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A Rad Life in the World of BMX

Bill Allen | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Bill Allen

I first became aware of BMX (bicycle motocross) in the spring of 1985. Having been chosen for the lead role in famed action director Hal Needham's next film, RAD, I soon got a crash course in extreme sports.

Robbie 'Maddo' Maddison Zooms Across The Ocean On Dirt Bike Like Something Out Of A Dream

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.03.2015 | Sports

Walking -- or driving -- on water seems like something you only read in storybooks, but one stunt driver has made it a reality.   ...

Guy On Bicycle Backflips Four Times For Crazy Record

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.13.2015 | Sports

Perhaps you took your bicycle out for a spin last weekend. But did you consider attempting a quadruple backflip on it? Probably not, because you ha...

Here's One Use For An Abandoned Football Stadium

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.09.2015 | Sports

The future of the Silverdome, the abandoned and crumbling stadium where the Detroit Lions once played, is uncertain. In the meantime, however, it make...

Faithful Shopper: Re-Cycle Your Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.16.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

It's spring at last, and time to get yourself in shape for summer. One of the great exercises around, that's particularly easy on the joints, is cycling.

WATCH: BMX Master Makes Citi Bikes Look Cool

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.12.2013 | New York

You don't often hear the words 'cool,' and 'Citi Bike' in the same sentence. Convenient maybe, but cool? It's hard to make those clunky, slow bikes fl...

Emma Diab

K-Rob: For The Kids Back Home | Emma Diab | Posted 05.10.2013 | Impact

(Photo by Jen Aborn) PRO BMX BIKER Kevin Robinson may hold a world record and have five gold medals under his belt, but he hasn't forgotten the...

PHOTOS: BMX Brings Extreme Action To London

Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

BMX racing may not be one of the most popular events scheduled at the London Olympics, but the high-flying jumps and speedy turns certainly offer spec...

Brazilian Cyclist Crashes In Olympic BMX Semis

AP | Posted 08.10.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- BMX rider Squel Stein of Brazil crashed during Friday's semifinals of the BMX competition and was taken from the course on a stretcher. Ste...

U.S. BMX Rider Has Surgery After Olympics Practice Crash

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 08.06.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- BMX rider Arielle Martin of the United States has had surgery after injuring her liver and lung in a crash during practice last week that kn...

BMX Star Helps Save Hometown's Middle School Sports Program | Posted 03.06.2012 | Impact

Down at the Little Red Schoolhouse in East Providence, serious business was afoot last Wednesday. In the childcare center, residents brainstormed ways...

Sporting Good: Of X Men, X Women and Families at X Games 17

Wyatt Closs | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Wyatt Closs

While television created ESPN X Games, it's a whole other thing when seen up close. Few sports combine athleticism, artistry, and outright danger as much as the X Games 17 in Los Angeles.

ESPN X Games 17: Up. Side. Down. And All Around. The Hot Pics!

Wyatt Closs | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Wyatt Closs


PHOTOS: Action-Packed X Games Kicks Off In LA

Posted 09.28.2011 | Los Angeles

The summer X Games started Thursday in Downtown LA, and already there have been injuries, crashes, and phenomenal feats. While the action sports ev...

WATCH: Incredible New BMX World Record

Posted 07.31.2011 | Sports

Jed Mildon, a 24-year-old New Zealander, made history this weekend when he landed the first-ever BMX triple backflip in a competition. Mildon launc...

PHOTOS: Europe's Art Fair 'Mecca' Is Back With $1.4 Billion Worth Of Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) is back: The art-lover’s “Mecca” returns in 2011 (March 18-27), as collectors, gallerists...

Greening Hollywood: W.I.N.

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Water Innovation Now Contest 2008 is a win-win program for Southern California students. Not only will they participate and have a voice in coming up ...

Olympic-Sized Musings

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew Brandt

The most dramatic affront to the Olympic ideal has to be the Redeem Team, the latest incarnation of the Dream Team.