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GSP - The Unfinished Legacy

The fighters circle, sweat dripping off of their exhausted bodies. As a tactical battle wages between them, there’s a calm rippling throughout the crowd, alternating with raucous cheers. “G-S-P! G-S-P!” The chanting comes at the expense of the two guys givin...

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OUTSTANDING CANADIAN

Disabled Montreal breakdancer Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli knows no limits Life has been an uphill battle for Luca Patuelli. Born with arthrogryposis, a disorder that limits muscle motion in his legs, and then diagnosed with scoliosis at ...

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BORN TO THRIVE

VANCOUVER ATHLETE BRENDAN BRAZIER’S PERFORMANCE-MAXIMIZING DIET FINDS ENERGY IN THE UNLIKELIEST SOURCES For a professional athlete, Brendan Brazier is anomalous. While most other pros load up on whey powder shakes and salmon steaks when they need ...

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KUMI YAMASHITA

SHADOW ART Kumi Yamashita is an artist based in New York City who makes ravishing art using unconventional methods. In her world, threads snaking around nails form figures, credit cards rubbed onto canvas become portraits, and shadows cast by resin ...

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20 QUESTIONS WITH RASHAD EVANS

[PINK MAFIA] “I pity the fool!” exclaimed Bosco “B.A.” Baracus in this summer’s The A-Team. UFC fighter “Suga” Rashad Evans echoed the same contempt for the real-life mixed martial artist who played Baracus, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Earlier this year, ...

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DITCH YOUR TV

TV IS MOVING TO THE INTERNET AT A BLISTERING PACE, BUT CANADIAN BROADCASTERS AREN’T. DITCH YOUR TV American entertainment companies were also slow to move online – they didn’t want to see history repeat itself à la the ...

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CHESS WHIZ

14-YEAR-OLD CHESS PRODIGY DANIEL NARODITSKY’S GOT GAME. Daniel Naroditsky is a difficult guy to get a hold of. “He’s currently travelling in Europe,” his father informs me over the phone, before clarifying that he’ll be returning home to the ...

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GIRL POWER UPS

AFTER YEARS ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF VIDEO GAME CULTURE, WOMEN ARE TAKING BACK THE CONTROLLER. With all the first-person WWII combat, sports simulators, button-mashing beat ’em ups, and pudgy, princess-rescuing Italian plumbers, the world of video ...

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SPREAD THE WORD

UPCOMING PHOTO ART BOOK CELEBRATES 360 DEGREES OF KINDNESS Visionary photographer Yanick Déry and creative art director Fang Fang have conceived a simple way to realize their goal of raising 41 million euros for various charitable ...

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DESIGNING CHANGE

BILLABONG’S DESIGN FOR HUMANITY PARTY RAISES HOPES FOR UGANDAN CHILDREN. Surf culture is still associated with the impulse that kick-started the movement: rebellious youth of the 1960s chasing waves and good vibrations. Theirs was a culture ...

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HOUSE OF DANGERKAT: AWAKEN YOUR SENSE OF STYLE, MUSIC AND DANCE

Calgary born performance group initiates a new movement that is being celebrated worldwide. It starts with a beat and a flurry of full body pulses usually follows. Arms flail, heads are thrown back and joints look ...

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DAMON LOBLE:

MONTANA PHOTOGRAPHER BARES IT ALL He’s shy, which is what drew him to photography. A quality you would never suspect by looking at his photographs alone; photographs that feature the tantalizing curves of the female figure.  They are ...