Head-Mounted Referee Cam Makes Rugby Seem Even Crazier

New tech gives viewers an up-close view at the world’s most dangerous team sport.

1. Here’s rugby referee Chris Pollock, after being outfitted with the world’s first sanctioned in-match rugby cam.

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2. The ear-strapped gizmo means Australian TV viewers can see match footage that was never possible.

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3. They can see the scrum from way up close.

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4. You can see Pollock explain one of his calls to a player four times his size.

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5. You can even see breakaway runs as they develop from nothing.

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6. Here’s a complete look at how this experiment came to pass.

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7. Similarly awesome: Hockey ref cam. (NFL ref cam should be next up, please.)

Video available at: http://vimeo.com/57632265.
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