American Ironman Chris Lieto
Chris Lieto is poised to make Americans care about the Ironman againif he can just hold on to his lead.
Suspension of Disbelief
Most people who lose a leg dream of walking again. For adaptive athlete Jarem Frye, the inventor of a spring-loaded prosthetic knee transforming the lives of amputees, that wasn't nearly enough. He wanted to fly.
Skateboarder Bob Burnquist's Far-Out Dreams
Bob Burnquist is on a quest to go bigger and scarier than any athlete has ever thought possiblewhile also running an organic farm and choosing smoothies over Red Bull. He calls this progress. Behold the enlightened life (and far-out dreams) of the world's greatest skateboarder.
Gallery: Laurin Weisenthal
The American swimmer looks to best a world record.
Laurin Weisenthal Interview
Ultramarathoner Jenn Shelton
She drinks hard, fights dirty, and runs 100 trail miles faster than any woman alive. Meet Jenn Shelton, ultramarathoning's new antihero.
Tour de France Contenders
In July, one of the deepest Tour de France fields in years will see several riders not named Lance staking their claim for yellow. Here are the ones to watch.
The Life and Death of Shane McConkey
Shane McConkey was already one of the most influential skiers in the world, changing everything from the shape of our boards to the way we ski powder. But when he learned to flycombining skiing, BASE jumping, and wingsuits with spectacular resultshe found his true obsession. Then one jump went horribly wrong.
The Fittest Real Athletes
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