Sporting a Beard

No Comments 24 November 2009

Why growing a mo can be the difference between winning and losing in the minds of sports men

Superstition is nothing new in the world of sport. There are countless examples of superstitious routines in sport. Michael Jordan wore his North Carolina (University) shorts under his Chicago Bulls shorts at all times. Turk Wendell a former Cubs and Mets reliever use to brush his teeth and chew licorice between every inning. Former Red Sox and Yankees’ player Wade Boggs was often referred to as the “Chicken Man” because he ate chicken habitually before every game and would also start wind sprints exactly 16 minutes before each game. Continue Reading


There are two kinds of people in this world

2 Comments 23 November 2009

Fearghal and Simon, Salar de Uyuni – Fearghal

“There are two kinds of people in this world that go around beardless boys and women and I am neither one.” -Greek saying

Beard’s are synonymous with adventure. Nothing says hard and rugged like a bristled chin. A few day’s growth says you’ve left the city, and its bourgeois concerns about daily shaving and other such civilised conventions behind. That you’re out doing manly things; triumphing over nature and beast like you’ve evolved to do. Continue Reading

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