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Hill Walking

UKH Gear - Alpkit Ambleside Store now open!

UKH News (press release)UKH News (press release) - Jul 19, 2017
OK so our Ambleside store has been open for a couple of weeks now, but we've been spending that time settling in and meeting customers old and new and ...  


Trekking the Mormon Trail gave family a 'wonderful romp with history'

Salt Lake TribuneSalt Lake Tribune - Jul 22, 2017
(Rick Egan | Tribune File Photo) Steve Sorensen, Salt lake city, lights a lantern to give light to the cooks making scones for their Sunday night supper in Miller park. Supper was finger food as all of the china and dinner ware was packed to hit the ...  


Canoeing camp

The CourierThe Courier - Jul 22, 2017
Kaytlin Erdeljac and Sawyer Benson, left, have fun on the water Friday with Isaac Reed and Ayden Brock at Dold Lake at Oakwoods Nature Preserve, just west of Findlay. They were taking part in the Hancock Park District's canoeing day camp, which was ...  


Introduction to kayaking offered in August
Maryville Daily Times - Jul 25, 2017

Parks & Recreation Commission is offering an introduction to whitewater kayaking course Aug. 10, 11 and 12. The course will take place at Springbrook Pool and Louisville Point Park, culminating in a trip down the Hiwassee River. Participants will need ...  


White Mountaineering adidas NMD Trail NMD R2 Summer 2017 ...

Sneaker NewsSneaker News - Jul 13, 2017
It's another big weekend for the adidas NMD, as two all-new iterations from White Mountaineering drop this Saturday. The Japanese fashion label has been no ...  

Ice Climbing

The New Antarctic Iceberg Is Big Enough for Runways, Water Mines, and Crazy Dance Parties

BloombergBloomberg - Jul 18, 2017
This brand-new, empty, pristine, flat-topped iceberg is ripe for commercial exploitation. You could put a string of hotels on it like the ice hotels in Sweden and Canada. You could organize an extremely dangerous ice-climbing expedition up one of its ...  

Rock Climbing

19-year-old died rock climbing in White Rock | LAMonitor.com
Los Alamos Monitor - Jul 24, 2017

A local teen tragically fell to his death Sunday after losing his footing in the White Rock Canyon. News of the heartbreaking death has not only pained the ...  

Indoor Climbing

Momentum Indoor Climbing takes sports to new heights in Katy

Chron.comChron.com - Jul 11, 2017
They're in the position to share their love of the sport with Katy-area youngsters as the regional head route setter and general manager, respectively, of Momentum Indoor Climbing Katy, which opens this month. Williams said the youth program is open to ...  


Outdoors Calendar (Jan. 18)

Buffalo NewsBuffalo News - Jan 18, 2017
29 – Showshoeing at Buckhorn Island, Grand Island from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 549-1050 to register. Jan. 29 – NYS Ice Pro-Am Tournament Event at Chaumont Bay, Jefferson County (team only event). For more information check out www.nysiceproam.com.  


Protesters in Tokyo slam Rengo for caving on 'zero overtime pay bill' covering skilled workers

The Japan TimesThe Japan Times - Jul 20, 2017
About 150 people gathered Wednesday outside the offices of the nation's largest labor federation to protest the government's contentious proposal of adopting merit-based pay for certain highly skilled workers. The Japanese Trade Union Confederation ...  


Paragliding World Champions 2017: Pierre Remy and Seiko ...

Cross Country magazineCross Country magazine - Jul 17, 2017
France's Pierre Rémy and Seiko Fukuoka-Naville are winners of the 2017 Paragliding World Championships!  

Hang Gliding

'At One With The Sky': Kylie & Jason Hang Glide In Lake City

CBS Minnesota / WCCOCBS Minnesota / WCCO - Jul 21, 2017
But Eagle Hang Gliding in Lake City takes a different approach to getting you in the air. WCCO's Kylie Bearse and Jason DeRusha had a chance to experience what it's like to fly with the eagles. Dave Dysand knows how to make an entrance. He spends most ...  


Ballooning is family affair for jubilee participants, grounded again ...

MLive.comMLive.com - Jul 15, 2017
JACKSON, MI - His interest in photography brought him into the hobby more than 30 years ago. His three children were born a part of it and Jim Lykins contines ...  

Kite Flying

Festival on Belle Isle revives Detroit's kite-flying past

Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press - Jul 16, 2017
Kids, adults make kite flying a part of the Sunday afternoon on Belle Isle.  


Paved with silver: Majerus goes from Minneapolis streets to X ...

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 16, 2017
About 50 family and friends were on hand at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon to watch Alec Majerus win a silver, his second X Games medal.  

Street Luge

X Games' evolution from curiosity to mainstay rooted in breathtaking feats

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 13, 2017
A number of its quirkier sports from its early days crashed and burned (we miss you, street luge) and the icons who initially captured America's attention are growing old (Tony Hawk, a rare extreme athlete with crossover appeal, turns 50 next year ...  


Three men arrested for parachuting off cellphone tower

New York PostNew York Post - Jul 3, 2017
WYOMING, Minn. — Three men were arrested after climbing to the top of a cellphone tower in Wyoming, Minnesota and parachuting to the ground. Authorities say police on routine patrol between 10:30 and 11 p.m. Sunday spotted the base jumpers climbing ...  


Fancy abseiling down Derby Cathedral or Millersdale Bridge in the Peak District?

Derby TelegraphDerby Telegraph - Jul 25, 2017
Ever wanted to prove you have nerves of steel? Now's your chance as two charities are appealing for Derby daredevils to abseil down local landmarks to raise cash for good causes. Cancer Research UK is inviting fundraisers to abseil 80ft down Peak ...  

Base Jumping

Airborne: Miles Daisher's love of skydiving, BASE jumping and 'skyaking'

Sierra SunSierra Sun - Jul 18, 2017
But after two years, he discovered an even greater thrill — “BASE jumping,” which is parachuting or “wingsuit” flying from a cliff or structure. The term “BASE” is an acronym for jumping off points, such as buildings, antennae, spans or earth (such as ...  

Bungee Jumping

Lions reinvigorated by jet-boating, bungee jumping and the odd ...

The GuardianThe Guardian - Jul 4, 2017
George Kruis makes a leap of faith as he and some of his British & Irish Lions team-mates took time out from the usual buildup to a Test by going bungee ...  

Inline Skating

Altrincham-based inline skating team secures incredible medal haul at World Open

Altrincham TodayAltrincham Today - Jul 4, 2017
The UK Silverblades Inline skating team – who train in Altrincham – have returned from the World Open inline championships in France with no fewer than seven new world champions. The team, aged 7 to 19, secured seven golds at the championships in ...  

Roller Skating

Artistic roller skating team performed show to raise money for nationals

Columbia MissourianColumbia Missourian - Jul 19, 2017
Empire Roller Rink hosts fundraiser for the Artistic Skate Club to be able to travel to the national championships in Nebraska.  

Roller Derby

Roller Derby Skating Into Tillamook County – Tillamook County ...

Tillamook County PioneerTillamook County Pioneer - Jul 15, 2017
By Sayde Moser What do you get when you mix a handful of newbie skaters, half a dozen bruises, and cleverly scary nicknames like Carnage a Trois? Tillamook ...  


Sailplanes right on target at Davis Field in Sudbury

Milford Daily NewsMilford Daily News - Jul 15, 2017
Sailplane pilots from as far away as Delaware and New York state are in Sudbury this weekend for the Charles River Radio Controllers tournament. The competition features radio-controlled and battery-powered gliders aiming to land on a target after a ...  

Sky Diving

Details emerge about DeLand sky-diving death

Daytona Beach News-JournalDaytona Beach News-Journal - Jul 12, 2017
Johnson said the man's wife showed up to intervene, but arrived “moments too late.” Police said they interviewed the wife and summoned a chaplain to the scene to console her, according to the report. Tuesday's sky diving death was the fifth reported ...  

Mountain Biking

Downhill racer excels at 'gnarliest version of mountain biking'

The Evening SunThe Evening Sun - Jul 14, 2017
“It's just kind of like the gnarliest version of mountain biking,” Ian said. So, he bought an entry level bike and started building obstacles in his backyard, moving rocks and making jumps to learn the basic skills of the sport. Downhill mountain ...  

Adventure Racing

Casper Team Prepares for Adventure Racing World Championship

K2 RadioK2 Radio - Jul 18, 2017
Over 30 teams from around the world will compete in this years Adventure Racing World Championship that will be go from Jackson to Casper from August 10th through the 16th. Casper will be represented by Team McGinley Orthopedics. This all local team ...  


Indian Motorcycles introduces a 2018 Scout Bobber bike

Milwaukee Journal SentinelMilwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 15, 2017
Indian Motorcycles has introduced a 2018 Scout Bobber with blacked-out styling.  

Tractor Pull

South Boston Truck & Tractor pull scheduled for July 22

WSETWSET - Jul 18, 2017
(WSET) - The annual South Boston Truck and Tractor Pull will be July 22. The event, put on by the Turbeville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, will be at the Halifax County Fairgrounds. Officials say gates will open at 5 p.m. and the event will ...  


Paintball player arrested, accused of starting Towsley fire in Santa Clarita

LA Daily NewsLA Daily News - Jul 14, 2017
Fire officials said the blaze was sparked Thursday afternoon around 1:40 p.m. when someone at a paintball facility in the area set off a smoke canister. The fire, in the 23900 block of The Old Road near Towsley Canyon Road, threatened several other ...  


Ladysmith brothers playing airsoft spurs 'heavy' RCMP response ...

Oak Bay NewsOak Bay News - Jul 6, 2017
A RCMP helicopter circled overhead and two road blocks were setup while the Emergency Response Team and service dogs scoured the brush north of ...  


The greatest play in frisbee history happened against Australia

NEWS.com.auNEWS.com.au - Jul 23, 2017
You know, Ultimate Frisbee. Australia is one of six participants at the Games but after edging Japan 13-11 in an instant classic in their first game, our boys and girls (yep, they play together) went down to Canada 13-9. But those results aren't really ...  

Frisbee Golf

Lee Canyon pairs disc golf with craft beer at Mountain Fest

KTNV Las VegasKTNV Las Vegas - Jul 7, 2017
"It's a good opportunity if you've never played frisbee golf to come up, have a few beers, and meet some of the locals," he said. "The tournament is pretty casual. Nobody really cares who wins or loses. It's all about having a good time." Mountain Fest ...  

Air Racing

Hangin' With ... Air Race 1 CEO Jeff Zaltman
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription) - Jul 20, 2017

Air Race 1 CEO JEFF ZALTMAN founded the company in '13 to promote Formula 1 Air Racing. The sport has existed for over 70 years and is governed by the Int'l Formula One Air Racing Association. Prior to founding Air Race 1, Zaltman, a former pilot, saw ...  

Private Flying

Please Don't Drag Private Jets Into The Health Care Debate

ForbesForbes - Jun 27, 2017
While it's popular to think the rich and companies that operate private planes should pay more taxes or give more to charity and private jets are somehow in the way of that, the fact is spending on private flying provides meaningful money that flows ...  


Report details aerobatics before crash of vintage plane near ...

Kansas City StarKansas City Star - Jul 25, 2017
Vlado Lenoch's P-51 D Mustang was performing at high altitudes with Atchison airport manager Bethany Root aboard July 16 before crashing near Atchison, the ...  

Extreme Ironing

Six obscure sporting events you didn't know about

The Trumpet OnlineThe Trumpet Online - Jul 7, 2017
According to the official Extreme Ironing Bureau, the sport “combines the thrill of an extreme outdoor activity with the satisfaction of a well-pressed shirt.” It was created by Phil Shaw in 1997 in Leicester (UK), and Germany hosted the first Extreme ...  


Orienteer event for autumn

Isle of Man TodayIsle of Man Today - Jul 18, 2017
The team, consisting of Seven Kingdons Events, Adventurous Experiences, Knockaloe Beg Farm, Peel Commissioners and the Isle of Man Orienteering Klubb (IoMOK), wants to run the event in September. Tony Garrett, from the IoMOK, said: 'In orienteering ...  

Winter Camping

Renting out that RV via Akron-based RVShare brings your expense down, spreads the pleasure

News-Herald.comNews-Herald.com - Jul 19, 2017
Their vehicle has both air conditioning and a furnace, so winter camping is in the plans this year. “We love the fact that it gets 13 miles per gallon with its Mercedes Benz diesel engine, and it's 24-feet — not much longer than a pickup truck — so ...  


Ecosystem study unlocks the mystery of black cod survival

KTOOKTOO - Jul 18, 2017
Moss believes that the missing piece to understanding black cod survival is somewhere in the ocean environment — especially the kind of food, and the quality, that the juvenile fish need to survive. As school children — school children in Alaska ...  


WATCH NOW: Wyoming County establishes geocaching trail

The Livingston County NewsThe Livingston County News - Jul 9, 2017
WYOMING COUNTY — Smartphones might be able to take blame for keeping people indoors. But geocaching can get you outside thanks to that same smartphone. (A hand-held GPS device or GSP-enabled phone will also work). The Wyoming County ...  

Treasure Hunting

The World of an 'Armchair Treasure Hunter'

Atlas ObscuraAtlas Obscura - Jul 21, 2017
“An armchair treasure hunt is one that you can solve at home and then go out and find the prize,” says Jenny Kile, an amateur treasure hunter and creator of the armchair treasure hunting site Mysterious Writings. Kile, along with her family, have been ...  

Storm Chasing

The Opening Bell 7/19/17: The Business of Storm Chasing

WGN RadioWGN Radio - Jul 19, 2017
With all of the severe weather in the Midwest recently, Steve took a look at the business of storm chasing with Danny Neal and Adam Lucio (co-founders of Illinois Storm Chasers) and how they are the ears on the ground for the National Weather Service ...  


Combing the peninsula — tips for beachcombing

Kenai Peninsula OnlineKenai Peninsula Online - Jul 7, 2017
The best part of beachcombing is deciding what to do with the finds. Whether it's for a collection, a souvenir or for the latest and greatest piece of art, where a beachcomber's treasures end up is half the fun according to June, who makes different ...  

Dumpster Diving

Off the Cuffs: Dumpster diving for Clinton confetti

Cecil WhigCecil Whig - Jul 16, 2017
The late Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago columnist Mike Royko often featured his friend Slats Grobnik in his columns, particularly when the writer needed insight from the common man. A while back I met Chester P. Duffs, known as Cuffs, a plainspoken ...  

Hill Walker

Here Are 9 Amazing Spider-Man Stories To Read After Watching 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

moviepilot.commoviepilot.com - Jul 10, 2017
ByMax Farrow, writer at Creators.co: Fanatical film-watcher, Hill-walker, Writer and Biscuit Connoisseur. Follow me on Twitter: @Farrow91 or on Facebook: @maxfarrowwriter: Max Farrow. Spider-Man: Homecoming is out, and the world is rejoicing over how ...  


Former Mountaineer standout Unger ticketed for Hall of Fame

Standard SpeakerStandard Speaker - Jul 24, 2017
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourth installment in a series on the Hazleton Area Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Others will appear periodically over the next two months in advance of the annual Hall induction banquet on Sept. 24 at Genetti's ...  

Ice Climber

Hazeldale: School one day, police training the next, then demolished

Pamplin Media GroupPamplin Media Group - Jul 12, 2017
Out in the courtyard, Cpl. Jeremy Braun shows them out to use a halligan bar, a tool that's part ax, part pry bar, part ice-climber's pick. "You grip it like this," Braun explains. "The further your hand is, the other direction from the blade, the less ...  

Rock Climber

Rock climber rescues chihuahua

KWQC-TV6KWQC-TV6 - Jul 6, 2017
Rock climbing coach springs into action to help save tiny dog stranded on Seattle cliff.  

Indoor Climber

Rewriting False Narratives To Imagine Justice In Baltimore
HuffPost - Jun 1, 2017

... woman, Najeeullah served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Turkmenistan. She was awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Award to study Arabic in Madaba, Jordan. Najeeullah is the mother of 2 and an avid indoor climber.  


Bishop's Castle paraglider Mark flies in to help Bear Grylls

shropshirestar.comshropshirestar.com - Jul 24, 2017
Bishop's Castle paraglider Mark flies in to help Bear Grylls. By Thomas Morton | Bishop's Castle | News | Published: Jul 24, 2017. A paraglider from Shropshire is helping one of TV's best-known action men take to the skies.  

Hang Glider

'At One With The Sky': Kylie & Jason Hang Glide In Lake City

CBS Minnesota / WCCOCBS Minnesota / WCCO - Jul 21, 2017
The Hang Glider is specially equipped to fit the back of the boat. The hang glider tows up to 2,000 feet before we're flying free. The ridges along Lake Pepin are perfect for hang gliding. “The magic is staying aloft without an engine,” Dysand said. As ...  


Pro skateboarder, addiction recovery advocate to appear at Waynesboro's National Night Out

Chambersburg Public OpinionChambersburg Public Opinion - Jul 21, 2017
WAYNESBORO - Brandon Novak, a professional skateboarder and addiction recovery advocate, will appear at Waynesboro Police Department's eighth annual National Night Out. The event will take place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1 at Memorial ...  

Base Jumper

BASE jumper sets record in South Idaho | Xtreme Idaho ...

Idaho State JournalIdaho State Journal - Jun 23, 2017
Miles Daisher takes his 62nd jump to break the unofficial record for most human-powered jumps in 24 hours Tuesday at the Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls.  

Bungee Jumper

Bungee jumper misunderstood instructor's 'poor English' and jumped without rope, court finds

The SunFox News - Jun 28, 2017
Bungee jumper misunderstood instructor's 'poor English' and jumped without rope, court finds. Published June 28, 2017. Fox News. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Print. A Dutch girl jumped to her death after she misunderstood her instructor's "poor English ...  

Inline Skater

De vorm is er wel bij Kamminga, het plezier niet meer

NOSNOS - Jul 19, 2017
Anderhalve week geleden werd Kamminga als inline-skater nog Europees kampioen op de marathon. Ze lijkt in de vorm van haar leven. Maar van binnen voelt het anders bij de 25-jarige Friezin, die ook als schaatsster succes boekte. Vorig jaar bleek ze ...  

Roller Skater


TMZ.comTMZ.com - Jul 11, 2017
Seriously -- TBE took a break from his McGregor training camp to hit up the Crystal Palace Skating Center in Vegas over the weekend and DOMINATED everyone else on the floor! We're talkin' criss crosses, heels, grapevines (we looked it up) -- he was ...  

Sky Diver

Sky diver hurt after hard landing in Suffolk

Daily PressDaily Press - Jul 4, 2017
A sky diver was hurt after suffering a hard landing at a drop zone, according to Suffolk Police reports. Shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday, emergency crews responded to Skydive Suffolk at the Suffolk Executive Airport in the 1200 block of Gene Bolton ...  

Mountain Biker

Mountain biker Brandon Semenuk blazes down course in new clip; video

GrindTVGrindTV - Jul 19, 2017
In the mold of previous jaw-dropping clips from Semenuk, “Raw 100” fits right in-line with its gorgeous shots, fast biking and incredible bag of tricks. Consistently defying gravity, Semenuk harnesses speed and gravity better than just about any other ...  


Beachcomber: 100 years old and still having a great party...

Express.co.ukExpress.co.uk - Jul 4, 2017
Beachcomber: 100 years old and still having a great party... ROBERT Browning in 1845 wrote “How they brought the good news from Ghent to Aix,” so let us have a Brussels update. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 00:01, Wed, Jul 19, 2017 ...  

Treasure Hunter

Rutgers Treasure Hunter: Eric LeGrand on a trading card....again

On The Banks (blog)On The Banks (blog) - Jul 15, 2017
Eric LeGrand is a person whose story has transcended his time as a Rutgers football player. He has become an inspiration for thousands of people through his work with Team LeGrand and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. And now, for the ...  

Storm Chaser

Storm chaser on hunt for wildest weather in 'Tornado Alley' snaps huge hailstones and breathtaking lightning bolts

Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk - Jul 23, 2017
“I am a storm chaser, so I study meteorology and forecast severe weather and then chase it on the field to see the results and verification of my forecast, capturing natural beauties that can be created by unstable and windy weather,” he said. “I ...  

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