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How I Became One of THOSE Moms

Mimi James | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents
Mimi James

Soon, I, the carefree, all-about-personal-convenience mom, was driving my son to different cities around California for weekend tournaments.

This Teen Has Surfed 1,000 Days In A Row (And Counting!)

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 04.23.2014 | Teen

You might say Meg Roh is obsessed with surfing. The 15-year-old from Southern California has hit the waves every day for almost three years, rain or s...

13-Year-Old Surfing Prodigy Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Posted 04.09.2014 | Teen

You could say that Noah Beschen was destined to take an interest in surfing: His dad is legendary surfer Shane Beschen and he grew up on the North Sho...

High School Student's Touchdown Of A Lifetime (VIDEO)

Posted 11.04.2013 | Teen

Friday night football games may be the norm at Decatur High School, but a recent game brought the crowd to their feet in a big way -- and all because ...

How Rowing Helped This Teen Become A Student Success (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 05.29.2013 | Teen

Monique Avin, an 18-year-old who hails from Brooklyn, N.Y., wasn't aware of rowing before her sophomore year of high school. Today, the senior is on t...

You Won't BELIEVE How Fast This Teen Can Run (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 05.07.2013 | Teen

At just 17 years-old, Yoshihide Kiryu is a new, lightning-fast star of the sprinting world. On April 29, the teen from Japan finished a 100-meter race...

GIRL ON FIRE (VIDEO)

Posted 01.16.2013 | Teen

Watch out, Katniss: There's a new "girl on fire" in town. Last week, 2012 U.S. Junior National Champion ice skater Gracie Gold made an appearance on t...

One-Armed Teen Basketball Player Dominates Competition (VIDEO)

Posted 12.13.2012 | Teen

Zach Hodskins, the 6'2" junior guard of Milton High School's basketball team, has competed -- and won -- against some of the top high school players i...

How This 18-Year-Old Became A Professional Rock Climber

tv | Posted 09.20.2012 | Teen

By Sierra Tishgart Most of us have enjoyed the thrill of rock climbing at some point, whether it's at camp, the mall, or a ritzy gym. But we often...

Teachers Strike Threatens College Dreams For Young Athletes

AP | BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

CHICAGO — Deandre Welch understands how a teachers strike might cause him to miss a few high school football practices and even a scheduled game...

Why Is Soccer More Dangerous For Girls? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.18.2012 | Teen

Although high school football and hockey have long been raising concern and spurring legislation due to their high incidences of concussions, a less-s...

Is This 17-Year-Old The Next Shaquille O'Neal?

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 04.19.2012 | Teen

CHICAGO -- This is what it's like to be Jabari Parker, the nation's top high school basketball player. One day he's presenting a project in his Spani...

An Athlete's Domain

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 04.30.2012 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

I think that whenever an athlete enters the mindset of the athletes domain, they are more awake and alive than they have been before in their lives.

Rhythmic Diaries: 'Let The Competitions Begin'

Elaine Dai | Posted 04.23.2012 | Home
Elaine Dai

I instantly snap into performance mode, salute the judges, and assume my pose. Everything goes flawlessly for a few moments, and then my ball routine transforms into a game of cat-and-mouse.

Against All Odds, Inspiring Afghan Teen Boxer Heads To Olympics

Posted 02.10.2012 | Home

17-year-old Sadaf and 18-year-old Shabnam Rahimi are just like many other teenage girls that play sports. They're passionate, driven, and they dream o...

Crowning a Champion in Indianapolis (Again)

Zach Veach | Posted 04.03.2012 | Home
Zach Veach

I remind myself to never fail to dream big -- I dream of someday taking the checkered flag in the Indianapolis 500-mile race.

QUICK POLL: Should The Youth Olympics Have Co-Ed Teams?

Posted 01.18.2012 | Home

Inspiring teen athletes from all over the world are competing in Innsbruck, Austria for the 2012 Youth Winter Olympics this week. If you haven't been...

Mother Of Fallen Teen Athlete Wants Defibrillators In Schools

AP | By LARRY LAGE | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

-- Tiny Fennville, Mich., is getting ready to host a basketball game for the first time since Wes Leonard made a game-winning shot and collapsed seco...

School Adults Didn't Protect Student From Being Dunked Into Fecal Toilet, Mother Claims

Posted 08.06.2012 | Education

A Columbus, Neb. mother has filed a claim against Columbus Public Schools for allegedly failing to protect her now-16-year-old son from bullying and "...

Student Athletes Can Play In Heat, But With Precautions, Pediatricians Say

AP | By LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 10.08.2011 | Education

CHICAGO -- Playing sports in hot, steamy weather is safe for healthy children and teen athletes, so long as precautions are taken and the drive to win...