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NOT GIVING UP: 9 Reasons Detroit Is STILL The Most Extreme

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods and Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.17.2013 | Detroit

Wednesday morning kicked off with a huge letdown for scores of Detroiters hopeful the city would be named the host of the Summer X Games. Unfortunatel...

ESPN Chooses New Host City For Summer X Games

Posted 07.17.2013 | Detroit

Austin will host the Summer X Games for three years beginning in 2014, ESPN announced Wednesday. The city was one of four finalists vying for the ...

To Live And Rise Detroit

Cecilia Pagkalinawan | Posted 08.19.2013 | Small Business
Cecilia Pagkalinawan

I got on my plane to NY after 48 hours in Detroit with tears in my eyes. Why was I so moved by the people, entrepreneurs, and start-ups I met during such a short visit? Trips to London, Milan, Los Angeles and San Francisco have never affected me in such a way.

ESPN Makes Detroit A Finalist For Chance To Host X Games

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.30.2013 | Detroit

It's official. Detroit wowed ESPN enough to be named a finalist in the sports network's quest to choose a host city for the Summer X Games beginning i...

Skateboarder Curses After Winning X Games Gold

Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

After winning gold in the Women’s Street final of the 2013 X Games Foz do Iguaçu, Brazilian skateboarder Leticia Bufoni didn't mince words when ask...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

9 Things To Know About Detroit's X Games Bid | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.04.2013 | Detroit

Picture this: thousands of thrill-seekers flooding Detroit for a summer festival of alternative sports, music and film. It's not a sure thing yet, but...

X Games Style: All Grown Up & Going Global

Joah Spearman | Posted 07.09.2012 | Style
Joah Spearman

The headline of this year's Games was the fact that this year -- X Games' 18th -- marked the end of the adolescent phase for ESPN's action sports juggernaut.

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...

Jordan Schultz

Tony Hawk Builds Skate Parks | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.14.2011 | Sports

Tony Hawk is pretty busy these days. When he's not acting in commercials or creating best-selling video games, he's likely raising money to build more...