Getting to ISPO was a bit of a challenge this year, due to long lines of lorries and piles of snow occupying one lane of the Brenner Autostrada, followed by the slowdowns as vehicles crept through the Austro-German border and heavy snowfall in Southern Bavaria. The snow and intense cold made it a test of […]
Light up my night. Anyone who has had to use their phone to light the way back from a late hiking excursion will appreciate the new selection of headlamps available. Black Diamond offers storm resistant and even water-proof models (which can operate for 30 minutes under 1 meter of water — that will also appeal […]
Pierra Menta Ski Mountaineering, Pédaler & Découvrir – Liguria, Haute Route Oman and Raid Amazones Sri Lanka on HorizonSports this week
Pierra Menta 2019 The Pierra Menta is one of the most famous international ski mountaineering races in the world and is held every March in Arêches-Beaufort in Savoy, in the heart of Beaufortain, on the slopes of the Grand Mont in the French Alps. Racers climb over 10 000 meters, over four days, in tough […]
L’Eroica-Wonderful Three; Mahikan Fat Bike Race; Climbing of Mt Elbrus, Europe’s highest peak and Engadinsnow FreeRide on HorizonSports this week.
Wonderful Three ! We combine the top three Eroica races in Italy: L’Eroica, Eroica Montalcino and Nova Eroica, plus a round up of the worldwide Eroica races. The rides are on dirt roads cutting through the breathtaking scenery of vineyards, rolling hills, Mediterranean scrub and the open landscapes of Val d’Orcia and Crete Senesi on […]
Running is pretty simple. One foot in front of the other. But to prevent injury and increase comfort you not only need good running shoes, but you also need to know how to lace up your running shoes. Injury risk is higher if you do not use the best way to lace up running shoes. To […]
The High, the toughest race on earth, 2019 Muscat Marathon, new episode of Walks around Britain and the film Committed II on HorizonSports this week.
The High THE HIGH is a feature length documentary film about the making of the longest high altitude foot race in the world. The film follows the path of a group of extreme runners who individually decide to take part of a dangerous running experiment gone wrong. Indian race director Rajat Chauhan works against […]
Adventure Race Croatia, Final episodes of Everest Base Camp Trek, Ciaspolada Snowshoe Race and the film Committed Vol. I on HorizonSports this week
Adventure Race Croatia 2018 Welcome to Adventure Race Croatia! A new demo race in the Adventure Racing World Series – held for the first time in the area around the city of Zadar – it is a 72 hour race for the fittest and bravest teams of four. More than 350 kilometers long, it takes […]
Unbreakable, a great cycling story; A long trek on the Continental Divide Trail, Rock the Parks and the film Wide Boyz II on HorizonSports this week.
Unbreakable A great documentary by Team Joe Barr as they support 59 year old world endurance cyclist Joe Barr as he takes on the solo 1340 mile non stop Race Around Ireland 2018. Joe Barr was the inaugural winner of the Race Around Ireland in 2009. 10 Years later he is back to try again […]
2018 Oman by UTMB, Everest Base Camp Trek new Episodes, Rock the parks best of Adventures and the film Distilled on HorizonSports this week.
2018 Oman By UTMB The Oman by UTMB 2018 course starts at 600m at Birkat Al Mawz and takes the runners to the heights of Jebel Akhdar, the Green Mountain, peaking at over 2200m. With the 137km total distance bearing a vertical gain of over 7800m, this is an ultra trail packed with variety – offering […]
Cortina California versus Italian Ski Resorts: One Girls’s Opinion I am a competitive snowboarder and committed mountain lover; I take every opportunity I get in California to drive up to my favorite resort in Lake Tahoe to hit some of the best lines a snowboarder can find on the west coast. So when I decided […]