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August 28th, 2014

Video :: Inspired By – Danny O’Rourke

We caught up with Portland Timbers defender Danny O'Rourke recently to ask him what coach most inspired him and influenced him both on and off the field. He shared some really great stories with us about his time at the University of Indiana and the man he still refers to affectionately as "Coach Yeagley." That's some serious respect right ...
August 28th, 2014

Soccer in America – A Photographic Journey

Sometimes I wonder if goalies ever get bored during a game. I realize they have to stay engaged, focused and up on what is going on in the game. But there has to be a moment here or there, where a goalie hasn't touched the ball for a considerable amount of time. Some solitary moments in the middle of a game filled with 22 players and a stadium filled ...
August 27th, 2014

The Slip N Fly

This looks incredible. A giant slip n slide perched on the side of a hill propelling riders into a giant pool? Hell. Yes. Here is the basic info so much as I can find. The Slip N Fly is at the Ohio Dreams Action Sports Camp. It's a camp for kids with BMX, skateboarding, snowboarding, etc. And they also happen to have this amazing slip n slide. ...
August 27th, 2014

Soccer in America – A Photographic Journey

Pickup soccer on a loading dock in the Rose City. Play Soccer. Anytime. Anywhere. Portland, OR May 2014 ~beans To submit your photos to be included in this series, email them to dunny [at] bumpypitch.com.
August 26th, 2014

adidas x Yohji Yamamoto adiZero F50 Cleat

adidas just announced the Real Madrid third kit that designer Yohji Yamamoto designed, and now they are releasing these adiZero F50 boots. To say these are a work of art would be an understatement. This is basically taking a boot and imagining it as a canvas, and then creating art on top of it. Whether or not you would wear these on the pitch, is not ...
August 26th, 2014

Inspired By – Paddy Crerand and Sir Matt Busby

As athletes, we all have that one coach who played a very pivotal role in our life. The coach that taught us about the sport, but that also taught us about life. We're talking to a number of players about the coaches that played a pivotal role in their lives. We're exploring those relationships ahead of the US release of the filmĀ Believe. In the ...
August 26th, 2014

Soccer in America – A Photographic Journey

This is my nephew. He just started kicking a soccer ball. He might not be up next. But he might be up next, next. Pomona, CA Summer 2014 ~beans To submit your photos to be included in this series, email them to dunny [at] bumpy pitch.com.
August 25th, 2014

Video :: Obafemi Martins Incredible Goal Against Portland Timbers

Obafemi Martins had himself a fine day yesterday in Seattle's 4-2 win away at Portland. He bagged a couple of goals and set up Clint Dempsey for another. But it is this goal that people will remember. You can certainly question the defending on this, but what an individual effort from Martins. So good!