December’s List Of Action News Headlines

by The Editors on December 7, 2020

Creating these lists of news headlines is a lot like popping bubble wrap–it’s pointless, annoying, and yet so outrageously satisfying.

Here, enjoy the pointless, annoying fruits of our Monday Morning satisfaction. Click the link for December’s edition of action news from around the globe.


A Pandemic Reprieve For Mountain Resorts And For Skiers
Santa snowboards in with some outdoor holiday gift ideas
Kirkwood now open for 2020-21 season; joins Heavenly and Northstar
Canadian snowboard star Max Parrot: I’m grateful for cancer battle
Brian Head opening more runs for skiers, snowboarders this weekend – KLAS
La Jolla Snowboarder Has Olympic Aspirations
Snowboard pioneer wants more people on the slopes to fight climate change
Reservations required as Stevens Pass opens Friday for winter season
Ski, snowboard instructing pivots for COVID |
Chloe Kim biography: 13 things about Korean-American snowboarder from Torrance, California
Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim unveiled on ‘The Masked Singer,’ promptly calls out Ken Jeong
Mono County Drops Back Down to Purple Tier-1 | “Widespread” Most Restrictive
Snowboarders accused of causing avalanche near I-70 say 4th, 5th Amendment rights were violated
Snowboarder breaks quarantine in attempt to shred at Whistler
Where Are They Now? Ross Powers, the first VT man to win a Winter Olympic gold medal
The Looking Sideways Pod Shines A Much Needed Light On The World Of Action Sports
Bogus Basin draws a bigger crowd than expected on opening day
Nina Dobrev and Boyfriend Shaun White Celebrate 1st Thanksgiving Together: ‘Surrounded by So Much Love’
Vail Resorts’ cancellation of cloud seeding this winter could mean less water in streams
Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Artist James Niehues Releases his Greatest Hits: A Collection of Notecard Paintings
The only indoor ski resort in North America is in N.J. and it’s pretty good. Lindsey Vonn thinks so, too.
Snowboarders have narrow escape when they spark an AVALANCHE in Colorado
Red Lodge Mountain opens ski season with pandemic precautions
Tahoe’s Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows open for skiing — but only to passholders
Some Ski Resorts Are Finally Starting to Reckon With Their Racist History
6th annual Tahoe Film Fest returns to North Shore
Grouse Mountain open for skiing, snowboarding | CTV News
Flagstaff’s Snowbowl Ski Resort ready to open with COVID-19 restrictions
Snowboarding Roope Tonter was haunted by the life of a snowboarder, but as a forest entrepreneur, leaving for work in the morning has never taken a head for himself.
Olympic medalist Deibold named to U.S. snowboard team
Ski season opens in Tahoe, but only for pass holders as major resorts limit capacity
How Scotty James is carving out a hospitality career
Is Nina Dobrev & Shaun White’s Romance Fizzling? It’s ‘A Dead End,’ Source Says
Red Lodge Mountain opens to skiers, snowboarders on Friday
Granite Peak Ski Area to open a day before Thanksgiving, with changes to prevent COVID-19
Olympic snowboarder Maddie Mastro settles in Oxnard while hoping to compete in Beijing
Nick Baumgartner named to US Snowboard team for 2020-21 season
This 20-Year-Old Olympic Snowboarder Opens Up on “What Is Necessary to Become Great”
2020 Russian Snowboard Championship cancelled
First-of-its-kind Cohabit Pod Hotel hopes to attract budget-conscious adventurers this winter season
Copper Mountain cancels December’s Grand Prix World Cup as coronavirus cases rise
Pro snowboarder turned community worker’s multiple life changing events
B.C. announces new COVID orders that will have major implications for Whistler
New Colorado avalanche study reveals troubling trend heading into busy backcountry season
Whistler Blackcomb urging patience ahead of opening day
Everything you need to know about shredding Whistler’s slopes this year | Mapped
Silver Mountain makes changes to its operations after deadly avalanche
Reservations required, masks mandatory at Mount Hood ski resorts this season
Snowshoe Mountain to reopen for skiing, snowboarding on Dec. 4
Burton Team Snowboarders Reflect On Filming ‘One World,’ Missing Travel And Jake Burton Carpenter’s Legacy
Burton ‘One World’ snowboard film now available to stream on Amazon Prime
Sugar Mountain Resort to Open for Skiing and Snowboarding Thursday Morning at 9 a.m.
Mask Up! Killington opens for the season top-to-bottom Friday
Loveland Ski Area’s Opening Day generates joy among visitors, staff
Burton’s New Film Will Make You Want to Go Snowboarding (Even If You’ve Never Been Snowboarding)
The Uninvited II: All-Girls Snowboard Movie Shows the Industry Who’s Boss
42 Amazing Shaun White Quotes (2020)
Mountain High, Snow Valley Open To Kick Off SoCal’s Ski Season
Cimarron Mountain Club, a private ski area near Montrose, sells its seven final memberships
With the snow piling up, here’s where Mt. Baker ranks against the nation’s top ski resorts
Olympic champion Kim set for return as US Snowboard team named for new season
Summit County snowboarder Michael Mawn readies for his Freeride World Tour debut
Two-time Olympic snowboarder Sarah Conrad relishes role as strength and conditioning specialist
Cypress Mountain opens for the winter season
Wolf Creek Ski Area Running Seven Lifts, 98% Open
With an uncertain season ahead, skiers and riders hit the slopes on opening day at Breckenridge Ski Resort
Tahoe native Jamie Anderson a headliner of US Snowboard Team
World champion Chris Corning’s debut snowboard film ‘Teal’ now available to rent
Jaw-Dropping Trailer For Olympian Elena Hight’s Backcountry Snowboarding Film ‘Blank Canvas’ Is Here
Chloe Kim Makes Competitive Snowboarding Return As 2020-21 U.S. Snowboard Team Announced
Snowboarder Chloe Kim on Hot Cheetos, Roxy, and Going for Gold (Again) at the 2022 Winter Olympics
Olympic snowboarder Arielle Gold opens up about battles with body image, self love
Pandemic could lead to record-busy backcountry this winter



Philly Youth Skateboarding Leader Accused of Sexually Assaulting 2 Boys
Rodney Watkins arrest: Skaters had suspicions about coach charged with abuse

Ray Barbee Slam City Skates Interview
‘Tanuki Sunset’ Guides a Cool Raccoon Through Tricky Skateboarding
Shakira Shows Off Her Skateboarding Skills In Sexy Leather Outfit For New ‘Girl Like Me’ Video — Watch
Skateboard startup: Here’s how two Seattle teens launched a business during the grind of COVID
Skateboarder killed in crash hoped to start his own company
Mark Ruffalo On Skateboard Sparks Photoshop Battle: PHOTOS
Friends, family mourn 14-year-old Ramona skateboarder killed in accident
UTEP’s ‘Dr. Skateboard’ selected by Smithsonian for New Research
Charlotte skateboarders fight to keep their ‘home’ at Eastland
Watch Eric Koston And Sean Malto Clumsily Skate as Giant Minions
Lafayette skateboarding: rich history, sport thriving despite challenges
Just watching pro skater Kevin Kowalski shred Newport, Oregon’s renovated skatepark (partly thanks to Rogue Ales)
Sherwood Park teacher wins GG award for course linking skateboard design, Indigenous history
Arroyo Grande man impresses Tony Hawk on Ellen, video
Skateboard Graphic Artist Sues Jack Black, Tony Hawk, and The Berrics for Copyright Infringement of Skateboard Graphic Design
Teenage Boy Riding Skateboard Fatally Struck by Pickup in Ramona
Skateboarder performs trick over Houston police officer
Skateboarder from Hawaii films 400-mile ride through Luzon
Man riding skateboard accused of touching two ASU students inappropriately
Let’s flip again: skateboards take off for a new generation
How a pro skateboarder’s hockey dream sparked an unlikely, powerful friendship
Tony Hawk Shreds with Skater Paralyzed from Waist Down In Inspiring Video
Addison Rae Receives Skateboarding Lesson From Tony Hawk
‘Kick! Push! Coast!’ Introducing Proper Gnar, the first Black-woman-owned skateboard company
Darby Allin Talks Working With Steve-O And Tony Hawk
OlymPicks: Shaun White Returns to the Circuit and Two Skaters Decide Their Fates
Skateboarding nonprofit flips for foster children
Respect for Skateboarders
Frosted Flakes: Enjoying a Win, Space X, and Being Tony Hawk
Metro Vancouver–themed skateboard stirs up Maple Road memories
Skateboarding teen found unconscious outside Richland middle school
Member of Vietnam’s national skateboard team on grinding with purpose
Local high school student’s skateboard company donates to animal shelter
James Van Der Beek needs stitches after electric skateboard accident
Miami officer befriends teen protester accused of hitting him with skateboard
Pushing my luck: Why I’m taking up skateboarding at 40
Club for visually impaired skateboarders takes off in Calgary
Kevin Hart and Tony Hawk Pair Up For An Interview In Ice Baths
5 Things Skate 4 Should Borrow From THPS (& 5 It Should Borrow From Skate 3)
Tony Hawk talks cases of mistaken identity — even for Tom Brady
Richie Banks Returns With His Most Ambitious DIY Skatepark Build Yet
Shred the Great Hall with this Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Hogwarts build
Kevin Hart’s ‘Cold As Balls’ Returns, Features Tony Hawk, Ric Flair
Keith Hufnagel Forever Tribute by RB Umali (2020)



810,000 Tickets for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics Have Been Canceled
Billabong graphene-enhanced wetsuits are now shipping
Pipe Masters could get green light Tuesday, WSL reminds people to watch from home
Surfing Champs Get Docuseries From Apple TV+
Female surfer, 24, needed CPR and taken to hospital from Doheny State Beach
Photo Gallery: Maui Surfers Kai Lenny, Billy Kemper and Albee Layer Enjoy Big Swell Off Peʻahi
Saturday Links: Search For Surfer Who Disappeared Off Ocean Beach Suspended
Slater, Johns mourn death of surfing legend
How Famous Surfers and Wealthy Homeowners Are Endangering Hawaii’s Beaches
‘Surfing Santa’ catches waves at Hamburg beach
‘It feels like we’re under attack’: Car thieves using new techniques to steal SF surfers’ vehicles
Celeb surfers descend on Nelscott Reef for big wave riding
Big Waves Create Spectacular But Dangerous Surf Along Bay Area Coast
Monster Waves Draw Elite Surfers to S.F. Ocean Beach
Legendary surf photographer, self-described “poet, warrior”, dies suddenly of kidney failure
John Shimooka, 51, farewelled by surfing legends around the world
Pro-surfer ordered to live with parents
Shark encounter: Teen surfer’s boat ‘circled’ by two bronze whalers off Rottnest coast
Esperance surfers call for urgent action on shark control after another close encounter
Surf With Santa at the American Dream Complex in New Jersey
River surf park could be built in town of Cochrane
A massive artificial surf pool and luxury resort is being built in Sydney’s north
Tyler Stewart of Victoria is world champion of wake surfing
Surf Lakes reveal plans to open to the public
A corner of the Earth: Extreme surfing in Iceland – Oceanographic
Throwdown Surf Classic event raises $33000 for the Outer Banks Relief Foundation
Including persons with disabilities in surfing
Could a mysterious, ’30s-era scrapbook document the first-ever women’s surf club?
Rincon Classic cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic | NewsChannel 3-12
Point Loma Nazarene adds Surfing History and Culture course to lineup – Drs. Ben Cater and James Wicks are stoked about the new Point Loma Nazarene University course they’re co-teaching: LIT/HIS4090 – Surfing History and Culture. This isn’t surpri…
OnlyFans star Renee Gracie gropes fellow adult model Ellie-Jean Coffey’s chest as they party
Dance music star Fisher, celebrity mates go into booze business
Surfing world pays tribute to John Shimooka, who has died aged 51
Surfing Superstar John John Florence Is Ready To Shine As Sport Makes Olympic Debut
Porsche Owners Become Prime Target For ‘Surf Shaming’ Instagram Trend
Unconscious surfer rescued near Toronto’s Cherry Beach after heavy rainstorm winds ‘slammed’ him into water
Surfer John Shimooka dies at 51. ‘I thought we had this,’ Kelly Slater mourns.
Here’s What ‘Soul Surfer’ Star Bethany Hamilton Shared about Second Trimester of Her Pregnancy
“Life of Kai” takes viewers into the life of Maui’s hall of fame surfer Kai Lenny
Local pro surfer says ‘yes’ after stuntman pops the question while hanging from a helicopter | NewsChannel 3-12
New York wave riders, surf-obsessed Crozier family, girls and their boards
Watch Flume and Diplo Surf With Steve-O at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch
Endless Subscribers: Pro Surfers Follow a New Path to Stardom
Death of Hawaii surfer John Shimooka hits home for Keala Kennelly
Former pro surfer Scott Dailey shapes kids to follow their own paths
Surfing star Molly Picklum says COVID-19 has impacted on her in a positive way
Paddle-out pays tribute to Gotcha co-founder Michael Tomson
Canada’s top surfers return to competition
Taranaki surfer Paige Hareb wins Raglan competition to be crowned Queen of the Point
Fort Myers Beach surfer takes advantage of Tropical Storm Eta’s swells
What John John Florence Has Learned Under Lockdown | Outside Online
Canadian surfers prepare for Tokyo 2020 with one-day contest in Vancouver
Search underway for missing surfer at Papamoa Beach, Tauranga
John John Florence opens up about beating Kelly Slater for Olympic spot



Palace and Arc’teryx Aim to Unify Skate and Climb Culture With FW20 Collaboration
Supreme x The North Face FW20 Faux Fur Collection
Erik Arteaga Skates in J Balvin x Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG
100+ artists, including Shepard Fairey, to be featured in this weekend’s free BEYOND THE STREETS virtual art fair
Second Vans x Anderson Paak Collection announced
$2 million T-shirt collection goes on sale at Christie’s to promote Supreme auction
The Berrics Adds Its Stamp To CARIUMA’s CATIBA PRO Skate Sneaker
Palace and CÎROC Reunite for Special-Edition Bottles
Dime and Reebok Intersect Skate and Basketball On A Kamikaze II Low Collection
Everything Dropping at Palace This Week
A Ticking Time Bomb: The Inside Story of Oakley’s Watch Line
Polar Skate Co. Delivers Winter-Ready 2020 Collection Lookbook
Victorinox does a skateboard kickflip with Classic SD Swiss Army Knife
Palace Moschino is a collection for the ages
Breitling and Kelly Slater’s Outerknown Create Stunning Sea Watch
Official Look at the Frame Skate x Nike SB Dunk Low “Habibi”
Vans Celebrates Checkerboard Day With Geoff McFetridge Customs For Charity
Vans collabs we need | Pop culture collaborations
Rizzoli : Sem Rubio : Mark Gonzales
Neckface: People I’ve Known
Saturdays NYC Bring Surf to the City in Clean Holiday 2020 Collection
Vans and Taka Hayashi Reunite for Military-Inspired “DIY” Pack
Vans’ Fabiana Delfino Collection Mirrors the Skater’s Style and Florida Roots
Brixton’s Multipronged Growth Strategy Involves More Than Headwear
Palace Celebrates Moschino’s Fashion Iconoclasm in Expansive Collaboration
Your first look at Palace Skateboards x Moschino
Outerknown Finds a Natural Stretch Fabric For Its Iconoclast Jean
Will Supreme End Up in TJ Maxx?
Whitney Houston lands streetwear collaboration with Palace Skateboards
Quartersnacks x Vans Collab (2020)
Surf Meets Return To Maui and Oʻahu’s North Shore This Winter
Supreme x Timberland Fall/Winter 2020 Collaboration
Top of the Drops: Supreme and VF Corp’s Collaborative Legacy



WVa ski business spends millions on makeovers, new lifts
Burton Snowboards Selling Channel Islands Surfboards – WWD
Decline of long-lead bookings makes season ahead harder to predict
Uphill ski/snowboard gear sales exploding, but it’s not all for backcountry use
Rip Curl founder Brian Singer buys Geoff Morgan’s $22 million Byron Bay house
American Wave Machines, Inc. Announces Two PerfectSwell® Projects
Surfing nirvana as $75m resort gets green light
Snowcat outfitter sues former guide, claims skiing locations are ‘trade secrets’
Seven has secured expanded sports rights to the World Surf League
Employees of Channel Islands Surfboards to Buy Company From Burton
Nitro Circus and Street League Skateboarding to headline new Thrill One Network
The Impact Of Celebrities In Video Games | Invision Game Community
‘$15000 in stock’ stolen from Byrne Surfboards in Thirroul heist
World Surf League ‘could walk away’ from surf ranch
Aspen Skiing Co. and other resorts paid less for public land use in COVID-shortened season
It Is Definitely Time To Take Our Profits In Vail Resorts
4 Female Entrepreneurs Partner to Reshape Two Outdoor Company’s Sales Growth
Huf skateboard brand bailed on planned RiNo store, lawsuit claims

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