! It has been about five months since our creative director Dan talked to me about contributing something to a magazine he was thinking about starting up.  He knew that I had a blog (American Ferox) and […]

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The Gaudiest Mini Golf Course in America?

Oh lord.  You don’t have to worry about some jackass behind you throwing off your concentration – this whole place is enough to make you beef a one foot putt.  It’s in Illinois?  Oh, that explains it. (Sorry to any Illinois readers, but I have to be a homer and pander to my home state […]

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The King of Cornhole: Matt Guy?

I didn’t know it got this serious.  Apparently, there are two warring governing bodies for the sport of Cornhole: The American Cornhole Association and The American Cornhole Organization.  Well, despite all that, they both get hundreds of people to show up to their countrywide sanctioned tournaments, so you go Glen Coco!  With all that being […]

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Obscure Sports in Video Games

Full disclosure: I’m a total video game nerd.  Well, not one of those people who sit in their dark bedroom playing World of Warcraft all day – I don’t have the time or money to do that – but I’m a pretty geeky guy when you get me around any console.  Ever since my family […]

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