November Zoom: Best photos in action sports
Robbie Maddison uncorks a massive "underflip" in his front-yard paradise on the MDP Block in Temecula, Calif., home to some of the best FMX athletes in the world.
"Most people simply pedal by on this bike path along the river [in Nashville, Tenn.], but Corey [Martinez] can't resist. This time he launched off the thin wave to smith grind the circle," photographer Andrew White says.
"On a street mission to Helsinki, Finland, we scoped that spot while driving around at night but needed to wait until the weekend as there are workers in the building. ... It's a pretty gnarly drop and you really don't want to make it wrong."
"We were lucky that we could get this photo done because we had already been kicked out of the area by some workers before [in Heilbronn, Germany]. But we were able to talk to the owner and after being polite and asking if it was possible to skate there h
Mark and Cody Townsend drove Mark's bio-diesel truck 2,000 miles from Pemberton [British Columbia] to Girdwood [Alaska] with a 300-gallon tank in a trailer full of vegetable oil. So while Mark wasn't getting grease from the local population of Girdwood,
After five years of training, Austrian pilot Felix Baumgartner stepped out of his capsule Oct. 14 at 128,100 feet above Roswell, New Mexico, falling at mach 1.24, breaking the speed of sound before landing safely some 9 minutes later. The feat of becoming
"During the summer months in Lake Tahoe, Calif., you can drive your automobile through the old abandoned train tunnels. This past fall some poor soul drove out in their newish SUV and got stuck in an early season snowstorm. By springtime the windows had b
Most people go to the Caymans to scuba dive, Chase Hawk went down earlier this year and came up with this big invert at one of many crazy bowls at the Black Pearl Skatepark on Grand Cayman Island.
"You would think someone who was sitting in the No.1 spot on the ASP World Tour ratings would not put life and limb in danger with two events remaining on the calendar. Not Joel Parkinson. Two days after placing equal third at the RipCurl Pro, Portugal
Monico Candelaria, a full-time social worker, spends his days off hitting the streets of Albuquerque, N.M., as seen in this backside Smith grind off the drop.
"TJ Ellis has a track record of leaving the frame when he's shooting photos. He generally pops a full four-feet higher than the other riders he's riding with. And those other riders are the best in the world, so there's something to be said for that. When
"Matt Wilkinson is quite a character on tour. Since 2011, each event he has his wetsuits customized for the theme of the country. This year for France and Portugal he wore a white wetsuit printed with the matador scarf and waist sash. After France he sp