The Amateur

How to properly vomit in a race plane

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What happens when a sports writer drinks a cup of coffee and mans the passenger seat of a competition race plane? Spencer Hall found out during his flight with race pilot Kirby Chambliss.

The Amateur goes to rally car school

In the return of The Amateur, Spencer Hall travels to New Hampshire with a camera crew to learn how to drive a car sideways, and he was surprisingly not terrible at it.

The Amateur: Noodling, Where Arms (And Cameras) Go To Die

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Spencer Hall goes to Oklahoma, catches a fish with his bare hands, loses a camera, and then things fall apart.

The Amateur: Indoor Football League, Or Outdoor Assault

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The Amateur -- SB Nation's Spencer Hall -- embraces the violence of indoor football, covers an onside kick, and suffers a mild concussion all in the name of art. Or something.

The Amateur: Australian Rules Football, Yet Another Metaphor For Life

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Spencer Hall attempts to play Australian Rules Football for the first time and lives to tell about it.

The Amateur: One Minute In A Rally Car With Travis Pastrana

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Our corespondent travels to Maine to ride shotgun in a rally car with action sports star Travis Pastrana. It's plenty long enough to learn that driving rally car is an advanced degree in insanity...

The Amateur: Rugby, A Game So Fun You'll Hardly Notice That Missing Limb

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Rugby sevens is a fast, violent, extremely athletic game that combines the most difficult aspects of football and soccer. And it's really, really fun, as Spencer Hall discovered when he headed to...

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