Parting Shot: Sarah Burke
Nobody climbs faster than Swiss superman Ueli Steck, whose rapid ascents of classic routes are just as demanding as three-minute miles. Now Steck is taking his death-challenging act to the Himalayas, which have a way of slowing even the best men down.
Lindsey Van talks about the new film Ready to Fly and her struggle to get women's ski jumping into the 2014 Winter Olympics
World champion ski jumper Lindsey Van, 27, is the subject of Ready to Fly, a new feature-length documentary about the struggle to bring women’s ski jumping to the Winter Olympic Games. Van's efforts were rewarded last April and women's ski jumping is now on the schedule for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Read Brad Rassler's interview with Van here.
Surfer Kelly Slater won an unprecedented eleventh Association of Surfing Professionals World Title on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 in San Francisco. Slater, 39, took his first ASP title in 1992. Here's a brief history of his career in photos.
Our exclusive interview with embattled three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador
At just 16, Mikaela Shiffrin is already being called the fastest skier the U.S. has ever produced. Can she back up that hype on the world stage?
And if the South African track sensation makes it to the start line for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, we may never look at disabilities—or competitive sports—the same way again.
How does ultrarunner Ray Zahab—who became famous for expeditions traversing the harshest terrain on earth—up the ante? By taking high school kids on his next series of trips.
You've chopped wood, but never like this
Behind surfing’s wall of silence, managers, sponsors, and the sport’s governing body knew Andy Irons had a problem. Now some of them are finally ready to talk about it.
When 28-year-old Kyle Dempster isn’t tending to his Salt Lake City Coffee Shop, he’s scaling some of the world’s hardest routes.
It takes a particular kind of crazy to ride a 75-foot mountain of water—unless you’re Greg Long, a calm, well-adjusted dude who geeks out on his laptop and approaches surfing like he’s playing chess. Meet the oddly normal champion of big waves.
Inside Floyd Landis’s clandestine campaign to torment his former boss
Skier Lindsey Vonn