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Can An 8 Year Old Be A Skateboard Star?

Can An 8 Year Old Be A Skateboard Star?

  Y.E.S. The youngest competitor in Vans US Open Pro Series has officially hit the scene. Sky Brown is only 8 years old and hails from Miyazaki, Japan. Her long journey out to California for the competition proved well worth...

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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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The Flying Squirrel: No, Not Rocky Or Rodents

The Flying Squirrel: No, Not Rocky Or Rodents

  Quincy Symonds takes dedication to a whole new level. At only seven years old she’s taken home more trophies, medals, and awards than most of us will in a lifetime. Hailing from Australia (no surprise here), Quincy is a...

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Ricochet The SURFice Dog

Ricochet The SURFice Dog

  So you’ve learned how to surf and you’re feeling pretty cool about it? Good! Now imagine trying to surf without using arms or legs but with a… tail! Ricochet is a, now retired, world-famous surf dog. Not only has...

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4 Easy Ways To Protect from UVRays

4 Easy Ways To Protect from UVRays

We all know that when you’re planning to be out in the scorching sun all day you’ve got to lather on the sunscreen to avoid skin damage. But there are quite a few other sun safety rules and important SPF...

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2017: The Year of Seeking New Adventures

2017: The Year of Seeking New Adventures

Being attacked by a great white shark and living to tell about it, would top most people’s list of accomplishments. But surfer Mick Fanning is not most people. While the attack, which occurred on live television in July 2015 during...

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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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5 Reasons Why You Should Take Up SUP This Summer

 Stand up paddle-boarding, or SUP, is helping people of all ages, sizes and walks of life get fit and healthy, faster and safer. Anywhere there’s an ocean, lake, bay, or even river rapids, people are being drawn to this sport.  Why should you...

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Sugar and Spice and Everything Awesome

It’s no secret that women are shaking up the competitive snowboarding, surfing, and elite fitness communities. Crossfit, powerlifting, cycling...Whatever you’re doing, there’s definitely an awesome woman out there crushing it with the guys. Gender stereotypes in sports are becoming a thing of the past, and there’s no reason why any woman interested in a professional sports career should ever settle for being told she’s not good enough. (Or even those who just play for fun!) There are many organizations that are open to individuals from all walks of life, including OutRydersSki Bums, and more. Regardless of your gender identity or expression, everyone should feel comfortable on the slope, pavement, or turf.
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