Created and founded in 1986 by Paul J. Higgins, Athletes in Motion Sports Television Inc. is the "Mother Ship" to thousands of programs produced for ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN International, ESPNU, CSTV, The Mountain Network, FOX, Speed, OLN (Versus), Oxygen, Regional Network Affiliates such as KDOC-TV, KVMD, PBS and local cable. AIM Sports TV started out as a fifteen minute sports highlight program viewed everyday of the week on local public access cable that concentrated on local high school, amateur and action sports in Orange County, California.
The show brought to the forefront high school, college, and action sports content that was an immediate hit with the viewers. In 1994, Athletes in Motion began on ESPN2 producing events from skateboard contests to adventure racing in the Philippines. AIM Sports TV was a main producer of X Games programming and Paul Higgins became the expert analyst for all skateboard and bike stunt events for the X Games. That launched the show Athletes In Motion and Paul Higgins into a main host, producer, and packager for hundreds of programs relating to "Action Sports." To this day, Paul continues his involvement with the X Games hosting the Asian X Games and producing "XBS Beyond Surf" each month on ESPN International. Paul's latest creation is the sensational hit Slippery Stairs seen around the world millions of times on ESPN and on all social media networks.