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Bucket List / 13.06.2016

5 adventures you'll want to add to your bucketlist this summer! 1. Hike to an Alpine Lake A local favorite, Snow Lake trail has everything you could want out of a classic PNW hike; expansive views of the surrounding mountain peaks, waterfalls and a crystal blue lake.  Located in the Alpental parking lot just 40 minutes from Bellevue.  WTA link here Check out our collection of Salomon shoes.  Gear up and prepare for this 7.2 mile hike with the Salomon Speedcross 3. With an aggressive tread pattern you’ll feel invincible on even...

Procrastinators Corner, Tennis / 06.06.2016

One of the most debated current greats in tennis has finally added the Roland Garros French Open Title to his name. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Soak it all in Champ. You've earned it.PHOTOGRAPH BY PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP / GETTY[/caption] After many years of coming so close to earning his Career Grand-Slam. Novak Djokovic can finally say he's done it all. Doing it all in grand fashion too. With this recent win, Djokovic also happens to be only the third men's single player to ever hold all four slams at...

Procrastinators Corner, Tennis / 16.05.2016

Every once in a while you catch lightning in a bottle. Young athletes flash what they are capable of given the right circumstances at any moment. Some just have what we call the "It" factor. Frances Tiafoe could very well be on his way to becoming the next big thing in the tennis world. Being that he just turned pro, Tiafoe still has a lot to learn at that level. While his junior accomplishments aren't anything to be scoffed at either. Winning the...

Procrastinators Corner, Tennis / 28.04.2016

Youtube user Raz Ols pulled together some funny tennis points together and created a video. While yes some are funny, something different came to my mind. The words resilient and competitive. What these athletes have shown is how hard the compete for each and every point and are not willing to give up at any moment. That's probably one of my personal favorite aspects of tennis. Granted watching Gael Monfils run after a ball with no racquet is hilarious, it's also a perfect example...

Procrastinators Corner, Tennis / 23.03.2016

Coming off his win at Indian Wells this year, Champion Novak Djokovic stopped by the Ellen Show to play a little game called "Smash Your Face". There were some plates set up on a wall with Djokovic's face on them. The two took turns at attempting to break the plates using tennis racquets and balls. It's like anything that Ellen comes up with looks like a good time and the two took full advantage of that. Novac even had an audience member come up and...

Procrastinators Corner, Tennis / 22.03.2016

I've posted a video like this before and they never get old. There's something about the universal types of players we all encounter anywhere the game is played. The team over at Essential Tennis did a great job putting this together. Do you know which type of player you are or what type you like playing against the most? This video is a good reminder of what a "good sport" is. ...