Giant Inflatables, Police Tape And Lindsey Vonn

On March 10 I posted a Lindsey Vonn workout video thanks to a reader’s handy tip. Today I discovered another Vonn workout video that’s much more fun.

In this one, she still gets a lift from her (very) deep squats while atop an unwieldy object, but she’s also shown straddling a giant inflatable while wrapped in […]


Video: Lindsey Vonn Workout Relieves Stiff Joints

Here’s video of Olympic gold medal skier Lindsey Vonn working out.

(Blood flowing into joints always a good thing)
Caution: Deeps squats on something oblong and unwieldy can cause a spill.


Lindsey Vonn On Tiger: “You Go Have That Sex”

Sean Gregory of TIME Magazine has Lindsey Vonn recently riffing on the Tiger Woods speech last week:

Like millions of Americans, Vonn can’t help poking fun at Woods’ staged event. When a member of her Vonn-tourage tells her that Woods gave a few friends hugs after ending his statement, she cracks, “They’re like, ‘Yeah, you’re awesome, […]


Wait, They Still Think Olympics Is About Sports?!

Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports Puck Daddy blog reports:

(Slap ice skates on ‘em and it might be different)
The U.S. vs. Canada men’s preliminary-round showdown Feb. 21 won’t be shown on NBC, but on cable’s MSNBC at 7 p.m. EST. Instead, the Peacock will bring fans an exhilarating night of ice dancing, women’s speedskating, men’s freestyle […]


Bode Miller Putting Winery On His Farm. Well, Duh

As we all well know, a full 80% of SbB’s readership are dope boys and crack pushers [The previous statement is obviously false. The author went through a “rap phase” when he was 18 and every now and then, this type of stuff comes out. Our apologies.–ed], and as all pushers know, the NUMBER ONE […]


Death From Above: Pissed Off Owl Mauling Skiers

It’s a chilly moonless night. You take off through the forest to get some cross-country skiing in when no other skiers are on the trail to interrupt you. The recent snowfall muffles all sounds, including the sound of your impending doom. Death takes wing, circling you in the night. With the faintest hint […]


Ski Champ Stable But In Coma After Bad Crash

Ever since watching “Wide World of Sports” as a little kid, I’ve been fascinated by downhill skiing, even though I’m a lousy skier myself. I’m also a big auto racing fan, which tells you that I love speed. And despite what most racing fans will tell you, I’m like everyone else: I love seeing crashes. […]


Caption Contest: Wailing In A Winter Wonderland

Hey, readers! TGIF! You know what I’m talkin’ about! But before you head off into the weekend to do some high-stressed, crowd-fighting Christmas shopping, here’s a holiday gift to you: another SbB Clever Caption Contest!
Today, we shush over a scene from the Skiing World Cup, where Austrian slalom sweetie Michaela Kirchgasser just fell down & […]


Skier Wins Money from Makers of Bad Supplement

Austrian downhill skier Hans Knauss found himself bounced from the 2006 Olympic Winter Games after a 2004 positive test for 19-norandrosterone found in a supplement sold to him by a ‘friend’ affiliated with Ultimate Nutrition, a U.S.-based company. This ingredient, however, did not appear on the contents list on the package.

(No, don’t eat the […]


Moose Trample On Plans For Norwegian Ski Race

Now here’s something we hope you really like: An annual ski race in Norway has been canceled on account of moose.

GOSSIP ON SPORTS slides over an AFTENPOSTEN report that the Rindhovda Rundt, a traditional trek through the valley of Gudbrandsdalen, won’t be held this year, due to the dangers of accidents with the antlered […]