Sports like skateboarding and BMX have been evolving since the first skateboards hit the streets in the 1970s. The latest invention: extreme sitting. What does it take to turn a wheelchair into an extreme sport?
The marathon used to be the pinnacle of endurance sports. But today, it takes a backseat to an even more daunting endeavor: a multisport trial so difficult that anyone who manages to complete it will be known as an Ironman.
Tuna throwing, tomato tossing, toe wrestling -- these are sports? The spirit of competition can cause people to make a sport out of just about anything. The inspiration can come from anywhere. Learn about 9 odd sporting events from around the world.
Extreme eating contests are more popular than ever as competitors battle for top prize money. Learn about 9 of the most popular record-setting eaters, including the Locust, the Tsunami, and the Black Widow.
Surfers began skateboarding or "sidewalk surfing" to improve their surfing but it didn't take long for skateboarding to become a sport on its own. Learn all about skateboarding, from its origins to how skaters perform their amazing tricks.
To maintain a skateboard in tip-top shape the most important thing to do is keep the wheels moving smoothly by adjusting and lubricating the wheel bearings. Get the step-by-step instructions in this article.