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Swag Freerun and Nokia Join Forces.

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 video edit showcasing the guys in action, performing their acrobatic stunts at various... 

Extreme Sports and Antisocial Behaviour.

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 will significantly increase the levels of antisocial behaviour in their neighbourhood.... 

Skateboard Showdown In Ripper Country

Skateboard Showdown In Ripper Country
Downtown Showdown Hits London Think of Spitalfields and you think of Jack the Ripper, London’s favourite mass murderer. Failing naughty Jack, you’d probably think of  hipster types, pouncing about Brick Lane. Either way, it’s not a pretty picture. But worry not Spitalfields, all this is about change, as Downtown Showdown arrives in London. Vans Downtown Showdown is an epic... 

British Kitesurfing Championship 2010

This month, the small town of Walney was the focus of national attention amongst the kitesurfing community after the British Kitesurfing championship arrived in town. Enthusiasts from all corners of the U.K. battled it out  as part of the Kite-ival, one of the growing extreme sports based festivals. Earnse Bay was the location for four British Championship freestyle and racing competitions. The three... 

Wakeboarding in the U.K. – Top 10 Locations

Wakeboarding in the U.K. - Top 10 Locations
Wakeboarding is an exciting, adrenaline-inducing surface water sport, which involves riding a wakeboard over the sea or a lake whilst being towed by a boat. This relatively new sport is a unique combination of water skiing, snow boarding and surfing techniques. Typically speeds will reach 18-24 miles per hour, but professionals will try to exceed this Wakeboarding enjoys a small, but fanatical following... 

Is the UK ready for MMA?

Is the UK ready for MMA? M.M.A. or Mixed Martial Arts has been a bit hyped up of late. Interest is growing in the press and M.M.A semi-celebrities are emerging. Whilst interest in the UK is significant, it pales by comparison to the adulation enjoyed by The Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC in the United States. UFC has exceeded all expectation, surpassing the highly choreographed WWF to become... 

The top 5 strangest uses for a BMX

The top 5 strangest uses for a BMX
The top 5 strangest uses for a BMX: We all know what BMX is good for, but have you ever considered putting them to a more constructive use? We’ve decided to compile a list of our top five weirdest uses of a BMX. In reverse order we have: (5) Fighting the Enemy: The US Army has been secretly ferrying groups of international BMX champions to and from Iraq for sometime now. But don’t worry, they’re... 

Sky Diving – an experience of a life time

Sky Diving – an experience of a life time: When you make your first sky dive expect the sensation to be nothing like you anticipate. Some first timers imagine something akin to a rollercoaster combined with a bungee jump awaits them, a notion that strikes terror into their hearts. They imagine an experience, which they will want over no sooner than it has begun. The truth is somewhat different.... 

Scuba Diving at The Lizard Peninsula.

Scuba Diving at The Lizard Peninsula.
Scuba Diving at The Lizard Peninsula: Located on the South Coast of Cornwall, The Lizard Peninsula enjoys the dubious distinction of being England’s top wrecking place. For centuries, unfortunate seafarers met their end by running aground on the shallow reefs and rocks. In the 21st Century The Lizard Peninsula’s takes on a different face. The huge availability of diveable wrecks combined with... 
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