Over the years Suwannee Pro has become one of the most popular and talked about events in all of wake because the riding is always insane, but to top it off the vibe is 100% good times. No electricity and no running water? No problem. Camping out at Nick’s to watch the action only adds to the awesomeness of the weekend and makes the contest much more of an experience for everybody involved. For more check out Alliance Wake.
Mikala Jones, Marlon Gerber, Tai Graham and Desert Point future star Awan Hadi could have aimed for the usual sure bets when the Indian Ocean came alive during a big swell, but with such a massive population of surfers hungry to see some juice they knew crowds would be at worst-ever levels. Instead, they caught ferries to far-flung islands, the only way to get a jet ski to the extremities in a hurry. After a few sleepless nights they finally had their dream set-up in place, and set off on a high-risk, high-reward kind of deal.
The biggest event in the history of action sports, the Nitro World Games is a riveting three-hour experience that marks a revolutionary transformation of action sports competition. The Nitro World Games features the best athletes from across the globe in action sports’ most exciting and popular disciplines. As always, Dirt Shark was there to capture the action. Check it out!
Given the choice, the majority of professional golfers will walk over ride. That preference might change after they get a load of Bubba Watson’s new toy. Watson’s never been shy in testing the limits of course transportation, famously illustrated in his golf hovercraft. So to commemorate Watson’s participation in golf’s return to the Summer Olympics, Oakley, one of Bubba’s sponsors, and marketing company Thinkmodo have produced this video of golf’s first jetpack!
Last year, Mick Fanning was lucky to survive a terrifying shark attack at J-Bay. He took time out from surfing, and admitted he didn’t know if he would ever make it back. This year, he won the J-Bay Open. In an incredible tale of overcoming adversity, the likeable Aussie surfer somehow managed to defy nerves and fear — he’d be crazy if he wasn’t at least a little scared in the water — to win his fourth crown at the South African event!
Bellator’s Michael “Venom” Page is one of mixed martial arts’ rising stars, but he apparently finds some time to play a little Pokémon Go. At Bellator 158, in his hometown of London, England, Page scored a second-round, highlight-reel KO via flying knee on his opponent Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos. So far, Pokemon Go has been used to target robbery victims, led unsuspecting players to dead bodies and even invaded “The Walking Dead.” Is there any stopping this latest cultural phenomenon?
Danny ‘The Redcar Rocket’ Hart won his first ever UCI DH World Cup in Lenzerheide by just 0.096s ahead of current World Cup overall leader Aaron Gwin. It’s been a long time coming for the MS Mondraker rider after scoring his fair share of second placed finishes, but in an epic display of downhill mountain biking, Hart snuck past Gwin’s time for an absolutely well deserved victory. Sit back and feast your eyes his winning run!
John Daly is well-known as one of golf’s most eccentric players and here we profile a few examples of the big man being an absolute hero. Moments after winning the 1991 PGA Championship, he gave $30,000 to the family of the fan who tragically died after being hit by lightning during the tournament. He has been suspended five times by the PGA Tour and cited 21 times for not giving his best effort. Every year, he pitches up outside the Augusta National in his RV and sells merchandise from the Hooters parking lot.
Technology has enhanced viewers experience as well as become helpful for fighters to analyse their drawbacks and powers. With matches at UFC 200 featuring Joe Lauzon vs Diego Sanchez, Julianna Pena vs Cat Zingano and Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt, it clearly shows how epic and dangerous any form of action can be.
Clemens Millauer is busy getting after it on the Stubai glacier. Throwing down some stylish double corks and hitting the rails, you can tell Millauer worked for this edit. Do the right thing and put some eyes on it, it’s good for your health.
After injuring his knee in the early moments, Cristiano Ronaldo was reduced to a spectator in the second half and extra time of the Euro 2016 championship game. When his teammate Éder scored to give Portugal a 1–0 lead, Ronaldo showed that his cheerleading skills are just as fabulous as his goal-scoring prowess. Portugal manager Fernando Santos was also allegedly pleased with his team’s victory over France.