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Winter X Games
The 2014 Winter X Games have kicked off in Aspen with a key person missing: Snowboarding legend Shaun White will not compete after a week of back-and-forth on the issue. White said that he regretted not being able to give his full attention to the X Games, although he does plan on competing in the Sochi Olympics in two weeks. The X Games will miss White, but there are still plenty of tricks, races and photo finishes to keep fans occupied for the event's three-day duration.
Felix Baumgartner did about a million different awesome things in his record-setting skydive from the edge of space, but for our money, having the guts to step out of his capsule, look straight down, and jump trumps just about anything any other daredevil has ever done. What was your favorite part?