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Winter One Hundred Years Ago - 1914 - 1915

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 12.03.2014 | Green
Minnesota Historical Society

As our local public radio weatherman says, "meteorological winter" has begun. Time to stop pretending those last leaves will be raked until spring; time to start thinking about other outdoor activities to entertain us. To that end, we present some images of people outside during the winter of 1914 - 15, one hundred years ago. Doesn't look so bad, does it?

Ice Skating in NYC: Your Guide to New York Ice Rinks

Erik Seide | Posted 11.11.2014 | New York
Erik Seide

New York City is often been portrayed, from holiday movies to the Christmas tree in Rockefellar Center, as the city that is a must visit destination to experience the sites and sounds of merriest of all seasons.

Watch This 6-Year-Old 'Limbo Skate' And Effortlessly Glide Under 39 Cars

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.25.2014 | Good News

This little skater boy shocks everyone as he limbos under 39 cars like it's NBD. The video above from Bancroft TV shows 6-year-old Gagan Satish of ...

Skateboarders Take to the Streets of Cuba (VIDEO)

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
HUMANITY.TV

Cuba isn't known for its non-conformists, so skateboarding, with its counter-cultural roots, is not a sport that has been encouraged on the Caribbean island. But a group of young individuals are still ollie-ing and grinding through the streets of Havana.

31 Signs You Used To Skateboard, And Will Always Be A Skater At Heart

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Being a skateboarder is like being part of a secret society. There's a certain language, etiquette and history that skaters all know and follow. When ...

WATCH: Skateboarding On Fire And In Slow-Motion Is Seriously Hot Stuff

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.31.2013 | Sports

It's a good thing Jonathan and Jason Bastian are total professionals, because someone just lit their skateboards on fire. For an October installmen...

10 Things I Learned About Roller Derby From the Texas Rollergirls

Tim Young | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports
Tim Young

If you're not in the know, The Texas Rollergirls are celebrating their 10th season as a professional sport. And in honor of that, I want to share with you 10 things I've learned about the league.

LOOK: The Only Dad Who Can Get Away With This Stunt

Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents

Skating superstar Tony Hawk makes a fair point on Instagram. He might be the only dad who can pull off this trick -- riding at a skate park (possibly ...

Let Your Kid Fail

Eva Glettner | Posted 12.10.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

If you grow up believing that everything everywhere is attainable, life will really be hard to stomach when mom and dad aren't there.

My Daughters, Trixie Pixie and The SheVil Dead

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 10.09.2012 | Parents
Bruce Reyes-Chow

In Trixie Pixie and the rest of the skaters, they saw adult women who embodied the many things that we try to teach them about being a strong and secure person in the world.

The Faithful Shopper: Fall into Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

For fashionistas, October means that we only have a few more weeks to get into shape for those holiday parties! New York has any number of shops to equip you properly for your sport of choice.

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

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Skateboarders Going Green

Kevin Duffel | Posted 06.08.2011 | Green
Kevin Duffel

Skateboarding gear wears out quickly and needs frequent replacement. When there are upwards of 13 million active skaters in America, that's a hell of a lot of gear to be manufactured only to subsequently end up in a landfill.

PHOTOS: 11 Awesome Ice Skating Rinks Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

When it comes to travel in winter, you can either fantasize about escaping the cold, or run headlong into it, embracing the season's icy wiles. Of all...

Evgeni Plushenko INELIGIBLE For Olympics

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Evgeni Plushenko will need more than quadruple jumps to make it to the Sochi Olympics. The Olympic gold and silver meda...

Burton Tapped to Design Uniforms for the 2010 U.S. Snowboarding Team

Kelly O'Reilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kelly O'Reilly

Burton's ascent began with, and still seems to build on its commitment to creating the best (and for a long time, only) snowboarding gear and giving birth to a market.

Watching the Ice Thicken...

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

While this is a country where one can hardly ignore the many beautiful landscape paintings of skaters on canals, due to global warming, the race has not been possible since 1997.