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Sep 29, 2015 09:40 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Marty McFly's hovering skateboard isn't here yet. But it's almost here, and that counts for something, right?
Sep 22, 2015 10:18 AM ET
A 750-mile, "human-powered" boat race between Washington and Alaska forbids engines and traverses some of the choppiest, coldest, most hazardous waters anywhere.
Sep 21, 2015 07:40 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The first ever wingsuit national championships are set for later this month in Chicago. Will the addition of competition change the sport?
Sep 14, 2015 09:28 AM ET
Alaska's venerable Iditarod dog-sledding race has incorporated technology to help keep its pups and mushers safer, but those changes may leave some racers feeling disconnected from the race's spiritual roots.
Aug 28, 2015 10:34 AM ET
Cortes Bank, about 100 miles off California's coast , is one of the most dangerous surf spots in the world, with shallow, often shark-infested waters. But those facts don't deter the location's top surfers.
Aug 7, 2015 01:20 PM ET
Lexus recently came out with a video showing off its new hoverboard, but how does it all work? And can we buy them soon? Julian reports.
Jul 28, 2015 12:25 PM ET
Every year people flock to one of the most ominously named places in the United States: Badwater Basin, Death Valley. They flock there to run an insanely torturous foot race.
Jul 22, 2015 08:10 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Skeptics are questioning whether it’s humanly possible for Tour de France leader Chris Froome to have generated the power he did during a major climb in the race.
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