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Sat, 05/03/2014 - 17:39

skateboard lessonsSkateboarding is an amazing sport that many children and youth enjoy in our communities.  Like all sports you need someone to teach you how to perform in the sport and how to be safe.  During our lessons we stress street and park safety.

The epic drama of the rock-climbing baby bear

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 08:30
Nobody tell Stephen Colbert, but not only are bears good at climbing things like trees, they can also manage hard surfaces like the side of a rocky gorge. I would have thought that their claws wouldn't be so good on that kind of surface, but this mother-and-cub team of Mexican black bears manage just fine. The baby struggles a bit, but practice makes perfect!

Pro gamers to compete for X Games medals in Call of Duty: Ghosts

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 11:47
For the first time in the history ESPN's X Games, pro gamers will compete for medals playing Call of Duty: Ghosts in Austin this June. Major League Gaming (MLG) has partnered with the sports broadcaster ...

People are going to compete in 'Call of Duty' at the X Games

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 10:00

People are going to compete in 'Call of Duty' at the X GamesThe world's best Call of Duty players will soon square off at ESPN's X Games. For the first time ever, ESPN and Major League Gaming have teamed up to produce the MLG X Games Invitational, a three-day contest that will take place starting June 6th at X Games Austin. MLG says it's rounded up eight of the premier CoD teams, and they'll all be racking up kills to earn medals — the same ones going to world-class athletes competing in events like skateboarding, BMX, and Moto X. The MLG Invitational will be showcased in a big way with its own tent and a dedicated tournament area.

[video] Scuba Diving: Curing Ocean Phobias in Indonesian Waters

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 17:36
The Indonesian archipelago Raja Ampat is considered one of the best scuba spots on Earth. WSJ's Robin Kawakami gives her account of overcoming a fear of the ocean by taking the plunge into these depths ...

Harlem Globetrotters Attempt Surfing In Hawaii (VIDEO)

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:22

Harlem Globetrotters Attempt Surfing In Hawaii (VIDEO)Barack Obama admits he can’t compete with the Harlem Globetrotters on the court, but the bodysurfing boss of the free world might have a fighting chance in the ocean. It turns out open water, specifically surfing, is like Kryptonite to the world-famous super athletes. In the above video, courtesy of Freesurf Magazine, watch as teammates Bull Bullard and Flight Time Lang, respectively a dunker and dribbler for the Globetrotters, discover just how challenging surfing is on Oahu's famed North Shore. ...

Rock climber hurt in Yosemite fall

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 16:05
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a rock climber at Yosemite National Park had to be rescued by helicopter after falling 30 feet and suffering major injuries.

Finnish skydiver crash probe could take weeks

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:51

Wreckage of an aircraft covers the ground next to Jamijarvi Airfield, southwest Finland on Monday April 21, 2014. Finnish officials on Sunday eight people died when a small plane carrying parachutists crashed to the ground and caught fire. (AP Photo/LEHTIKUVA /Vesa Moilanen) FINLAND OUTHELSINKI (AP) — An investigation into a small plane crash that killed eight skydivers in Finland could take weeks or longer to complete because the charred remains of the aircraft are scattered over a large area of forest, authorities said Monday.

Skydiver Injured In Gloucester County

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 17:59

Snowboarding With Jet Engines Is Apparently Possible, Definitely Really Fast (VIDEO)

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 13:24

Snowboarding With Jet Engines Is Apparently Possible, Definitely Really Fast (VIDEO)Olympic Snowboarder Jamie Barrow became known as "Britain's Fastest Snowboarder" after he set the world record for fastest speed on a snowboard towed by a vehicle. In his latest stunt, Barrow used electric jet engines to get moving at speeds greater than 80 KPH. "It might sound a bit crazy to begin with, oh yeah, I'm going to be propelled along by electric jet engines," Barrow said. "But in reality, it's not as bad as it sounds. You're not going to take off and fly somewhere."

‘Wheelchair Motocross’ Returns To North Texas

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:46
Everyone is welcome to attend and participate in the 'Wheelchair Motocross', this Friday and Saturday in Irving. Get a sneak preview of the event here.

Man Descends Mountain On BMX Bike

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:58
Can you imagine riding down a mountain on a BMX bike? You don't have to. Thanks to a brave biker and a GoPro, we have an inside look at the dangerous stunt.

Cruise ship courts wealthy Chinese with on-board skydiving and bumper cars

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:51

Quantum of the SeasIn a strategic move that speaks volumes about the future of the cruise industry, Royal Caribbean International has announced that its newest ship, the titanic Quantum of the Seas, will make its home port in Shanghai next year. Pitched as a game-changer that will boast a string of on-board firsts such as bumper cars, skydiving and a 90-meter high glass capsule, the next generation cruise liner will dock in Shanghai next spring following its inaugural trip from New York to the Caribbean this year. The ship will set sail from the New York Harbor to the Caribbean for its maiden voyage this November, before making Shanghai its new home next May. The following month, the ship will sail three- to eight-night itineraries touring ports of call throughout Asia, sailing from Shanghai to Japan and Korea.

Mountain Climbing On a Whim

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:48
There's a Japanese proverb that states, "Fall down seven times; stand up eight." It's safe to say I fell at least 10 times during the climb up and down.

CSUSM Looks at Recreational Surfing as Viable Form of Fitness

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 05:00
On any given day along San Diego County's 70 miles of coastline, thousands of surfers may be spotted in the ocean, riding waves or patiently waiting for their next ride. While most would agree that they surf for the pure enjoyment of catching waves, a new study at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) seeks to further substantiate the sport of surfing as a dynamic physical workout. "Studies have been recently conducted with professional surfers in competition but there is limited research on the average person who surfs recreationally," said Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Sean Newcomer.

Surfing record-holder awaits 'monster' wave in Portugal

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 09:52

Big-wave surfer Garrett McNamara eats an apple before a surf session at Praia do Norte in NazareBy Axel Bugge NAZARE, Portugal (Reuters) - World-renowned American surfer Garrett McNamara holds a record for riding a 78-foot (24-m) wave - the largest ever surfed. "You know every wave is so different," McNamara said, looking out at the Atlantic Ocean from the village of Nazare in Portugal. He set his first record on what he calls the "Holy Grail of huge waves" in Nazare (Portuguese for Nazareth) in 2011.

Fear of Heights – Story of a Rock Climber

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 00:41

Fear of Heights – Story of a Rock ClimberJoe was afraid of heights.