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  • Neuropathologists Conclude BMX Legend Dave Mirra Suffered from CTE

    Neuropathologists Conclude BMX Legend Dave Mirra Suffered from CTE

    BMX legend Dave Mirra, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in February, was suffering from CTE. Mirra’s family had noted that he had been subject to violent mood swings in the months before his death, so they decided to have his brain tested for CTE, the neurodegenerative disease found in an increasing number of […]

  • BMX Legend Dave Mirra Dead of Apparent Suicide at Age 41

    BMX Legend Dave Mirra Dead of Apparent Suicide at Age 41

    BMX and X Games legend Dave Mirra died on Thursday at the age of 41 of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police in Greenville, North Carolina, were responding to a call about a possible suicide when they found his body in a truck. Just a few hours earlier Mirra had been visiting friends in the […]

  • The X-Games Pay Tribute To Sarah Burke (Video)

    The X-Games Pay Tribute To Sarah Burke (Video)

    Thousands of people, both athletes and fans, have made their way to Aspen for the start of the 2012 Winter X-Games.  Many of them have brought their heavy hearts along with them following the tragic death of Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke. Burke passed away on January 19th of this year following a tragic accident […]

  • Tony Hawk Can Still Execute A 900 At The Age Of 43 (Video)

    Tony Hawk Can Still Execute A 900 At The Age Of 43 (Video)

    It is awfully incredible to see a 41-year-old Mariano Rivera close out games for the Yankees, or a 41-year-old Dwayne Roloson stop pucks for the Tampa Bay Lightning and lead them to the Western Conference semi-finals, but perhaps the most impressive feat accomplished by an athlete in their 40s came from Linkoping, Sweden.  That was […]

  • X-Games Official Gets Hit By A Snowmobile (Video)

    X-Games Official Gets Hit By A Snowmobile (Video)

    The competitors are not the only ones who should be weary of the extreme dangers one faces during X-Games competitions.  The following video makes it clear that officials are also at risk during these events. Val Meyer was one of the unlucky officials to learn that lesson as he was hit by the snowmobile of […]

  • So Close… (GIF)

    So Close… (GIF)

    Wow!  This is impressive.  Although it is probably one of the few times that being so successful will actually cause someone so much pain.  After all, had he not been good enough to make it all the way down that tremendously long railing, he never would have had to deal with that “Do Not Enter” […]

  • Scooter Rail Slide Turns Into Painful Face Plant (Video)

    Scooter Rail Slide Turns Into Painful Face Plant (Video)

    Scooters have seemingly taken over the role of skateboards for many young children throughout the past decade, and during that time some individuals have taken it upon themselves to learn a few tricks on these two-wheeled transportation devices. So why have scooters yet to be included in X-Games competitions? [...]

  • X-Games Flasher Makes This 8-Year-Old’s Day (Video)

    X-Games Flasher Makes This 8-Year-Old’s Day (Video)

    They call them the “X-Games” for a reason, but I don’t think this is why. Prior to the Moto Cross Speed & Style gold medal race, a few fans did their best to get the crowd going, and nothing gets the boys going quite like a pair of breasts on a beautiful female.  Needless to […]