Tag Archives: X Games

The Controversy Over Olympic Ring Tattoos

The Controversy Over Olympic Ring Tattoos

For most people, having a tattoo is a meaningful thing. I don’t even have a tattoo (yet) but here I am writing yet another post about body ink, all because I stumbled upon a story that spoke to my heart, posted by an amputee friend on Facebook. Read More

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Seven Things I Love About the X Games

Seven Things I Love About the X Games

I spent most of my childhood unable to do sports. I watched from the sidelines with envy, knowing my deformed foot wouldn’t allow me to jump into the action. Maybe that’s why I love having active kids. At any given time in our house you’ll find ramps being built, new flips being practiced on the trampoline, and skis being loaded and unloaded from our worn out Suburban. I love watching my kids run, board, ski, skate and jump–all the things I couldn’t do when I was their age. Read More

X Games 17 Meets Sports Science

As my boys moved past training wheels and tricycles and started building ramps in my driveway, to accommodate their scooters, rip sticks, roller blades and bikes,we started a new tradition in our television watching habits. Suddenly it was inconceivable that we would ever miss a broadcast of the X Games on TV. We got sucked… Read More