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  • MANIAC

    Nestled into the cliffs of the easternmost point in the United States, ‘Maniac’ is a 5.13d rated climbing route, established and ascended in the mid 80’s, and only repeated four times since. At the time of the route ’ s inception it was one of the only sport climbing routes in the country, and ac...

  • The Kingdom | Mountain Biking in Vermont

    Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom is home to what’s known as one of the best mountain biking trail systems in the country- the Kingdom Trails. What started as a small network of cross-country ski trails has evolved into a vast network of cross-country mountain bike trails, that adjoin the downhill rid...

  • The Prossecutor | Killington 2019 World Cup

    The International Downhill Federation comes to Killington, Vermont for what is considered the fastest course on the tour. Reaching speeds of over 70 mph, racers have to navigate potholes, gaping cracks, blind corners and each other. Among the top competitors in the open division is Emily Pross, w...

  • Lift | New England Paragliding

    The small adventure town of East Burke , Vermont is home to one of the best paragliding locations in New England. The north face of Burke Mountain allows gliders to catch thermals rising off the valley. Once off the ground, pilots can stay in the air for hours without a motor. Paragliding in New ...

  • Deep Water Solo | Tuck Fest

    The U.S. National Whitewater Center, located just outside of downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, is the world's premier outdoor facility featuring whitewater rafting, biking, zip lines, live music, craft brews, and more. Each year it hosts the Tuck Fest, an adventure sports, music and lifestyle f...

  • Generational Connection | Bonefishing in Molokai

    Captain Clay and his son Josiah are bonefishing guides in Molokai, Hawaii who share a deep sense of generational connection…to their family lineage and the land.

  • Ice Climbing Remission

    Right outside of the small town of North Conway, New Hampshire stands the imposing 500-foot Cathedral Ledge, home to hundreds of rock and ice climbs. Two seasoned local climbers, Brady Callahan, and Tim Doyle, push their limits as they attempt the classic four-pitch climb named "Remission". This ...

  • Eric McElvenny | The Next Step

    The Survival of the Shawangunks is an adventure triathlon divided into eight stages of biking, running, and swimming through the Shawangunk mountains that make up what many refer to as the ‘hardest’ and most ‘fulfilling’ triathlon they’ve ever completed. The complexity of the SOS’ point-to-point ...

  • Kailey Bogart | Raised on Surf and Snow

    Meet 13-year-old action sports phenom Kailey Bogart, who competes internationally in surfing and snowboarding. Kailey and her family split their time between Colorado and Hawaii, a decision made by her parents after seeing Kailey and her three siblings’ passion and potential in both sports. Thoug...

  • Aaron Chase | First Taste of Freedom

    Aaron Chase discovered the sense of freedom a bike can provide in the 4thgrade, after being introduced to the sport by his father, who was competing in triathlons at the time. He went on to an incredible career in freeride mountain biking that took him around the globe and landed him sponsorships...

  • Swimrun | The New Endurance Challenge

    There’s a new endurance challenge that is spreading rapidly across North America from its origins in Sweden- the hybrid sport of SwimRun. The sport first landed in North America through the collaboration of triathlon industry veterans Lars Finanger and the late Jeff Cole, who launched the first o...

  • Inspiration | Molokai Holokai Paddle Festival

    The Molokai Holokai is a race that features an epic channel crossing from Maui to Molokai (27 miles) in everything from SUP, Foil, and Outrigger Canoe. This race takes competitors across the Pailolo channel, known as one of the most epic crossings in the Hawaiian islands. Among this year competi...

  • Respect | Deep-Sea Fishing with Kala Alexander

    The ocean has long been a central part of Kala Alexander’s life. Whether charging big waves on the North Shore or deep-sea fishing 20 miles off the coast, one thing that remains the same for Kala Alexander is a deep sense of respect.

  • Bahamas Spearfishing | Luke Maillis

    Elite Spearfisherman and Bahamas’ freediving National champion, Luke Maillis, takes us spearfishing off the coast of Long Island using only ‘primitive gear’ made up of a Hawaiian sling and pole spear. Luke, who leads the Bahamas National Spearfishing Team, cultivated his underwater skills growing...

  • Running Waterfalls | Rush Sturges

    Professional kayaker and filmmaker Rush Sturges reveals how his upbringing on the river shaped his love for the sport. Rush, who is an accomplished competitor in freestyle kayaking now focuses on the exploratory element, continuing to push himself and the boundaries of what is possible on a kayak.

  • Running the Waitukubuli Trail with Kyle Dietz

    MMA fighter-turned ultra runner, Kyle Dietz, has his sights set on the Waitukubuli National Trail in Dominica. The WNT is the longest continuous trail in the Caribbean, spanning 115 miles of wildly mountainous and volcanic terrain. Split into 14 segments, parts of the WNT are popular hiking trail...

  • Journey of Self Discovery | Annabel Anderson

    SUP World Champion Annabel Anderson steps off the paddleboard to explore some of the remote destinations of the Faroe Islands and takes a chance to explore somewhere completely out of her comfort zone.

  • Hawaiki Nui Va'a

    The Hawaiki Nui Va’a is the world’s most prestigious outrigger canoe race that takes place over three days between four of the Islands of Tahiti- Huahini, Raiatea, Taha’a and Bora Bora. This year marked the 25th year of the elite competition commonly described as the 'Superbowl’ of Tahiti. Each...

  • SwimRun USA | Casco Bay Islands

    A visual highlight of the 2017 Casco Bay SwimRun- a two person race through the Maine archipelago comprised of 15 miles of running and 5 miles of open water ocean swimming. The sport of swimrun was born in Sweden over a drunken bet and turned into an event called the OtillO, or ‘island to island...

  • Vertical Blue: Freediving the Deepest Blue Hole

    Join the Word of Adventure as we delve into the stunning world of world class freediving. At 663 feet deep Dean's Blue Hole in the Bahamas is the deepest saltwater blue hole on the planet and we are headed there for Vertical Blue 2016, a competition that draws some of the most extraordinary fr...

  • Snowbird Heli Skiing with Angel and Johnny Collinson

    World of Adventure kicks off season 14 at Snowbird Resort for an epic heli and CAT skiing adventure with Angel and Johnny Collinson. “Team Collinson”, now co-hosts of World of Adventure, grew up at Snowbird where they honed their big mountain skills. Re-united at their home mountain, the siblings...

  • William Trubridge | Dean's Blue Hole World Record

    William Trubridge attempts a new freediving world record at Dean's Blue Hole in The Bahamas. If successful Trubridge will dive to an amazing 407 feet and hold his breath for over 4 minutes and 30 seconds. See what happens in this exclusive clip from World of Adventure.

  • Adventure SUP Down the Snake River

    Ken Hoeve, Derek Dryer, Aaron Pruzan and Gillian Gibree take on class III and III+ rapids at ‘The Narrows’ on the Snake River. The conditions are bigger than they expected but the group embraces the unexpected challenges that expedition and adventure SUP travel brings.

  • Madeira | Blue Seas, Green Mountains, and The People Inbetween

    World of Adventure explores the archipelago of Madeira, host to the Extreme Sailing Series and home to extreme canyoning destinations, mountain bike trails, and world-class scuba diving sites.