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This sound-rich essay looks into the spirit & teamwork that the Martin Middle School girl's volleyball team embodies.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 03:32
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Two skydivers died in a fatal tandem jump. The men’s parachutes didn’t open completely. A month later, what happened to the man who found the parac...

Bought by PRX Remix, HowSound, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Cousins Juliana & Jacob explore hunting in this piece. Hunting seems to be a family tradition-stemming from their granddad who killed goats on his ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 07:52
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In this short piece, Miguel reminisces about watching the 2010 soccer world cup on a day that his mom was off from work-something that doesn't happ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:21
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High adventure does not scare this 4-year old! Bikes, and boating are just part of his life. However, listen to find out the one thing that’s even ...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 04:05
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Gabriel Vaughan and Piper Goodeve have set upon a singular mission: to revive the sport of croquet in Brooklyn's Prospect Park, where it once thri...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 12:59
Caption: Scrum-1, Credit: Maree Reveley
They say a smart athlete will use their head. But what if using your head cost you everything? That's a question being asked in locker rooms the wo...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Four very different Crises appear at four very different scales in this episode, affecting a person, a species, a city, and a human body.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:24
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This week on State of the Human we’re investigating how people use joking to create new realities for themselves and the people around them.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:18
Caption: Hjalmar Hvam was a champion ski jumper., Credit: courtesy of the Oregon Historical Society
A Norwegian immigrant in Oregon invented the first quick-release ski binding, which made skiing safer and more appealing.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Boards rest against the seawall at Ocean Beach, Credit: Angela Johnston
In his backyard in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond neighborhood, Arne Jin An Wong coats a pink and white striped, eight-foot-long surfboard. This bo...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:58
  • Purchases: 1
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No-Fear-Teti of Egypt's Cairollers discusses Women's Roller Derby in post-revolutionary Egypt.

  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 41:06
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Pumpkins are baked into pies, turned into soup, and carved into jack-o-lanterns. But there's another use for these autumnal gourds - they're the ke...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:10
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After developing a passion for basketball in Kindergarten, Jacob has dedicated himself to mastering the sport - even when the challenge seemed over...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
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One day in 1994, Steve Davies lived the dream of every soccer fan. He was plucked from the crowd by Harry Redknapp, the manager of his favorite tea...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2014
  • Length: 25:12
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Jim is a young man who has everything in the world but direction.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2013
  • Length: 17:10
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Aiming for the goal of becoming a professional hockey player doesn't come without a cost for this teenager. Countless hours of practice and perseve...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 05:09
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This impressionistic audio work explores randomness, chance, and luck through the microcosm of the racetrack.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 13:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Two wheels, a ski pole with attached pipe and six steely grins. 3-2-1 Polo! Once in a lifetime happens three nights a week at the University of Mon...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:20
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Moving all your belongings by bike might sound crazy, but if enough people get involved, it can be both fun and efficient.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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American turn-of-the-20th century author Jack London was one of the founders of serious American sport fiction. Stemming from his own love of spor...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 02:36
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Bobby Jones was one of the greatest golfers of the 20th century. A Jazz Age phenom in the era of the Golden Age of American Sports- he played onl...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 02:33
Caption: Dave Raymond watching Fritz the Cat at Mascot Boot Camp, Credit: Alexis Kenyon
Since retiring as the original Philie Phanatic, Dave Raymond makes his living training professional mascot performers and creating new mascot ident...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2013
  • Length: 23:31
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When horses need social time they turn to everything from farm animals to spider monkeys.

  • Added: May 21, 2013
  • Length: 01:47
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You never know who will pin you at an arm wrestling, or pulling, tournament.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 01, 2013
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 2