Archive for the ‘Board Sports’ Category
Welcome to the dirty ol Wedge in Newport Beach, one of the craziest surf sports anywhere. Sadly, many people have been hurt, paralyzed and even killed attempting to ride this wave.
Bruce Brow described the Wedge perfectly in his classic film “The Endless Summer” as a place “where you can catch a wave you didn’t even want”.
The waves here can get well over 20ft and form some amazing barrels. Yes, the Wedge get’s super crowded but if you can find that needle in the haystack you’ll be rewarded with a lifelong memory.
Nyjah Huston is one of the best skateboarders in the world, with top-place finishes in over a dozen X-Games and Street League competitions. But 2021 will take him to a new stage — the Olympics — as skateboarding makes its Olympic debut in Tokyo this summer.
“I’m stoked that it’s coming to a bigger stage,” Huston told Yahoo Finance’s THE NEXT: 21 to watch in 2021. “And I’m stoked that it’s going to be in the Olympics. I think it’s … More