Category: Action Sports

Quiksilver Pro NYC Delivers High Surf Drama, $1 Million-Dollar Purse, New Location for East Coast Surf Fans

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On the heels of Hurricane Irene, the event canceled its music festival portion, but got in the surf action with new swells from upcoming Hurricane Katia.

Nike U.S. Open of Surfing Wraps-up with Kelly Slater and Sally Fitzgibbons Claiming First Places

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500,000 people descended on Huntington Beach, CA last weekend for the finals of mainland America’s biggest surfing competition.

Skateboarding Big Air Off 80-Foot Perches Stokes Fans at X Games 17 -Bob Burnquist Lands the Gold

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One of the most exciting events at the X Games, Big Air skateboarding came with its fair share of thrills and chills and top skaters, including newcomer, 14-year-old Mitchie Brusco, threw massive tricks.

Motocross Freestyle Packs In Fans As Top Global Riders Perform Amazing Feats in X Games 17

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Once shunned as un-motocross-like, the freestyle event at X Games is now one of its biggest draws. Here’s why.

Dramatic Clutch Run Boosts Shaun White to Gold in X Games Skateboard Vert

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Highlight of X Games 17 comes from a dramatic showdown during Skateboard Vert competition with Pierre-Luc Gagnon, Shaun White, and Bucky Lasek proving why
this sport is a favorite among youth culture.

Skateboard Culture’s Public Domaine Show in Paris at La Gaite Lyrique Brings Art, Video, Pros, Music, Lifestyle to the City

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With a series of events and exhibitions, the relatively new space La Gaite Lyrique is bringing global skate culture to the forefront in Europe.

Pro Surfer Andy Iron’s Autopsy Results Reveal Death Due to Heart Attack and Drugs

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The delayed results of the untimely death of Andy Irons have raised considerable concern in the surfing industry. Now, different autopsies reveal a dark kept secret in the world of pro surfing.

Gatorade Continues Its BMX Support and Launches the All Day Session-3-Part Video Series Featuring Nigel Sylvester -First Stop, Miami

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Seeing the streets of different cities through the eyes and skills of top BMX riders give a fresh perspective on the landscape and the sport.

X Games Axes Women’s Vert Skateboarding for Summer Game-Ripple Effects of Disappoint Grows

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X Games boosts its moto events, but axes one of the few events left for women competitors, and their best event at that. From Tony Hawk to Lyn-Z Adams, girl shredders to supporters around the world -people are pissed.

Olympics Are Probably Moaning as ESPN X Games Announces New Expansion Now With 6 Events Globally

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While the question continues to rage on, “what is action sports these days?” the X Games continues its global domination.