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  1. Gallery -- The lead up to Cam Zink's Mammoth backflip

    In preparation for the Mammoth world record 100-foot backflip, Cam Zink surveys the course, takes a few practice runs, preps the jump and speaks with TV about his preparations.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  2. Bike check -- Cam Zink's Mammoth backflip bike setup

    In preparation for the Mammoth world record 100-foot backflip, Cam Zink shares his latest bike setup, which includes a heavier frame for stability, high-pressure tires and an assortment of prototype components.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  3. Cam Zink's world-record attempt is par for the course

    Colin Bane

    For a guy who was at the forefront of the freeride mountain bike movement before it existed, Cam Zink's latest world-record attempt is just par for the course.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  4. Royals top A's for 8th win a row, take AL Central lead

    The Kansas City Royals won their eighth straight game and took over the AL Central lead Monday night when Yordano Ventura outdueled Sonny Gray during a 3-2 win over Oakland Athletics.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 11, 2014
  5. Cam Zink to attempt world-record mountain bike backflip

    Colin Bane

    Pro mountain biker to attempt record 100-foot backflip at California's Mammoth Mountain as part of ABC's "World Of X Games" series, airing live on ESPN Aug. 21 and Aug. 24 on ABC.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  6. Twenty years, 20 firsts -- Zack Warden and the BMX backflip bikef...

    Colin Bane

    At X Games Barcelona 2013, BMX Big Air veteran Zack Warden upped the ante on big air tricks by landing the first bikeflip backflip to late tailwhip in competition

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  7. Twenty years, 20 firsts -- Travis Pastrana's double backflip

    Colin Bane

    The fabric of the universe wrinkled ever so slightly on Travis Pastrana's behalf at X Games in 2006 when he landed the first-ever double backflip on a motorcycle.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  8. Twenty years, 20 firsts -- Mike Metzger, first-ever dirt bike bac...

    Colin Bane

    In 2002, Mike Metzger -- the FMX legend known as the "Godfather of FMX" -- became the first rider to successfully land a backflip on a dirt bike in X Games competition.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  9. Video: Whitecaps' Andre Lewis suffers spectacular backflip celebr...

    Chris Wright

    Vancouver Whitecaps invited college side Victoria Vikes over to the Centennial Stadium on Sunday afternoon for the annual spring friendly game between the two sides, a game which was eventually settled in the Caps' favour by a single goal from Andre ...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  10. Andre Lewis suffers spectacular backflip celebration FAIL

    Chris Wright

    Vancouver Whitecaps invited college side Victoria Vikes over to the Centennial Stadium on Sunday afternoon for the annual spring friendly game between the two sides, a game which was eventually settled in the Caps' favour by a single goal from Andre ...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  11. Weekend Homework: OSU back at the Phog

    Dana O'Neil

    Kansas has lost exactly twice in the past 46 games at Allen Fieldhouse, so the Jayhawks and their dedicated fan base tend to remember the L's. Follow up a road win at the Phog with a celebratory backflip and you're certain to never be forgotten. ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  12. Kyle Loza's latest trick is rounding out his freestyle repertoire...

    Tes Sewell

    Kyle Loza is out to prove he isn't a one-trick pony, working on his repertoire to become a challenger in freestyle competitions.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  13. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Gretchen Bleiler back in game to fight for...

    Wayne Drehs

    Gretchen Bleiler was able to overcome a career-threatening injury and return to the halfpipe. Will she be able to return to the Olympics next?

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  14. Wazzu cheerleader hits backflip trick

    Eamonn Brennan

    Would basketball be better if it featured more backflips? I'm not so sure. I mean, on the one hand, backflips are awesome. Backflip dunks! Why not? On the other hand, the line separating civilized sport from the dystopian anarchy of old MTV Rock 'N' ...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  15. X Games athletes travel the world for gold

    Dave L'Heureux

    More X Games in 2013 meant more competitions, gold medals, progression and, yep, more travel, crashes and injuries. Here's how the athletes have managed.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  16. Video: Brazilian striker celebrates first senior goal with backfl...

    Chris Wright

    You can forgive Internacional striker Maurides for going a bit wappy after scoring in the 89th minute against America Mineiro in the Copa do Brasil on Thursday night, being as it was the 19-year-old Brazilian's first ever goal in senior football, tho...

    Blog | July 11, 2013