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Week 3 Now Online

Week 3 Now Online

SIGN in with your username and password then click on the ‘READ A52‘ tab to see this week’s issue. Inside this week we have: details on how to enter the Rab Mountain Marathon Yamaha’s concept adventure bike – the Worldcrosser Contour’s video camera that records our geographical position with a small GPS receiver a first…

“By eck lad, it were a wee bit parky up there”

“By eck lad, it were a wee bit parky up there”

ALTHOUGH the snow fell the night before, the first Rab Mini Mountain Marathon of the year took place on Sunday 9th January. It’s called a ‘mini’ version as the run lasts three hours over one day instead of the biggie which takes place for 11 hours over two days. In all there were 23 checkpoints to…

14-year-old Jordan Romero has sights on Mount Vinson

14-year-old Jordan Romero has sights on Mount Vinson

At just 13 years old, Jordan Romero climbed Mount Everest. Now, 14, he plans to become the youngest person to climb the seven summits and the final mountain on his list is Mount Vinson, the highest in Antarctica. He’s heading out there as we speak. Here’s what he’s achieved so far: 10 years old –…

“Opps”

“Opps”

THERE’S a key moment in the film 127 Hours where Aron Ralston, played by James Franco, let’s out an “Opps” and stares down at his arm. You’ll see that scene here in the trailer for ‘127 Hours’, the new film about Aron who in 2003, spent five days trapped with his arm crushed by a…

Take part in Mudrunner Icebreaker

Take part in Mudrunner Icebreaker

DEPENDING on how cold it is on Sunday 6th February, we may well be breaking the thin layers of ice covering the tops of huge pits of thick gooey mud in what the organisers call “a severe winter duathlon”. Taking place at Eastnor Castle (postcode HR8 1EP) near Worcester, Mudrunner:Icebreaker is a fun, challenging duathlon with…

Great map view of the Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge

Great map view of the Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge

Fifty teams are currently halfway through the Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge adventure race in the UAE and there’s a great map website where we can keep tabs on who’s where. It’s a multi-sport adventure race with four people per team and yesterday they completed a gruelling Desert orienteering section over 121 kms. The teams will…

Jet Man loops

Jet Man loops

Yves Rossy has just done what every pilot loves to do in their plane but with a jet pack

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