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The Death of Skate – Is Skateboarding Declining?

The Death of Skate - Is Skateboarding Declining?
Levels of interest in skateboarding have declined, both globally and within its five national strongholds. This is according to a recent report on the relative popularity of skateboarding as a Google search term. In the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom search activity relating to skateboarding has decreased dramatically, virtually year-on-year since 2004. The decline was steepest... 

Lindsey Vonn Recovering in Hospital.

Lindsey Vonn Recovering in Hospital.
Lindsey Vonn Responds Well to Rehab. Lindsey Vonn Recovering Skiing superstar, Lindsey Vonn is reported to be recovering well in rehab after treatment for her most serious sporting injury to date. The 28-year-old Olympic gold medalist has recently undergone reconstructive surgery on her knee, following a devastating crash earlier this year. The injuries sustained were so serious that many feared the... 

Mountain Climbing Accident – Falling Down – Guest Post

Mountain Climbing Accident - Falling Down - Guest Post
Climber’s Fall Caught on Camera. Mountain climbing is definitely not for the faint of heart. Every year, many adrenaline junkies go in search of adventure, looking to get their thrill fix. Even with risk assessment and modern safety equipment, the possibility of a mountain climbing accident remains a present risk. Even the most experienced climbers run the risk of falling. In February, a mountain... 

Four Mountain Climbers Killed in Scottish Avalanche

Four Mountain Climbers Killed in Scottish Avalanche
Tragedy Claims Lives of Four Climbers in Scottish Avalanche. Four British mountain climbers have died in a Scottish avalanche. A fifth is critically injured and currently receiving medical treatment in hospital in Glasgow. The incident, which involved a group of six climbers, took on place on Saturday afternoon on Bidean nam Bian, a 1000+ peak to the south of Glencoe. Scottish Avalanche: According... 

Lance Armstrong – Lie Strong

Lance Armstrong - Lie Strong
Lance Armstrong Finally Fesses Up. It’s been a while since the world of competitive sport has seen such a monumental fall from grace as that experienced by Lance Armstrong over the past few months. During an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the disgraced former superstar of cycling finally confessed to a litany of wrongs relating to his now infamous career. Central to the 41-year-old’s misconduct... 

Shaun White Arrest – Snowboarder Given Clean Slate.

Shaun White Arrest - Snowboarder Given Clean Slate.
SHAUN WHITE ARREST CHARGES DISMISSED. Shaun White has good reason to celebrate the arrival of 2013. The 26-year-old snowboarder-cum-skater received some very welcome news this week when criminal charges against him were dismissed. White, who is currently in training for the US Snowboarding Association’s Sprint Grand Prix, can now concentrate fully on qualifying for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. The... 

Tommy Fynn Joins DC APAC – Video

Tommy Fynn Joins DC APAC - Video
DC APAC Welcomes Tommy Fynn. South African born skateboarder Tommy Fynn has been shredding as hard as he can since joining Stereo Skateboards as an AM in 2011. Yet despite already being followed by Matix, Independent and Lakai, he has received what could be his biggest opportunity yet. Tommy has been proudly welcomed as the first member of the newly formed DC APAC (Asia & Pacific) team. DC skateboards... 

Olympic Windsurfing Decision U Turn For Rio

Olympic Windsurfing Decision U Turn For Rio
Windsurfing Olympians Celebrate the Reinstatement of their Sport. Olympic Windsurfing Will Return at Rio 2012 The ISAF has reversed its decision to drop windsurfing in favour of kiteboarding at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. In a dramatic move, the international governing body for sailing sports has reinstated windsurfing to the Olympic roster at the expense of kiteboarding. Professional windsurfers... 

Nick Garcia Goes Pro with Element Skateboards – Skate Video

Nick Garcia Goes Pro with Element Skateboards - Skate Video
Nick Garcia Joins Element’s Pro Skateboarding Team. Years of travelling, shredding and hard work have finally paid off for  AM Nick Garcia. Element Skateboards have introduced him as a Pro, with arms wide open. His arrival comes with the production of two new decks and a t shirt. The decks feature an all new badge logo for Garcia, which quotes ” The Harder You Work The Luckier You Get”,... 

Daredevil Aims to Smash Kitesurfing World Record

Daredevil Aims to Smash Kitesurfing World Record
Adventurer Has Double Kitesurfing World Record In Sight. Over a Century ago, Captain Webb famously became the first person on record to swim the English Channel. Covered in porpoise oil and fuelled by whisky, the intrepid adventurer dived-off Admiralty Pier in Dover and didn’t stop swimming until he reached the northern coast of France, twenty-two hours later. Ever since then, daredevils and adrenaline... 
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