Body Sports Hydration Challenge

From a pandemic pickle, an area sport equipment maker is born

‘The sport just keeps getting bigger and bigger, and I’m happy being a smaller, niche player at the moment’

Article content

Idled by the pandemic, Chris Evans turned what started as a lockdown activity into a booming new business supplying the fastest-growing sport in North America.

Advertisement 2

Article content

The St. Marys man formed Brick House Paddles, making game paddles for the growing pickleball industry – and he’s now getting attention from the USA Pickleball Association, which has thrown its support behind his creation.

“The sport just keeps getting bigger and bigger, and I’m happy being a smaller, niche player at the moment,” Evans

Read More

MAXPRO is the best home gym equipment for small spaces, and it’s 210 off today

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, BGR may receive an affiliate commission.

Are you on a mission to build the perfect home gym? Well, now is definitely the time to do it. There’s so much fantastic home gym equipment that delivers phenomenal workouts in the comfort of your own home, even in small spaces. The problem, however, is often twofold.

First, home gym equipment can easily cost thousands of dollars. And second, available space is often at a premium. Even if you can afford a huge home gym machine, do you really want to take up that much space? Thankfully, there have been great strides made in this area.

Today’s Top Deals

If you want the best home gym equipment for small spaces, look no further than the MAXPRO portable smart home gym machine. It’s fantastic, and it’s back in

Read More

2022 Genesis G80 3.5T AWD Sport Prestige First Test: Quiet Assassin

genesis g80 Full Overview

When it comes to sport sedans, Genesis might not be high on your list of automakers that first come to mind. Its origins lie in a rear-drive Hyundai sport sedan introduced in 2008 and named “Genesis,” but a drastic rebranding as a standalone luxury marque in 2015 changed what Genesis stands for. Nonetheless, Genesis’ sporty roots are still found in the 2022 Genesis G80 3.5T AWD Sport Prestige. Indeed, the G80’s interior features Nappa leather and carbon-fiber trim, and while the car’s exhaust note leaves something to be desired, its acceleration and handling sure don’t.

Standard Features

The G80 3.5T AWD’s standard equipment already made it a great buy. You get some advanced driver aids in the form of lane keep assist and collision avoidance, and a smart-cruise system that works in stop-and-go traffic. You also get LED headlights and taillights, leather seating with

Read More

After Paralympics Success, Oksana Masters Surprises Athletes With Disabilities With Custom Equipment

Oksana Masters is the ultimate competitor, one of the most successful Paralympians of all time. And all she wants is to help other adaptive athletes reach the same level of success—by expanding access to elusive equipment and resources.

After a dominant showing at the Beijing Paralympics—where she was podium perfect in all seven of her events—Oksana Masters is now the most successful U.S. Winter Paralympian of all time.

The 14-time Winter Paralympic medalist broke the U.S. records for career Winter Paralympics medals, as well as the most medals in a single Winter Paralympics, with her gold and three silver medals

Read More