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Wings for Life World Run

On May 4, 2014, the world will run for those who can’t in the inaugural Wings for Life World Run. Almost 40 races will take place simultaneously on six continents with thousands running to support the Wings for Life mission of finding a cure for spinal cord injury. Runners in some countries will be running […]


Alexander Kopatz

Alexander Kopatz is a biologist and researcher studying brown bears in Scandinavia and Russia. As a biologist, his professional expertise includes detection, monitoring and population genetics of brown bears.  His team uses non-invasive genetic sampling techniques combined with population genetic and genomic methods to identify individual brown bears.  From their tracking they can estimate population […]


George Steinmetz

  Best known f­or his exploration photography, George Steinmetz sets out to di­scover the­ ­few remaining secrets in our world today: remote deserts, obscure cultures, the ­mysteries of science and technology. A regular contributor to National Geographic and GEO Magazines, he has explored subjects ranging from the remotest str­etches of Arabia’s Empty Quarter to the­ […]


Sebastião Salgado

  Ask photojournalists to name a peer they admire, and Sebastião Salgado’s name is sure to crop up. The Brazilian is renowned for the long-term projects he undertakes, devoting years at a time to documenting the story of a particular people or the evolution of a certain place. Sebastião Salgado: The silent drama of photographySebastião […]


Awake

  “Awake” is the first single from Tycho’s new LP out next year, Scott  Hanson has also done the album art as usual.  Let us know what you think below, we love hearing from you all.


Nepal’s Fight for Free Flowing Rivers

Since its inception in 1995, the NRCT has worked towards conserving Nepal’s Himalayan river system, preserving Nepal’s cultural heritage and developing an environmentally responsible river tourism industry. Currently the NRCT is urging the government to protect Nepal’s classic rivers such as the Karnali, Trisuli and Bhote Khosi from hydroelectric development and to keep them free-flowing. […]


Kohl Christensen 2011 / 2012

Patagonia surf ambassador Kohl Christensen spends his time trying to be in the best place for the best swells. Check out some footage of the waves he caught in Tahiti, Fiji, Chile, Hawaii and California in 2011/2012.


Danny MacAskill visits the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

Munich, October 17th 2012 – Two Scotsman: one a YouTube phenomenon and the other a six time Olympic Champion, met up to film a clip in support of Glasgow’s successful bid for the XX Commonwealth Games in 2014.  Street trials and velodrome racing are worlds apart but with some tips from the most decorated Olympic cyclist, […]


Where The Trail Ends

WORLD PREMIERE OF “WHERE THE TRAIL ENDS”STREAMS LIVE 24 HOURS ON DEMAND ON REDBULL.COM/WHERETHETRAILENDS WATCH IT LIVE AT 8.30PM PST (SEPT 19) Wheels turn where they’ve never turned before, in a film that will redefine Freeride Mountain Biking. Red Bull Media House and Freeride Entertainment combine high tech film, sound and end-of-the-earth settings, on a […]


Jeremy Jones – Further

Award winning producers Teton Gravity Research are pleased to announce Further, the second installment in the Jeremy Jones snowboard movie trilogy, Deeper, Further, Higher, presented by O’Neill. Further will explore some of the world’s most remote mountain terrain while continuing Jones’ mission to camp deep in the backcountry and on the summits of unridden lines […]


Lib Tech – Waterboards

  Mervin Manufacturing co-founders Mike Olson and Pete Saari are releasing their new surfboard line under the Lib-Tech “Waterboarding” brand. The two, who met as teenagers while surfing in the Pacific Northwest, are legends in the snowboard industry for their Lib-Tech and Gnu snowboards and Bent Metal bindings lines, as well as innovations such as […]


Few Words – Candide Thovex

  For the past two winters, Candide Thovex has been filming a feature-length movie with his sponsor Quiksilver.  The video below is the first official trailer for the film – which is debuting this fall. “Few Words” follows Thovex’s career from his upbringing in La Clusaz, France, to his contest victories, to the nearly career-ending […]


Industrial Revolutions – Danny MacAskill

  We’ve been inspired by Danny MacAskill from the firs time we saw his debut film “Inspired Bicycles”. Danny continues to amaze us by telling the laws of physics to stay home and not bother him on his bike rides. Industrial Revolutions sees Danny take his incredible bike skills into an industrial train yard and […]


I Believe I Can Fly

Montaz-Rosset Films produced this video clip of their upcoming film I Believe I Can Fly.  The talented group of friends featured in the film have been instrumental in the innovation and development of highlining and baselining.  This project was born from the group’s passion and love for what they do.  Seb Montaz who is filming […]


JP Auclair – Imagination

Many months back we posted the preview of the new film by Sherpas Cinema, All I Can.  For those that didn’t get to see it, check out JP Auclair’s street segment.  The film went on to win many awards.  This segment is arguably one of the most revolutionary in 2011.  JP portrays sheer creativity and […]


Solitaire World Premiere

Introducing the long awaited world premiere of Solitaire by Sweetrass Films. Sweetgrass is breaking the mold and exposing the hard, scraped knuckle, dirt in our mouth, blisters on your heels, ache from thawed frostbite effort it takes to capture a film of this magnitude.  Venturing to lands they’d never been before, to embark on a […]


Eddie Vedder – Kamaka Ukulele

Eddie Vedder Signed Uke

Ferry County Rail Trail Partners have announced the auction of an ukulele signed by Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam to coincide with National Trails Day: June 4th and running until June 12th.  All proceeds from the sale will go to Ferry County Rail Trail Partners and will support the planning and development of the County’s […]


On The Road with Solitaire: Episode IV – Low Tide

  Check out Sweetgrass Films latest installment of “On The Road with Solitaire”.  This is part 4 of a 12  webisode series following Sweetgrass Productions in the making of their new two-year project, the South American backcountry ski and snowboarding film “Solitaire.”  Solitaire fuses western-inspired tales of back country gambles into landscapes never before visited […]


ALL I CAN

The Sherpas (sherpascinema.com) are proud to present All.I.Can: a two-year feature film project that fuses our passions for riding and exploring the mountains with our potential to help the environment. The film strives to unite global mountain culture and bind us together as the leaders of a revolution. We must be inspired to do all […]


The Bicycle City

The Bicycle City is a soon-to-be feature length documentary examining the benefits of the bicycle as a mode of transportation. Greg Sucharew director, and his crew, recently spent two months in Nicaragua to document how such a simple mechanism as the bike has helped the people of the war-ravaged town of Rivas rebuild their community, […]


Conquerors of the Useless

If you haven’t seen it yet, do yourself a favor and check out Woodshed Films and Patagonia’s 180 Degrees South. 180 Degrees South follows Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Along the way he gets shipwrecked off Easter Island, surfs the longest […]


Bear With Me

Check out the latest from Sitka Surfboards / Skateboards – Bear With Me.                 Bear With Me is a travel journal that follows a group of skaters as they embark on a road trip from Vancouver, BC to Los Angeles, California (and back), hittin’ skate spots and skate […]


Black Wave Red Sun

Some good people in Oregon have drummed up a great auction to benefit Surfrider Japan. Black Wave Red Sun features work by some of our friends and favorite artists, and it’s all online so you can get in on it no matter where you live. It’s overwhelming to think about how to help with this […]