At this time last year, the world was obsessively watching skydiver and daredevil Felix Baumgartner — outfitted in a state-of-the-art pressure suit — jump out of a capsule 127,852 feet above the earth in the planet's stratosphere. It was scary. It was exciting. And it was epic.
Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the Red Bull Stratos mission, and it's a great excuse to relive it.
We recently talked with one of the world's best Razor scooter riders Tanner Markley about his time as a pro, how he got started, his training and his action sports team All Wheel Sports’ high-energy performances on America’s Got Talent. You can read that interview here, but we've also pulled together some of his best tricks, check out those photos below!More »
We chatted with Tanner Markley one of the country’s leading Razor scooter riders about how he got started, his training and his action sports team All Wheel Sports’ high-energy performances on America’s Got Talent.
[Photos: Tanner Markley in action]
How did you and your team, All Wheel Sports, end up on America’s Got Talent?
That’s the action sports show that I do year round. It’s with rollerbladers, BMX riders, skateboarders, parkour, gymnasts and cheerleaders; everything that involves an action sport, all in one show. I’ve been with the show for three years. This year we happened to try out for America’s Got Talent and we made it pretty far—we got into the semifinals. More »
[UPDATE 1:50 pm ET] The mission has been scrubbed today because of high winds in New MexicoMore »
As a world renown skateboarder and TV star Ryan Sheckler is one busy guy. Recently, he tore himself away from his hectic schedule and traveled to New York City for an Oakley store opening—the same company that has sponsored the daredevil since he was seven. Sheckler has awesome spin moves and can skate handrails, but can he handle our 10 questions? Keep reading to find out…. More »
He’s a legendary skateboarding pro, but on February 25th Tony Hawk will be the host with the most at Cartoon Network’s first ever Hall of Game Awards show.
Although skateboarding's king couldn’t reveal much about the sports and entertainment show that allows sports fans to vote on their favorite athletes and sports moments of the year, he did give a few hints about what to expect. Mr. 900 (Hawk was the first skater ever to land the 900—a trick that involves two and a half mid-air spins!—at the 1999 X Games) also chats about video games and some of his favorite new skaters on the scene.
Hold on to your seats! The SI Kids IN YOUR FACE 3D App is throwing you right into the action. You don’t have to be a sports fan to appreciate the exciting 3D photographs that jump out from your iPad. Based on the popular book, these 3D photos will truly make you feel like you’re part of the game. Get ready to catch a pass from Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, block a shot with NBA star Carlos Boozer, and cruise down a mountain with Olympic snowboarders.