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'.
The latest from Lacrosse Playground's resident stick doctor Max McCool is an extensive video tutorial series about creating permanent rubber butt ends on your lacrosse stick. The 15 video series is after the jump.
Smathers & Branson, a company that started in order to make high-quality needlepoint belts, has several lacrosse-themed designs. Lacrosse Playground spoke with Austin Branson, a former lacrosse player (at Bowdoin College) and president of Smathers & Branson, about the business and lacrosse influences.
Earlier we showed you the uniforms for The Hobbit lacrosse team at the Ocean City Lacrosse Classic. In the search for a team to compete with them for best/most outlandish uniform, Baltimore Elite lacrosse may be a good challenger. Their uniform features elements of the Maryland flag draped on the jersey and shorts. Check out the photos (more after the jump) and vote on your favorite uni.
Summer ball is all about having fun. And many teams try to express themselves through colorful or outrageous uniforms. Team Lacrosse Playground was no exception. Check out these photos of LPG's digital camo summer unis. (More after the jump)
Max McCool is Lacrosse Playground’s resident stick stringing and head dyeing expert. This week he shows off a recent black and grey camouflage dye job. Max provided Lacrosse Playground readers with step-by-step instructions so you can do it at home.