Garrett McNamara recently surfed a giant wave, perhaps one the biggest ever surfed. It was 90 feet and rolled out off the coast of Portugal. He says he's in search of the next wave, hopefully one even bigger. See the video.
his will be a big weekend for cycling enthusiasts - the final push in this year's Tour de France. Many fans make regular stops at the Fat Cyclist blog for news about their sport. Elden Nelson started the blog a few years back. It was funny and personal. But when his wife was battling breast cancer, he knew he either had to stop blogging, or write about the experience. Elden talks to Dick Gordon about how he's managed to raise so much money to fight cancer, and his once-in-a-lifetime ride with Lance and Team Radio Shack.
Robin Wadsworth has always had baseball on her mind. At 12, she became a star pitcher - on a boys team. After graduating college, she felt the call to the baseball diamond again, and worked on a minor league team before she was lured away by the call of big business.
Recently, Robin returned to baseball as the CEO of a small collegiate team.
Passion Richardson and Marion Jones were teammates on the U.S.Olympic 4 x 100 relay team that took home the bronze medal in 2000. Now that Marion Jones has admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs, the U.S. Olympic Committee has asked that Passion return her medal as well. Also on the show: another Olympic sprinter may gain a silver medal in the wake of the Jones confession. Then, a man whittles down his belongings to just 600 things.
When Rovel Sparkes was growing up in Kingston, Jamaica, soccer created community in his neighborhood. Now Rovel does the same by offering a free camp in Oakland. We hear also from 11-year-old Keanu Dobo-Bracy, a camper and unofficial "coach!"