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 race bikes over 20 years old, wearing classic cycling outfits worn by riders of times past in a fun and unique 153km with sumptuous cuisine along the way and a big party at the finish. Race, Ride and Relax!

Mahikan Fat Bike Race Roberval

Started in Roberval near Quebec on Lac-Saint-Jean, in March 2015, the Mahikan Race has grown in popularity thanks to an amazing winter landscape and  difficult terrain. There are two races : Fat Cross is a mainly snow to sand loop circuit 3 to 5 km long repeated a number of times and Fat Fast which is a mix of downhill descents, small uphill climbs and natural obstacles along this very technical snow or sand circuit.
Climb up Europe’s Highest peak
In these last exciting episodes, WWTrek’s Dean leads an expedition to the summit of Mt. Elbrus (18,510’), Europe’s highest peak. One of the Seven Summits, It is a sentinel on the border between Europe and Asia. Locally referred to as, “Mingitau,” or “the mountain of a thousand mountains,” Mount Elbrus is a massive, dormant double-coned volcano covered in eternal snow.
Engadinsnow 2019 FreeRide
The Engadinsnow has been held annually since 2003 and is one of the oldest and most spectacular freeride events in the Alps. 120 of the world’s best freeriders from 16 nations compete in the 17th edition. Competitors swerve down the 65 degrees steep north face of Corvatsch (3451 meters) around rocks and through deep powder snow fields in the Swiss ski resort of St. Moritz-Silvaplana.
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HORIZONSPORTS.TV, the only Nature Sports & Wellness video platform is the proud world  Media Partner of the Ultra Trail World Tour (UTWT) circuit and will broadcast more than twenty-five UTWT races from six continents. The over 500.000 HorizonSports monthly viewers will be thrilled to see the Ultra Trail World Tour including some of the most exciting Ultra Trails in the world such as the UTMB, the Transgrancanaria, the Western States 100, Lavaredo, Cape Town and more on their APP and browser as well as on Smart TVs.

Laurence Fox Hopper, HorizonSports.TV CEO said: “We are delighted to partner with UTWT again, making HorizonSports the best Ultra trail running destination for the growing number of Ultra trail fans and runners worldwide “

Marie Sammons, Ultra Trail World Tour Director added, “HorizonSports.TV is a very good way for us to reach a much larger audience and we will work together to extend and enhance the sports popularity and viewership worldwide”.

 

About HORIZONSPORTS.TV

HorizonSports is the only nature sports & wellness Video On Demand (VOD) platform that caters to people who hike, run, cycle, love mountains, want to be healthy and more active in nature with over 500,000 unique viewers per month through a combination of SVOD platform, Android / Apple App, OTT platfoms, and through smart TVs. HorizonSports aggregates and produces the best inspiring video content from the top outdoor, sports events, lifestyle and adventure TV producers with a balance of sports and Wellness premium programming available for unlimited on demand, Live sports and streaming TV viewing. HorizonSports is also available on Watch It, Samsung TV Plus, Vewd, Pluto TV, ROKU, Amazon Fire TV and Distro TV. #naturesportswellness #horizonsportsTV, #justwalkgo

 

About ULTRA TRAIL WORLD TOUR

The Ultra-Trail®World Tour is the Unique Series of the most emblematic Trail running and ultra-distances races in the World. It illustrates the wide diversity that Trail Running represents : with the narrow and steep paths in the Alps, the hot Californian trails, the hundred steps in Australia, beaches in HK, the dunes in Morocco…. On all continents,  UTWT gives that unique opportunity for all runners participating in a minimum of 2 races of the calendar to get a ranking among the Top International Elite Runners. While being fundamentally different, the Ultra-Trail®World Tour races have common values, which they are proud to share and promote. Ethics, equity in sports, self-respect, respect for others, for the environment.

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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 the advice of the military, his family and friends to create a race over the two highest passes in the world (above 17,500ft). Brought to life by archive footage, story recreations, and interviews, the film unfolds the events in the Himalayas of Northern India and gives a unique look into the lives of the extreme marathon runners involved. Uncovering the avalanches, athletes, and the high altitude elements. Directed by Barry Walton.

2019 Muscat Marathon

The 2019 Al Mouj Muscat (Al Mouzi) Marathon in Oman capital served up a course in stunning surroundings on fast, flat terrain that would hopefully see many personal best performances. Runners enjoyed coastal views on the palm tree lined section to Seeb, alongside a beach lined with traditional fishing boats, the refreshing greenery of the route through Al Mouj Golf, and the majestic architecture of a new mosque adjacent to the course.
Walks around Britain – Borsdane Wood and Kenmore Hill
Andrew takes us in an easy walk in the area of Wigan across the Bordane Wood. It’s a great place to walk with friends and dogs. The second walk is a beautiful walk in Perkshire in the north west of England and Scotland. Andrew climbs the Kenmore Hill with daughter and dogs and offers us a great scenic view on Loch Tay and surrounding hills.
More Information about these walks on www.walksaroundbritain.co.uk
Film : Committed II
Committed Volume II showcases five of Britain’s best climbers on a spectacular array of hard routes; the terrifying Walk of Life, one of Scotland’s toughest winter routes; gritstone’s best “last great problem”, the youngest female ascent of an E7 and the world’s maddest mantel; it’s all here.
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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 adventurers from sea level to the highest peaks of the mighty Velebit mountain. They discover river canyons and hidden caves, abandoned villages and historic roads. And a lot more…

Italy Outdoors – Ciaspolada

Welcome to Val di Non for the 2019 World Snowshoe Championship on the Ciaspolada Race. Thirty nations are competing on this strange 8 kilometer snow track set in the middle of the Trentino countryside. We follow a team from India who manage to participate after a tough administrative marathon in their home country.
Everest Base Camp Trek
Final episodes of our series where Dean from World Wide Trekking takes you on an exciting multi day hike from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp, starting from Kathmandu Lukla airport through Phakding, Monjo, Khumbu Valley, Namche, Lobuche, Kala Patthar and much more. This week, we have episodes 9 to 14 of one of the most beautiful hikes in the world. Get geared up!
Film : Committed I
Committed packs in over 200 ‘E’ points of action: the hardest and most dangerous ascents that have been grabbing the climbing headlines across the world.It examines the diversity of climbing styles and locations that together make the British Trad scene unique and respected around the world. The featured climbs include numerous hard first ascents, audacious repeats and bold solos. From the sea cliffs of Scotland, to the gritstone test pieces of England, to the mountains in Ireland and Wales
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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 all to raise vital funds for charity.

Mexico to Canada on the Continental Divide Trail

Mexico to Canada on the Continental Divide Trail. This is what Swedish Anders did with the 4000 € grant he received at the Explore Outdoor Fair. The Trail follows the rocky mountains through 5 states for 5 000 kilometers. It’s a 127-day adventure through New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana with a great diversity of scenery such as deserts, mountains, forests, lakes, rivers to cross, wildlife… .
Rock the Parks – Best of Eat, Drink, sleep
During their trips Jack and Colton had to eat all kinds of food, find and filter water and sleep in some awkward or improvised places. You will see that life in the parks is not always a piece of cake…
Film : Wide Boyz II
After their success climbing the world’s hardest offwidth, the Wide Boyz, Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall, embark on their next crack climbing mission. This time their sights are set on the thinner end of the crack climbing spectrum. Their goal is the mighty Cobra Crack in Squamish BC,  considered to be the hardest finger crack in the world.
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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 terrain that is tough but fair!

Everest Base Camp Trek

New episodes of our series where Dean from World Wide Trekking takes you on an exciting multi day hike from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp, starting from Kathmandu Lukla airport through Phakding, Monjo, Khumbu Valley, Namche, Lobuche, Kala Patthar and much more. This week, we have episodes 5 to 8 of one of the most beautiful hikes in the world. Get geared up!
Rock the Parks – Best of Adventures
Who said that hiking in National Parks was only peaceful and relaxing? During their trips, Jack and Colton did rock climbing, mountaineering, kayaking, cave crawling and much more !
Rock the Park taps into as love affair with national parks. Our hosts, Jack and Colton come face to face with nature in some of the most awe-inspiring places on earth. The series is sure to inspire many a road trip and remind viewers that the national parks truly are one of America’s greatest gifts to the world and a resource to be protected.
Film : Distilled
Scotland in winter is an arena where mountaineers pit their skills against exacting climbs often in ferocious conditions. It is respected by climbers around the world. Distilled examines what makes the climbing here so potent. As the story unfolds we see dramatic footage of Andy Cave climbing some of Scotland’s classic and most challenging winter routes. Distilled is a celebration of Scottish winter climbing and a poignant profile of a life spent in the mountains.
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2018 E-Bike Desert Challenge

Welcome to a brand new pioneering event : the E-Bike Desert Challenge. In this unique competition, professional and amateur riders are all called to face southern Morocco’s extreme desert conditions. Passing through iconic dunes, river oases and labyrinths of deep ditches, the E-Bike Desert Challenge is guranteed to be fast, furious and fun. The bikes are optimized for the conditions and are a game changer for the future of the sport.

Laguna Phuket Triathlon 2018

Known as the “Race of Legends”, Laguna Phuket is the leading triathlon in Asia. The list of past winners reads like a triathlon hall of fame and this year the world’s best battle for glory on the beautiful but challenging course

Snow Bike Festival Gstaad 2019
The Snow Bike Festival is a 4-day mountain biking stage race that takes place in the snow covered Swiss alps. The event has seen competitors from across the globe congregate in the stunning region of GSTAAD (Switzerland), creating a genuinely international atmosphere. The world’s first UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) race on snow sees professional mountain bikers and aspiring amateurs from around the world head to the trails and slopes around GSTAAD, to compete in one of the most unique mountain biking environments in the world.
Odyssey
‘Odyssey’ is a road movie that celebrates the best of British trad climbing. From the bold Northumberland sandstone to the raging sea cliffs of Gogarth, four World-class climbers (James Pearson, Hazel Findlay, Hansjorg Auer and Caroline Ciavaldini) embark on a road-trip to attempt some of the most fierce and inspiring routes in the UK. Cinematic filmmaking, cutting edge traditional climbing and a 7.5 ton converted truck – the Odyssey begins!
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L’Echappée Belle 2018

Two friends ultra trailers, Bruno and Jean-Pierre, crossing the Massif de Belledonne in the French Alps. The Echappée Belle Ultra Trail is an adventure which offers a full crossing of Belledonne Mountain, from Vizille (Isere) to Aiguebelle (Savoie). This beautiful run of 144km and 11 100m D+ will bring you from 250m to 2950m on Belledonne Cross, by crossing all different alpine landscapes from refuges to refuges. You’ll discover over 30 mountain lake and forest, cross stones and moraines, glaciers and torrents. Our two friends will finish the race in a little less than 40 hours.

Italy Outdoors – Running Scenery Cervia

Our Paolo Venturini, an ultra trail runner, runs along paths through the southern part of the Comacchio national wetlands park discovering the beaches, bio-diversity and the pine trees along its shores. He ends the tour in the famous salt farms of Cervia  with an interesting explanation of why sweet salt is today’s gold.
Milan To Norcia (Umbria) By Bike
This time Michele brings us to a long trip betwwen Milan and Norcia in Umbria. His goal is to cycle to areas that have been hit by the terrible earthquakes in August and October 2016. Michele will not show destroyed houses or devastated areas; on the contrary through his trip you will discover the beauty of this region. Michele’s trip brings you through historical cities such as Mantova, Ferrara or Cattolica and natural parks such as the Delta del Po. After having reached the Adriatic coast, he crosses the Apennines cycling through very beautiful landscapes.
Film : Wide Boyz
The world of offwidth crack climbing is a strange sub-culture rumoured to be dominated by knuckle-dragging, bar-brawling dirt-bags! The climbing is tough, painful and bloody. Two climbers from England, Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall, set out to explore this world and climb the world’s hardest offwidths. They complete a brutal two-year training regime, mostly spent hanging upside down in a suburban Sheffield basement, before embarking on a tour of the USA. The tour culminates in the first ascent of the ultimate offwidth test piece, Century Crack, the world’s hardest offwidth.
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The Pioneer 2018

This 7 day mountain bike stage race takes riders through New Zealand’s pristine Southern Alps, linking together over 500km of spectacular trails and challenging single-track, in a stunning part of the world where soaring mountain peaks, crystal-clear blue lakes, and golden high country await.  The journey will allow competitors to challenge themselves in and amongst awe-inspiring scenery.  At the end of each day, local New Zealand hospitality will extend the event into a genuine Kiwi experience.

Adventureman

Since 2012 Jamie McDonald is cycling or running to raise funds for Childrens hospitals. In 2014 he ran 5,000 miles across Canada from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific coast without the aid of a support crew. He battled -40°C temperatures, the Rockies, a frostbitten nose, numerous potentially challenge-stopping injuries and more to finish in Vancouver, running the equivalent of a marathon most days – whilst wearing a Superhero costume. He is the Adventureman ! Jamie is currently running 6,000 miles across 19 states in the USA from East to West. This represents 210 marathons. More information and possibility to donate on https://www.adventureman.org/ or on https://www.superherofoundation.org/
Sa Calobra
Four Swedish friends climb the Sa Calobra not on bike but on rollerskis ! The Sa Calobra climb is one of the main reasons why cyclists come to Mallorca. With about 7% average gradient and 9.5 km of climbing, Sa Calobra is an extraordinary climb. Even if they have a strong cross country ski experience in tough races such as the Vasaloppet, our friends will suffer all along the emblematic 26 hairpin bends trying to enjoy breathtaking views that have captured the hearts of many cyclists.
Film : Redemption – The James Pearson Story
This film tells the controversial story of one of the World’s best trad climbers, Englandʼs James Pearson. After a dramatic rise to become one of the top climbers in the UK, controversy surrounding the grading of his routes left him feeling ostracised from the climbing scene. The film tells James’ story and follows his return to the UK as he faces his demons and looks to redeem his place within the UK climbing community.
Directed by Chris Prescott and Paul Diffley.
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Spartan Race Barcelona 2018

Welcome to the fifth edition of Spartan Barcelona. A weekend of obstacle racing action with competitors taking on the brutal and iconic Spartan course. Hosting a Spartan Beast event in 2018 also doubling up as the Spanish National championships.

5 Ultra Trails – UTWT 2018 Episode 10

We discover 5 races in this last episode of the Ultra Trail World Tour 2018 season : the Ultra Trail Cape Town in South Africa on the famous Table Mountain, the TransJeju on the Jeju island in South Korea, The Most Beautiful Thing in Borneo around the Mount Kinabalu, The Javenina Jundred in the Sonoran Desert – Arizona and the Lemkowyna in the Beskid Niski Mountains – Poland.
Italy Outdoors – Running Scenery Comacchio
Discover Comacchio  swamp national park- a famous mountaineer introduces the Comacchio wetlands and lagoon national park as Paolo takes you on a run through the amazing walking /running/cycling paths to discover the mouth of the Po river where you find incredible fauna, eel farming and the biggest population of Flamingos in Italy.
Film : Transition
Natalie Berry is one of the UK’s leading female sport and competition climbers. She competed with the GB Climbing Team all over the world and has numerous podium places in both lead climbing and bouldering. Natalie is also one of only a handful of British women to have climbed the grade of 8b. Now wishing to further her experiences Natalie plans to take up traditional climbing, winter mountaineering and skiing. ‘Transition’ follows Natalie over the course of a year as she takes her first exploratory steps into a new world.
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