This is a video from the Tokay Stakes 2023 in Nagoya, Japan of Number 5 horse Vanyar losing its jockey right at the starting gate, running the whole race by itself, and winning. Unfortunately for Vanyar, horses that finish jockeyless are disqualified, so 2nd place (normally the first loser) took
Because exercise is important, this is a video of TikTok user texast_85’s domesticated pet squirrel Daisy running along the top of a ceiling fan blades like a hamster wheel. Such finesse. Squirrels are so good with their feet, they hardly ever miss a step. They are not so good with
This is a video that’s been mirrored for some reason (I’m great at reading credit card numbers upside-down and backwards) of a runner willing to go the extra mile (or meter), by Supermanning across the finish line, beating out an opponent who thought he had the race in the bag.
Currently an already funded Kickstarter campaign, Moonwalkers are $1,100+ motorized shoes that can increase a person’s walking speed up to 250%, from around 2.5MPH to 6 or 7MPH. Each strap-on shoe has eight wheels (so there’s no need to balance), which provide an extra glide after each step. Some more
This is a video of Cassie, a pair of robotic legs inspired by those of an ostrich, setting the world record for fastest 100m run by a two-legged robot. Cassie finishes with a time of 24.73-seconds. For reference, the current world record for a human is Usain Bolt’s 9.58 seconds
This is a video of marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge’s water bottle guy Claus-Henning Schulke doing everything he can to help secure Eliud’s world record 2:01:39 victory at the recent Berlin Marathon. Everything he can being giving Eliud water when he needs it, and celebrating each handoff like he just won
This is a video of a couple running in a giant hamster wheel when the guy can’t keep up and falls, but the woman just keeps running, spinning him around and dropping him a couple times. Obviously, if he were my favorite sweatshirt, he would definitely be coming out of
Because trying hard and believing in yourself means different things to different people, this is a video of a guy chucking a marshmallow over the roof of his house, then running through the home and catching the marshmallow in his mouth in the front yard. I wonder if his neighbors