Having grown up in Baltimore, Maryland Tommy Johnson is using his childhood influences and experiences from playing lacrosse at Calvert Hall and Loyola College to create masterpieces. Tommy Johnson may have been a defensive specialist known for delivering bone crushing hits on the field, but ironically it’s his subdued side that enthralls his life these days in Pacific Palisades, California. Not only is Tommy a remarkable painter, but he is also creatively involved with an upcoming movie, Warrior. Warrior is a movie that revolves around lacrosse which is set to release in the spring of 2010 featuring Twilight star Kellan Lutz.
BroBible recently sat down with Chris Mead and Matt Wheeler, founders of LacrosseRecruits.com, about their website and how to stand out amongst your peers on the field and off the field. Chris and Matt also let us in on their upcoming plans for the fall. In the interview Co-Founder Chris Meade states that LacrosseRecruits.com "had extensive cooperation from the coaching community in developing features that cannot be found in other recruiting applications, so coaches use the tool. It incorporates video, which is growing in importance due to the growth of the game. It makes it easy to communicate with college coaches. And most importantly we feel that we had an inside track when compared to other recruiting websites since we played, coached, and also spent endless hours of our lives on the computer." More after the jump...
When you take a look at a Gary Gait, or a Joe Walters, do you see them playing tennis? Does John Grant lace up the roller blades and get a game of street hockey in before dinner? Undoubtedly, athletes of that caliber could do reasonably well in any hard gritted alpha male contest, but they chose to play lacrosse. Or did they?
The new Gatorade commercial entitled "Pump It Up" features a lacrosse scene 22 seconds in to the commercial. The lacrosse scene follows slam dunk highlights from All-World bballer Dwayne Wade and WNBA phenom Candace Parker. The high octane commercial also displays Denver Outlaws and MLL All Star attackman Brendan Mundorf "pumping up" a Washington Bayhawk.
Our friends at BroBible are debuting brand new gear today in the retail section of their site. LPG first mentioned BroBible back in July as one of laxers top eight favorite blogs. BroBible loosely defines its demographic as “ambitious, socially active, sports- and recreation-minded men aged 18-up.”
Boathouse Sports, which started as a jacket-maker for rowing teams, has grown to become a major player in the lacrosse world for jackets, warm-ups, and uniforms. And some people may be surprised to find out just how much feedback lacrosse athletes give in determining a final design of Boathouse’s products.
If you haven’t heard of Miles Fisher, then you must live under a rock. The young and talented actor/musician/photographer has been on the scene for well over a year now. The Texas native has appeared on the big screen in the films Gods and Generals and Superhero Movie! Fisher has also acted in Mad Men, The Cleaner, and Gossip Girl.
LPG searched for the most excruciating hits of all time on the lax field. A massive blow to an unwary opponent is otherwise known as the Yard Sale. Urban Dictionary depicts a Yard Sale as "a lacrosse term used when a player of the opposing team is stick checked hard enough that he drops his stick, causing him to sometimes fall, keep running, or grab his head in disgust before being laid out by a longpole." You will definitely find some of those occurrences in the following clips.
Like a fine Italian sports car or dating a runway model, the best things in life are not free. At first glance, the manimal criss-crossing his way through your ride may appear to be the beneficiary of a seemingly free resource, fantastic hair. That would be wrong, and the assumption reeks of ignorance.
Today we were lucky to talk with the founders of LaxPrax (www.laxpraxstore.com) about their innovative training product. LaxPrax has self proclaimed "the best lacrosse rebounder for individual training." The lacrosse rebounder consists of a specially manufactured elastic cord stretching up to a length of thirty feet and then smoothly returns the ball so you can practice catching skills.The LaxPrax attaches to your own lacrosse stick using an extra strength velcro band and a premium swivel to ensure smooth and tangle free operation. LaxPrax fills us in on the innovative technology and the process it took to bring the product in to fruition.
The National Lacrosse League All-Star Series will be hitting Australia this October. Check out some mock-ups of the uniforms and some info about Aussie lax you should know before going Down Under.
With exactly one minute remaining in the first quarter of the MLL Championship yesterday, John Grant Jr. posts up on Denver Outlaw Brett Hughes and makes a 'G Moment'.