Helmet Cam Captures Death-Defying Mountain Bike Ride Down Narrow, Rocky Cliff

Helmet Cam Captures Death-Defying Mountain Bike Ride Down Narrow, Rocky Cliff

The moment before this daredevil racer drives his bike over the steep, rock-lined cliff edge, you can hear him suck in a deep breath.

Before watching the video, I suggest you do the same.

Geoff

Geoff Gulevich’s endorphin-hyped run through the Red Bull Rampage race was captured from the racer’s point of view, and the sights are just part of the amazing video.

Onlookers shout “C’mon Gully!” throughout…

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To Kayak or Biyak - That is the Question

To Kayak or Biyak – That is the Question

To Kayak or Biyak - That is the Question

I visited recently with Aaron Baldwin (aka Biyakboats on the YakAngler.com forums) about his innovation – the “Biyak”. I traveled to McClellanville to meet Aaron at his shop to look over the Biyak and the pedal drive component.

The Biyak is just over 12’ long. The pontoons are adjustable from 30” – 46”. This adjustment range provides the ability to transport the Biyak in the back of a van or…

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2014 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships: Australia on top

2014 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships: Australia on top

As on the previous day, Sarah Storey finished with a gold medal around her neck. The 36-year-old British girl – one of the outstanding riders in these Championships – triumphed in the scratch ahead of the Argentinian rider Mariela Analia Delgado. Storey thus came away, after four days of competition, with two wins (the 3km Pursuit and Scratch) and a bronze medal (in the 500m). The anthem of God…

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2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup : Youth & Experience Both Triumph in Pietermaritzburg

The 5.7 kilometre course is completely new from the one riders saw last fall at the world championships, and most riders consider it to be harder.  It challenged riders with technical rock gardens and jumps, and gave them no chance to rest with multiple climbs per lap.

Neff, the Under-23 world champion in Pietermaritzburg last fall, chose to ride with the Elite field, and she came into the…

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Flagstaff, Ariz.: A High-Altitude Getaway For Runners

Flagstaff, Ariz.: A High-Altitude Getaway For Runners

The Sunset Trail is a popular location for runners and mountain bikers to tackle an out-and-back 8-mile climb. Photo: Courtesy of the Northern Arizona Trail Runners Association

Experience a runner’s “high” on the trails of this Northern Arizona town.

Elevation isn’t the only attraction of this tree-covered sanctuary in Northern Arizona. Endless trails, eclectic restaurants and an enthusiastic…

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Tom Boonen commissions horror pimp job on his Ferrari

Tom Boonen commissions horror pimp job on his Ferrari

Tom Boonen’s Ferrari now features horses, dolphins, pandas and an image of his own face.

Tom Boonen’s Ferrari now features horses, dolphins, pandas and an image of his own face. Source: Supplied

IS this the worst Ferrari paint job in history?

Gun cyclist, four time Paris-Roubaix winner and 2007 Tour de France sprint jersey winner Tom Boonen now owns the most horrifically over-the-top Ferrari F430 the world has ever seen, after allowing a cartoonist to go to town on it.

The…

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Fan calls in anti-doping authority after finding pills on road following Paris-Roubaix crash

Fan calls in anti-doping authority after finding pills on road following Paris-Roubaix crash

UK agency to investigate amid new drugs fears after Briton takes photos of vial falling from unnamed rider’s pocket midway through Hell of the North race Fan calls in anti-doping authority after finding pills on road following Paris-Roubaix crash Change: Brian Cookson, the UCI president, believes cycling is now a cleaner sport Photo: REUTERS

A vial of pills recovered by a British fan following a crash during Paris-Roubaix on Sunday is to be handed over to UK Anti-Doping on…

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This Is How You Make The Best Of A Bad Spring

This Is How You Make The Best Of A Bad Spring

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ync_7b8773o

Canada is just not having the best spring.

So far, Ontario’s Waterloo Region is seeing flood activity while Winnipeg is facing what could be its worst year yet for potholes.

Elsewhere, the cold season has been around so long that even Olympic athletes are doffing the “We Are Winter” slogan.

So we have to hand it to at least one person at Bishop’s…

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She did it! 85ft cliff at 85 years old

She did it! 85ft cliff at 85 years old

Joan Dampney scaling the 85ft cliff face on Saturday 29th March.

On Saturday 29th March, trustee of Autism Wessex, Joan Dampney, completed an abseiling challenge to raise funds for the charity.  Joan is a long term supporter of the charity and took the opportunity to do something she had always wanted to do whilst raising money.

Joan Dampney comments “I’ve always wanted to abseil so I thought why not take on an 85ft cliff in my 85th year.  I have been…

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7 CrossFit exercises you can do outside this spring

7 CrossFit exercises you can do outside this spring

girls running on beach

credit: Mike Baird

Sprint Intervals

Spring has finally arrived! Rather than holing up in a smelly gym, why not move your workout outside to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine? These CrossFit exercises and workouts are suitable for all stages of ability. Some require basic equipment.

What to do:

10 x 100-meter sprints, with 90 seconds rest in between each.

It looks easy, but I promise you, it will…

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