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If you go and look up a photo of a boxer from the 19th century, it’s almost certain that the individual will be standing like the gentlemen pictured right. While it may look a little silly to modern fans of the sport, this was actually a very effective fighting stance for those wishing to win a 19th century boxing match.

The standing vertical jump is an important measure of an athlete’s explosive power and a critical test in the NFL Combine. So who jumps the highest? And what’s the limit? WIRED‘s Robbie Gonzalez jumps in to examine the physics and physicality of maximum leaping ability.

Gymnastics 10.0 Floor Routine

UCLA Athletics‘ Katelyn Ohashi OWNS this 10.0 Floor Exercise  on January 12, 2019:

Watch REAL guys read REAL comments made about sports reporters Sarah Spain and Julie DiCaro – to their face. These fans learn some tweets are #MoreThanMean – they’re harassment. Share this w/ hashtag #MoreThanMean to increase awareness about harassment of women in sports.

Just heartbreakingly beautiful. (Follow link: “Watch on YouTube”)

Tony Hawk on the Ramp in Slo-Mo

Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk joins The Slow Mo Guys to film a rare skate trick he’s only landed a handful times.

Kevin Durant Walks On Air

The Slow Mo Guys got basketball player Kevin Durant to perform a slam dunk for them, filmed in slo-mo, of course.

Comedian and sports savant Michael Rapaport is giving NFL fans free material to use when it’s time to talk trash on gameday.

A recent study took place at Liverpool John Moores University to compare the physical attributes of double Grand National-winning jockey Leighton Aspell and Premiership Rugby’s record try scorer and Bristol Rugby Club player Tom Vardell.

Basketball Scene

Saturday Night Live has some trouble with the background extras while filming a basketball court scene.

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