Near Miss

BMX Biker's Jingle Balls Saved By Fence in Christmas Miracle

This man nearly died in a BMX stunt.
Liam Daniel Pierce

VICE Sports World News Roundup: July 6, 2016

Start your day with VICE Sports. Here's our morning roundup of the sports news from around the world.
Brian Blickenstaff
Mat Hoffman

Mat Hoffman Rejects Anesthesia Before Getting a Hole Drilled in His Knee

Mat Hoffman is considered to be one of the best vertical ramp riders in the history of BMX and the creator of big air. Throughout his 36 year career as a BMX rider, he’s faced serious injuries and near death experiences.
VICE Sports

In Action Sports, Helmets Are Only the Beginning of the CTE Conversation

The news that Dave Mirra had CTE should be a wakeup call for skaters, skiers, and bikers about the importance of concussion diagnosis and recovery.
Will Grant
dave mirra

Reconsidering Dave Mirra, the Miracle Boy

Growing up, I was obsessed with BMX—but I didn't like Dave Mirra. Still, the news of his suicide earlier this month hit me like a punch in the gut.
Kevin Fixler
action sports

Remembering Dave Mirra

The BMX icon’s apparent suicide, at the age of 41, has shocked the action sports community and “leaves a huge hole in the heart of BMX.”
Aaron Nardi

Danny MacAskill Rides Canary Island Rooftops Like Children Playing Living Room Hot Lava

"No Fear" isn't just for t-shirts from the 1990's, as this exceptionally batshit GoPro BMX video proves.
Liam Daniel Pierce
big time in tokyo

Photo Gallery: Young Talent Sends It at Japan's Action Sports Bonanza

The Real Toughness sounds like a trendy obstacle race. It's actually an under-25 BMX, skateboarding, and break-dancing competition featuring some of the best action sports athletes in the world.
Aaron Nardi
sports medicine and beyond

Intel’s Latest Sensor Can Learn New Tricks

The Curie module is no bigger than a dime, but the technology behind it has the potential to transform how we watch and understand action sports.
Will Grant
pov bmx

BMXing New York City, Guerilla Style

A new edit from pro rider Nigel Sylvester is an inside look at what it’s like to cruise through the city at high speed.
Will Grant
the birth of action sports

Remembering a BMX Pioneer

Scot Breithaupt didn’t invent BMX. But it would have been a lot different without him.
Will Grant
red bull

Building the Red Bull BMX Silverdome shoot

Last week, Red Bull dropped a video of Tyler Fernengel BMXing through an abandoned sports stadium. We talked to one of the men responsible for the ramps and rails that made it possible.
Will Grant