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Urban Sports

Urban Sports articles explore unusual sports that are performed in busy urban settings. Discover urban sports videos about BASE jumping, Parkour, and more.

How Longboarding Works

Longboards aren't ideal for doing the impressive ollies and railslides that win the hearts and minds of skateboarding enthusiasts, but they do provide a sweet way to get from point A to point B.

The Kids Are All High

Mountains are definitely not the only thing worth climbing. Learn more about the urban climbers scrambling up cranes, skyscrapers and even Corcovado. See more »

10 Urban Sports That Might Get You Arrested

Some urban sports might get you arrested because of trespassing or potential injury. Learn about 10 urban sports that might get you arrested. See more »

10 Things We Want to See in Adult Playgrounds

Adult playgrounds -- or outdoor adult fitness areas -- are sprouting up all over. Find out what 10 things we want to see in adult playgrounds. See more »

10 Craziest Skateboarding Feats

Skateboarding feats and tricks can take skill. See some of the craziest skateboarding feats on record. See more »

Top 10 Cities for Urban Exploration

The draws of urban exploration can be tantalizing. What are 10 cities ideal for urban exploration? See more »

Is it legal to explore abandoned buildings?

Is it legal to explore abandoned buildings? Find out whether exploring abandoned buildings is a legal practice. See more »

Is it safer to bike on the sidewalk?

Is it safer to bike on the sidewalk? Find out whether it's safer to bike on the sidewalk at HowStuffWorks. See more »

5 Ways to Keep Moving While You Wait for the Green Light

What are some ways to keep moving while you wait for the green light? Learn how to keep moving while you wait for the green light. See more »

5 Best Cities for Urban Hiking

What are the best cities for urban hiking? Learn about five of the best cities for urban hiking at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Buildering Works

What is buildering? Learn about buildering and urban sports at HowStuffWorks. See more »