• Learning to glide – without the slide

    Learning to glide – without the slide

    31st March 2016

    Entering a cross-country skiing race is one thing, training for it – when you live hundreds of miles from the nearest reliable snow – is quite another “Never mind,” laughs my 80-year-old cheerleader-come-critic. “You’re doing better than you were last week.” Picking myself…

  • The five best obstacles in Obstacle Course Racing in 2016

    The five best obstacles in Obstacle Course Racing in 2016

    8th February 2016

    We take a look at the five best obstacles in obstacle course racing, courtesy of Toughest‘s design team. If you want to challenge yourself, both physically and mentally, there is no better way than to sign up to an obstacle course…

  • Top tips for new climbers

    Top tips for new climbers

    4th February 2016

    Robbie Phillips started climbing when he was 15 years old as a result of pursuing a Duke of Edinburgh Award like many youngsters, he went to the local indoor wall once week, then twice a week, then three and so…

  • Epic Challenges: Taking on the Brownlee Brothers

    Epic Challenges: Taking on the Brownlee Brothers

    18th December 2015

    TriRadar chats to James Heptonstall, one half of Epic Challenges along with Noel Carroll. Words: Andrew Cumner-Price Composed of former England touch rugby player James Heptonstall and Noel Carroll, a strength and conditioning coach at Arsenal’s academy, Epic Challenges recently…

  • I am Ironman

    I am Ironman

    4th December 2015

    Our training diary candidates and ironman virgins have now completed their challenge, Ironman Wales. The trio can all now claim to be a part of that elite club of ironmen and they’ve graduated to the heroes and challenges section of this magazine! Not bad…

  • Switzerland: Alternative Winter sports

    Switzerland: Alternative Winter sports

    4th November 2015

    Steve Wright takes a trip to Gstaad, Switzerland to try out snowshoeing and splitboarding. He finds these activities will save you a heap on lift passes. Snow shoeing is probably better known and certainly less technical than split boarding, but both activities use the same principle…

  • Wingsuit flying

    Wingsuit flying

    14th September 2015

    Ready hombre?” said Alvaro, as I sat knees together in the door of the levelling plane, the faint acridity of A1 jet fumes in my nostrils, and the propeller draft searing across my face. “Damn right amigo,” I said stretching out a webbed arm to…