It is with heavy hearts today that we report Bruce Brown has passed away at the age of 80. The creator of the iconic surf film “The Endless Summer,” Brown passed away in Santa Barbara, California on Sunday.
Brown was born in San Francisco, California in 1937 and eventually found surfing at the age of 10 when his family moved to Long Beach. It was in Southern California where he would become encapsulated with surfing and filmmaking, eventually becoming the pioneer in surf films.
Brown made his first of five full-length surf films in 1958 with … More
LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson is lining up a takeover bid for Italian rival Ducati, potentially bringing together two of the most famous names in motorcycling in a deal that could be worth up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.67 billion), sources told Reuters.
Indian motorcycle maker Bajaj Auto and several buyout funds are also preparing bids for Ducati, which is being put up for sale by German carmaker Volkswagen .
American road racer Nicky Hayden, who was critically injured last Wednesday after being involved in a cycling accident, has passed away due to his injuries. He was 35 years old.
Nicknamed the “Kentucky Kid,” Hayden rose to motorcycling fame racing both AMA Flat Track and the AMA Superbike Series, and in 2002 he won the AMA Superbike Championship for Honda. He then entered the MotoGP World Championship in 2003, and won the 2006 crown over Valentino Rossi … More
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