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Seeing A First Person View Of Hockey Tricks Is So Damn Cool

Seeing A First Person View Of Hockey Tricks Is So Damn Cool

Video: I don’t really realise the skill of professional athletes until I see them up close. The speed in which they do things, the control they have over their bodies, the hand eye coordination. It’s all ridiculously superhuman. Just check out this video of hockey players running through exercises and…

How An Indoor Arena Makes An Ice Hockey Rink

How An Indoor Arena Makes An Ice Hockey Rink

Video: Here’s a glimpse of the process of how an NHL arena turns a concrete slab into an official ice hockey rink. It’s footage from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, a place that’s hard enough to get water (let alone ice). The process of putting the ice rink together…

The Science Of The Slapshot: Stanley Cup Slo-Mo Physics

The slapshot is the fastest shot in hockey. One satisfying thwack and the puck goes flying at incredible speeds. Except it’s not really one thwack, it’s two, and our buddy Destin at Smarter Every Day has both the science know-how and the super high-speed slow-motion cameras to show you exactly…