ISCHGL ENDURO MOUNTAIN BIKING ‘OVERMOUNTAIN’ CHALLENGE 2014 Enduro mountain biking is the new craze sweeping Europe with the resort of Ischgl in Austria embracing it in full. This exciting new sport has an exciting combination of uphill and downhill riding. While the uphill part of the competition is not timed, tactics and brawn is needed to be in a good… more »
If baking on a beach is not your type of summer vacation, head for the dizzying heights of Cortina d’Ampezzo in Italy’s Dolomite mountains for a completely different holiday experience. Get your adrenaline highs on Cortina’s legendary via ferrata routes and exhilarating downhill freeride tracks. Enjoy spectacular hikes and mountain bike excursions immersed in the area’s breathtaking alpine landscape. Round… more »
Burton – The Spring / Summer Accessories Collection 2013 The new Burton Accessories collection for the 2013 Spring and Summer Collection is out now. After all, it is not just about how you get from A to B, but making sure you get there with style. For more details and styles, check out Burton.com The Burton Industrial Duffel Bag… more »
The largest mountain biking area in the Eastern Alps extends from Ischgl and throughout the Paznaun region of Austria’s Tirol right into Switzerland’s Samnaun region. The infrastructure of the Silvretta Bike Arena provides a perfect all-round service for mountain bikers of all abilities with free cable car transfers, free road books and GPS downloads. There are also competitive events for… more »
Brunton’s Pocket-sized solar chargers Brunton makes gadgets – chargers, optics and compasses – high quality and tough they come with a no quibble life-time guarantee called UProof. Break it and Brunton will replace it, no question. Their latest pocket-size solar chargers are a handy must-have for anyone with a mobile phone. Read on: Bump [SRP £30]: Sleek, compact this provides… more »
Not so much mad dogs and Englishmen, more like barmy dogs and boarders. Barmy Dog is the new independent street wear label designed for the extreme sports world, and they kindly sent me a Hoodie and Tee to check out.
NEW OPERATOR TO ISCHGL – JUST IN TIME FOR DEEP PURPLE The Paznaun-Ischgl mountain resorts of Ischgl, Galtür and Kappl in the Austrian Tirol have a new UK tour operator on board. Zenith Holidays now offers bespoke holidays to the resorts – and just in time for Ischgl’s big end of season concert with Deep Purple, on Tuesday 30… more »
‘The Wang Buds are presented and packaged in a way that would put Apple to shame’ Now, I am sure that I do not have that unusually shaped ears, but I have never found ear buds that sit comfortably in my ear without falling out while participating in only the slightest hint of a strenuous activity; this is why I was very keen… more »
Dropping from the highest start gate in the 10 year history of Red Bull Rampage, the world’s best mountain bikers put it on the line in front of over 2,000 fans who trekked miles into the desert to witness the most challenging event in freestyle mountain biking. Canadian Kurt Sorge rode away with his first Red Bull Rampage victory, with a gutsy second run that proved he deserved to be at the top of the podium after beating out a barrage of back-flipping, high flying competitors.
If you are overtaken by a BMX on skis out on the slopes this winter, don’t worry, you havn’t had too many gluhwein (probably!), you have witnessed the lastest phenonemon – NISM Skis. Founder Royce McDaniel explains…