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Christina Tapper

SIKIDS.com Q&A: Tony Hawk 10

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  • Posted by: Christina Tapper
  • February 3, 2011, 1:32 PM

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.

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Download the New SI Kids 3D App Now! 67

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  • December 17, 2010, 1:35 PM

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.

 

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Justin Tejada

Q&A with Adam Hicks from Disney XD's "Zeke and Luther" 14

  • Posted by: Justin Tejada
  • October 25, 2010, 12:22 PM

As one of the main characters on the popular Disney XD show “Zeke and Luther,” actor Adam Hicks, who plays Luther, is a star in his own right. But even Hicks was a little starstruck when skateboarding legend Tony Hawk appeared on set for a guest role on “Zeke and Luther.” In the episode, which airs at 8:30 p.m. on October 25 on Disney XD, Hicks and costar Hutch Dano, who plays Zeke, try to track down Hawk so that they can skate with him. SI Kids caught up with Hicks recently to chat about skateboarding, meeting Tony Hawk, and what fans can expect from this season of “Zeke and Luther.” (Pictures and video after the jump)

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Sarah Braunstein

USA Cleaning Up at the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games 8

  • Posted by: Sarah Braunstein
  • August 18, 2010, 5:33 PM

The Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games are underway in Singapore and team USA is hauling in the hardware. Keep reading to hear about some of the highlights…

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Duane Munn

Nerf N-Strike Stampede ECS 12

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  • Posted by: Duane Munn
  • August 10, 2010, 5:07 PM


Courtesy of Nerf

My main problem with Nerf blasters of yesteryear has always been the same: they never seem to hold enough ammo to get me through a game of Capture the Flag, and they never fire darts fast enough.

Man oh MAN does the N-Strike Stampede make such problems a thing of the past...

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Duane Munn

Reebok RunTone 4

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  • Posted by: Duane Munn
  • July 26, 2010, 4:00 PM


Courtesy of Reebok

Reebok realllllly likes assigning metaphors to their running sneakers all of a sudden.

Just a few months after introducing energy drinks for your feet, the company that won the John Wall lottery is introducing the RunTone. Aka, the sneaker that brings "sand to the streets".

"GearHead, why does the RunTone bring sand to the streets," you may be asking...

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Zack Loss

SIKIDS.com Q&A: Andy Roddick 1

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  • Posted by: Zack Loss
  • July 20, 2010, 1:08 PM


Courtesy of Caroline Kilday/University of Nebraska-Lincoln

There’s no busier time in professional tennis than the summer months. Between Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, and World Team Tennis, it’s the most important time for players to train and compete.

That isn’t stopping tennis star Andy Roddick from giving back to the community.

This past weekend, the top-ranked American men’s player traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska to run a tennis clinic for athletes competing in the 2010 Special Olympics.

SIKIDS.com had a chance to catch up with Roddick before he took to the court. Check out what he had to say…

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