Tag Archives: Alaska

2012 | 12 May - 1 Comment

The de la Rue brothers make extreme snowboarding look easy

Mon dieu – the boys have balls! …

2012 | 14 March - 0 Comments

The longest and most difficult race in the world ends on a high for Dallas Seavey

The mushers have begun to cross the finish line at the end of the world’s longest and hardest race …

2011 | 17 March - 0 Comments

The Yukon Quest – another formidable dog sled race

The Iditarod is known as “the Last Great Race in the World”, the Yukon Dog Sled race is known as ‘The Toughest Sled Dog …

2011 | 26 February - 2 Comments

An extraordinary life – Colonel Norman D. Vaughan

A man who always dreamed big and dared to fail, Norman D Vaughan was an early polar explorer, an Iditarod musher, a mountaineer …

Iditarod 2011

2011 | 22 February - 1 Comment

The 2011 Iditarod begins 5th March – The Last Great Race in the World

The last great race in the world and certainly one of the most extreme, The Iditarod pits man and his dogs against nature …

2011 | 21 February - 0 Comments

Adventure Racing 2011 is well underway… and February is choc-full of extreme events

An event for extreme winter ultra-athletes only, the annual Iditarod Trail Invitational begins next week. February is full …

2011 | 9 February - 0 Comments

Kitesurfing the Bering Strait

The Bering Strait lie just south of the Arctic Circle and are subject to seriously extreme weather. The Maurice Lacroix Bering …

2011 | 20 January - 1 Comment

A rare tidal bore and a unique opportunity for a few lucky surfers

An extreme surf experience would be to catch the tidal bore at Turnagain Arm in Alaska and ride it for 45 minutes. Imagine …

2010 | 13 July - 0 Comments

I dream of skiing…

2010 | 12 March - 2 Comments

The most extreme cycle race in the world

Patti Brehler who participated in the 1990 February race said, “Anybody can mountain bike on a wooded trail. For a real challenge, …

2010 | 10 March - 1 Comment

The Iditarod Trail, the toughest race in the world, is underway

The Last Great Race in the World covers 1,150 miles of the roughest, most beautiful terrain Mother Nature has to offer with …

2009 | 3 December - 1 Comment

The world’s coldest mountain

Snow and weather conditions for climbing Denali are usually best from May through July. Colder minimum temperatures and strong …