An Interview with Tarik Hopstock

Tarik Hopstock is a Norwegian Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitor. His campaign is focused around the IBJJF World Championship. Tarik has reached 227% of his total goal in a record 3 days. With 55 Supporters and 558 Shares Tarik's campaign has skyrocketed past its goal in a record time. Below is a small interview that I had the pleasure to have with Tarik. Q1) What made you start the sport you are currently training in?I initially started out training judo in a small club for two years, but there was only one training every week. I searched for somewhere else nearby...

Be a student of the game

"What the hell am I doing right now?"Did that question ever cross your mind? You're doing a certain task or exercise for probably the 100th time in your life. All of a sudden, you go: "Wait a minute! I have no idea why I'm doing this". The weirdest part is that you've accomplished that specific task so many times in the past without ever questioning yourself. You kind of went through the motions by having a vague idea of what skill that drill was suppose to improve. But this time, it's different. The sting of curiosity is now upon you.Too...

Crowdfunding a Hockey Puck for the Blind, quite the eye opener wouldn't you say?

Imagine for a minute, playing hockey with an empty tin can rather than a puck. Not only would you have to replace it about 8 times per game since it would get dented so easily, but the trajectory of the “puck” would also be completely unpredictable. Now, imagine doing that with your eyes closed... it would be rather challenging don’t you think? This is what the visually impaired hockey team, the Hiboux de Montréal, have to deal with every time they play.Blind hockey has existed in Canada for over three decades, however with no central organizing body, the teams have...

Top 10 Ski Resorts for Athletes Around the World

For some, the thought of wintertime arriving at their doorsteps can’t help but bring on shudders. For others, early signs of Winter are synonymous with the gleeful beginning of fresh powdery snow and the perfect breeding ground for skiing season. When that special time of the year comes around, professional skiers worldwide will flock to the mountains in order to train and prep for their next tournament. Are you ready to tackle a new challenge, and wondering where you could be hitting the slopes at next? We’ve put together a list of the best ski resorts in the world for...