#NewPursuits – Ministry of Sound Fitness

January is when everyone’s fitness goals suddenly get serious. You’re stuffed from Christmas turkey and New Year’s nibbles, and the start of the year focuses your mind on everything you want to achieve in the next 12 months. But to help stick to those resolutions it is key to stay interested, excited and motivated by…

Insider’s Guide to Skiing in Chamonix

This winter we’ve teamed up with J. Lindeberg and Flexiski to offer our members the chance to win an awesome ski escape to the iconic mountain town of Chamonix. Our lucky winner has been drawn and contacted – better luck next time – but if you’re still eager to explore the wonders of Chamonix, we’ve…

Always Aim High Events, Powered by SportPursuit

We are on a mission to connect people with kit they will love, to support their passion for pursuits in sport and the outdoors, and push them to achieve the best they can. That’s why we are thrilled to be partnering with Always Aim High Events for their 2019 season of iconic endurance events. Always…

The Kit List: January

What’s new for 2019, the latest news from outdoor and sports brands, and some tips to keep you on track with your New Year’s Resolutions.  #SharingTheStoke with Marmot However dreary January gets in the UK, there is always the opportunity to escape to the mountains and make the most of the winter. We couldn’t resist…

Size of Wales – Planting 10 Million Trees

A Christmas tree can be a wonderful symbol of winter festivities, a fun moment of family bonding that brings joy to your home, and even a beacon of motivation in the last stretch of that Christmas Day training run. Unfortunately, this also means a large number of trees being cut down and thrown away every…

Sharing The Stoke

Everyone who loves the mountains knows that feeling. A shiver of excitement, the indescribable buzz clarified by fresh alpine air and magnified by breathtaking views. It inspires you from your first wobbly moments on skis, fuels you through a challenging run, and rewards you with a glow of satisfaction from every trip.    Sharing this…

Mountain-Ready Workouts with SkiBro: Episode 2

If you’re looking forward to a trip to the mountains this winter now is the perfect time to get your ski fitness up to spec. Wake up those skiing muscles and learn to love the burn in your thighs with the second episode of Mountain-Ready workouts from SkiBro, the online platform connecting you with instructors and…

The Snow Centre – a taste of the mountains

Winter is an exciting time for us here in SportPursuit HQ. We love the mountains and a lot of the team are keen skiers or snowboarders who love nothing more than fresh alpine air, crisp snow and the exhilarating feel of whizzing down the hill. So when offered the chance to strap on our skis…

#NewPursuits – Digme Fitness RIDE

The SportPursuit team are on a mission to boost our motivation and performance through the winter training period by testing exciting new activities and classes. We’ve taken on holistic mind and body yoga, a circuits class mixed with indoor climbing, and a workout on skis. For the next challenge we teamed up with fitness pioneers…

SportPursuit Night-Running with Hoka One One and Skins

One of the tough things about training through winter is always the lack of daylight, especially for those who like to spend their time outdoors. The nights draw in and you find yourself leaving the office in darkness. Often it seems like even more effort to pull on your running shoes and hit the streets….

The Kit List: December

Our top tips for gear, the latest news from outdoor and sports brands, and Christmas gift suggestions for every sports-lover… December is when the SportPursuit team start picking our favourite Christmas gifts, getting excited for a snowy winter, and getting mountain-ready with new workouts for the slopes! Here’s what else is going on… Run at Night…

#NewPursuits – Climbercise

This winter the SportPursuit Team are taking on a series of #NewPursuits around London. New activities, fitness classes, and exercises to bring motivation, inspiration and variety to winter training. In the spirit of trying new and exciting pursuits we headed  to the Chelsea Clip n’ Climb centre to test out their new ‘Climbercise’ class. A…

Mountain-Ready Workouts With SkiBro – Episode 1

The winter season is here and it’s time to  prepare for your adventures in the mountains so you can make the most of every run. To help you get in peak condition we’ve partnered up with SkiBro, a new online platform connecting you with instructors and adventures in the mountains, for a series of Mountain-Ready…

One for the bucket list – skiing in a FOREST!

Check out this clip from behind the scenes ‘Valhalla’ where Matchstick production took the action to the forests with a crew of pro skiers. From the archive: this post was originally published on the SportPursuit blog 4th September 2015.

#NewPursuits – Fit-Ski at Chelski

This winter the SportPursuit Team are taking on a series of #NewPursuits around our London HQ. New activities, fitness classes, and exercises to keep us motivated and excited for winter training. For one of our sessions we  decided to take our workout to the slopes; specifically, the amazing  indoor ski slope at Chelski. The Chelski team run an…

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.