Itís been a good few years for Spanish sport with Spaniards ranking every bit as well in the MotoGP as they have in the football. Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo have now been joined by Marc Marquez in making up the top three of the 2013 world standings. Only Rossi and Stoner previously seemed capable of breaking the Spanish monopoly, but Stoner is now retired and Rossi is possibly past his best.
The recent Mugello meet saw Lorenzo creep towards the top of the table by defeating his nearest rival, Pedrosa. Pedrosa has fallen strangely short of winning the title in the past, and it may come down to a test of nerve for a rider who may feel like fortune is against him. Many would say that the smart betting money is on Lorenzo to retain the title with generous odds of around 7/5 as oppos..... [read more]
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Season champ Ryan Villopoto crashes early in Seattle [April 23, 2012] [Motocross]
It was not the homecoming Ryan Villopoto was hoping to celebrate.
Villopoto, the 23-year-old reigning Supercross champion who grew up in Poulsbo, hobbled off the track with an apparent leg injury Saturday night after falling on the first lap of th ..... [read more]
Steve Peat Syndicate at Combe Sydenham, Halo BDS#1 [April 18, 2012] [Mountain Biking]
The SPS team is looking massive! They could start a football team with that many riders!
Following two days of training at UK Bike Park the SPS team compete at the first Halo British Downhill Series of the year under the wing of Steve Peat.
Hop ..... [read more]
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The Finals - Red Bull Rampage 2010
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When I came to, my legs were covered by mosquitos
In 1986 I took my son's CR 80 out for a quick lap to cool off on a hot day on a woods trail. We had 4" hillclimb extensions on the swingarm so the suspension was real soft, and I went thru a smooth G-out type ditch and hit a buried rock with the right footpeg, broke the kickstart out of the case. My other son found me in bushes about 20 minutes later 30 feet from the bike, I was wearing only shorts and a t-shirt and was laying in moist woods grass on a hot day. My legs were covered with mosquitos with huge red butts. I could not slap them, I had two crushed vertabre, a broken hand, wrist, shortened finger, several broken ribs, and a concusion. In my mindless state, I had him help me on his ATC 70 and rode it slowly back to the house. Then I got in a hot tub. My back hurt bad, but there was no bruising, so I thought it was ok. The bath did not help, the next day I went to the hospital. I am still kind of sore, now since casing a triple on a mx bike in 97 and messing it up again. 27 broken bones so far. ..... [read more xsession files]
Skateboard Contest Preparation [Skateboarding]
When preparing for a skateboarding contest, the contestants have to stand out above the rest. One can not expect to stand out above their competitors without preparing well in advance before the 'big day'.
Skateboarding is an extremely popular spo ..... [read more]
Why Try Rock Climbing? [Rock Climbing]
These days, the popularity of many extreme sports has actually resulted in them not being so extreme. This is definitely not the case when it comes to rock climbing.
Life is a beautiful thing. If you want to get out into the great outdoors, there ..... [read more]
History of Snowboarding [Snowboarding]
Snowboarding became popular only in the last 15 years. It was pioneered in the late 70's by a small group including Jake Burton Carpenter, Chuck Barfoot, and Tom Sims. Most of these pioneers now have their own snowboard companies, with Jake Burton's ..... [read more]