33-year old Graham Hughes has managed to accomplish something that few of us could ever hope to dream of. Over the past four years the British man has spent the majority of his time traveling the globe,
Ultramarathon runners are a unique breed to say the least. They have an uncanny ability to keep running for miles on end and they often choose to do so in some of the most remote and challenging places on the planet. Take for example the 49 competitors who signed up for [...]
An all-female rowing team is gearing up for a massive undertaking in 2013. The four women on the Coxless Rowing squad are busy planning and training for an attempt to row across the Pacific Ocean next year.
When he reached the summit of Mt. Everest back in 2001, mountaineer Erik Weihenmayer redefined our perceptions of what a blind person is capable of accomplishing.
Injuries don’t stop a person’s desire to get outside. They shouldn’t. With today’s technology, only a few modifications are needed so that amputees can get on a bike and cycle cross country.
American Jonathan Trappe is a balloonist but not in the classical sense. While most others employ a single hot-air balloon in their flights, Trappe uses a cluster of smaller balloons filled with Helium instead.
Even in the 21st century, sailing solo and non-stop around the world is still an epic adventure. After all, in order to complete such a voyage, the sailor must face turbulent waters, unexpected storms, massive waves and weeks of isolation at sea aboard a small ship.
Are you an avid outdoorsman or woman? Do you enjoy spending long days in the backcountry? Ever wanted to be on TV? If you answered yes to those questions then NBC may be looking for you.
Launching off a cliff with a pair of skis strapped to your feet is one of the most adrenaline-filled and amazing feelings that this world has to offer. It doesn’t matter if it’s a 10-foot jump or a 60-foot cliff, soaring through the air with only snow beneath you is an [...]
Mountaineer and polar explorer Eric Larsen has made a career out of visiting the coldest places on the planet. The man who once visited both the North and South Pole, and climbed Mt. Everest – all in the same year – has announced plans to return to the South Pole once again.