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Forum Friday

The Best Traditional Leathers

0 - Published January 3, 2014 by in Stringing, Traditional

Traditional stringing has always been a big topic here at LAS, and this week’s Forum Friday is a question about the best leathers to use. This matter is clearly based on opinion, but with so many options these days, from Throne to East Coast Dyes to Jimalax and more, hearing testimonials from other players in the LAS Community is a huge blessing!

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Mammoth Trending

0 - Published January 2, 2014 by in Box, National Lacrosse League

The NLL kicked off last weekend, and although Colorado dropped their home opener, they were making big waves online. Trendsmap, a website that monitors what’s trending on Twitter in different cities, tweeted that “Mammoth” was trending in Denver during the game against Edmonton.

Merry Lax-Mas and Happy New Year

Spotted: Merry Laxmas & A Happy New Year!

0 - Published December 31, 2013 by in The Life

Yes, Lax-Mas Day was last week, but New Year’s Eve is tonight, so we thought it would be more appropriate to share this spotting with you this week. After all, spotter Rick did see this sign outside a pub!

Forum Friday

Dropped Top String Advice

0 - Published December 27, 2013 by in Stringing

At the beginning of the month, a LaxAllStars Community member asked for advice to string a dropped top string. He has a Tribe 7 head, which seems to be popular with some face off guys like Greg Gurenlian, and is unsure about which type of dropped top string to use.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: The Best Man I’ve Ever Met

0 - Published December 26, 2013 by in The Life

Last week we debuted Flip, a documentary about Flip Naumburg. Who is Flip Naumburg? Oh, only the visionary behind offset heads, the architect of the MCLA dynasty that is Colorado State, and the founder of Rock-It-Pocket. A recent CSU grad, Patrick Sullivan, responded to my tweet about the film with these words about Flip.

Forum Friday

Stay in Shape over the Holidays

0 - Published December 20, 2013 by in Training

The holiday season is in full effect, and with it comes relaxing, good food, and time with family. It can be tough to stay in shape during this time of year, but it’s always important to keep training, especially with lacrosse season starting right after the holidays. How do you stay in shape over the holidays? That’s what this week’s poster wants to know!

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: CBC on the Wills Pick

0 - Published December 19, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse

By now you probably know that Devon Wills has become the first female player on a Major League Lacrosse roster. While she wasn’t picked up in the Supplemental Draft as some may have hoped, the NY Lizards claimed the two-time FIL Women’s World Cup gold medalist out of the Player Pool. While she still has to prove herself to make it from the training camp roster to the game roster, she has the support of many in the lacrosse community, including Connor Martin.

Spotted: Con Bro Chill Song in Mountain Dew Ad

0 - Published December 17, 2013 by in The Life

Con Bro Chill, the band, has some pretty catchy songs. Regardless of how you feel about Connor Martin, you can’t deny that fact. And neither could Mountain Dew, who featured the CBC song, “We Should Hang Out,” in one of their advertisements!

Forum Friday

Face Off Tips for Beginners

0 - Published December 13, 2013 by in Training

Between The Faceoff Academy’s national showcase and Adrenaline’s upcoming Faceoff Challenges, we’ve been talking a lot about face offs the past few days. For this week’s Forum Friday, we’re continuing the trend. Our poster isn’t new to lacrosse, but he is new to facing off, and he needs our help to answer his face off questions.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Suit & Tie for MLL Players

0 - Published December 12, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, The Life

The rise of the “lax bro” has been evident over the past few years, and has certainly led to a lot of discussion. Over the summer, Connor wrote about the difference between “swag” and “swagger,” and I continued the conversation. After prompting from a recent article, Connor centered this week’s Hot Pot on the issue again. The debate has also resurfaced on social media, leading goalie John Geagan, of the NY Lizards and Manhattan College, to tweet his mind.