January 4, 2021
Although a poll finding that a majority of the Japanese public oppose holding the Games in 2021, organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have announced that all 68 domestic sponsors have agreed in principle to extend their contracts for the delayed event. SportsPro
December 29, 2020
Darrell House, a Native American and Marine veteran, posted a video of the incident, which occurred while he was hiking at the Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico, on his Instagram page. Newsweek
December 20, 2020
Wallack, a longtime contributor focusing on fitness and the outdoors to the Los Angeles Times, was an avid hiker, runner and cyclist who completed extreme challenges. Wallack was biking with friends on the Guadalasca Trail, when he crashed while riding down a steep trail and hit his head on a...
December 14, 2020
The WSL has decided to suspend the Billabong Pipe Masters presented by Hydro Flask competition as a result of positive COVID-19 tests within the WSL staff, including WSL CEO Erik Logan. Surfer Today
December 9, 2020
Eight people have died after being bitten by sharks in Australia this year, while a shark attack yards from a contest site in Maui shut down the first pro surf contest of the new season. Adventure Journal online editor Justin Housman reminds us of the risk of venturing into what...
December 4, 2020
Despite the ups and downs of 2020, the Spartan Games are on. The lineup includes ultramarathoners, CrossFitters, swimmers, adventure racers, triathletes, and more competing for $100,000. Gear Junkie
December 1, 2020
Organizers of the sport of parkour urged the International Olympic Committee to reject adding the obstacle-course-style street-running event to the 2024 Paris Olympics because of a dispute with the governing body of gymnastics. The Parkour Earth group has for years opposed what it calls a "hostile takeover" of the sport...
November 30, 2020
Organisers of the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are estimating that the event’s postponement will cost 200 billion yen (US$1.9 billion). Additional costs include expenses related to securing Games venues, equipment rental and storage fees, and expenditures on labour. SportsPro
November 30, 2020
The postponed Tokyo Olympics local organizers announced a series of 18 test events, including swimming, gymnastics, diving and volleyball. The announcement is the latest in a campaign to convince a global audience, sponsors and the Japanese public that the Olympics and Paralympics will take place despite the COVID-19 pandemic. KSN
November 26, 2020
The World Health Organization announced their physical activity guidelines, taking aim at the inactivity caused by the global pandemic. WHO is recommending up to 300 minutes of activity a week in adults and 60 minutes a day for children and adolescents. Running Magazine
November 9, 2020
Wilderness pros are trained to deal with physical injuries, but what about the psychological trauma that can result while on an expedition, from fear and stress, or from watching someone die in a fall, an avalanche, or whitewater? Australian psychologist and mountaineer Kate Baecher created a training program to equip...
November 9, 2020
After years of effort, the 34-year-old became the first woman to free climb El Cap's Golden Gate route in less than 24 hours, and only the fourth woman to reach the top in under 24 hours. Read more and check out the battle scars on Outside.
November 4, 2020
When a group of kayakers went whale watching off Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo, California, they probably didn’t expect to nearly become real-life Jonahs. But that’s what happened, and the whole thing was caught on camera. Watch it on The Inertia.
October 26, 2020
The study asked 2,000 Americans how they’ve coped with COVID-19 and what they are doing to stay active. How many of these activities have you done during the pandemic? Read more on SGBMedia.
October 22, 2020
Nearly half a million public acres in Colorado remain closed to all recreation due to wildfire activity across the state. The East Troublesome Fire is the latest wreaking havoc on the range. Read more on GearJunkie.
October 13, 2020
Alejandro Neyra, Peru’s culture minister, said that Japanese tourist Jesse Katayama, who was stranded in Peru after a lockdown was declared, had been granted special access to the Machu Pichu heritage site in recognition of his patience. Read more on MSN.
October 12, 2020
In the fall of 2019, Garrett Madison canceled his expedition on the world's highest peak. Then one of his clients sued him for breach of contract. Read more on Outside.