Professional triathlete Jenna Parker’s list of achievements include finishing first female at the New York City Triathlon last year. But when she’s not competing she can be found in front of a camera pursuing her other passion – acting. We caught up with her to find out what makes her tick.
Finding a race in another country or town to take part in is a perfect way to get to see somewhere completely new and immerse yourself in a new culture – while doing something you love. Birgit Nazarian talks about Destination Races – or Sightseeing on the Run.
Gemma Taylor is a cycling enthusiast from Cornwall who prefers to see the world around her from the vantage point of two wheels. Here, in her second blog, she talks about and photographs the sights on her recent journey from Threemilestone to Malpas.
Landlocked in central Europe, Slovakia is leaping ahead of its neighbours by gaining a well-deserved reputation for its outstanding natural beauty. Here, photographer Ľubomír Drápal shares some of his breathtaking shots of the country showing why.
Triathlete and duathlete Christine Bertram’s achievements include winning her age group at the European Sprint Triathlon Championships in Eilat in 2012. Last November she began a ‘celebration year’ – setting herself a challenge every month leading to her 40th birthday. We caught up with her.
What’s the next best thing to going out on your board? That’s right, watching a cool film on it! Volcom is believed to be the first company to combine surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding under one brand from its inception back in 1991. Find out about the company’s new film, True to This
As many people resolve to give up a host of indulgences for Lent, why stop at alcohol or chocolate? Travelling more responsibly can benefit the local people and environment and still be an enriching experience. Here, responsibletravel.com looks at 15 bad travel habits to give up.
Team GB Snowboarder Aimee Fuller is heading off to the States for the Burton US Open this weekend, just a fortnight after arriving home from Sochi. Josh Layton caught up with her to find out more about her Olympic debut, what she’s been up to since – and her future plans.
Ben Saunders and Tarka L’Herpiniere made history less than a fortnight ago by completing the longest polar journey on foot – walking 1,795km from the edge of Antarctica to the South Pole and Back. We were lucky enough to catch up with Ben to find out how he’s been on his return.
Is this the biggest wave ever ridden? Andrew Cotton – who’s estimated to have reached a height of 80ft in Nazare, Portugal, at the beginning of Feb – finds out at the Billabong XXL Global Wave Awards whether he’s set a new world record. We pinned him down to talk to him about it!
The ninth edition of the Sizzling Sahara Race reached its thrilling climax yesterday, with competitors crossing the Stage 6 finish line in front of the famed Treasury in the ancient city of Petra. Find out more here
Former UK surf national champion Russell Winter, pro surfer and former English national champion Hannah Harding and reality TV star Andy Jordan have all signed up to help The Wave Project’s new Crowdfunder appeal. Get a surf lesson and help a worthy cause at the same time.
Whether you’re a trail runner, climber, hiker or mountain biker, you can often go off track. Sometimes, way off track. But are you prepared for a fall, getting lost, or even worse? Birgit Nazarian looks at what you could and should be doing in her latest blog.
Tom Bishop is an up and coming professional triathlete from Derby. Currently based in Leeds under the coaching guidance of Jack Maitland and Malcolm Brown, he is making waves in the sport alongside twin brother David. Here he talks about his sport in depth.
Scottish snowboarder and chemistry student Jennifer Osborne is on the British Snowboard Cross team – competing in University and Europa Cup competitions and aiming for Pyeongchang 2018. She spoke to us about her sport.
Team GB snowboarder Hannah Mercer had a two year gap from the sport before entering a competition for fun at university. The next three comps saw her finish on the podium each time, attract the attention of Team GB and after a trial, land herself a place on the British team. We caught up with her.
Ever wondered what it would take to become totally self sufficient? To build your own home and live off the land? Gemma Taylor’s short documentary follows the inspiring story of a family who did just that.
Snowboarder Matt McCormick – part of the British Freestyle Snowboard Team – may only be 17, but already has a string of triumphs and 1st places under his belt. He spoke to us about his sport and the future.
Last week Ben Saunders and Tarka L’Herpiniere officially completed their world-record breaking return journey to the South Pole and back – following in the footsteps of Captain Scott. This video captures some of the key moments
Clare Harrison took on the Alps2Ocean cycle trail in New Zealand and found it a much more rewarding way to see part of the majestic country. Here she takes us through what the 300km route has to offer.
Lucy Rivers Bulkeley was the first European woman to complete the 4 Desert Challenge in one year – and is attempting to be the first to also complete the Seven Summits Challenge – climbing to the summit of the highest mountain in each continent. We caught up with her to find out more.
With the Olympic Park in London scheduled to be fully open this Spring, a sense of anticipation is building among those keen to revisit the scene of the nation’s 2012 glories. Josh Layton dropped in to the flamboyant View Tube, a focal point for visitors, cyclists and runners to find out more.
British pro snowboarder Katie Ormerod is the youngest female to land a double backflip and has been boarding for almost as long as she’s been able to walk. At 16 and one of the most exciting slopestyle riders on the scene, she’s set her sights on the 2018 Winter Olympics. We asked her a few questions about the sport she loves.
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