I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote
- Herman Melville
Simon Murray, ex-Legionnaire and businessman extraordinaire, also happened to become the oldest man (63) to walk 1200 km to the South Pole in 2004.
From studying glacial lakes in the world’s tallest mountain range, to attempting a 7,530m peak, these mountaineering scientists assess the risk of glacial lake outburst floods.
World champion free-diver Pierre Frolla sinks without air to depths unreachable by most scuba divers. One day he nearly didn't make it back to the surface.
Few in the passionate throng who anticipate the annual Ironman race realize how close the original idea for the race was to being left for dead. This is the story of Ironman’s unlikely genesis.
Galvanised by their 6,000-meter ascent, a party of climbers disregard the most basic safety rule. The rescue worker is well reputed, but up there, life hangs by a thread.
All four fingers on my left hand squeeze the clutch as the heel of my right boot kicks the gearshift into first.
A mountain biker, his buddies, and some of the best singletrack trails in Europe.
Road biking in and around NYC has it all: Urban adventure, quality pavement, non-yahoo drivers and bucolic surroundings. And good muffins.