At 29, Amber Wing is a veteran in her sport of wakeboarding. With a decade of experience behind her, she's still on top of her game and working to earn more titles and exposure.
X Games 17 came down to toughness as athletes showed their mettle (and medals) after being battered and bruised.
espnW's Joanne Gerstner takes the road less traveled by in her tour of Augsburg and finds a skate park and the "American" section of a grocery store.
The Russian native took over Lifeway Foods in 2002 and has grown the company by catering to elite athletes, Little League mothers and everyone in between.