In the 1990s, with the advent of the Internet, he began filming and editing films of his favorite pastime -- gravity sports, specifically street luge
-- captured on point-of-view cameras mounted on his helmet or protective gear as he cruised down New England streets, lying on his back on a wheeled board.
This series was like a trendier urban version of The Games, with events like street luge
and powerbocking (running on springy stilts).
Despite having a badly-bruised knee from training, the fiercely competitive former Olympic champion had come out on top in the girls' street luge
Despite having a badly-bruised knee from training, the Olympic champion had come out on top in the girls' street luge
It will see leather-clad Sarah compete in a series of urban sports ranging from BMX and inline speed skating, through to street luge
, dirt buggy racing and extreme abseiling, known as rap jumping.
It's very easy to think you're in the LBC when you're really in Signal Hill, and if the cop is feeling extra dickish that day you can get a ticket pretty quickly because of a law made in 1978 after some epic street luge
More than 500 competitors from 40 different countries are set to take part in over 20 adrenaline-fuelled sports such as mountain biking, land yachting and even street luge
(that's tobogganing, to you and me).
Then there is street luge
, which involves flying down big hills lying on a skateboard.
Surfing, windsurfing, mountain biking and kitesurfing are just some of the championships that take place every October, as well as the rather dangerous-looking street luge
Surfing, windsurfing, mountain biking, and kitesurfing are just some of the championships that take place every October, as well as the rather dangerous-looking street luge
Watch as Tuffers banters with cricket legends Sir Viv Richards and Mark Waugh - and then tries his hand at extreme sports with a terrifying street luge