Ultrarunner Amy Sproston is the First Woman to Attempt to Run the Jordan Trail

Last Friday, endurance athlete Amy Sproston set off to make history on one of the more intriguing long-distance hiking trails in the world. That’s when she embarked on a quest to become the first woman to run the entire length of the Jordan Trail, a route that stretches for more than 420 miles (675 km) across … Read more

If You’re Not Watching the 2020 Tour de France, You’re Missing a Great Race

After being delayed from its traditional July start thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Tour de France got underway last week, bringing plenty of joy to fans of pro cycling. At a time when sports have been cancelled or postponed across the globe, one of the biggest annual athletic spectacles got underway in southern … Read more

If You Want to Sign Up For Eco-Challenge Patagonia, You Better Hurry!

Eco-Challenge has been a success for Mark Burnett and Amazon, bringing adventure racing to a worldwide audience for the first time in years. Not long after it made its debut on the Prime Video streaming platform a couple of weeks back, it was announced that the next edition of the “world’s toughest race” would take … Read more

Video: 15 Tips for Competing in Adventure Races Like Eco-Challenge

Judging from the amount of excitement swirling around Eco-Challenge these days, and the fact that another edition is already in the works, I’m sure there are more than few newcomers to the sport of adventure racing. If you’re thinking about signing up for the next “World’s Toughest Race,” you’ll want to watch this video first. … Read more

Video: Traveling From Switzerland’s Lowest to Highest Point in Record Time

What does it take to travel from the lowest point in Switzerland—located along the lake in Lago Maggiore to its highest point a Dufourspitze in record time? That’s what we’re about to find out in the video above, as outdoor athlete Andy Steindl set off to connect these two locations along some impressive European trails. … Read more

Eco-Challenge Fiji—World’s Toughest Race Arrives on Amazon Prime on August 14

We’ve been waiting with great anticipation for months now, but we finally have an official date for when Eco-Challenge Fiji will arrive on Amazon Prime Video. The world’s toughest race, hosted by Bear Grylls no less, will make its return to television after a 17-year hiatus on August 14. What can we expect from this … Read more

Pacific Row Update: Angela Madsen Struggles Against Wind and Weather

We’ve lamented the fact that there aren’t a lot of expeditions or adventurers to follow right now, as most are only now emerging from lockdown and international travel remains challenging. But one journey that we have been keeping tabs on is the attempt by paraplegic rower Angela Madsen to cross the Pacific from California to … Read more