An Athlete’s Detailed Account of Open Bankart Repair Recovery
Kincade Pavich // March 26, 2020
In December of 2016 I underwent an Open Bankart Repair on my right shoulder to combat recurring dislocations. I remember it being a slow and demanding recovery during a really deep Montana winter, but as humans we tend to forget about our recoveries once we’ve regained health. After a successful couple years with no further […]
Wear Your F***ing Helmet
Kincade Pavich // September 6, 2019
Despite countless articles and studies showcasing the importance and effectiveness of wearing a helmet in action sports, many athletes still choose to leave their head exposed and vulnerable to serious injury. This article discusses the importance of dropping the stigma that "helmets aren't cool" and protecting your dome no matter what.
Staying Positive Through Injury: Everything Happens for a Reason
Kincade Pavich // August 13, 2019
Looking on the bright side, accomplishing things while injured, staying positive, and believing everything happens for a reason. Kincade dissects his second collarbone surgery and how he's done his best to see it as a positive instead of a negative.
Kincade Pavich // June 18, 2019
Goals motivate us as people and as athletes. Without goals to work towards, any activity or sport can become rather stale. Whether you're working to get faster on a dirtbike or land a new trick on a snowboard, goals make sports more fun and more rewarding. For the past few years, I've been setting goals in days, hours, or miles.
Life Lessons of Outdoor Action Sports
Daniel Pavich // October 20, 2018
It turns out action sports and life have a whole lot in common. Many of the lessons you learn from starting action sports, to progressing, to managing injuries, and more all relate to life in amazing ways. Dive into this article to learn some awesome action sports tips that will hopefully impact your life in a positive way.
Risk, Reward, and Pride in Action Sports
Kincade Pavich // October 19, 2018
How much risk are you willing to put into the reward of success? What role does pride play in less than ideal scenarios? After seemingly endless tragedies in the action sports community, what needs to change? What factors lead to injury or death in action sports and what can we do to minimize these tragedies?
Kincade Pavich // July 5, 2018
How injuries affect you as an athlete, staying positive, coming back, and how things change. Injuries are all but unavoidable in action sports. Knowing how to handle them and how to come back from them is essential to being a good athlete.
The “Send It” Mentality
Kincade Pavich // July 2, 2018
What is the "Send It Mentality", how do you get it, and why is it important to Action Sports? Dive into what makes Action Sports unique and the criteria to become a good Action Sports athlete.