The Packers vs. Vikings Rivalry!

When it comes to sports rivalry in Wisconsin, there is probably none greater in intensity than a football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings — especially when its at Lambeau Field!  And what exacerbates this Packers vs. Viking rivalry is the fact that Brett Favre will be treading the turf of Lambeau Field as an adversary, rather than the icon that packers fans used to coo…  It’s the highly hyped rematch at Lambeau Field, where betrayed fans will be waiting with what could be a cold welcome as the Packers eagerly prepare to avenge their recent defeat at the Metrodome on October 5th.  This may be a unique experience for Favre, but he is […]

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Quality vs. Savings

When you go shopping for sports equipment what is your primary objective?  Is it quality?  Savings?  Will you sacrifice one for the other?  Most people will not sacrifice the quality of their sporting goods products for savings, but there si the few exceptional cases when it is an option.  For example: Did you know that there are some off-brand named sporting goods products available at great savings?  I’m sure everyone has seen them, and most people simply pass them up.  But what you may or may not know is that some of these affordable sports equipment products are actually manufactured by brand named companies who sell the same quality sports equipment under their brand name for substantially more.  […]

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Skateboarding: a brief historical overview

Skateboarding was first started in the 1950’s, when all across California surfers got the idea of  surfing the streets.  No one is absolutely certain as to who made the first board…  Instead, it seems that several people came up with similar ideas at the same time and things have progressed on from there. These first skateboarders started with wooden boxes or boards with roller skate wheels attached to the bottom.  With this undeveloped application many people were hurt in skateboarding’s early years! It was a sport just being born and discovered, so anything went. Eventually the boxes turned into planks, and soon companies were producing decks of pressed layers of wood — similar to the skateboard decks of […]

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Element Skateboard – Vestalife Ladybugs

Element skateboard is a name that speaks for itself when it comes to quality, popularity, and an affordable sports equipment product line.  Well here’s one of the latest developments Vestalife has partnered with Element Skateboards to create a limited edition version that is all black, chrome, and skulls! The speakers include two 1.5-inch tweeters that fold over the face of your iPod, encasing the MP3 player. The back of the Ladybug houses a single 3-inch sub, along with an auxiliary input, USB port, A/V output, and an external power jack. All universal-dock iPod models are supported.

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