Tag Archives: History

Motocross Gear Has Come a Long Way Since Its Beginings

Many motorcycle historians believe the first motocross race was held in England in 1924. Today’s motocross riders and fans probably wouldn’t recognize the bikes the bikes the riders rode or the gear they wore compared to what is used today. … Click to read the full article

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The Evolving History of Wakeboarding

We’ve talked about the history of a number of extreme sports in our magazine but have you ever considered when and where wakeboarding started?  Well the history of wakeboarding dates back a number of years and it was possibly unsurprisingly … Click to read the full article

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A Brief History of Hang Gliding

Although often considered to be one of the newest extreme sports around today, hang gliding can actually be traced back to the late 1800’s.  Before the airplane was even invented people were taking part in a form of hang gliding … Click to read the full article

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Surfing in Hawaii from Past to Present

The perfectly breaking waves and tropical, warm waters in Hawaii have often been called a surfer’s paradise and for good reason.  Surfing in Hawaii is a large part of the island’s culture and the ancient sport of surfing is deeply … Click to read the full article

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The History of Skydiving

We tend to associate skydiving with jumping out of a plane, but that’s not how it started.  Long before the invention of the modern parachute, skydiving was being practiced in ancient China.  Using naturally high land formations these brave or … Click to read the full article

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The History of Scuba Diving

Alright divers, it’s about time for a history lesson!  I’m sure you’ve learned about safety more times than you care to remember, you’ve covered the ins and outs of how to care for your gear, you’ve even covered the basic … Click to read the full article

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A Brief History of Surfing

The rich global culture of surfing stems from various histories that have amalgamated themselves into one lifestyle that has become so much more to thousands of surfers around the world. But what are these histories and do the young surfers … Click to read the full article

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BMX Nostalgia

I never planned on having a love affair with extreme sports and I’m probably your most unlikely candidate.  When I was a little girl growing up the most extreme thing I ever did was break into the neighbors’ house to … Click to read the full article

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