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Two Men. Two Bikes. Two Continents – The Motorcycle Ride To Help Street Kids In Mongolia

  By the time you’re reading this, Australian pilots Nick Harbison and Dominic Prezwanski will be somewhere along their 18,757km (approx. 11,655mi) plus motorcycle ride from Vladivostok, one of the Easternmost ports of Russia to London, England. Travelling on two BMW F650GS Dakars, Nick and Dom’s transcontinental motorcycle ride is estimated to take approximately four […]

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The Perils Of Dating Your Trainer: Fighting Muay Thai Or The Relationship?

PART 5   FEBRUARY 2014   “You don’t care enough,” Gong continues. “All you want to do during training is play cartwheel kicks with Glai. You train Muay Thai but you’re the worst one at the gym!”   “Okay Gong, maybe I’m the worst at our gym, but do you really think I couldn’t win […]

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How The Coup Affected Us— A Little Muay Thai Gym In Buriram, Thailand

  I had been watching Senrak cut weight for 4 days now. It was painful. He didn’t have that much weight to cut it was more so the way in which he was doing it; run, sweat suit, repeat. The weather at this particular time was also quite vehement; not such much the heat but […]

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The Perils Of Dating Your Trainer: Don’t Fight Please

  PART 4   FEBRUARY 2014   It’s Saturday night, just a week before my planned trip to Phuket. Gong, my nak muay boyfriend of the last six months, is at the wheel of his beloved Toyota Vios and I’m gazing out the window at the passing lights of Bangkok. We’re cruising down the main […]

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A Typical Day in Issan

  I woke up this morning very excited; one because I didn’t have to go to work, and two because Mr. Dit was taking me to interview Rotduan Sit. Seeanbreeak who is a professional Muay Thai fighter that identifies as a ladyboy. I first saw them fight in March of this year, Rotduan Sit. Seeanbreeak […]

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Behind The Scenes Of ‘At My Door’ By Glenn Love. A Video That I Was In.

  Shooting Canadian industrial / dark electronic artist Glenn Love‘s At My Door video was an interesting exercise in creativity.   The idea was Dyno Mike’s of Mikey Brand Productions.  He proposed that we work together to create a music video based in surrealism.  We weren’t certain what Glenn’s lyrics meant but the two of us […]

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Annihilation Of The Self In Muay Thai

  The following is a guest post written by Cate Gurevich who is currently living and training muay thai in Thailand.   One of my favourite films is Kill Bill, because secretly I am a sixteen year old boy. I love almost every part of the films, even though I know almost every part is […]

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The Perils Of Dating Your Trainer: Romance or Rejection

  PART 2   August 2013   I mention to Gong the prospect of taking my first fight. He laughs at me, seems surprised I want to fight, and says he doesn’t think I’m ready yet. “Maybe three months, Linsee. Maybe. If you train really hard.”   A few days later, something in me snaps […]

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Hello New Writers, Sponsors And Ads

    Hey People,   It’s catch up date time and here I am, letting you in on all of the changes you regulars have been noticing on MBSB.  First, some mood music (less the incredibly violent nature of the video):     Now let’s begin…   Sponsored posts have made appearances on the site […]