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Hill Walking

Free Stuff to do at Kendal

UKH News (press release)UKH News (press release) - Nov 14, 2018
Kendal Mountain Festival is almost upon us, but for those short of change what is there to do? Thankfully as the festival has grown so too has the number of 'free' offerings throughout the weekend. Here's a quick breakdown: The Brewery Arts Centre ...  



Egypt: canoeing, kayaking competition

africanewsafricanews - Nov 12, 2018
This is the first competition and the participation was big. Around 200 players and 13 clubs. The competition is strong and there are very good competitors. Despite a strong international competitive presence, canoeing is still a relatively new sport ...  


Cooler temps signal start of the best kayaking weather of the year

Jackson Clarion LedgerJackson Clarion Ledger - Oct 18, 2018
With temperatures finally dropping, it's beginning to feel like fall and for avid kayaker Bob May of Pearl, that signals the start of some of the best kayaking weather of the year. "To me, it's just fresher," May said. "Naturally, it's cooler. "The air ...  


mountaineering: Nehru Institute of Mountaineering celebrates 54th ...

Times of IndiaTimes of India - Nov 14, 2018
UTTARKASHI: The Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM), the country's premier mountaineering training institute located in Uttarkashi, celebrated its 54th ...  

Ice Climbing

High altitude sickness

The Mountain JackpotThe Mountain Jackpot - Nov 5, 2018
Hall got off the plane at Denver International Airport, drove to Littleton, slept overnight, woke up at 4 a.m., and drove to Mount Lincoln, near South Park, Colorado, to go ice climbing. “We were climbing at about 11,000 feet and half way into the ...  

Rock Climbing

Video: Rock climbing in the Wissahickon

Philly.comPhilly.com - Nov 14, 2018
As Michael Lehrer belays the rope for his son, muscle memory from his own youth kicks in. Lehrer, 47, grew up in Lower Merion and spent his time climbing the same rock walls in the Wissahickon Valley Park. But like most childhood hobbies, rock climbing ...  

Indoor Climbing


Want to wander for winter? Consider these winter getaways not too far from Atlanta

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta Journal Constitution - Nov 9, 2018
Although the "Autumn at Oz" attraction is primarily open during the summer and fall months, it's interesting to know the Yellow Brick Road and Emerald City are in the vicinity of ample winter sports to try: skiing, skating, tubing, showshoeing and ...  


Extreme Caving Is a Thing and It's the Most Terrifying Thing Ever

TheInertia.comTheInertia.com - Nov 5, 2018
Jeff Wurst is pretty extreme. He doesn't think he's extreme but he has complete control over whatever part of one's brain that controls claustrophobia. Which is extremely awesome. For him. Just watching this should make you want to crawl out of your ...  


Illegal buildings threaten Bir Billing as top paragliding site

The TribuneThe Tribune - Nov 8, 2018
The recently concluded India Open 2018 Paragliding championship at Bir Billing has brought to the fore the problem of illegal buildings coming up at the take off site at Billing and the landing site at Bir. The paragliders, who have been flying in the ...  

Hang Gliding

Trends in Hang Gliding Equipment market 2023: size, production, prospects, consumption and cost structure

The Coconutoil Blog (blog)The Coconutoil Blog (blog) - Nov 5, 2018
The Hang Gliding Equipment Market research report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state also focuses on the major drivers and restraints for the key players. Hang Gliding Equipment Industry research report also provides granular ...  


Is Social Security Ballooning the Federal Deficit? -- The Motley Fool

Motley FoolMotley Fool - Nov 12, 2018
For better or worse, Social Security is a program that our nation's senior citizens can't live without. As of September, 43.4 million retired workers were receiving a ...  

Kite Flying

AKA hosts indoor and zero wind kite flying competition in Shreveport

KSLAKSLA - Oct 17, 2018
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) — The American Kitefliers Association will hold its 41st Annual Competition and Convention in Shreveport-Bossier starting this week. From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day at LSUS soccer fields different kites will be spotlighted during ...  


The Halloween Hellbomb in Long Beach, Calf. Turned into Skateboarding Anarchy

TheInertia.comTheInertia.com - Nov 5, 2018
Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video. More videos on YouTube. Share. Include playlist. An error occurred while retrieving sharing information.  

Street Luge

The Full List of PlayStation Classic Games Doesn't Include ESPN Extreme Games

The VergeNews Ledge - Oct 29, 2018
What about your favorite PS1 game (maybe it's a classic, maybe it's just a game you loved) that didn't make the cut? For me, it's ESPN Extreme Games. I still remember me and my brother acting like we were sick so we could do some street luge racing. I ...  


Parachuting pup could receive first license to skydive without a human

kfor.comkfor.com - Oct 26, 2018
FAYETTE COUNTY, Tenn. — It's a skydiving partnership unlike any other. Desoto County Sheriff's Deputy and skydiving instructor Alex Coker has a one-of-a-kind partner who's jumped from a plane with him four times. He's a 75-pound dog named Duke ...  


Fancy abseiling off the Transporter Bridge in a Santa suit?

The Northern EchoThe Northern Echo - Oct 23, 2018
Fancy abseiling off the Transporter Bridge in a Santa suit? By Charlotte Bowe cboweecho Reporter (Darlington). A GV of The Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough, for general use.... A LANDMARK bridge in the region is set to host an 160ft abseil to put them ...  

Base Jumping

Moray man takes part in base jumping world record attempt

Press and JournalPress and Journal - Nov 6, 2018
A Lossiemouth man who combined his love of photography with skydiving has snapped the moment the world record for base jumping was broken. Ewan Cowie is a freelance photographer and skydiving instructor, and participated in a 69-person base jump ...  

Bungee Jumping

Will SDD contestant Dup conquer his fear of bungee jumping?

Jacaranda FMJacaranda FM - Nov 6, 2018
Dup did very well in last week's challenge, so this week Rian has given him the least scary task: bungee jumping. dup bungee jumping Supplied. Scenic Drive Driver contestant, Dup, is the first to embark on a task that is bound to test his fear and ...  

Inline Skating

The best family-friendly deals in Huntington Beach this week

KABC-TVKABC-TV - Oct 31, 2018
If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From inline skating to beachside bike rides, these activities will win approval from everyone in the family. Hoodline offers ...  

Roller Skating

Students explore science of roller skating

Worcester TelegramWorcester Telegram - Oct 21, 2018
On Sunday afternoon, Monica, her sister Ariely, 11, and other children from the North Central Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg, Leominster and Gardner attended a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) lesson with roller skating afterward at ...  

Roller Derby

Roller derby in York: Tired of watching from the side, kids follow moms into rink

York Daily Record/Sunday NewsYork Daily Record/Sunday News - Nov 8, 2018
The idea of roller derby as a kid's sport is certainty not traditional. Parents would be hard-pressed to find it on the varsity or club sports lists at any school. But young skaters across central Pennsylvania are carving out a new niche with the York ...  


Hemet-Ryan Airport's long legacy of sailplanes and gliders is recalled

Press-EnterprisePress-Enterprise - Oct 6, 2018
Sailplane enthusiasts celebrated Hemet-Ryan Airport's long history of wind-powered flight during the Sailplane Enterprises reunion last month. The first recorded “soaring” at the airport was in July 1949 when a sailplane used currents of rising air to ...  

Sky Diving

Watch these skydivers fall into autumn with a flight full of colour
Red Bull - Nov 1, 2018

Mike Swanson and Jeff Provenzano visit old stomping grounds in northeast America to view by air the spectacular peak foliage that announces the arrival of autumn in Vermont. Rewind 10 Sec. Mute. Share. Subtitles/CC. Settings. Start Casting. Full Screen.  

Mountain Biking

North takes state mountain biking crown in inaugural season

Forsyth County News OnlineForsyth County News Online - Nov 7, 2018
On Sunday, the North Forsyth mountain biking team won the Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League Division I title at Dausett Trails in Jackson. This season was the Raiders' first competing as a team in the league, which also includes a Forsyth County ...  

Adventure Racing

Summit County's Olof Hedberg wins adventure race in Patagonia (podcast)
Summit Daily News - Oct 27, 2018

A single Snickers bar rested somewhere deep inside Olof Hedberg's 1,600-calorie, eight-hour food bag during last week's Raid Del Viento. It was an Adventure Racing World Series Demonstration race that challenged 28 of the best quartets from across the ...  


Tractor Pull

Visiting a Tractor Pull in 1978

wnep.comwnep.com - Oct 23, 2018
This trip Back Down The Pennsylvania Road takes us to early fall of 1978. Mike Stevens made a trek to Wayne County 40 years ago. He visited to catch a tractor pull that pulled in contestants from far and wide.  


Neighbors frustrated, concerned after reports of paintball vandalism

WXIXWXIX - Nov 6, 2018
ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - People living in Anderson Township say they are concerned about safety after dealing with several instances of vandalism involving paintballs. Several residents near Duxbury and Forest said their cars and their doors ...  


Crime in Your Community: Airsoft guns stolen from church; Snapchat meetup ends with beating; More

Auburn JournalAuburn Journal - Oct 31, 2018
Placer County Sheriff's Office reports are used as the basis for Crime In Your Community. Suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Also, charges reported here may be dropped or changed.  


Frisbee Golf

Why Colorado's Five-Star Broadmoor Has A Vacation For Everyone

ForbesForbes - Nov 5, 2018
Cards are merely a break between activities—mule rides, cooking classes, archery, in-room massages, yoga, pickle ball, frisbee golf, and guided hikes are offered throughout the day and included in the stay. Dinner is three courses with wines and chef ...  

Air Racing

Air Race E aims for world's first electric airplane racing championship in 2020

ElectrekElectrek - Nov 5, 2018
Air Race says the event will follow traditional formula 1 air racing guidelines, while they further describe the eventual event as a “multi-plane race on a closed-circuit around six pylons”, and details the airplanes as “driven by a propeller and ...  

Private Flying

Surf Air Unveils Surf Air Express to Bring Affordable Semi-Private Air Travel to the World
PR Newswire (press release) - Oct 24, 2018

Built on the belief that time is our most precious commodity, Surf Air operates like a mobility company that puts the passenger first by offering enjoyable shared private flying experiences at prices comparable to commercial travel. We've served 250 ...  


Pilots perform high-flying, death-defying aerobatics at the 2018 Stuart Air Show

TCPalmTCPalm - Nov 3, 2018
Pilot Kyle Franklin performs in his Demon-1 biplane "Dracula" Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, during the Stuart Air Show at Witham Field airport in Stuart. The three day event features aerobatic acts and attractions, static aircraft displays, historical battle ...  

Extreme Ironing

This Stunning Canadian Village Is the Best Place to Get Your Next Adrenaline Rush

ThrillistThrillist - Nov 7, 2018
Surrounded by endless pine forest, cerulean lakes, and glacier-fed rivers, it's prime territory for just about any alpine sport you can think of -- although admittedly there's no infrastructure for extreme ironing. With so many options, here's a ...  


ORIENTEERING: Fifth year of Great Britain selection for Octavian Droober

Rugby AdvertiserRugby Advertiser - Nov 14, 2018
Mat Bambrook, whose first orienteering experience was running on the beginners course at Brueton Park in Solihull last July, only 18 months ago, was the declared West Midlands Champion in the M14 class with a time of 42.39mins on the 3.7km course.  

Winter Camping

SNOW PROBLEM: Winter camping in Michigan

nbc25news.comnbc25news.com - Nov 5, 2018
SNOW PROBLEM: Winter camping in Michigan. by Madeline Ciak. You can keep on camping during the winter months. (Photo Credit: Abbi Stewart). AA. Snow freaks, rejoice! You can keep on camping during the winter months. Here's a list of places around ...  


Breast cancer screening: How does it truly impact survival?

Medical News TodayMedical News Today - Nov 12, 2018
Recently, specialists from Queen Mary University of London in the United Kingdom, the Falun Central Hospital in Sweden, and numerous other research institutions worldwide set out to establish just how important breast screening is in increasing ...  


Sinnemahoning to host geocaching

The Wellsboro GazetteThe Wellsboro Gazette - Nov 8, 2018
Bring a covered dish to share, along with stories of your favorite caching adventures this season. Lunch will be followed by a nature presentation. The event will wrap up at 2 p.m. with the conclusion of the game and awarding of geocaching prizes.  

Treasure Hunting

Storm Chasing

Confessions of a DC storm chaser
Washington Post - Oct 26, 2018

I've organized the information below into storm chasing confessions, which are similar to storm stories but with a more personal touch. I have included some interesting chasing experiences, a few funny moments and I explain what went wrong with my ...  


A New Book Takes at Comprehensive Look at the State's Architecture

Connecticut MagazineConnecticut Magazine - Oct 22, 2018
Christopher Wigren doesn't want people to merely read his new book, Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places. He hopes we will go out and see for ourselves the state's rich variety of sites and even discover some we never knew existed. Perhaps ...  

Dumpster Diving

Cellular Dumpster Diving Yields Diagnostic Treasure
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Oct 23, 2018

Just as important, the study demonstrates a cellular dumpster diving technique that might be useful in other cases of autoimmunity, as well as in cases of protein aggregation diseases and cancer. The technique, called Mass spectrometry Analysis of ...  

Hill Walker

Promoting Vermont diversity in the echo of national punchlines

vtdigger.orgvtdigger.org - Nov 4, 2018
Eric Gilbertson of the Preservation Trust of Vermont listens to Melina Hill Walker of the Endowment for Health at the annual Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future conference at Brattleboro's World Learning. Photo by Kevin O'Connor/VTDigger. But Gov.  


Mountaineer Park Remains Closed Through Nov. 21 After Legionnaire's Disease Confirmed

Paulick ReportPaulick Report - Nov 12, 2018
Mountaineer Park officials announced that the Newell, W. Va., racetrack will remain closed through Nov. 21 after a number of employees became seriously ill and local health department officials confirmed four cases of Legionnaire's disease in the ...  

Ice Climber

Guide: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo

Nintendo LifeNintendo Life - Nov 5, 2018
The Ice Climbers, Popo and Nana, a boy dressed in a blue Inuit parka and a girl dressed in a pink Inuit parka respectively, are the stars of the NES game Ice Climber. These two have always been pioneers and have scaled many icy mountains in their time.  

Rock Climber

Rock climber, triathlete had to learn how to walk again after coming down with flu

FOX31 DenverFOX31 Denver - Oct 30, 2018
LOVELAND, Colo. – Shelly Walter and her husband Tom are as outdoorsy as they come. They are avid rock climbers, runners, kayakers, cyclists, triathletes and travelers. Shelly also has a passion for piano. Earlier in the year, all of that was put on ...  

Indoor Climber

A High-Tech Climbing Wall for the Seriously Competitive

OZYOZY - Nov 9, 2017
Any indoor climber, amateur or seasoned, knows the adrenaline boost that floods your system when you get close to the top of the wall. Gritting your teeth, you pull yourself up, hand by hand, palms chalky and red, wedging your feet into awkwardly sized ...  


Paraglider falls 30 feet near Point of the Mountain

KUTV 2NewsKUTV 2News - Oct 17, 2018
(KUTV) -- A paraglider suffered several injuries after falling approximately 30 feet, authorities confirmed to 2News. Around 5:49 p.m. Tuesday, officials believe the woman may have hit a pocket of air while paragliding. The 26-year-old was with at ...  

Hang Glider

Hang-Glider Market to 2025: Report on Top Company Players, Industry Insights and Market Overview 2018-2025

And More NewsAnd More News - Nov 5, 2018
Hang-Glider Market Report provides information on trends and advancements, and focuses on market segments and materials, capacities and technologies, and on the changing structure of the Hang-Glider Industry. This kind of report recognizes that in this ...  


Skateboarder Tony Hawk starts hybrid brand consultancy in Detroit

The DrumThe Drum - Nov 15, 2018
Legendary skateboarder and entrepreneur Tony Hawk has launched D/CAL, a hybrid brand consultancy and creative agency, with co-founders Adam Wilson (Carhartt, Mcgarrybowen), Jared Prindle (Tony Hawk Inc., 900 Films) and Ryan Maconochie (Arc, ...  

Base Jumper

Darling Harbour BASE jumper fined for illegal stunt

9news.com.au9news.com.au - Oct 17, 2018
A former French soldier who BASE jumped off a crane in Darling Harbour has avoided jail. Jonathan Perherin broke into a construction site and climbed a 250-metre crane about 3:15am on October 2. He then BASE-jumped and parachuted over several lanes ...  

Bungee Jumper

First-Time Bungee Jumper Screams After Taking the Plunge

AOL UKAOL UK - Oct 12, 2018
This was Marina's first time bungee jumping, and needless to say, she was a nervous wreck before taking the plunge. After called to jump first before anyone else in the group, Marina thought about backing out.In the end, she went ahead with the daring ...  

Inline Skater

Nassau police Officer Jason Sepulveda promoted to sergeant

NewsdayNewsday - Oct 17, 2018
The Nassau police officer celebrated his rise Tuesday at his department's promotion ceremony, noting that a career in blue was in a sense no different from his former life as an Olympic hopeful and inline skater who competed worldwide. "We eat, sleep ...  

Roller Skater

Arrested Development spiritual leader Baba Oje has died
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) - Oct 31, 2018

He was an activist for the homeless, a military veteran, a world traveler, spiritual advisor to the group, strict vegan, dancer, vocalist and avid roller skater. His family & friends are scheduling service arrangements for him next week Friday. We will ...  

Sky Diver

Parachuting pup could receive first license to sky-dive without a human

wtkr.comwtkr.com - Oct 26, 2018
As Duke makes history as the first and only dog sky diver at this location, he could also make history as the first dog with a license. If approved by the parachute association, Duke will be allowed to jump without a human. Coker doesn't know if that ...  

Mountain Biker

Mountain biker prepares to lift game

ChronicleChronicle - Nov 9, 2018
The determined young mountain biker recently returned from the Queensland State XCO titles with a silver medal in his age group after a tough competition. "There was a fair bit of a gap between me and first place,” McNamara. "He was really fast but I ...  


First Look: Outrigger Waikiki Beachcomber renovation ahead of December reveal (Slideshow)

Pacific Business News (Honolulu)Pacific Business News (Honolulu) - Nov 3, 2018
The Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger is on track to reveal its $25 million renovation soon, bringing new amenities and activities along with it. The 496-room hotel, formerly the Holiday Inn Resort Waikiki Beachcomber, was rebranded in February under ...  

Treasure Hunter

Jury selection begins in civil case against treasure hunter accused of hiding 500 gold coins

NBC4i.comNBC4i.com - Nov 5, 2018
Jury selection started Monday in a civil lawsuit against renowned treasure hunter Tommy Thompson. In a wheelchair and with straight gray hair pulled back in a ponytail, Thompson appeared in Franklin County Common Pleas Court Monday looking nothing ...  

Storm Chaser

Confessions of a DC storm chaser
Washington Post - Oct 26, 2018

I've been chasing thunderstorms in our nation's capital for over 16 years. That's almost a third of my life. And on Saturday, I'll summarize my pursuit of D.C. storm photography with a presentation for Mid-Atlantic ChaserCon in Richmond. Here's a ...  

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