Category Archives: Sport

21km and running

Sorry for the radio silence (I think probably 80% of blog posts start this way), but sometimes work + life + laziness gets in the way of documenting what happens. If you really need to know what’s going on – … Continue reading

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Self powered transportation

Some wise people or maybe it was another source that said “the optimal number of bicycles to own is n+1 where n is the number of bicycles one currently owns. So, despite already owning 3 bicycles, I went in to … Continue reading

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Linsanity!

If you’re American. Or a basketball fan anywhere, I don’t have to talk about the media sensation that Jeremy Lin, the undrafted, twice cut, Harvard basketball player starring for the New York Knicks. But I have a personal connection to … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year means Japan

For the second year in a row I went to Japan to go snowboarding with my friend Evan. This time we went to Happo-one instead of Nozawa, but I had been to Happo many times before. First off, Tokyo. Returned … Continue reading

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Li Na, Jia You!

Chinese women’s tennis star Li Na becomes the first Chinese player to make a tennis grand slam final! Li is into her first major final but is growing in confidence after coming off a comeback win over the No. 1-ranked … Continue reading

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Chinese Sports Brands in America

I have a post about all of the Chinese sports brands which has been in my draft folder for, oh, about 9 months. But this commercial was too awesome not to share. Li Ning makes it’s commercial introduction to the … Continue reading

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this bud’s for you, USA

Bill Clinton and US National Team defender Carlos Bocanegra enjoy a Budweiser after beating Algeria. Next game, Sunday morning 2:30am Shanghai time.

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YES WE CAN! USA! USA! USA!

Thank you Landon. Thank you. USA 1 – Algeria 0 We’re going to the second round! What an emotional roller coaster this tournament has been. From the Robert Green goalkeeping mistake to going down 0-2 to Slovenia to the comeback … Continue reading

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are you ready for some football?

the world cup begins tonight. usa starts tomorrow night. i am excited. apprehensive, but excited. pictured above: USA flag- purchased at the official 2008 beijing olympic green souvenir store on august 10, 2008. best use of 50rmb every – as … Continue reading

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the world’s most famous arena

while i was in new york, my co-workers took me to see a knicks game, at the world’s most famous arena, madison square garden.

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