Monthly Archives: July 2012

Video: Wild Love: Ultra Trail Runner Krissy Moehl

A month back we were treated to a fantastic video called Wild Love which featured Jake Norton and wife Wende Valentine. That video showed how the couple balanced a life filled with travel and adventure while still remaining close and … Continue reading

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Circumnavigating Death Valley On Foot

There is no doubt that Death Valley is a place of extremes. It is the hottest, lowest and driest place in North America and during the months of July and August temperatures often exceed 125ºF/51ºC. It is the kind of place … Continue reading

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Pakistan 2012: Summit Bids On K2?

It was a relatively quiet weekend in terms of updates from Pakistan as most teams are now abandoning Base Camps across the region and starting the trek for home. It has been a very difficult summer there as unusual weather … Continue reading

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Rower Sexually Assaulted While Attempting Lake Michigan Circumnavigation

The vast majority of the stories I post on this blog are ones that I find inspiring and fascinating. They tend to be stories that make me want to get out and explore the world and experience as much of … Continue reading

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Video: The Best of the 2012 Tour de France

Now that the 2012 Tour de France is over are you going through cycling withdrawal? Do you want to relive some of the best moments from this year’s race? Than this video is for you. It’s a short 3 minute … Continue reading

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Pakistan 2012: Change In Fortunes Ahead?

The climbing season in Pakistan had seen a definite shift this past week as teams on Gasherbrum I and II, as well as Broad Peak, have elected to head home without a single summit amongst them. They were defeated not … Continue reading

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Video: The Bearladder

I came across this video yesterday but thought it was an appropriate way to end the week. I won’t give too much of it away, suffice as to say when you want to rescue dumpster-diving bear cups, you have to … Continue reading

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Build A Triathlon Package For Under $1000

A lot of runners and cyclists toy with the idea of trying a triathlon but are often daunted not only be the training regimen but also the expense in putting together all the gear that they need. After all, buying … Continue reading

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Video: Earth From The International Space Station

The little blue marble we call home is a beautiful place. No where is that more apparent than in this amazing video which captures the Earth from board the International Space Station. Most certainly the best seat in our solar … Continue reading

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Felix Baumgartner Completes Second Test Jump

Austrian BASE jumper Felix Baumgartner has successfully completed his second test-jump as he prepares for an attempt at the world record for the highest skydive. Yesterday Felix donned his specially designed pressure suit, boarded a balloon filled with helium and … Continue reading

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