The harsh realities of the sport become apparent as the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup heads to Val di Sole, and Loïc Bruni, Kate Courtney and Finn Iles face challenges that threaten to derail the season.
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Formula 1 is a complicated series that is founded on complex engineering, tough business negotiation and precise data. Yet F1 often struggles to convey this information to its audience.
Especially for new fans, it can be hard to demystify F1 terms and to appreciate exactly what goes into taking part in a grand prix weekend.
In an attempt to rectify that, here’s a compilation of the most frequently asked F1 questions along with their answers … More
Countries are investing heavily in surfing at the OIympics. But just what does it take to get on the podium?
Talk about the cherry on top. When Steph Gilmore claimed her seventh Women’s World Title in Maui in 2018, she also earned a little bonus from the Australian taxpayer. As part of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Medal Incentive Funding, athletes who win medals in World Championships in the lead-up to the Olympics are eligible for added funding. In Gilmore’s case, her victory was assigned Gold status and came with… More
As of reporting today, John Florence no longer rides for Hurley, after first signing with the brand in January of 2013. Just like that, surfing’s biggest ever deal—an eight-year $30million resigning package—is dust.
Over the weekend we heard from industry insiders on why professional surfers industry-wide can expect a “Best Case Scenario” 50% cut in marquee sponsors contracts. Realistically, it will be more like … More