Category Archives: Adventures

  1. Ultra Trail Running: The First Attempt

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    July 20, 2014 by John Buckley

    I didn’t really plan it, which probably breaks ultra trail running rule 101, but running 50km + is something that …
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  2. More than the competition: top sport documentaries

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    July 15, 2014 by John Buckley

    Sport is so much more than the physical, at it’s core is the deeply emotional, the desire to win, to …
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  3. What pushes us to 8000m? Everest’s Anniversary

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    May 28, 2013 by John Buckley

    The 29th of May, 1953. Hillary and Norgay. A moment of conquest? A triumph of skill? A defeat of the …
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  4. Control: The search for and hiding from it.

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    December 10, 2012 by John Buckley

    Over the last few weeks I’ve come to realise the huge positives and negatives to being in and out of …
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  5. Buzzing Downhill

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    November 30, 2012 by John Buckley

    This weekend sees Red Bull holding the second instalment of their ‘Fox Hunt’ Mountain Bike series (no foxes involved!). Here’s …
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  6. Just a sec, I’m like freaking out actually…..2000ft, no ropes

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    November 29, 2012 by John Buckley

    So this dude, Alex Honnold, likes to climb without any ropes, free soloing. I’ve only done a bit of climbing …
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  7. Adventures: They’re not an adventure if in your comfort zone

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    November 29, 2012 by John Buckley

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