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Mountain WHAT?  "MountainBOARDING", She Said

Mountain WHAT? "MountainBOARDING", She Said

Photo credit: BRD Sports Mountainboarding is the extreme sport that combines the fluidity of snowboarding with the culture and tricks of skateboarding. First pioneered by James Stanley, mountainboarding was initially created when Stanley made a snowboarding trip to the Matterhorn...

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On Being Harley Clifford

On Being Harley Clifford

Harley Clifford is one of the most famous wakeboarders in the world. Hailing from Australia, Harley has skimmed the surface of water all over the world. Australia often proves a breeding ground for incredibly adept aquatic athletes. From bikini models,...

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Make Your Own Headline with OneWheel

Make Your Own Headline with OneWheel

  Once in a while a technology comes along that completely changes the game. It isn’t often, but you know it when you see it. The OneWheel is exactly that, a completely revolutionary, authentic, technology that is changing the way...

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Skateboarding Knows No Boundaries

Skateboarding is widely believed that to be great at a sport you need to start extremely young and practice every day. Solid training time is absolutely necessary, but you don’t always have to start as a child to have a chance...

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The Blind Rider

The Blind Rider

In its purest form, skateboarding combines the best of art and athletics. But, for a few, the sport is more than that. It is a way of life. And in some rare instances, it has the ability to heal. At...

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Rad Dad Skates Every Day

Rad Dad Skates Every Day

  As we age, birthdays are not only a time for reflection, but a time to focus on what we want to accomplish in life. That happened in March 2015 to Ben Jaeger-Thomas as he entered a new decade, celebrating...

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Just Who is Kilian Martin

Just Who is Kilian Martin

When it comes to skateboarding, there may be no one more skilled than Kilian Martin. A street freestyler, Martin is known for his ability to land nearly any move combined with his purposefully beautiful sense of movement. Though he began...

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The Summer of George...ah, um...YOU!

  Nearly 20 years ago on “Seinfeld,” George Costanza boldly declared that summer to be “The Summer of George” after receiving a severance package from the NY Yankees. It was enough money to last him three months and enough for...

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GoPro to Capture All Your Summer Fun

In today’s society, it seems like we’re on a never-ending quest to document every moment of our lives. It was that concept that led entrepreneur Nick Woodman to develop the GoPro. An avid surfer, his initial goal was to tether...

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