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  1. X Games BMX competitor Zack Warden injured, out of X Games Austin...

    Colin Bane

    X Games BMX Big Air competitor Zack Warden breaks left leg, and will miss X Games Austin following surgery and recovery time.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  2. Twenty years, 20 firsts -- Chuck Carothers' first X Games Moto X ...

    Colin Bane

    Ten years ago at X Games Los Angeles 2004, Chuck Carothers landed the first body varial in Moto X Best Trick.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  3. Twenty years, 20 firsts -- Ryan Sheckler, Youngest X Games Gold

    Colin Bane

    The X Games "20 Years, 20 Firsts" series continues with Ryan Sheckler who, as a 13-year-old in 2003 in Skateboard Park, became the youngest gold medalist in X Games history.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  4. Get to know Chinese halfpipe sensation Yiwei Zhang

    Colin Bane

    When China recruited Yiwei Zhang at the age of 11, it set out to create an athlete who could dominate an Olympic halfpipe competition. It created a snowboarder instead.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  5. 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
  6. Red Bull Double Pipe set to debut this weekend in Aspen, Colorado...

    Colin Bane

    The first ever Red Bull Double Pipe competition, featuring two side-by-side 22-foot halfpipes, is set to go down this weekend in Aspen, Colo.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  7. X Games Austin athletes, battle of the bands announced

    Colin Bane

    X Games announced on Wednesday the first wave of athlete invites as well as a battle of the bands competition for X Games Austin in June.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  8. Women of Action -- Amy Purdy and the debut of Paralympic Snowboar...

    Colin Bane

    On the eve of snowboarding's Paralympic debut, snowboard cross racer and adaptive sport organizer Amy Purdy is reflecting on her achievements and working on her dance moves.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  9. Twenty Years, 20 Firsts -- Dave Mirra triples up in 1998

    Colin Bane

    There have been 863 gold medals awarded since the X Games launched as the "Extreme Games" in Providence, R.I., 20 years ago. Meet the the first athlete to win three gold medals in one event: Dave Mirra.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  10. 2014 World Snowboard Tour winners announced at the Burton U.S. Op...

    Colin Bane

    The TTR World Snowboard Tour champions were announced at the conclusion of the U.S. Open. Meet the class of 2014: Stale Sandbech, Kelly Clark, Jamie Anderson, Taku Hiraoka, Chloe Kim and Max Parrot

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2014
  11. Tony Hawk: Skateboarding 'very likely to be in 2020 Olympic Games...

    Colin Bane

    In an interview on "Larry King Now," seminal skateboard professional Tony Hawk asserted that skateboarding will likely be an Olympic sport by the year 2020.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  12. Penn State basketball team to celebrate Team Ream Day

    Colin Bane

    X Games BMX professionals from the State College, Pa. area come together to honor the legacy of Woodward's Brandon Ream

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  13. Adaptive snowboarder Matty Robinson dies after crash at IPC World...

    Colin Bane

    Australian snowboarder Matthew "Matty" Robinson, 28, died on Friday following injuries sustained on Feb. 12 while competing at the IPC Para-Snowboard World Cup in La Molina, Spain.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  14. Skateboarder Duane Peters charged in domestic violence case

    Colin Bane

    Longtime professional skateboarder and punk rock front man Duane Peters has been charged with felony willful infliction of corporal injury following a domestic violence incident

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  15. Snowboarder Torah Bright hopes to medal in three Sochi Olympic ev...

    Colin Bane

    Torah Bright is the only snowboarder going for an Olympic trifecta by competing in halfpipe, slopestyle and snowboardcross in Sochi, Russia.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2014
  16. Olympic halfpipe competitor Hannah Teter joins Special Olympics a...

    Colin Bane

    Team USA Olympic halfpipe competitor Hannah Teter named Global Ambassador to Special Olympics

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014