Kilian Martin - Altered Route - Review
It should come as no surprise that Kilian Martin’s latest installment of audio-visual board wizardry has sent a shiver down the collective spine of the international skate brotherhood. Intelligent, creative, visually beautiful and overwhelmingly moving, Altered Route is a melancholic work of art, with a depth and...  Read More...
Swag Freerun and Nokia Join Forces.
British Freerunning team, Swag Freerun, has teamed up with Nokia to bring their fans and followers the next installment of parkour fuelled madness. The group of five traceurs were asked by the communications giant to test out the filming capabilities of their new Lumia 800 phone. The final product was a minute-long...  Read More...
Swag Freerun Debut Video: Victory of the Shaft Funk.
If you’ve ever wondered which group of people would be most likely to survive the apocalypse, wonder no longer. The answer is freerunners. With their ability to defy gravity, scale walls and summersault over obstacles, freerunners possess a unique set of physical skills that stand them in good stead to face whatever...  Read More...
10 of the Best New BMX Edits Reviewed!
Timmy BMX delivers up his pick of the best new BMX videos from across the globe. Rob Wise In Oz: Rob Wise spent some time in Oz with his teammates for GT. He came away with an amazing street edit. Rob Wise In OZ from Charles Fallon (Sunsets&Sodas) on Vimeo. Day at the Farm: Some of the Fatality team met up in...  Read More...
Extreme Sports and Antisocial Behaviour.
Flicking through the local press recently, several stories reporting a link between extreme sports and antisocial behaviour came to my attention. The first concerned proposals for a BMX park in Flackwell, Buckinghamshire. The plans are being resolutely opposed by concerned local residents, who believe the development...  Read More...
Olympic Campsite in Queen's Back Garden.
The BBC has reported that part of Windsor Great Park is to be transformed into an Olympic campsite, in order to provide accommodation for visitors to the 2012 London Games. It is hoped that the site will provide pitches for up to one thousand visitors attending the various events being held on the famous Eton Dorney...  Read More...
New British Music on SSX Soundtrack 2012.
In recent years, extreme sports have taken an increasingly important role in what the music industry terms “musical discovery”. DVDs, events and sports-based games are all significant routes by which musicians can connect with new listening audiences and gain fresh fans, who might otherwise be unreached by a conventional...  Read More...
Don't Try This At Home: Crazy Russian Freerunners Risk Life and Limb.
If you suffer from a fear of heights, I strongly advise you to stop reading this post, as it’s not for you. Go and have a cup of tea or a warm bath instead. If you’re still with me then check out the heart-stopping video below, which shows a crazy Russian teen risking life and limb, all in the name of a good parkour...  Read More...
Sponsored Video: The History Channel Resurrects Jousting.
It may be trite to say that modern action sports might one day exhaust themselves when it comes to pushing the limits of extreme, but there are certainly tinges of truth to this. So what happens when these sports are spent and the thrill of watching them begins to diminish? Well, the History Channel at least has come-up...  Read More...
Manchester's Flying Squirrel Soars to Success!
Let’s face it, rollerblading has a pretty tough job competing with its cousin skateboarding. In popular culture, skateboarding enjoys a far more favourable position, being represented as both the epitome of cool and as one of the archetypes of youth culture. Rollerblading on the other hand doesn’t receive the...  Read More...
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