Sport climbing is a true test of the human body – holding on to the tiniest of holds, stretching your body into impossible positions, and holding it all while dozens of feet off the ground. Black Diamond athlete Carlo Traversi knows that game all too well, and his quest for finding the perfect line has turned into a lifelong search. He’s been looking for that perfect climb for most of his career, and he might have found a strong contender for that title in his latest send of one of the hardest climbs in North America - Empath (5.15a). It’s a pitch full of some incredibly unique climbing – including granite tufas, crack climbing, and a committing top-out move.
We know that freestyle motocross usually doesn’t grace the front page of TGR, but holy sh** you have to watch these two entries from X-Games Real Moto 2020. First of all, Colby Raha might still be in the air from those jumps he’s hitting in his entry. Will somebody please check? We’re worried about him. Any guess on how big that air was? Secondly, Vicki Golden is absolutely on one in her entry, with textbook execution and style of some massive tricks. Golden has been a driving force of
Fact: Tony Hawk Pro Skater is one of the best action sports video game franchises of all time. So it’s pretty cool that the game is being re-released as Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2 with lots of updates but still true to the original vibe. To celebrate the release of the new game, Vans teamed up with Tony Hawk himself to build a real-life version of the game’s iconic Warehouse level. Go behind the scenes to see what it took to capture the skate legend sesh the physical re-creation of the
Mega ramps are intimidating for most accomplished skateboarders, but imagine sizing one up as a 12-year-old. As we’ve quickly come to learn, Sky Brown isn’t your typical tween, often skating beyond her age. This week she cleared the hefty gap at Elliot Sloan’s backyard mega ramp. She was joined by Sloan, her little brother Ocean, and riding pal Tony Hawk, who cheered her as she faced her fears. After clearing the gap, she kept the momentum going and cleaned the full line. RELATED: The