Ahmad Taufiq Muhammad: The Singaporean Goliath

Ahmad Taufiq Muhammad  was 10 years old  when he first saw Worlds Strongest Man on Sunday morning television, it was a revelation. A thought passed through his head,  he wanted to have a go at becoming a strongman. The idea that a man can pull a plane,  lift stones or lift a car, It's all about pushing the human body to its limits. Taufiq won his first competition 14 years later at 24 and since then has never looked back and always improving to get faster and stronger. There are so many challenges for a strongman, both mentally and physically....

Dylan Cunningham: Squashing the Opposition

Dylan Cunningham comes from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and started playing squash at the age of 7. His love for squash began when he received a squash racquet as a Christmas gift. Following a lesson with a squash coach the young talent was hooked. At the age of 10 Dylan started getting more serious. One of the many difficulties Dylan faces in squash is the mental side of the sport. As rallies get longer so does the point and often the heart rate skyrockets to over 170 , this makes decisions much harder. Focus is key and if one is not focused...

The Tough One: Crowdfunding Football in North America

As of recent times MAKEACHAMP has had the pleasure to entertain a few young kids from Canada participating in football competitions in the USA. This compelled me to think about the humongous world of junior football all the way to the massively popular college level. Where would crowdfunding fit into all this? This blog post hopefully answers this question and maybe brings up further discussion on a very exciting topic that is still evolving. Firstly, let us beginning at the high school and junior level. This so far in Canada to be growing in popularity. With the International Bowl in...

Lyndon Sosa: The Luxembourgish Bullseye

Q1) What made you start the sport you are currently training in?My father was in a shooting club and he took me once there to try. So with 10-11 year i started air rifle shooting, which i still do in winter when it is too cold for clay shooting.Then with 13-14 i started the three clay shooting disciplines Trap, Skeet and Sporting/Compak. I the end I specialized in Trap and competed 2008 in my first european championship at the age of 15. So to summarise, everything started with my father.Q2) What are the greatest challenges you face in your sport?...