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An Urban Mermaid Swam Down The River Thames

Are you a tramp moving home?” Barbara de Moubray was asked multiple times as she made her way down the River Thames, in a canoe she...

Remembering The First Time I Went Skiing

Expired passports, embarrassing gear, and extremely French instructors... writer Chris Sayer takes a trip down memory lane to La Plagne - site of his...

All About Leo Houlding’s Mission To Climb Antarctica’s Spectre

Fifty-two days, 1,700km and 31 camps later... the British climber discusses his incredible journey. Ahead of the start of this weekend’s Kendal Mountain Festival, we caught...

Trekking Through the Far Away Green Haven of the Faroe Islands

“Where you off to then?” asks my early morning Uber driver. “The Faroe Islands,” I reply, still very much half asleep. “Faroe Islands? Never heard of...

Record Breaking Mountaineer Alan Hinkes Talks About His Achievements

It’s a very difficult feeling to explain,” says Alan Hinkes who’s sat opposite me in the Wainwright pub in the Lake District town of...

Meet The Inspiring Guys Spreading Skateboarding Across The Globe

Skateboarding has changed a lot since the days when the Z-Boyz were rolling around the dangerous streets of Dogtown, California. Since those year-zero moments, people around the world...

Meet The Fastest Mountain Biker In The World

If I was afraid standing up there I wouldn’t go. Fear is like a natural correction for your body. If you’re not prepared for...

Deliberately Riding An Ultramarathon Course On Bikes

A while ago, when the mountain bike was endearingly called an All Terrain Bike (ATB) humans decided to pitch themselves against horses in a grueling head-to-head...