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Baseball's Big Unit Is Now A Paparazzi

One of the most dominant pitchers ever, and a shoe-in Hall of Famer, Randy Johnson, who retired this past winter, is already on to his next gig. Unlike many ex-players who choose to stay in front of the camera in broadcasting roles, Johnson is stepping behind the camera.

From Argon Clothes To Skeleton Sleeping Pads, Klymit Delivers More Innovation

Klymit, a Utah-based company known for its funky, gas-filled clothing line, recently made a splash at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, offering what it's calling the lightest camping mat in the industry. It may look scary, but it is sure to save your back, shoulders and legs.

Sporty and Green: The Bamboo Water Bottle

Bamboo probably wouldn't be your first choice for lugging water, unless you happened to be siphoning rain water in the jungle, but the Bamboo Bottle actually makes a pretty interesting case for the material.

Easton's New Ultralight, Two-Lb. Tent

It's a good thing for campers and outdoor sports enthusiasts that Easton didn't remain content just churning out aluminum. Easton's latest piece of outdoor gear proves its dedication to light, innovative products. A rather revolutionary, ultralight tent, the Kilo should prove to be a quick favorite of backpackers.

More Natural Skating: Sport Technology Flowboard

By adding a slew of extra wheels, the Flowboard makes skating a little more like riding waves or snow.

Exhilarating or Excruciating? 5 Unconventional Extreme Sports

You've probably never tried these sports. You may not have even realized they existed. Now watch some video and decide if you ever will.

Smart Helmet Tells You And Rescuers That You've Taken A Hard Hit To The Head

Trying to explain the degree of your head injury when you're seeing strange colors, talking to imaginary people and trying desperately to remember your own name is difficult. So why not let your helmet do it for you?

Classic Video: Dufus Shows Up To Cleveland Indians Game Wearing LeBron Jersey, Gets Kicked Out

Kid shows up to a Cleveland Indians game in a LeBron Heat jersey for no apparent reason other than to be a dick. Fans boo, throw things on him and give him a generally difficult time all around. Kid gets thrown out. And someone videotaped it all for us to witness.

Freerider Skatecycle Brings More Freedom To Skating

A new name in skating/snakeboarding, the Freerider Skatecycle provides a unique form factor for freedom, speed and big air.

Training Wheels For Paddleboarding: Probably Useful, Definitely Geeky

If you can't make the cut on a stand-up paddleboard, a new set of SUP training wheels may be just the ticket to improving your performance.