A Modern Day Warrior: Mastering Mounted Archery

(upbeat instrumental music) – [Lukas ] There’s something magical about seeing the arrow fly and hit the target. Archery is difficult enough, you know, on the ground. To be on the back of the horse and to feel the wind in your face. It’s a challenge, and I like challenge. My name is Lukas Novotny, […]

Snowboarding Without the Snow

(electronic music) – [Jason] Anything you can do on a snowboard, you can do on a mountainboard. (loud rocks) I love the feeling of being in nature and charging down the mountain. (intense drum music) I wanted to keep that feeling all year round, so we built what’s called a mountainboard. (electronic music) My name […]

Scouting American Giants for Aussie Rules Football

(rhythmic electric music) – [Voiceover] When you see the players get the ball in their hand for the first time it’s a cross between intrigue and excitement. It’s great to see ’em try and bounce the ball and to see it actually bounce away. It can make the best of people look really, really silly. […]

At Notre Dame, Football Goes Robotic

(Robot whirring) – My name is Zoe Dingeman. (Robot whirring) I play football for Notre Dame. (Suspenseful music) Robotic football. (suspenseful music) – [Narrator] At the University of Notre Dame, football is a big deal. In the basement halls of the engineering school, a group of students are turning their beloved sport into science. (upbeat […]

A Football League of Their Own

(upbeat music) – [Sam] Girls are just as good as boys in anything. We know how to hit, we know how to run, and we can definitely play football. (girls chanting) – Go, go, go, go. – So, when I heard boys chanting, ‘Beat that girl, beat that girl.’ All it made me want to […]

From Football Safety to Neurosurgeon

– [Narrator] This Great Big Story was made possible by Wells Fargo. Established 1852, re-established 2018. (jaunty music) This is Myron. – Hi. – [Narrator] Myron is an athlete. – I played a little football in college. – [Narrator] And … – I was a Rhodes Scholar. – [Narrator] And … – I played for […]

This Rare Cheese Is Infested With Live Maggots

(mellow music) – [Narrator] On the Italian island of Sardinia, there’s a delicacy that has been consumed for thousands of years. It is known as the world’s most dangerous cheese. Yeah, you heard right. (mellow music) Meet Simone Ibba, a third generation sheep farmer. – [Narrator] Casu marzu literally means rotten cheese, and it’s not […]

Experience the Grittier Side of Tug of War

(ominous, heavy music) – [Voiceover] Are you ready? Okay, good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to Brooklyn, Wisconsin. We’re about to start the competition here today, and anytime you guys are ready to pull, well you go ahead and pull and never mind me. – Steady! (ominous music) (grunting) – [Voiceover] Tighter! – [Voiceover] Tug-O-War […]

Meet Spain’s Only All-Female Cricket Team

(crowd cheering) (upbeat music) (speaking in foreign language) (upbeat orchestral music) – [Narrator] In the Besòs neighborhood of Barcelona, there is a unique group of girls. (girls chattering) The country’s first, and only, all-female cricket team. And this team is made up entirely of immigrants. (speaking in foreign language) (crowd cheering) (speaking in foreign language) […]

Building Hollywood’s Iconic Cars

– When we get pulled over in the Batcars, luckily a lot of the police officers just want their picture taken with it. Yes sir, you can. Please do. We created the Batcar for the Michael Keaton Batman movie, the Mystery Machine from Scooby-Doo, everything from Herbie the Love Bug to the Landspeeder from Star […]