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Call Him Captain Hammer: Guy Hammers Nails Through Wood ...

Ukrainian athlete Denis Pakhomov is like the real life Captain Hammer but in this case, his fists are his hammers, not his … um, you know. Watch as he hammers nails through wood with his bare hands like he’s some kind of superhero. [Via Laughing Squid]

Posted on September 13, 2013 at 12:15 pm

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Second grade class corrects the spelling of athlete twe ...

Twitter is a great way to follow your favourite celebs and athletes, but some of the things they tweet are a little bit careless. Filled with misspellings, grammatical errors and often times, gibberish that nobody can understand, sometimes I wish there was an autocorrect tool I could use to immediately brush up those mistakes (Don’t […]

Posted on February 2, 2013 at 4:22 pm


CD Review: Athlete ? Tourist

Many young bands are creating catchy, guitar-driven alt-rock from across the pond, but Athlete managed to break free from the rest of the pack with their debut album Vehicles & Animals, which earned the group a coveted Mercury Prize nomination in 2003. With their 2005 follow-up, Tourist, the band gets more serious and more personal.

Posted on January 6, 2006 at 4:10 pm


UK Band Athlete Seeking World Domination

The gentlemen of the rock band Athlete, whose second album Tourist debuted at number one in the UK and has already been coloured platinum, visited North America recently hoping to crack another global market. Their UK tour for late 2005 had already sold out before the band toured the U.S. and Canada last month, and it didn't take long for them to see a difference in the two audiences.

Posted on July 15, 2005 at 12:01 pm