Articles Yankees in the Dohyo: American Ascendancy in Sumo Today by Joshua Garoon
Never have I seen grouped together so many brawny men, giving a better idea of stall-fed bulls than human beings. One of them was especially brought to me that I might examine his massive form -- massive because his frame was covered with a mass of flesh, which to our ideas of athletic qualities would seem to incapacitate him from any violent exercise. Columns Babes in Action by Katherine Brown
The action heroine genre leaves many power and equality seeking women cold. But with gender disparity slowly receding there is more room in society and the big screen for ass-kicking females. And though the genre leaves much to be desired, things are looking up with flicks like 'Charlie's Angels' and 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon,' proving that when estrogen meets adrenaline, bad guys had better beware. Interviews A Decade of Flatland Chase Gouin -- one of the best flatlanders of all time -- tells us how his favorite pasttime has become his career and his love; a love for the art and sport, not the contest.