2014 Body Issue Action Sports Athletes Outtakes
Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson poses for The Mag in L.A. earlier this year. This month, she's up for an ESPY. Click here to vote.
The most decorated rider in the women's slopestyle field at X Games, Anderson has earned a podium finish every time she's competed in XG Slopestyle since her debut in the discipline at age 15. Not to mention that Olympic gold from the event's debut in Sochi earlier this year ...
Surfing runs deep in the Ho family, and Coco was first sponsored at age 8. On the ASP pro tour since she was 17, Ho churns out good results and has racked up nearly a half million likes on Facebook.
A veteran of the ASP World Tour, Coco Ho was born and raised on the North Shore of Oahu. Carrying one of the heaviest pedigrees in the Islands, she is related to iconic Hawaiian entertainer Don Ho, and both father and uncle are Pipeline Masters champions.
It has been a busy year so far for Purdy, who helped usher para-snowboarding into the Paralympic Games in Sochi. She won a bronze medal there, then flew back to the U.S. to compete in ABC's "Dancing With The Stars," where she finished second with partner Derek Hough.
Purdy's Adaptive Action Sports brought adaptive snowboarding to the X Games Snowboarder X course in 2011 and 2012. Snowboarder X was not contested in 2013. Its return in 2014 conflicted with an International Paralympic Committee World Cup race, but Purdy says she hopes to bring her sport back to the X Games in 2015.
Married since 2011, Lyn-z and Travis tour and perform together for Nitro Circus Live. They also have a baby girl, 10-month-old Addy, whose Pastrana-like antics can be seen all over her mama's Instagram.
After a storied career racing just about everything on two and four wheels, Travis Pastrana is putting focus back into his Nitro Circus Live tour and contesting at least a few rally car races this year, including X Games Austin and Rally America's Mount Washington Hillclimb in late June, where he finished third.
Lyn-z Adams Hawkins Pastrana
Before she became Mrs. Pastrana, Lyn-z Adams Hawkins racked up seven X Games Skateboard Vert medals and became the first woman to hit the MegaRamp. Here, she airs out of the quarterpipe during big air practice at X Games LA in 2012.
Sylvester, who rides for Animal Bikes, worked with award-winning photographer Carlos Serrao for The Mag shoot in L.A. in April.
Perhaps the most well-known BMX rider to emerge from the street riding scene of the late 2000s, Nigel Sylvester calls Queens, N.Y., home and has traveled the world extensively on video missions for the Nike BMX team, Animal Bikes, and his own web series "Get Sylvester." Sylvester is also in the process of creating a BMX brand called Pyradice with partner Pharell.