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Aaron Baker: Defying the Odds One Step at a Time

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 06.04.2015 | Impact
Sarah Blahovec

Aaron's recovery was as remarkable as it was challenging. "Prior to my injury, I had been very athletic and very competitive. After the accident, I wasn't trying to 'get back' to anything. I accepted my new life.

Was the NJ Supercross Awesome? Fuggetaboutit!

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

The first Supercross race to take place anywhere in the Northeast in 23 years is now in the record books.

5 Things for Motocross Racers to Do In NYC

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 06.24.2014 | New York
Bayo Olukotun

While it's great that SX has finally reached the largest urban market in the U.S., there is no place that a motocrosser is more out of his element than in a concrete jungle.

Maddening Skills: 'Mad Skills Motocross 2' Might Drive Your Thumbs Crazy

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 05.03.2014 | Technology
Bayo Olukotun

Your brow is beaded with sweat, your pulse races, pupils dilated. Are you being chased down a dark alley by a menacing figure? Possibly, but th...

Whoa, Kid, Save Something For The Race

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.11.2013 | Comedy

If you look on the side of this kid's bike, you can see a decal for Rockstar Energy. Perhaps he had one too many of their energy drinks, because he se...

Motocross Legend Larry Linkogle's Mind Of The Demon: A Great, Gritty Read

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.31.2013 | Books
Xaque Gruber

I didn't even know how to spell motocross correctly until this book came across my desk, but I was compelled to read it having heard the Linkogle urban-legend tales -- and I loved it cover to cover.

The Sports Figure Who Became My Absolute Obsession

Tom Cramer | Posted 05.13.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

The thing saw on Wide World of Sports became an absolute obsession: Evel Knievel. He made such a strong impact on me, that it would be an injustice to give him such brief attention. He will be the focus of an upcoming post. I can sum it up this way: some called him courageous, some called him an idiot; all questioned his sanity. I called him hero.

Millsaps and Canard Battle to the Finish at Anaheim

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 03.13.2013 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

There are some seasons that open with a bang (hunting season comes to mind), and others that are nothing more than a bunt. For the 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season opener at Angel's Stadium in Anaheim, CA, fans were treated to a deafening bang.

$1 Million On the Line at Monster Energy Cup

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 10.19.2012 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

2012 hasn't exactly been the best for building the self-esteem of top level American motocross, but there is light at the end of the tunnel: the Monster Energy Cup.

Against All Odds, She's Competing In The X Games

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2012 | Teen

At first glance, Nicole Madsen might seem like a typical 19-year-old. She's a freshman at Taft College in California, but when she's not hitting the b...

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Heads to the Heat of Texas

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

Last weekend, the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships kicked off the 2012 series at Hangtown near Sacramento, CA and the racing delivered in a big way.

Off to the Outdoors: AMA Pro Motocross Starts Up at Hangtown

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 07.16.2012 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

The opening round of the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Nationals, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, is only a few days away near Sacramento, CA at Hangtown and with it comes a refreshed stable of riders.

Supercross Moves East

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

The East Lites series, like last year, is set to have a field of some very fast and talented riders. Some are rookies, some veterans, and one is the defending champ. Here are my top five major players

Austrian Oranges Taste Like Success: Dungey Wins On a KTM

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 03.24.2012 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

In the United States, KTM became a respected bike and team within the small-bore ranks several years ago. But KTM has long struggled to find a foothold among big-bore pro racers, and therefore, the trust of the American market.

Way Too Trey: Is Trey Canard Trying Too Hard?

Bayo Olukotun | Posted 02.14.2012 | Sports
Bayo Olukotun

Last week, word started getting around the racing community that Team Honda Muscle Milk star, Trey Canard, had been injured... again.

Riders Struggle Through New Event At X Games 17

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.01.2011 | Sports

Well, this didn't quite go as planned. During the Moto Enduro X race, a brand new event at X Games 17, according to the LA Times, more than half t...

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...

Willow Tree: The Roots of Pink and Carey Hart's Baby Girl

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

I couldn't help but think that Pink's baby Willow was waltzing into this world with a powerful gene pool. So I decided to look into it.

Jimmie Johnson Should Quit NASCAR

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Steve Parker

As they might say down South, JJ should "get out now while the gettin's good."

Andrew McFarlane DEAD: Motocross Star Dies In Crash

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Star Motocross rider Andrew McFarlane died Sunday from injuries suffered during a crash in Melbourne, Australia. According to AFP, the crash occurred ...

Opee, Motocross Dog, Goes 10,000 Miles (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The AP tracked down Opee, an 8-year-old dog with a passion for motocross biking. The pooch accompanies motocross rider Mike Schelin, and the pair have...