On Wednesday night, September 12, 2012, legendary snowboarding and skateboarding pioneer Tom Sims passed away from cardiac arrest at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, CA. He was 61. Tom Sims was known for many things including the inventor of the snowboard on the West Coast when he built his “skiboard” in 1963. He later went on […]
Tom Sims, Legendary Snowboard and Skateboard Pioneer, Passes Away at 61
Big-Wave Surfing Taken to New Limits as Jaws Gets Ski-Surfed Instead of Surfed-Surfed
The progression of big-wave surfing has taken another leap as skier Chuck Patterson skis down the monster faces of Jaws in Maui.
Winter X Games Wraps Up with Show-stopping Performances by Shaun White, Gretchen Bleiler; Label Networks Compares Sports in X Games to Favorite Sports to Watch Among Youth Culture
It was a crazy action sports weekend with ASR and Agenda ending in San Diego, and the Winter X Games wrapping up Sunday, January 27th in Aspen. As snow blanketed the mountains in Colorado, ESPN delivered a tight package of winter action sports drama with Shaun White stomping the Men’s Superpipe with a frontside big air, front and backside 1080’s, and a frontside 1260 at the very bottom of the pipe, beating out Japanese phenom Ryo Aono.