The classical ideal of perfection in athletics was defined by physical prowess displayed artistically. Modern tastes have added "swagger," "attitude," or perhaps just pride to that equation.
Snowmobile Freestyle is perhaps the the most batshit insane of all professional sports in North America (snocross comes close) due simply to the ridiculous things competitors are able to tweak out of their 450-pound death machines. So here's 22-year-old Texan
Colten Moore failing spectacularly at something…
It's the most terrifying thing to hit Aspen since Kobe; the Winter X Games are rampaging the pure Colorado snow, and apparently, the particpants are out there causing quite a ruckus.
I've spent the last hour watching the Winter X Games, which are, much like Mountain Dew, extreme. How extreme is it? Well, a commentator just described Sal Masekela as his "brother from another mother." If that doesn't typify today's edgy and hip teenagers, I don't know what does.