As of Januaryhe is the lead singer of the hardcore punk band Black Flag. Growing up, Vallely played little league baseball, but, inat age fourteen, Vallely discovered skateboarding and punk music, [ citation needed ] borrowed a skateboard from a friend and proceeded to dedicate his life to skateboarding. At Christmas inVallely's parents purchased a Jeff Phillips professional signature model skateboard for him.
Lacey Baker started skateboarding a few months after she started walking. She was two, briefly living in foster care in Southern California, and couldn't stop staring at the half-pipe set up in the backyard. Today, Lacey is said to be one of the best female skaters in the world.
Russian figure skating legend and Olympic gold medalist Evgeni Plushenko is making another Olympic comeback after four years of very limited participation in the sport. Once again, his return to the Olympics has been surrounded by drama and controversy. His selection to the Russian Olympic Team over National Champion Maxim Kovtun turned some heads in Januaryand now the Internet is buzzing over whether he will actually compete in the men's event later this week after earning a gold medal on Sunday in the team event. And as always, his presence at the Olympics has invited heated debate over the high marks he receives.
Skateboarding is heading to the Olympicsand, with bigger and better tricks and young, fearless stars, it feels like now is the time for the women's side of the sport to break through. Those skills were on display at the Vans Park Series World Championships in September, as was the newly international flavor of the competition. Once dominated by the US and Brazil, the highest tiers of the sport have gone global.
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And in a sport where wearing safety gear is shunned, few pieces of equipment are considered as uncool as the helmet. Which is why when renowned skateboard legend and all-around badass Mike Vallely showed up at a pro street competition last year wearing one, people thought he was joking. Valley, who has broken 17 bones over 30 years of professional skateboarding, has built a reputation on being a fearless and aggressive rider who never shied away from a trick, let alone a fight, if it came at him.