skateboarder alexis sablone on her history-making career
As a member of the inaugural US Olympic skateboarding team she continues her efforts to bring more visibility to female skaters.
every body type is permitted in marni’s collaged olympic games
Only Marni’s madcap creative director Francesco Risso could have the frow working out their core muscles on bouncing exercise balls as he presented his imagined Olympics for imperfect athletes.
how gender is shaping the 2016 olympic games
Gender has been the subject on everybody’s lips this year. Here are five ways the conversation is changing the Rio 2016 Olympics — from Lea T’s history-making opening ceremony appearance to the phasing out of the controversial gender-testing practice.
gisele to play important role at the 2016 olympics
The Brazilian model will reportedly be hosting the opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium on August 5.
caitlyn jenner will reportedly pose nude in her olympic gold medal
The 'Sports Illustrated' cover — marking the 40th anniversary of the Montreal Summer Games — would be the first time Jenner has posed with her medal post-transition.
will 2016 be the year of trans olympians?
New guidelines mean athletes can compete without having to undergoing gender reassignment surgery.
meet bction, the japanese collective taking over buildings in tokyo for the sake of art
Just as B comes after A, BCTION comes after ACTION. Taking the butterfly effect of any cultural phenomenon as their focal point, last week Japanese art collective BCTION saw over 70 young artists convert an abandoned office, located in Tokyo’s business...
underworld's karl hyde shares the records that changed his life
They soundtracked an Olympic opening ceremony, scored one of the most famous cult films in British Cinema and wrote what is arguably the most important anthem in dance music history. You might think you don’t know who Underworld are, but we promise you...
body architect lucy mcrae is going to grow babies in space
Full of contagious energy, Lucy McRae is the kind of person you want to be friends with. She looks almost angelic in her all white dress-meets-labcoat as she explains the project she’s presenting at the London Design Festival and hands us a pale pink...