Matt Higgins

BASE-Jumping the Shark

The quest for ever bigger and more dangerous televised wingsuit stunts is going to boost the sport's already high body count.

The Grandpa Who Helps Men Fly

Tony Uragallo is a garden-loving grandfather. He's also the mastermind behind the wingsuits that help daring men zoom through the sky.

Shredding Toward Enlightenment

Big-mountain snowboard king Jeremy Jones is leading the sport into a new era of responsibility—which makes him very uncomfortable.

Worst Case Studies

Caught in an avalanche. Mastless in the Indian Ocean. Come back alive from your worst nightmare.

Young at Helm

The big new thing in round-the-world sailing? Teenagers.

Double Dare

An X Gamer tries to make it in ski racing. But as a two-sport athlete, will Jon Olsson end up more Deion Sanders or Jeremy Bloom?

Skateboarding Is Not a Crime

But heroin, meth, and thuggery are. Can skate pioneer and Dogtown legend Jay Adams set himself straight?