Modern skiing was made possible by a 1930s invention: releasable ski bindings.
In 2009, Corey Adams made a skateboarding movie unlike any other. For one thing, it was good. For another, it took place in a castle. And then it disappeared.
John Milius wrote "Apocalypse Now," directed "Red Dawn," and was the inspiration for "The Big Lebowski"'s Walter Sobchak. His deeply personal surfing-and-war movie is appropriately weird.
The human impacts on the ecology of the world's highest peak range from solid waste and water pollution to melting glaciers possibly brought about by climate change.