Remember the time where Lewis Hamilton pulled into McLaren’s pit-stop lane when he was racing for Mercedes? Hamilton was with McLaren for 13 years and the switch to Mercedes was something that he was still getting used to. The comical pit-stop blunder caused a wave of laughter and brought a smile to everyone’s faces despite the intense race that was happening. It is sports moment like this that makes one wish that they were there to witness it live.
As sports matches are streamed online now, it opens up an option for fans to catch matches or games highlights whenever they want. With immaculate visual and sound, a TV like the LG GX OLED TV can replicate the feeling of a live atmosphere, all in the comfort of your home. Don’t have a favourite sports moment? Not to worry, here are some of the greatest sports moments you can relive.
2016 Olympic Rio Games – Lee Chong Wei vs. Lin Dan
Every Malaysian knows that badminton is one of our most beloved sport and Datuk Lee Chong Wei is one of Malaysia’s top sports hero. Every hero has his or her rival. Datuk Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan was one clear example. Whenever the two buttheads in a championship, mamak restaurants are swamped with fans, watching, and cheering our national hero on. Of all the matches that they two had played against each other, Datuk Lee Chong Wei would come out victorious against Lin Dan only a handful of times. Which is why when he bested Lin Dan at the 2016 Rio Olympics Men’s Singles semi-final, it was one of the best matches in badminton history for Malaysians.
Of course, not many have the luxury to take a flight to Rio, Brazil to witness that legendary match live. But the LG GX OLED TV can bring the luxurious experience of the live match to your doorsteps with the OLED Motion Pro feature. Every player’s quick and subtle movement can be seen without any blurriness or flickering. It also further enhances the players’ movements; you can even watch out for their effective footwork during the match. Badminton footwork, especially, would look like a dance that you cannot keep up with. Now, it is possible that this is one dance that your eyes can dance along with!
Longest Tennis Match in History
For tennis enthusiasts out there, who could forget the 2010 Wimbledon Men’s Singles First Round match between then American 23rd seed John Isner and French qualifier Nicolas Mahut. The gruelling match lasted 11 hours and 5 minutes, over the course of three days (with breaks in between, of course. Let’s be honest, no one in this world can play a tennis match for 3 days straight). It went on to become the longest tennis match in history with the game going into 5 sets and a tie-breaker set that seemed to last forever. Imagine taking a flight to Singapore, staying a night, then flying back to Malaysia and the game is still ongoing. Yes, that’s how long the match was.
Needless to say, that match was one of the most talked about in the tennis world and many wished they were there to see it live. With the LG GX OLED TV, it allows for an immersive experience, bringing the historical game to life. The SELF-LIT PiXELS feature shows every action in all its glory thanks to the illumination of every pixel, which displays fast-moving movements with less blur and flicker. A 220km/h flying serve would still be visible on the TV! Not to mention, the TV’s slim design transports one to the live game itself, mimicking the experience of watching the game in the moment. You won’t even feel as though you’re watching the game on a TV. The TV’s design will also turn that match into a work of art that it already is!
Immerse Yourself into the Game
Almost everyone would remember these two iconic sports moments. Can you imagine being there to witness and hear the making of a sports history? No? Well, now you can. The LG GX OLED TV’s Bluetooth Surround Ready feature can connect any two Bluetooth speakers to the TV and create a surround sound effect. Hearing the loud cheers and thundering claps of either of the above matches will definitely put you in a place where you get the feeling of a live atmosphere. What’s even better is that the TV comes with LG AI ThinQ function where you can use voice recognition to command your TV. Checking your Instagram and you missed an important match point? No worries, you can rewind by talking to your TV!
It’s not very often that we come across moments in sports that has the world in awe. But when that happens, we would want to make sure that we can re-watch highlights or relive those moments and tell tales from experiencing them. These two intense matches had us off the edge of our seats and will definitely live on in our memory for a very long time. And there you have it, the two of the greatest sports moments in the sports world. So, sit back, relax, get comfortable because you are definitely going to sweat profusely as you anxiously watch these sports hero continue to battle it out.