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.
Your weekly dose of escapism. Each week we’ll feature a new video that is guaranteed to whet your outdoor appetite.
Triathlete Bucket List : Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon
From the archive: this post was originally published on the SportPursuit blog 11th September 2015.
Red Bull’s utterly insane mountain biking trail
From the archive: this post was originally published on the SportPursuit blog 25th September 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
How’s this for a bike-friendly office space?
SRAM Headquarters was captured in action over the course of one day with employees providing their perspective on their new Perkins+Will designed workplace. This is “One Day at SRAM” – their space, their story. This post was originally published on 9th September 2016.
Skiers conquer the Tsirku Glacier
From the archive: this feature was first published by SportPursuit 4th Nov 2016. With winter fast approaching we are looking back on some of the gnarliest riding from past season so you can start building up the stoke for this year’s snowy months. Tsirku is a three-part big-mountain adventure ski series from Sherpas Cinema and…
Nigel Sylvester and his BMX hit LA
Pro BMX rider Nigel Sylvester presents the second installment of his series, Go! Moving on from New York City to Los Angeles, Nigel gives a true, up close and personal experience of what riding his bike is really like.
Stunning ski video made with just an iPhone and string
“No iPhones were harmed during the making of this video” This post was originally published on 12th February 2016.
Cascadia- Danny MacAskill takes on the rooftops of Gran Canaria
Check out Danny MacAskill’s insane journey across the rooftops of Gran Canaria. Mixing vertigo-inducing lines and killer POV-footage, “Cascadia” delivers some incredible riding.
Is this the best ski video of 2015?
Olympic halfpipe bronze medallist Kevin Rolland and freeride skier Julien Regnier race all over La Plagne, France, in their latest movie short “Fast Forward” shot by filmmaker Mathias Lopez and also starring members of the French Alpine Ski Team.
Slacklining – over a pool of alligators!
Josh Beaudoin goes slacklining across a swamp filled with alligators. Yep, don’t try this at home!
Mountain biking on a SLACKLINE
Check out this epic video of Kenny Belaey riding his trials bike along an 18m-long slackline, 112m above a gorge at an altitude of 2,700m.
Don’t look down! New cliff diving WORLD RECORD from 58.8 metres
To put things into perspective, that height is equal to a 19 storey building and is higher than the Leaning Tower of Pisa. An impressive and terrifying feat – hats off to canyoneer and high-diver Laso Schaller for achieving it!
No chain? No problem! Downhill biker wins MTB World cup with no chain!
Check out this nail-biting video of American downhill superstar Aaron Gwin racing to victory in Leogang, Austria .. without a chain on his bike. Despite snapping the chain upon his first pedal stroke, Gwin still managed to expertly weave his way around the course and win the race. Now that’s some serious skill!
OUCH: Downhill bike racing on a GLACIER!
Yes, it’s as crazy as you would expect! Don’t try this at home.
An ancient running route to add to your bucket list
Brought to you by the running division at Salomon, this inspiring video features trail runners Anna Frost, Rickey Gates and Matt Flaherty running through the Giant Redwoods of Northern California aka the tallest living trees on Earth. They are also amongst the oldest living things on Earth! Accompanied by words based on the writing of…