SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Hitting a 100 mph pitch with a bat is hard enough, but have you ever considered using a sword?
Sounds crazy, right? Well, a Japanese samurai did just that in this video:
Isao Machii is a 42-year-old master of laido, a Japanese sword-based martial arts. He has a number of videos that have gone viral in which he takes on everything from an 80 mph flying shrimp to BB gun pellets. In June, the samurai went head-to-head in a slicing competition with an industrial robot.
Isao is also a Guinness World Record holder, holding several records including most martial arts sword cuts to straw mats in three minutes and mastest 1,000 martial arts sword cuts.
A collision at a Clairemont Mesa intersection killed a 91-year-old motorist Friday, authorities reported.
San Diego State has provisionally suspended senior forward Malik Pope, the team’s leading scorer and rebounder, while its compliance department investigates whether he received a $1,400 loan from an agent.
Love explosions? Science? How about Mythbusters?? The Fleet Science Center has the perfect new exhibit for you.
The USNS Mercy hospital ship set sail from San Diego Friday morning for an international humanitarian mission in Asia.
A woman was killed early Friday morning on a Solana Beach freeway after apparently fleeing on foot from the site of a crash, authorities said.
As the gun debate rages on, Democratic Congressman, Scott Peters, announced Friday that he will be sharing letters he has received from San Diegans who are pleading for Congress to address the country’s gun epidemic.
Light and scattered showers are possible early Friday in parts of San Diego County though the clouds are expected to clear up and sunny skies should prevail by the afternoon.