Tag Archives: Extreme sports holidays

Mountain biking in Scotland: it’s going to be a bumpy go …

How do you get two teens into mountain biking? At the award-winning Comrie Croft near Perth, Kevin Rushby replaces well, with one of them On the first night, sitting around the campfire, I start to get an idea why Comrie Croft mountain biking centre is a success. The clue is in the remote flash of … Read More

How extreme is your life? Take the test

Do you know what a carabiner is? What do the notes in BASE jumping stand for? And when did you last depart skydiving? Find out whether youre GoPro or go slow with our handy quiz A sidekick asks if youd like to go for a motorcycle go at the weekend. Do you Accept, but hint … Read More

Fatbiking in California: could the cycling tendency be as big as snowboarding?

Fatbiking is booming, with more and more ski resorts the introduction of the sport, including Tahoe Donner in the Sierra Nevada where our scribe tries it out Fatbikes so referred because of their comically dense tyres are the latest trend in cycling. They look like the demon trucks of the biking nature and are designed … Read More

Why are deadly extreme athletics most popular than ever?

Five people died in the French Alps last weekend in boasting occurrences from paragliding to wingsuit running. What pushes people to test the eventual limits of their own security? Darios ready, tells Dario Zanon. Three, two, one, tells Graham Dickinson. Vive la France! they both wail as they leap from the summit of Le Brvent … Read More