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Mira Costa GoPro sports

Have you ever experienced the freeze-frame of breathless suspension as you fly inches above a pole vault bar 12 feet in the air? How about the grit of lacrosse, fending off the ever-ominous defender’s stick whipping relentlessly against your pads in order to get a shot on goal? Or the concentration of catching a football,…
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Jimmy Shaw

May 17, 2015

Have you ever experienced the freeze-frame of breathless suspension as you fly inches above a pole vault bar 12 feet in the air? How about the grit of lacrosse, fending off the ever-ominous defender’s stick whipping relentlessly against your pads in order to get a shot on goal? Or the concentration of catching a football, following the ball into your hands, and ignoring the chaos around you?

Over the past couple of weeks, we have been strapping a GoPro onto some of Costa’s most renowned athletes to give you, the viewer, the first-person perspective of how these sports are really played. Watching from the sidelines is one thing, but to actually experience it yourself is a whole new world.

These are sports through the eyes of the athletes; the truest perspective of a sport one can get.

 

– Jimmy Shaw and Diego Marcucci

 

Column: Breaking down the uses of lambda

Column: Breaking down the uses of lambda

What is lambda? You may know that it’s the eleventh letter in the Greek alphabet. Perhaps you recall from Physics that it’s the symbol used to represent wavelength in calculations, or you might have heard about it from other places. In C++, a lambda is an expression...