Wheaton’s Alex Chu can’t play until he finds a helmet that will fit over his head.
Get this man a new lid
Lacrosse season is underway for thousands of student-athletes across the country, but one Massachusetts player can’t get on the field because his head is too big.
Alex Chu, a freshman goalie at Division-III Wheaton College whose head doesn’t even really look that big, can’t find a standard helmet that will fit over his head, and the NCAA won’t approve the custom-made one that he used in high school.
“Lacrosse is kind of my whole life,” Chu told the Boston Globe. “I can’t remember ever going this long without playing.”
Chu told The Sun Chronicle that his head measures 25 1/2 inches around and that the biggest helmets available on the market are 24 inches. An inch and a half might not sound like much, but Chu can’t even come close to squeezing his head into a commercial bucket. His last hope is a new helmet made by Warrior called the Burn, which isn’t available to the public yet. But Warrior is sending one to Chu in hopes it could solve his problem. As a former lacrosse player with a reasonably big head, I’m hoping it works out for him.
This match was obviously too easy
How good is .@AssumptionHS wrestler @jbiii_13? In his match against Independence, watch as he loses a contact lens, finds the lens, dusts off and picks up the lens and hands it to the referee - all while dominating the match. Broderson would win the match with a pin in at 2:18. pic.twitter.com/j1twTSanfE— Kevin Kohr (@kevin_kohr) February 14, 2019
That’s Julien Broderson, a senior at Assumption High School in Davenport, Iowa. In the middle of a match last week, he stopped to pick up a lost contact lens. Then he went on to pin his opponent and keep his undefeated record intact. He’ll be the No. 1 seed in the 195-pound weight class at this week’s state championships.
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Yolmer Sánchez was asked if he’s talked to Manny Machado during games:— James Fegan (@JRFegan) February 19, 2019
"Oh yeah. I always tell him he looks good. He always has nice shoes."
So you’re saying he couldn’t pass a physical?
Big congrats, dude
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Next time you see your barber, tell him “give me the North Korean dictator”
Looks relaxing enough
Scorpions on a plane
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Kejadian tak terduga pada penerbangan Lion Air JT 293, Pku-Jkt, 14 Feb 2019. Tiba-tiba muncul kalajengking (scorpion) di tempat penyimpanan bagasi di atas tempat duduk. Persis di atas kepala saya. Semoga ada langkah penanganan yang serius dan pihak Lion Air. “To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email to: firstname.lastname@example.org" #kalajengkingdipesawat #kalajengkingdilionair #hororkalajengkinglionair #terbangbersamakalajengking #scorpionatlionair #flightwithscorpion
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A good song
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