The next generation of skiers and snowboarders will twist, turn, and soar through the air as the third Winter Youth Olympic Games come to Lausanne, Switzerland, January 9-22. Leading the Lausanne 2020 Organizing Committee as president is three-time ski halfpipe world champion Virginie Faivre, a pioneer who pushed boundaries andContinue Reading

This article originally appeared on Surfer.com and was republished with permission. Heading into Pipe, only four provisional Olympic spots were secured on the men’s side. Kolohe Andino (USA), Jeremy Flores (France), Jordy Smith (South Africa) and Kanoa Igarashi (Japan) had qualified by the end of the MEO Rip Curl ProContinue Reading

When rock climbing debuts at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, it will likely be remembered as the watershed moment of a once-fringe activity gone mainstream. Undoubtedly, the sport has experienced a surge in popularity over the past few years, with films like Free Solo and The Dawn Wall helpingContinue Reading