This Week on Pythom

Olympics, magic flights and fiery editorials

Climbing and surfing in the Olympics made waves this week. Guinness Book of Records starred in a fiery editorial, meanwhile a Broad Peak Birdman showed what it’s like when life, above medals and records, becomes our favorite adventure.

Also, an interview about the big ice fields, and among few highlights this thin Karakoram summit season: having to surrender the Shining Wall – shortly after topping Broad Peak a Slovenian duo reached North Summit of Gasherbrum IV.

News

Flight of the Century: Chat with Broad Peak Birdman Antoine Girard tina

Editorial: The Guinness Book of Crap Records tina

Shipton Expire expedition in BC ekaitz

Classic Climbs: K2 Magic Line tina

Gasherbrum IV: Aleš Česen and Luka Lindič Reached North Summit raheel

[UPDATED] Gasherbrum I SW Face New Route Summit-Push Launched & Other Updatesraheel

St Elias – Wrangell Mountain Range Icefield: Interview with Vincent Colliard correne

Sport climbing in the Olympics? Read this first. pythom

Events and Expeditions

Kayak Circumnavigation of Crete ericlillstrom

Expedition Dispatches

Another day of tough slog Sebastian Copeland & Mark George/Simpson desert

Williams Marks 500 Days in Space, Set to Break Kelly’s Record Space Station

Kebnekaise Traverses – The One With Paddle Jaakko Heikka (Finland)

On Nansen’s footsteps Borge Ousland Polar Exploration

Expedition Foods SPEAR17 UK South Pole Expedition

Reflections on the 2016 Denali Season Mountain Trip

The 2016/2017 Challenge Talisker Atlantic Challenge 3000nm

The Manaslu Circuit: a bridge lover’s paradise Mark Horrell

News from Around the World

Video: Paragliding Over Broad Peak The Adventure Blog

Australia’s first world surfing champion, Midget Farrelly, dies aged 71 Surfnewsnetwork

2016 AWARDS GALLERY Canoe & Kayak

Mongolia by Horseback Part 5: The End of the Trail The Adventure Blog

Why Climbing Should be in the Olympics Gripped

Ulualoha: From Shark Attack to Saving Grace Surfnewsnetwork

Vivian Bruchez: “En el Everest, sólo intentaré filmar algo a Kilian Jornet, no seguirle” Desnivel (Spain)

Himalaya Fall 2016: Kilian Jornet is Off to Everest The Adventure Blog

Search underway for teenagers lost at sea off Welsh coast Yachting & Boating World

Ueli Stek: Killian ce la può fare sull’Everest Montagna.tv (Italian)

Canadian Climbers Celebrate The Tragically Hip Gripped

Sci alpinismo olimpico, non sono tutti felici Montagna.tv (Italian)

Primeras cimas del año en el G-I mientras Marek Holecek se da la vuelta en la cara suroesteDesnivel (Spain)

Messner: no a farmaci e doping Montagna.tv (Italian)

Watch Jason Kruk Climb, Ski and Paraglide on West Coast Gripped

The International Olympic Committee Got It Wrong by Including Climbing and Surfing in the Olympics Outside Mag

Sport climbing becomes Olympic – joy and concerns Abenteuer Sport with Stefan Nestler

In My Shoes Sidetracked Stories

Antoine Girard sobrevuela la cima del Broad Peak en parapente Desnivel (Spain)

Kalap: Following the Mountain Goat in India’s Himalaya Outdoor Journal (In)

Lessons from the Trail: Bear Trouble Canoe & Kayak

The kick off of the 2016 Hawaii Pro Bodyboard Tour on this Friday-Saturday August 5-6Surfnewsnetwork

Would you like to star in a Berghaus photoshoot? Berghaus Community

Surfing, Sport Climbing, Skateboarding in Tokyo 2020 Olympics Outdoor Journal (In)

Russian sailor allowed to compete in the Olympic Games Yachting & Boating World

Lo sci alpinismo è sport olimpico Montagna.tv (Italian)

Summer Everest Speed Climb Alan Arnette

Steck: “Basically I believe he can make it” Abenteuer Sport with Stefan Nestler

Diamond Ridge, new route up Grandes Jorasses SSE Face. Interview with Simon RichardsonPlanet Mountain

Daniele Nardi: “L’alpinismo dev’essere passione, non primato a tutti i costi” Montagna.tv (Italian)

Laila Peak, definitiva sepoltura per il corpo di Leonardo Comelli Montagna.tv (Italian)

Broad Peak and Gasherbrum IV North West Ridge by Cešen and Lindič UKClimbing

Markus Pucher and his dream of the first solo winter ascent of Cerro Torre Planet Mountain

E:60 Shark Attacks Mick Fanning (E60) Surfnewsnetwork

Video: Watch Skydiver Luke Aikins Plummet 25,000 Feet Without a Parachute The Adventure Blog

Fly over Broad Peak Montagna.tv (Italian)

Antoine Girard soars to new paragliding record above Broad Peak in the Karakorum Planet Mountain

How to Age Gracefully (And Still Kick Ass) Outside Mag

How Tug-of-War Could Save the Olympics Outside Mag

Broad Peak, Oscar Cadiach rinuncia alla vetta del suo 14esimo 8000 Montagna.tv (Italian)

Fabian Buhl Makes Solo Winter Ascent of 5.14b Alpine Route in Austria Alpinistopen?msgid=fTM4rwqeaQ2-eEEEZ291hg2

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