Culture Fighting Cuba’s Boxing Ban In Cuba, where women are banned from competitive boxing, a thirteen-year-old girl steps into the ring.
Culture The N.B.A.’s Great Impersonator Brandon Armstrong hilariously mimics basketball’s biggest stars.
Culture The Man Without a Mask How the drag queen Cassandro became a star of Mexican wrestling.
Culture The World’s Most Dangerous Sport Children prepare for the most dangerous organized sport in the world: bull riding.
Culture Scaling a Wall with the World’s Most Talented Rock-Climber A fourteen-year-old girl named Ashima Shiraishi is making rock-climbing history.
Culture A NASCAR Legend Retires After twenty-three years, the Nascar great Jeff Gordon is retiring. His absence will be a tough hole to fill for fans like Carl Kemp—and for a sport that has already watched an era of unprecedented popularity slip away.
Culture Twilight at the Velodrome New York was once the world capital of track cycling. Today, only one velodrome remains: the bumpy oval in Kissena Park, which is home to a summer racing series.
Culture Elizabeth Streb’s Action-Hero Choreography Elizabeth Streb’s action heroes rehearse “Ascension.”
Culture A Surfer’s Saturday at Rockaway Beach Who would have thought that New York has its own surfing community? It's in the Rockaways, and the Rockaway Beach Surf Club plays an integral role. On a recent Saturday, Brandon d'Leo, the club's co-owner, showed us around.