Misc Sports

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Have a Peep at Kilian Jornet’s 2023 Stats

Kilian Jornet’s reputation precedes him. You don’t need me...
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Montreal Mother Breaks Underwater Model Depth Record

Canadian philanthropist and real estate investor Kim Bruneau had...
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Weekend Warm-Up: The Dream is Both Dead and Alive in ‘LIMITS’

Daniel Winn sits at his modest kitchen table, waiting...
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Running Phenom Elsey Davis Breaks Winter Bob Graham Record

In 2022, Eleanor "Elsey" Davis gained notoriety on the...
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Record for Solo, Unsupported Winter Bob Graham Round Broken Twice in a Day

Two fell runners moving in opposite directions each broke...
The 'Horonuku', the land yacht that broke the wind-powered land speed record.

222 Kilometres Per Hour — By Wind Power Alone!

By anyone's standards, 222kph is speedy. If the only...
skiing in BC

Weekend Warm-Up: ‘NEOTENY’, or The Joys of Playing in the Snow

If you don't have a silly grin on your...
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Apple Watch Ultra Now Works As A Dive Watch

Just a few decades ago, many certified scuba divers...
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VIDEO: Rocketman Puts Jet Engine Behind Grandmother’s Lawn Chair

If you've just been watching cats playing piano on...
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Runner Dies in Fall at UTMB Mont-Blanc Team Event

The UTMB Mont-Blanc organization has announced that a participant...
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Measure the Height of a Wave Accurately? One Drone Company May Have the Answer

Given the world's easy access to all human knowledge,...

Wingsuiting: A 1 in 500 Chance of Death

But a recent flight over the Weisshorn shows the...

A Badass Rabbit Named Moose Bags Peaks in New Hampshire

A trip up any of New Hampshire's modest 1,220m...
Winter aerial view of the epicentre of the Tunguska event in Siberia, Russia. Photo: Tungussky Nature Reserve

Divers to Explore Possible Crater of Siberia’s Famous Tunguska Meteor

A quartet of geophysicists and hydrobiologists has obtained a...

Great Explorers: Emmeline Freda Du Faur

Emmeline Freda Du Faur defied convention by pioneering women's...

Great Explorers: Suersaq, aka Hans Hendrik

Hans Henrik was an unusual polar explorer. He went...

The Ogre: Much More than the Classic Scott/Bonington Survival Tale

Baintha Brakk I (7,285m), better known as Ogre I,...
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Drones Help Scottish Rescuers Search for Victims Lost in Tough Terrain

The next time you hear the high-pitched whine of...

The Hidden Treasure: Kongur Tagh, 1981

Kongur Tagh (7,719m) lies in the Kashgar Mountains, near...

100 Great Explorers of the Last 100 Years

BY MARTIN WALSH, ANGELA BENAVIDES, ASH ROUTEN, KRIS ANNAPURNA,...

Great Explorers: Rockwell Kent

“I don’t want petty self-expression...I want the rhythm of...

Cho Oyu 1964 and the Strange Double Life of Fritz Stammberger

The almanacs of climbing history prefer not to include...

Great Survival Stories: Tyson’s Wonderful Drift

The 1871-1873 Polaris expedition made it as far north...
Female IFMGA mountain guide in Bugaboo Provincial Park

Changing Times: Three Prominent Female IFMGA Mountain Guides

Women make up less than 2% of all mountain...

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