Sports & Activity
I don’t know about the cheesy porn music (the song is even called “sensual touch!) but milkboys reader islanddreamer asked me to share this video of diver Steele Johnson with you guys..
Norwegians are not only good on skies, they also love their snowboards. And one 13-year-old lad just impressed the snowboard world by doing the hardest trick possible in the sport. Not more than three years ago the first triple cork in history was landed by Torstein Horgmo (You guessed it, Norwegian as well). Ever since only six other people managed to pull off this trick. Marcus Kleveland just joined this illustrious circle at the tender age of 13…
Breaking Boy News reports:
A Japanese schoolboy has put worldwide baseball scouts on alert after throwing a pitch clocked at 160kph (100 mph) in a regional high school tournament. “It felt good to throw my favorite fastball like that,” Shohei Otani, 18, told Japanese media. By comparison, the hardest throwers in Major League Baseball pitch as fast as 170kph. But Otani’s throwing arm has not yet fully developed. “That was the speed I promised the coach I would throw so I’m glad to have clocked that figure,” he said.
Diving phenom Jordan Pisey Windle, at just 13, is the youngest ever to qualify for the U.S. Olympic diving trials, which will be held in Seattle later this month.
But Jordan’s also a young standout in the LGBT community. Adopted from Cambodia as a baby and raised by two gay dads, he recently released his own “It Gets Better” spot, and he will serve as the grand marshal for Central Indian’s upcoming Pride Parade.
Despite his increasing notoriety, Jordan isn’t too preoccupied with his upbringing: “I’ve never actually thought about it,” he says. And the youngster’s sights are set on Rio de Janeiro if he doesn’t make London. “This is a good setup for 2016,” says mentor Greg Louganis, a four-time Olympic gold medallist. “This is a time to learn. It’s a learning process and a journey.”