Archive for the 'Conversations in Soccer' Category

March 29th, 2010

Life After Soccer – With EugeneKan.com

I had the opportunity to catch up with Eugene Kan (Managing Editor of Hypebeast) back in November for one of our "Conversations in Soccer" pieces and in the following months, Eugene switched the tables on me. After our initial conversations via e-mail (with him being based in Hong Kong and me not even sure where I am recently), we continued back and ...
March 4th, 2010

Conversations in Soccer – Jonathan Korn of OneGoal USA

Many of you have probably been seeing video trailers recently of a project about American soccer fans called OneGoal. It's a pretty amazing documentary about what it's like to be an American soccer fan and the road of following the US team as they qualified for the 2010 World Cup. I recently had a chance to sit down with Jonathan Korn, one of the ...
February 11th, 2010

“Conversations in Soccer” – Justin Brunken and Korey Donahoo of the American Outlaws

TOW recently sat down with Justin Brunken and Korey Donahoo of the American Outlaws, the supporter’s group for the US Men's National Team. Justin and Korey shared with us how they and their friends formed a group which became a movement that has connected and emboldened US fans across the country leading up to World Cup 2010 in South ...
January 12th, 2010

The Path to Becoming an American Soccer Fan

Being a soccer supporter in the United States is different from just about anywhere else in the world. People find the sport in their own way, and the journey to becoming an American soccer fan is a unique adventure. I recently started having a conversation with one of our readers named Stephen Catanese about his path to becoming a fan. He told me ...
January 7th, 2010

The RVCA Way

There are certain brands or companies that transcend their initial niche and re-define the way in which people in that space now operate. I think southern California based RVCA falls into this category. With their hands in skating, surfing, art and MMA among others, RVCA has not only been able to grow and incorporate more aspects of what the brand ...
December 30th, 2009

Conversations in Soccer – Martin Rogers of Yahoo! Sports

As soccer continues to grow in America, we are seeing more of a commitment to the sport on and off the field. One aspect of this is how the sport is covered by the media, and in an ever changing media world, the future of how the sport is reported is changing as new technologies push out traditional print journalism. I recently had a chance to sit down ...
December 16th, 2009

Conversations in Soccer – The Incredible Journey Of Dario Sala

TOW recently sat down with the goalkeeper of FC Dallas, Dario Sala, to learn more about his unbelievable journey thus far from Argentina to MLS to becoming the Captain of FC Dallas.  Beginning as a player on Argentina's national handball team, to being discovered and playing for the legendary club River Plate, to leaving everything behind and ...
November 30th, 2009

Conversations In Soccer – Eugene Kan Of Hypebeast

You know those days when you find yourself thinking "Damn, I didn't know he played the game".... I've always found it incredibly interesting who exactly has roots in our game and the back story on how it's shaped the direction of their lives. I was introduced to Eugene Kan, Managing Editor of Hypbeast, about a year ago through "One Degree of Jon ...