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El Capitan, My El Capitan Alex Honnold woke up in his Dodge van last Saturday morning, drove into Yosemite Valley ahead of the soul-destroying …

It’s a Nice Night for Surfing. Beware of Sharks. The ocean and the sky melted together in a gray mass, making it tough for …

Why Are So Many BASE Jumpers Dying? A wingsuit BASE jumper just live-streamed his own death—marking the latest fatality in the sport’s deadliest year. …

Thrashed: Man out of Time  I had spent only a few minutes with Jake Phelps before someone called him an asshole. It was a …

Gone in 30 Seconds: Motorcycle Thieves, Stunt Riders, and One Wild Sting When L.A.’s street bike culture started making motorcycle theft a major problem, …

Silicon Valley Has Lost Its Way. Can Skateboarding Legend Rodney Mullen Help It? Rodney Mullen in 2012 at Dwindle Distribution, doing a “truckstand,” one …

How Maya Surfer Gabeira Came Back from a Near-Death Experience The morning shakes with a dull and constant roar. Clad in a wetsuit and …

Big Air Last month, at a party in downtown Austin to celebrate the start of the X Games, ESPN’s showcase for action sports, now …

One Summer, Forever: The Spectacular Design for the Poster of the Endless Summer The Endless Summer poster is 50 years old, and it hasn’t …

The Flying Tomato Would Rather You Not Call Him That Anymore Shaun White sat in a lawn chair on the side of the mountain …