Tony Hawk retired in 2003, yet he beat out Shaq, A-Rod and Mia for favorite athlete at Nickelodeon's Kid Choice Awards in L.A. Last month he guest-starred as, duh, a skater on CSI: Miami.
Belgian rider Tom Boonen beats George Hincapie to win the Paris-Roubaix race.
Two ways to enjoy the Sahara: watch the new flick with Penélope Cruz (left) or run 150 grueling miles at the Marathon des Sables in the Moroccan desert.
Ed Viesturs, 44, will take his third stab at Nepal's 26,545-foot Annapurna, the final 8,000-meter peak he needs to become the first U.S. climber and sixth person to summit all 14 without supplemental oxygen.
Tackling the north side of Everest, Italian mountaineer Bruno Brunod, 42, will attempt a speed ascent and descent without supplemental oxygen. Why? Because it's still there.
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