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Adam Apsan

Will Nyjah Huston Win SLS Gold?

At 16 years of age, pro skater Nyjah Huston has already won second-place in the X-games and won every street league competition up to date. Nyjah was the youngest ever skateboarder to compete in the X-Games and he is an entrepreneur, owning his own skateboard company called I&I Skateboards.

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Adam Apsan

Q&A with Skateboarding Legend Matt Rodriguez

I had a chance to sit down with skateboarding legend Matt Rodriguez at the Journeys Backyard BBQ in Woodbridge, NJ.
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Christina M. Tapper

10 Questions with…Ryan Sheckler

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 »

Christina M. Tapper Q&A: Tony Hawk

  • The Arena
  • Christina M. Tapper
  • February 3, 2011, 12:32 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!

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"

  • Jumbotron
  • Justin Tejada
  • October 25, 2010, 11:22 AM

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

  • Olympics
  • Sarah Braunstein
  • August 18, 2010, 4:33 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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