reGAIN app – recycle old kit for new discounts

We all have that drawer of old kit that never gets worn. Shorts with worn out elastic, socks with more holes than you can count, technical t-shirts that have seen better days. That’s why we’ve partnered with reGAIN, a new app that rewards you for recycling old clothes. We love new kit. We love the…

#NewPursuits – MIND/BODY/FUEL with Step-Inside Wellbeing

This winter the SportPursuit HQ team are taking on #NewPursuits – new activities and classes to keep us motivated and excited for winter training. It has been a great year for sport and many of the team at SportPursuit HQ have pushed themselves to new goals, bigger races, and personal bests in 2018. With that…

The Kit List – 2nd November 2018

What you should be reading, watching and listening to. Plus our top gear picks this week. Read If last weekend’s action in Solden got you excited for flying down the piste at top speed yourself, maybe you need to check out these Olympic runs you can ski. Volume 13 of Sidetracked Magazine – the publication…

#NewPursuits – SportPursuit HQ gets excited for winter training

The cold weather is here! Everyone is feeling it and after a summer of astounding sport, winter has settled in for good. We’ll definitely look back fondly on summer 2018: the gripping Tour de France action, new records at the Kona Ironman, and the ever-iconic UTMB in Chamonix. But now it’s time to move on, settle…

Paraglider lands perfectly into a moving cable car

Check out 43-year-old Arnaud Longobardi flying into the open doors of a moving cable car… on purpose! From the archive: this post was originally published on the SportPursuit blog 30th October 2015.

Meet the Professionals Behind the Goggles

Many of us have dreamed of giving up our day jobs and moving to the mountains in pursuit of a life of skiing. For professional ski patrollers, they’ve taken that dream a step further by helping the rest of us enjoy the mountains in safety. Who are these professionals behind the goggles? Ski patrollers wake…

The World’s First Nothing Front Bike Flip

Check out this epic video of R Willy from Nitro Circus pulling off a no handed BMX front bike flip. From the archive: this post was originally published on the SportPursuit blog 20th November 2015.

The Kit List – 26th October

What you should be reading, watching and listening to. Plus our top gear picks this week. Read Want to get paid in beer to ride your bike? Move to Bologna. The city has teamed up with an app called Better Points that rewards citizens for sustainable travel – read more on Cyclist. This weekend marks…

Another one of those days

Candide Thovex completes the trilogy with another one of his epic ski days. From the archive: this post was originally published on the SportPursuit blog 2nd September 2016.

Recipe: Chocolate Protein Pancakes

We love finding new recipes that give you powerful nutrition for your sport. In the case of these delicious Chocolate Protein Pancakes from Peachy Palate, even your Sunday morning treat can be the ideal #WeekendWarrior fuel or a great recovery breakfast after a big workout. INGREDIENTS: Makes one good stack of pancakes For the pancakes:…

Beryl Laserlight – safety through tech

Be visible before you’re seen How the Beryl Laserlight technology keeps you safe while cycling Beryl’s first product, the revolutionary Laserlight, was created to tackle a big problem for city cyclists: being caught in the blind spot. The Laserlight is the safest bike light on the road. It is a front light combined with a…

Climbing the Tate Modern

For when you don’t fancy taking the elevator From the archive: this post was originally published on the SportPursuit blog 21st October 2016.

The Kit List – 19th October

What you should be reading, watching and listening to. Plus our top gear picks this week. Read On 30th September of this year Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison became this first people to ski down Lhotse, the world’s fourth tallest peak. Read the story behind this historic descent from National Geographic and their interview with…

Moonlit mountain biking

“Riding at speed through the moonlit night is a whole different animal from the daylight… Sure, the lights make it a little easier, but everything just comes at you a lot quicker!” -Enduro World Series 39th-ranked rider Cody Kelley Check out Cody Kelley prepping for the Enduro World Series, riding under Utah’s beautiful night sky. From…

The Kit List – 12th October

What you should be reading, watching and listening to. Plus our top gear picks this week. Read If you weren’t following Fat Bear Week, you should have been. As the bears of Alaska’s Katmai National Park stock up on calories before hibernation the world watches, connecting to nature and the outdoors in that fun moment….

Surfing a highline at 75kph

Check out the Flying Frenchies slicing through the air on a 600m-high highline, reaching speeds of up to 75kph zipline-style before using their BASE-jumping skills to dismount with impressive grace and style. Who’s up next? This article is from the SportPursuit Blog Archive and was first published on 11th November 2016.

The Kit List – 5th October

What you should be reading, watching and listening to. Plus our top gear picks this week. Read When it comes to cycling performance few people have as much insight as the pros – check out their top tips on Cyclist Magazine and improve your riding now. In the world of professional skiing there is one competition…

Recipe – Banoffee Boost Slices

We all know that fuel is key to performance but it can also be a delicious treat before, after or during a training session. Or, in the case of these Raw Banoffee Boost Slices, with a cup of tea and your feet up on a Sunday afternoon! Using Aduna Banana Boost Energy Bars (awesome on…

The Kit List – September 28th

What you should be reading, watching and listening to. Plus our top gear picks this week. Read Alex Honnold is both an inspirational and problematic figure in climbing. Technically accomplished, a remarkable performance athlete, he is also most well known for incredibly risky “free soloing” ascents climbing alone without any ropes. Outdoor Magazine reflects on…

National GetOutside Day is here!

On Sunday 30 September, National GetOutside Day, organised by Ordnance Survey, is aiming to get 1 millionpeople active outdoors across the UK. Even if it’s just for an hour. Because we all know an active outdoor lifestyle helps you live longer, stay younger and enjoy life more. With the clocks going back, day’s getting shorter,…

Ironman Kona training with Antony Costes

Only a couple of weeks remain before the triathlon event of the season: Ironman World Championships Kona on 16th October.  One man will be utterly focused on this mission – elite triathlete Antony Costes, nicknamed Le Tigre. Having participated in his first triathlon at the age of 9, Costes has since established himself as a force…

Skiers turn Boston streets into urban playground

While most Massachusetts residents were busy digging themselves out from the 68 inches of snow that fell in February of 2015, the athletes at Teton Gravity Research (TGR) were turning the streets of Boston into their own urban playground. This post was first published on 19th February 2016.