4 years ago | Film and TV
"He wasn't just some stupid adrenaline junkie," says Sherry McConkey, of her late husband, Shane. "He had an incredible heart, and was an incredible husband, and father. That for me was the most important thing, for people to see how he lived." Th...
5 years ago | Film and TV
Hector Echavarria is a former world-champion kickboxer who as a teen cut his teeth on street fights, sent opponents to the hospital and dodged death several times over. He's a star in Latin America for both his athletic prowess and entertainment c...
5 years ago | Outdoors
Forget the physical training. Never mind the mental prep. For former world champion surfer Tom Carroll, the urge to surf down a 30-foot wall of water -- sometimes dozens of miles from shore -- is all about testosterone. "Some people have it, some ...
5 years ago | Exercise
For Angelenos, summer is a siren's call to the beach, with sun-splashed visions of long days on the sand, the scent of sunscreen in the air, and the sound of the sea. For Angeleno surfers, summer means something else: total boredom. Between May an...
6 years ago | Film and TV
When most people think of Keanu Reeves, "inquisitive cinephile" may not be the first description that comes to mind. With roles in films from the action flick Point Break to cult-fave fantasy franchise,The Matrix, the mild-mannered actor is known ...
6 years ago | Beach
Over the past nine days, hundreds of thousands of fans, more than 100 professional surfer and dozens of pro skateboarders descended upon Huntington Beach for the Nike U.S. Open of Surfing, an unapologetic ode to Southern California culture complet...