Dig this clever, wildly entertaining ski edit of Candide Thovex on Early Ups – he jumps over everyone and everything. It gets better and better as it progresses.

In Other News

On the Head

Lifeguards on Oahu’s famous north shore have seen it all – The New York Times

The Replacements

How some former football players land lucrative gigs as stuntmen and body doublesMMQB

RIP Roy Tarpley

How cocaine ravaged the 1986 NBA draft classMedium

The Third Place

Long live the dinerSerious Eats

Easy Targets

How some cities exploit pro athletes with the “jock tax” – Vice Sports

Cover shot: Thunder mascot throws down – USA Today Sports Images