Tag Archives: Olympics

Endurance Mountain Biking – Are You Tough Enough?

Since its debut at the Atlanta Games in 1996, mountain biking has been a popular Olympic sport. It involves tough terrain races packed with high climbs, difficult track conditions and wide paths for increased passing opportunities. With around 36 nations … Click to read the full article

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Are Adventure Sports Taken Seriously Enough?

Up until 1998, snowboarding wasn’t an Olympic sport. It seems incredible when you think about it: true, the sport has a relatively short history when compared to other winter events (skiing especially), but it’s so fully integrated into the Adventure … Click to read the full article

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World Champion BMXers News

The World Champion BMXers have made a real statement over the last couple of years. Before, there were just a few riders competing, striving for a place in the spotlight, but the field has widened a lot over the years. … Click to read the full article

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Extreme Sports Hotels Being Built for Russian Winter Olympics

Sochi, Russia has been garnering increased attention over the past two years in its bid to become a major winter sports hub. With its successful grab of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia and the addition of a Formula 1 … Click to read the full article

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USA Olympic Mountain Biking Teams Announced

Thursday was an important day in the field of Olympic mountain biking and cycling.  USA Cycling made the announcement of who will be eligible to be nominated for Team USA in the 2012 Olympic Games in both the women’s road … Click to read the full article

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Meet the Latest Young BMX Star – Brooke Crain

Many extreme sports have a lack of gender diversity when it comes to professional competition. In the adrenaline-pumping sport of bicycle motocross, or BMX, male and female stereotypes on the track are being shattered. What has been considered a traditional … Click to read the full article

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Could There Be An Olympic Snowboarding Boycott?

There is frustration afoot in regards to a decision made by the FIS (International Ski Federation) last Friday to reject a proposal by TTR that calls for a joint-qualification system for the 2014 Olympic snowboarding events.  Many riders support the … Click to read the full article

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