Category Archives: Extreme Sports

Gut Instincts in Northern Iraq

I recently wrote a ‘from personal experience’ pieceĀ about my disaster relief work in the Ripcord Adventure Journal. Opening a blank Word document, I had …

Changing Course with REI

In 2016, Claire Gallagher surprised the ultramarathon world when she won the Leadville 100 trail run. Her successes on the trail have altered the …

Off-grid in the European Wilderness

Photographer Antoine Bruy not only traveled and lived with off-grid families for 3 years, but simultaneously captured captivating photos of their existence.

The World’s Top 10 Motorcycle Trails

Riding a motorcycle is a super-duper experience regardless of where you go, but for those of you who have already burned rubber in your …

Join REI outside… and bring your people

As some of you may know, this year I published a book about the supreme power of nature and our draw towards it. A …

Flying High UK Style

I flew a helicopter a few years ago to celebrate my birthday, something I’m definitely going to repeat in the next year or so …

Babbittville Radio Chases the Elements

I was invited to talk about my book Chasing the Elements: The Heart and Soul of Action Sports with Bob Babbitt on his radio …

I talk running on UK Health Radio

I was invited to talk to BBC Radio presenter Naka Akua on her programme for UK Health Radio where we had a great chat …

Tactical Fitness with Scott Sonnon

”Think about how many stories there are to tell in the airport in this very moment; people going to new places, others returning to …

Four Steps To Epic Kiting

When it comes to watersports Mother Nature is both your friend and foe. The 1.5 million kitesurfers around the globe as well as windsurfers, …