Phoenix BoulderBlast Pro climbers Katie Brown, Lisa Rands and
Chris Sharma will be among the 700 climbers who, with crash pads
hoisted on their backs, make the annual pilgrimage to the Arizona
desert for the nation's largest bouldering competition.
End of Trail The Cowboy Action Shooting championship in Norco,
Calif., has gunslingers competing for accuracy and speed.
Dressing in Wild West regalia, as fan Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (right)
does, is de-rootin'-tootin'-rigueur.
Vans Slam City Jam The Canucks aren't the only skaters flying
high in Vancouver. Steve Caballero, Andy Macdonald and Ryan
Sheckler will headline this premier pro skateboarding event.
Billabong Pro Teahupoo The name Teahupoo means "end of the road,"
and for some of the world's best surfers this Tahitian village is
a worthy destination. Among the competitors slated to take on
Teahupoo's terrifying barrel is defending champ Kelly Slater