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The definition of an extreme sport is not exact and the origin of the term is unclear, but it gained popularity in the 1990s when it was picked up by marketing companies to promote the X Games and when the Extreme Sports Channel and Extreme.com launched. More recently, the commonly used definition from research is “a competitive (comparison or self-evaluative) activity within which the participant is subjected to natural or unusual physical and mental challenges such as speed, height, depth or natural forces and where fast and accurate cognitive perceptual processing may be required for a successful outcome” by Dr. Rhonda Cohen (2012).
Watch the Supergirl Snow Pro Contest at Bear Mountain LIVE - If you can't make it to Bear Mountain, we've got the next best thing.
by ASN on March 17, 2018 at 4:30 pm
The Supergirl Snow Pro contest hits Bear Mountain in Big Bear, California this weekend. Mach 17-18 will see some top female snowboarders competing against one another in boardercross and halfpipe events. Pros like Lindsey Jacobellis, Hannah Teter, Meghan Tierney and others are slated to competed. Not only that, but there are also amateur divisions amongst The post Watch the Supergirl Snow Pro Contest at Bear Mountain LIVE appeared first on Adventure Sports Network. […]
Tips From a Pro on Transitioning From the Climbing Gym to the Rock - "Rock takes a while to get used to. The way you move on it is different."
by Julie Kailus on March 16, 2018 at 11:25 pm
Colorado-based climber Daniel Woods, 28, entered his first indoor competition at age eight. He's since become a fixture on the elite-level climbing scene, winning the North American Bouldering Championship and consecutive USAC/ABS National Championships, beating serious adult challengers when he was just a teen. But he's also transitioned to bouldering, sport routes and big ascents The post Tips From a Pro on Transitioning From the Climbing Gym to the Rock appeared first on Adventure Sports Network. […]
Tiny Gear: ‘The Surfing Animals Alphabet Book’ Is Just What Your Little Grommet Needs - "Surfing tandem is a tricky thing to do, unless you have a pouch like this kangaroo."
by Jon Perino on March 16, 2018 at 9:01 pm
Books can be a difficult sell to your kids. On the one hand, the iPad exists. That’s just an uphill battle that print is going to have to deal with forever. On the other hand, there’s really nothing like cuddling up up on the couch, turning all electronics off and flipping though a good ol’ The post Tiny Gear: ‘The Surfing Animals Alphabet Book’ Is Just What Your Little Grommet Needs appeared first on Adventure Sports Network. […]
Tips and Tricks for Staying Fit on the Road - How to stay motivated, organized and carve out time for fitness when you have #vanlife goals.
by Erin McGrady on March 16, 2018 at 8:48 pm
Although we love beer and pizza as much as anyone, we also care about our health and wellness. The name of the game is balance, right? That’s why we make it a point to be consistent with our workouts and move our bodies several times a week while road tripping in our van. But that’s The post Tips and Tricks for Staying Fit on the Road appeared first on Adventure Sports Network. […]
Inside the Jungle: Paddling Into the Peruvian Amazon - A standup paddle mission through Peru's Manu National Park.
by SUP Magazine on March 16, 2018 at 6:29 pm
“People are changed by the jungle.” The words came from the darkness next to me, tinted with the lyrical tones of a Peruvian accent. We were all exhausted; soaking from a late-afternoon deluge as we’d stopped to unload the boats for the night and worn from a week of travel. But it was a satisfied The post Inside the Jungle: Paddling Into the Peruvian Amazon appeared first on Adventure Sports Network. […]
Chairlift at Georgian Ski Resort Malfunctions at High Speed, Injuring 8 Riders - Video of the incident seems straight out of a ski horror film.
by Ryan Brower on March 16, 2018 at 5:49 pm
A chairlift in the country of Georgia at Gudauri's ski resort malfunctioned today and can be seen in video operating at high speed and tossing riders. The post Chairlift at Georgian Ski Resort Malfunctions at High Speed, Injuring 8 Riders appeared first on Adventure Sports Network. […]
Spy Names New Canadian Sales and Marketing Manager - Driving success for the eyewear brand across the Great White North, Myro Daley moves into leadership role.
by Kailee Bradstreet on March 15, 2018 at 11:08 pm
SPY is happy to announce Myrosha (Myro) Daley has been promoted to Sales and Marketing Manager for Canada. Myro, who first joined SPY’s extended family in 2015 as its independent sales rep for British Columbia, has been instrumental in the brand’s phenomenal growth across one of the Great White North’s most critical regions. As SPY’s The post Spy Names New Canadian Sales and Marketing Manager appeared first on Adventure Sports Network. […]
If Only Subaru Still Made This Rare 1970s Tiny Van - You couldn't quite live in the Subaru 360, but that doesn't mean it isn't a rad little van.
by Ryan Brower on March 15, 2018 at 8:17 pm
Petrolicious documents a rare 1970 Subaru 360 Van that is extremely cool looking but also extremely tiny, as it only kicks out 25-horsepower. The post If Only Subaru Still Made This Rare 1970s Tiny Van appeared first on Adventure Sports Network. […]