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Welcome to Olympic Britain – Home of Extreme Weather.

Welcome to Olympic Britain - Home of Extreme Weather.
For years, England has been known as a green and pleasant land, with a gentle climate and hospitable environment, but not anymore it seems. Over the past few months, the U.K. has experienced extreme weather on a near biblical scale. The country is being rocked and ravaged by tornadoes, monsoons, floods, landslides, giant hailstones and electrical storms that make the final scenes of Ghostbusters II... 

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... 

Brit Lad Celebrates 4th Muay Thai Crown.

Brit Lad Celebrates 4th Muay Thai Crown.
15-year-old Brit, Daniel McGowan has been celebrating winning his 4th major Muay ThaiChampionship title this year. The teenage fighter from Bedford was crowned The Celtic Challenge British Champion (48kg) in Barnsley on Saturday after a convincing and unanimous points win against Reece Thomson from Essex. Daniel adds this title to an impressive clutch of wins this year, which include the Junior World... 

Britain’s Oldest Surfer!

Britain's Oldest Surfer!
For a very long time it has been held that Agatha Christie was the first person to surf standing-up in Great Britain. The doyenne of crime fiction and creator of Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot was well-known for her love of catching waves. During the 1930s, Christie and her friends made many trips to the South West of England to enjoy Cornwall’s legendary surf. She was repeatedly photographed... 

Cribbar Draws Surfers to the South West.

Cribbar Draws Surfers to the South West.
Last weekend bore witness to a rare coastal phenomenon that caused waves of up to 30 feet to form along the south coast of the U.K. In scenes more reminiscent of California than Cornwall, hoards of surfers descended on Fistral Beach to watch the coming of the “Cribbar”, Cornwall’s allusive giant waves. These oceanic monsters are caused by a combination of a mid-Atlantic swell and strong winds... 

European Extreme Sports!

European Extreme Sports!
  Extreme Sports in Europe: It’s good to see the bonds of friendship between the various European extreme sports communities grow and strengthen. We are all richer for it. Extreme sports in Europe have been revolutionised by the age of cooperation that was ushered in by the creation of the European Community. Professional skaters from Spain, German rock climbing elites, Italian BMX riders... 

Two Stroke Vs Four Stroke – The Eternal Question!

Two Stroke Vs Four Stroke - The Eternal Question!
2 Stroke vs. 4 Stroke Ten years ago there was no question about which was the better one, two stroke, on the track, took first place. However, nowadays it’s not so sure anymore if two stroke would come out tops. *** Read More About Motocross *** Four strokes were always preferred for enduro riding, due to their reliability and wider power band. In recent years though the 4 stroke motorcycle has... 

New Single Track Mountain Bike Trail Opens in New Forest

A new mountain biking trail has been opened in the New Forest. The trail is innovative and has been designed by a world leader in the field of track design, yet already the site’s future is looking tenuous. Love Extreme Sports checks out the story behind the new single track trail at Moors Valley Country Park. A new 7km single track mountain bike trail has been opened in Moors Valley Country... 

Student, Tabby Fox, Takes U.K. Bodyboarding Crown

BBC Gloucester recently reported that a 19 year old Events Management student from University of Gloucestershire  took the first prize in a national championship for bodyboarding. Love Extreme Sports takes a look at this breaking piece of bodyboard news. The BBC reported that Tabby Fox bagged first place at the British National Championships, a UK-wide bodyboarding competition which pits the creme... 

Cornish Kitesurfing Champion Wins Windsurfing Contest in Scotland

Kitesurfing Champion Debbie Kennedy has proven herself to be a woman of many talents. Last weekend she finished first in one of the United Kingdom’s leading wave windsurfing competitions. Love Extreme Sports assesses the action from the day and Ms Kennedy’s prospects for further extreme sports success in the future. Hoards of the first class windsurfers gathered on Tiree Beach for the... 
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