Tag: X Games

Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham: Wheelchair Athlete

In terms of skating, my guess is that the majority of skate parks consist of your typical skateboarders, BMX riders and scooters, correct? But what about if you saw a man in a wheelchair hitting the ramps? I’d like to introduce you to Aaron Fotheringham. He is a 25-year-old man from Las Vegas, Nevada who […]

The Future of the X Games

How many of you could say that at the age of 11, you competed in one of the biggest skating competitions in the world? I certainly know I can’t—I was too busy sat inside on my Xbox or collecting football cards! But I’m sure even if I was active, I would definitely not have the […]

Shaun White: King of The Boards

Shaun White is a 30-year-old American professional skateboarder and snowboarder. Skating from the age of six, Shaun’s roots belong with boarding. And this is clear to see when he’s shredding up the ramps. Countless spins, flips and twirls all come as a second nature to White whether he’s on a skateboard or a snowboard. White […]

Highlights from the Oslo X Games

Although this year’s main Winter X Games XX event took place in Aspen, Colorado, the European branch of the games saw some of the most spectacular stunts when it hit Oslo, Norway for the first time between 24th and 28th February. Young Blood Makes Waves Just as it should be at extreme sports events, the […]