Wong’s Words: Hazel and Her Bike

Wong’s Words: Hazel and Her Bike

July 20th, 2012

My search for fierce riders turned up this young lady in China:  Hazel Wong (in Chinese pinyin, it’s pronounced: Wong, Si Yang).  At 19 years of age, she is breaking […]

Ofelia’s Hamlet of Rock.  In Taiwan.

Ofelia’s Hamlet of Rock. In Taiwan.

July 29th, 2011

  To climb or not to climb……is that really a question? It was on a heated, humid day….in an area quite appropriate to be labeled a Dragon’s home… that my […]

Christine Balaz Reveals her Revels on Rock.

Christine Balaz Reveals her Revels on Rock.

March 21st, 2011

It was in Turkey that I first met Christine Balaz. It’s always in the most exotic, far away lands that I seem to meet the most interesting people. I took […]

How Toni Aces All Fields; Snow, Track and Humanitarian…..

How Toni Aces All Fields; Snow, Track and Humanitarian…..

January 14th, 2011

‎”I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” states Toni […]

Szu-Ting Yi aka Little Po: Interview of Adventure

Szu-Ting Yi aka Little Po: Interview of Adventure

December 9th, 2010

As the rambunctious “Year of the Tiger” leaves for its silent exit, 2011 welcomes the “Year of the Rabbit”, which happens to be Szu-Ting Yi’s animal in the Chinese horoscope. […]

Lynn Hill:  Climbs.  Rocks.  Speaks.

Lynn Hill: Climbs. Rocks. Speaks.

October 7th, 2010

She’s the type of person that you can invite to your family gathering, cheese platters and all, even if you’ve never met her in your life.   You’d think you […]

Not “Just” Julia: Germany’s Flatland Phenom!

Not “Just” Julia: Germany’s Flatland Phenom!

September 25th, 2010

BMX.com first blessed me with her name in an article brought about by her latest promo video. As I pressed play to watch Julia Preuss in action for the first […]

Siam Scaler: Dr. Pirapar Is In the House

Siam Scaler: Dr. Pirapar Is In the House

August 30th, 2010

Born in the “Lone Star State” but also hailing from the country known as the “Land of Smiles” and currently a resident of “Sin City” is an exciting start to […]

Archived Interviews

Norah Siller: Xicana on her Boulder Nirvana

Norah Siller: Xicana on her Boulder Nirvana

May 16th, 2010

In retrospect of this interview, I had to think more about which part of Norah Siller’s personality was more deserving of recognition. This Las Vegas resident is a dichotomous dame:  she holds the strength of […]

For Kreis Sake, SK8!

For Kreis Sake, SK8!

May 15th, 2010

The birth of my introduction to Heidi all started with a question to a long-time, stellar skater friend of mine called Fudge. It was almost like asking Fudge the “Magic Mirror” from Snow White….”Who is […]

Snowboarder Jess Kimura: the Kunoichi Rider

Snowboarder Jess Kimura: the Kunoichi Rider

May 3rd, 2010

In the Japanese culture, the Kunoichi is the term for a female ninja – the kanji characters that make up the name, ‘ku no ichi’ mean “talent” …but literally translate into “9 and 1″. Some […]

Adrien Picks Ice as her Sending Device.

Adrien Picks Ice as her Sending Device.

April 25th, 2010

With a smile warm enough to dangerously melt the ice she uses to ascend high peaks,  it’s evident that Adrien Erlandson is far from some static snowgirl. That’s why when I initially laid eyes on […]

UK Icon and our heroine, Sue Hazel:  from Sk8 to Sends.

UK Icon and our heroine, Sue Hazel: from Sk8 to Sends.

April 24th, 2010

Sue – invert on Perranporth Vert, Cornwall, UK Photo: Nicky Tidman I’ve always believed that life isn’t about staying within one’s comfort zone;  it’s about pursuing something new and challenging to evolve and learn.  No […]

Taiwanese Mountaineer, Mei-Liang is beautiful-cool.

Taiwanese Mountaineer, Mei-Liang is beautiful-cool.

March 31st, 2010

To call her Daisy would be an American thing, however her Chinese name is, 美涼 – which translates into Beautiful Cool (pronounced Mei – Liang); quite appropriate if you ask me for a woman who […]

Britt Breaks Big – Australia’s Power Girl

Britt Breaks Big – Australia’s Power Girl

March 31st, 2010

Capper Creations Photography With eyes the same aqueous, azure colors of the ocean she plays in, this blonde fish…er…more like blonde dolphin….gives those powerful waves a run more than they can run her…. Brittani Nicholl, […]

Shredder Gabi Viteri – All Heart, Snow and Soul <3

Shredder Gabi Viteri – All Heart, Snow and Soul <3

March 17th, 2010

Gabi kicking back before she hits some cliffs at Vail pass. Photo by Christy Chaloux For someone who is able take her body almost as high as the clouds, her head is very well-grounded. Gabi […]

Jenny B: Saw.  Came….and Conquers; the Sportbike Track

Jenny B: Saw. Came….and Conquers; the Sportbike Track

March 11th, 2010

She’s a track star on two wheels running. While you may see quite a few girls basking in the excitement of being on the aft seat of a sportbike as their guy takes charge, after […]

London Skater, Helena Long talks street skating and learning to fly.

London Skater, Helena Long talks street skating and learning to fly.

March 10th, 2010

As one of the female faces of  Van’s in the UK, Helena Long is fast becoming known for her far-from- gutless street maneuvers (as you can see from her photographs) and also for her striking, […]

Las Vegas U.F.C. girl: U.ltra F.ierce C.limber, Stephanie Forte

Las Vegas U.F.C. girl: U.ltra F.ierce C.limber, Stephanie Forte

March 10th, 2010

Stephanie climbs “Caustic”, Cannibal Crag, Red Rocks, Nevada Who says it’s not all in a name? She certainly represents hers to the fullest. Who says you can’t have it all? Because this woman does. Stephanie’s […]

Laura’s Story; Tracking the Rising Trail of a Mountaineer’s Tale.

Laura’s Story; Tracking the Rising Trail of a Mountaineer’s Tale.

February 20th, 2010

Crystal Crag, Mammoth Lakes, CA 5 Sept 2009 Her favorite color is orange. If you knew her, you’d understand why she has such an affinity to it. Bright, spirited and with an endurance built to […]

Longboarder lightning; this is Micku!

Longboarder lightning; this is Micku!

February 16th, 2010

Bubbles. Extreme bubbles. That’s what I think of when I connect with this girl every time. Her energy is unstoppable. So is her courage. Her personality? Bubbles. She’s adorable and has a unique sense of […]

Escape from Tehran.  Nasim’s story..

Escape from Tehran. Nasim’s story..

January 24th, 2010

“Nasim, you will die if you do nothing. It’s better to move and die trying than to not move at all and die.” That self-statement Nasim Eshqi spoke of during our interview seems to ring […]

Why we love Aurelie! France’s BMX Super Wonder….

Why we love Aurelie! France’s BMX Super Wonder….

January 18th, 2010

I was bored by the skateboard…” so Aurelie says. Next thing you know her four-wheeled passion turned in to two and it’s been that way ever since. At 21 years, Aurelie has been making her way […]

Miss Cory Coffey brewing up sweet action in the BMX world!

Miss Cory Coffey brewing up sweet action in the BMX world!

January 18th, 2010

As one of the most recognizable names and faces in the BMX world, Cory is not only the two-time reigning champion in street BMX but is also credited as the first female to fearlessly perform […]

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