Europe may not have a Mr. Do that consistently pumps out amazing game footage, but there is one thing they are good at, and that’s tournament highlight footage. Since the 2015 European Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship a week and a half ago in Zaragoza, Spain, we have come across two highlight videos online. Here they are for your viewing pleasure:
Even with a wedding less than a week away, Mr. Do churned out some great game footage from the 2015 North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship. Thank you so much Mr. Do! We all appreciate your hard work. Any who, there are a couple games showing MF Monster Truck run down some teams, and then there are a couple more that the Control would probably rather not relive, and you can find them all below! Here’s to wasting your Monday:
Jackie Kanyuk, one of East Vancouver, Canada’s slayers, was featured in an online series called Hale & Heart. The series celebrates adventurous and spirited women and the sports that take over their lives. In Jackie’s episode entitled “Challenge and Chase”, she talks about how the hardcourt bike polo addiction that we have all subcome to, as well as the struggles of equality that many people face. Check out the episode and learn more about one of the great people that play this sport:
Timaru Bike Polo, the organizers of the 8th World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship, put together a video with information on their state of the art hardcourt bike polo design. The team brought in architectural designers to draft up the entire space for the event. This includes four courts, bike storage, and mechanic area all squeezed into a beautiful location. Check out the video!
Decatur Bike Polo‘s 217 Shuffle is easily my favorite fun hardcourt bike polo tournament. I love it so much that I stole the format to create the Rose City Royal Rumble here in Portland, but even with stealing the format, the fun environment is something I just can’t match. I encourage everyone to try to match it to the 217 Shuffle in Decatur, Illinois next year! In the mean time, check out the video: Continue Reading…