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My NFL memories from the 1980s

My NFL memories from the 1980s

I’ve recently gotten really into American Football again. I watched the Super Bowl earlier this year and it just reignited a passion that I used to have for the game back in the 80s. It is a bit frustrating to get back into American Football…

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Learning to Skateboard in my 40s – Part 1

Learning to Skateboard in my 40s – Part 1

So… I’ve decided to learn to skateboard in my 40s. That’s cool, right? It’s not going to hurt at all, right? We’ll see. It should definitely be a fun ride anyway. Skateboarding has been something that I’ve admired all my life, although I’ve never been…

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Sports stars that make me feel nostalgic about the 80s and 90s

Sports stars that make me feel nostalgic about the 80s and 90s

Yep, that’s right. There are sports stars that make me feel nostalgic about the 80s and early 90s. I think when I was younger I kind of looked at sports stars as super heroes. I used to watch them in awe. And these ones I’m…

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The Rituals That Kept Successful 1980s Athletes (Or So They Thought) At the Top of Their Game

The Rituals That Kept Successful 1980s Athletes (Or So They Thought) At the Top of Their Game

Studies have shown that uncertainty breeds superstition and athletes especially are known for this. All over the world, athletes practice habits and rituals (or unusual superstitions) that they believe will put them in a better position to win every time. Many iconic 80s athletes were…

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Gola celebrates over 100 years of cool retro sportswear

Gola celebrates over 100 years of cool retro sportswear

There is something about retro sports brands that I love, and Gola is a brand that I feel I had a bit of a special relationship with. The reason for that is that it was the sponsor of my favourite comic book footballer, Roy of…

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What sporting events I would see if I had Biff’s Almanac

What sporting events I would see if I had Biff’s Almanac

I haven’t quite got time travel out of my system yet after the Back to the Future day a couple of weeks ago. I was watching Back to the Future 2 and I was thinking what I would do if I got a copy of…

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The Ultimate Warrior

The Ultimate Warrior

I’m writing this only about an hour after hearing that The Ultimate Warrior has passed away. I’m still in shock. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame only 4 days ago and appeared on Monday Night Raw, speaking on the microphone in the…

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