Category Archives: World of Free Sports

Don’t Try these Extreme Sports at Home

 

When we talk about sports, we tend to focus the conversation on the more popular ones like football, baseball, or basketball. However, there’s a whole other world of athletic activities that get sports enthusiasts adrenaline pumping!  The “World of Free Sports” documents some of the most extreme sports and the thrill-seekers who enjoy living life on the edge.

These adventures take place in the air, on land, and at sea! While they can all be an exciting experience, we wouldn’t recommend anyone try these extreme sports without the proper training. 

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15 Sports Figures Who Came Out As Gay In 2015

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Award winning freestyle competitive skier Gus Kenworthy appears in Vibrant TV’s series World of Free Sports, season 3 episodes 11 and 12, which originally aired in 2013. In 2015, two years after competing in the event Freestyle.ch in Zurich, Kenworthy blew up the internet pretty good (and arguably continues to blow it up) after coming out as gay. 

Kenworthy has talked about his struggle as a homosexual in the world of action sports where he perceived being gay as “not cool”, and all he ever wanted was to be cool. 2015 pushed the United States, and the world, into a new era of acceptance and equality where, among other indicators, Facebook has presented a study showing the increase of individuals coming out on the ol’ FB in response to landmark moments over the last year. It is safe to conclude that the increased presence of gay celebrities has influenced other gay celebrities as well as private individuals to be out and proud.

To honor Kenworthy, his early television appearance on World of Free Sports, and all the other celebrities who came out last year, here are 15 sports figures who came out in 2015 you may not have known about.

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Player Profile: Loic Collomb-Patton

The Vibrant TV series Word Of Free Sports has some of the most daring athletes in the world competing in “I can’t believe they just did that” sporting events. Today we have a closer look at the world class French Free Skier Loïc Collom-Patton (b. 6/9/1986).

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Highlights

  • 1st Overall Ranking FWT (Freeride World Tour) 2014
  • 1st Nendaz FWQ 2013
  • 1st Big Mountain Hochfugen 2013
  • 4th X-Games Half Pipe 2006
  • 1st NZ Freeski Open Half Pipe ans Slopstyle 2005
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