Extreme sports

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‘World’s fastest motor sport’: Reno air races to end after six decades
Event in which pilots fly at over 500mph 15 metres off the ground has been evicted from its host airport

Oliver Holmes

10, Mar, 2023 @3:58 PM

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Bruce Bedford obituary
Other lives: Caver who edited Descent caving magazine, and writer of plays for radio and stage

Peter Glanvill

26, Feb, 2023 @11:21 AM

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Italian ultra-cyclist aims to complete first coast-to-coast crossing of Antarctica by bike
Climate activist Omar Di Felice hopes to complete the 2,000km trek – made possible by advent of ‘fatbikes’ – in 60 days

Kieran Pender

07, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Glitter and Dust review – kids go bull-riding in terrifying rodeo documentary
Documentary focuses on the frighteningly young girls making their daddies proud in bull riding competitions

Cath Clarke

23, Jul, 2022 @12:27 PM

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Briton poses as worker to dangle one-handed from crane 1,200ft above Dubai
Adam Lockwood evades detection to scale crane atop skyscraper and cling from metal bar with just one hand

Rachel Hall

30, Jun, 2022 @3:47 PM

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Man seeks to break world record for most bungee jumps in 24 hours
François-Marie Dibon aims to surpass Mike Heard’s 430 jumps with attempt at Garry Bridge in Perthshire

Tobi Thomas

31, May, 2022 @4:22 PM

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Wim Hof: ‘Please don’t tell anyone – but I hate the cold’
The extreme athlete known as the Iceman on becoming a TV star aged 62 and the day his corneas froze underwater

Michael Hogan

03, Apr, 2022 @8:30 AM

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‘A wild triple-decker sandwich’: world’s first multistorey skatepark lands in Folkestone
The Kent town just became the kickflip capital of Britain – with a little help from Saga. Our writer gets some vert at F51, the swooping, looping, wheel-rattling £17m extravaganza

Oliver Wainwright

22, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Man trapped in Welsh cave for 54 hours joins rescue team that saved him
Rescue volunteers from all over the UK came to the aid of George Linnane after fall

Lucy Campbell

25, Jan, 2022 @2:50 PM

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‘If I don’t end up in intensive care, it’s a bonus’: the beauty and pain of being the world’s best endurance swimmer
From jellyfish in the Caribbean to hypothermia in the English Channel, swimming hasn’t been easy for Chloë McCardel – but can feel ‘so wild and free’

Stephanie Wood

25, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Bucket lists: are they really such a good idea?
These ‘must-do’ itineraries people feel the need to undertake before they die can come with a heavy cost

Andrew Anthony

13, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘He was actually cracking jokes’: a volunteer on the 54-hour Brecon Beacons cave rescue
Peter Dennis was one of the hundreds who descended into the 43-mile underground network to save injured caver George Linnane

Helen Pidd

13, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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