Monthly Archives: August 2011

Human Slingshot + Slip and Slide = Epic Air

While we’re sharing videos today, here’s one more, just for the fun of it. It features a “human slingshot” which consists of a mechanical pulley system anchored to a pick-up truck, and pulled by an ATV, with an inter-tube on … Continue reading

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Norway’s Prime Minister To Travel To South Pole For Amundsen Anniversary

The Prime Minister of Norway, Jens Stoltenberg, announced today that he’ll be traveling to the South Pole in December to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of Roald Amundsen’s arrival at that point. Amundsen and his team became the first men … Continue reading

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Kiteboarding Hurricane Irene

My friends over at Wend posted this video yesterday, but it’s definitely worth sharing here as well. It stars a couple of crazy people who decided it would be a good idea to go kiteboarding in the middle of Hurricane … Continue reading

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Jornet, Hawker Win North Face Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc

As I mentioned last Friday, this weekend was the annual North Face Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, one of the toughest ultra-marathons in the world. Late Friday, 2300 competitors set out on the 166km (103 miles) course, which circles Mount … Continue reading

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New Adventure Race Coming To New Zealand In 2012

A new expedition length adventure race is scheduled to take place next year in Queenstown, New Zealand, one of the top adventure destinations on the planet. The race, which is called GODZone Adventure, will be  put on by 100% PURE … Continue reading

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vonage time to call app – free international calls + ipad giveaway

A few weeks ago I introduced you to the Vonage Time to Call App that helps you make international calls for less. You can read the original post, vonage time to call app – make international calls for less.Details about … Continue reading

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Ruggedized PC’s For Your Next Expedition

Lets face it. In recent years our mandatory gear list for any expedition has expanded to include a number of tech toys. We now carry smartphones, MP3 players, tablets, and laptops with us when we head out on our adventures. … Continue reading

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Row To The Pole Team Reaches Destination

A few weeks back I posted a story about the Row To The Pole Team, which was made up of six crew members who were attempting to become the first people to row to the Magnetic North Pole. At the … Continue reading

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge: Americans Dominating On Home Turf

We’re now more than halfway through the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge and it clear that the American riders want to make sure they defend their home turf. After the prologue on Monday, two road stages on Tuesday and Wednesday, and … Continue reading

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The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mount Blanc Begins Today

One of the toughest ultra-trail runs in the world gets underway today in Chamonix, France, where some of the best long distance runners will set out on the North Face Ultra-Trail du Mount Blanc. The race, which stretches for 166km … Continue reading

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