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Bouldering in Chatru, India - Outside The Labyrinth | 4Play

Bouldering in Chatru, India - Outside The Labyrinth | 4Play | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Break the from the monotony and do some rock climbing on this amazing moonscape. Bouldering in Chatru in Spiti valley will give you a high as the Himalayas.
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Climbing is not only about testing your limits, its also about cutting off from the world of worries. And when it is Himalayas, you sure get some retreat!!
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Ever heard of kite fighting? You have now!

Ever heard of kite fighting? You have now! | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Climb up to the roofs of Ahmedabad, India for one of the craziest days of the year – kite fight day!
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For the inhabitants of Ahmedabad, its not just a competition, its their everything!! Everyone seems to be gripped by the fever of kite fighting, the most beloved activity in the city on the day.
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Kenya: Safaricom Marathon - Ker & Downey Africa

Kenya: Safaricom Marathon - Ker & Downey Africa | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
The Lewa Conservancy is home to lion, leopard & elephant, but every year, over 1,000 people decide they’d like to run through it in the Safaricom Marathon.
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You run through 13 miles of unfenced wild, 5500 feet elevation and 80 degree heat in this marathon. It is probably the most challenging marathon ever!!
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VIBRAM HK100 Ultra: Kieren Dsouza on training for an Ultra Marathon | 4Play

VIBRAM HK100 Ultra: Kieren Dsouza on training for an Ultra Marathon | 4Play | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Kieren Dsouza on the recent Hong Kong 100 and how his training for an Ultra Marathon. Check out details of a 100km ultra marathon training plan.
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Kieren Dsouza, one of India’s few professional Ultra Trail Runners, who recently participated in Vibram Hong Kong 100, shares his thoughts about training for an ultra marathon.
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Skyrunning UK announce the 2017 Skyrunner National Series

Skyrunning UK announce the 2017 Skyrunner National Series | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Skyrunning UK is pleased to announce the confirmed calendar for 2017. Following on from a very successful 2016, changes have taken place over the winter months and Skyrunning UK is now pleased to confirm races that will take place in the UK calendar for 2017. The season will start with the V3K taking place on…

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The calendar for Skyrunning 2017 is out. 55km and 4000m of vertical ascent provides a stunning start to the 2017 season.
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The Chronicles of Kishtwar | 4Play

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The ranges in the Kishtwar valley are evolving into hotbeds of alpine action. The chronicles of Kishtwar, narrates hard ascents in the region this year.
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The Himalayan ranges beyond Kishtwar village in Jammu and Kashmir are invariably appealing to the eyes and minds of all styles of climbers. Lets reminisce some high and low moments of climbing in Kishtwar in the year 2016.
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Duke's Nose (Nagphani) - Simul Climbing Project, India | 4Play

Duke's Nose (Nagphani) - Simul Climbing Project, India | 4Play | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Watch Rohit and Ganesh speed Simul climb Duke's Nose (300ft) in 30 minutes, which could be the fastest climb in the history of Duke's Nose so far.
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Two of India’s leading trad climbers, Rohit Vartak and Ganesh Geedh attempt to speed climb Duke’s Nose, an iconic 300ft tall rock pillar. Watch to know more!!
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Running 7 Marathons in 7 Days on 7 Continents, Each Under 3 Hours

Running 7 Marathons in 7 Days on 7 Continents, Each Under 3 Hours | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Michael Wardian ran 7 marathons in 7 consecutive days on 7 continents—all in under 3 hours each at World Marathon Challenge. This is his story.
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Hesitant in pushing yourself physically? Read this athlete's story who ran 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days!!
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First round of female recipients announced for Grit & Rock First Ascent Expedition Award - Alpinist.com

First round of female recipients announced for Grit & Rock First Ascent Expedition Award - Alpinist.com | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
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Grant money has been announced to four teams to encourage female participation in pioneering alpine ascents and to further the understanding and exploration of the unclimbed peaks.
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Marek Raganowicz completes the first winter solo of a route on the Troll Wall - Alpinist.com

Marek Raganowicz completes the first winter solo of a route on the Troll Wall - Alpinist.com | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
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Marek Raganowicz sets off to make the first solo winter ascent of Norway's fabled 1300-meter Troll Wall having "three main style foundations: No fixing [ropes], no capsule style, and get to the top of Trollveggen." In spite of the added challenges of the climbing style he chose, he completed one of the best solo winter ascents on the wall so far.
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The 10 Most Badass Adventures of 2016

The 10 Most Badass Adventures of 2016 | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
This past year we saw daring adventurers rewrite world records, struggle mightily against the harshest environments, and perform feats no one had ever seen. Luke Aikins dropped out of the sky without a parachute. Lael Wilcox crossed America on a bicycle faster than any other woman ever had (and beat a field of men in the process). Melissa Arnot became the first American woman to climb Everest without oxygen. From the deserts of the West to the mountains of the Himalayas, here are the most badass adventures of the past year.
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Adventurers rewrite world records. 
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Record broken! This is the new highest BASE jump

Record broken! This is the new highest BASE jump | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Another world record for Valery Rozov: his latest jump started at an incredible altitude of 7,700m.
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He breaks his own record by 500m. Incredible determination!!
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BAWLI BOOCH – Downhill Mountain Biking in Manali, India | 4Play

BAWLI BOOCH – Downhill Mountain Biking in Manali, India | 4Play | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
You think you've seen it all, we've come up with Bawali Booch to challenge you. Foot tapping Bollywood music with a sassy downhill mountain biking in Manali
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Raj Kaushal, a biker takes you on a journey through the streets, mountainsides, and forests of Manali on his man-powered wheels with his favorite suspension downhill mountain bike.
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An athlete's age may be less important to performance than persistent practice

An athlete's age may be less important to performance than persistent practice | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
For three decades, Joseph Baker has been swimming, cycling and running in triathlons some would call punishing. Baker, 47, is also a professor of exercise sciences.

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Those who think age is a bar, read this !!
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Master Student and Ultrarunner Tackles World’s Biggest Cross Country Ski Race

Master Student and Ultrarunner Tackles World’s Biggest Cross Country Ski Race | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Oskar Henriksson is pushing new mental and physical barriers as he gets prepared for another attempt at Vasaloppet.
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22-year-old Oskar Henriksson pushes both mental and physical barriers while preparing for the world’s biggest cross-country ski race, Vasaloppet.
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How Do I Make A Career In Mountaineering In India?

How Do I Make A Career In Mountaineering In India? | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Learn about the career possibilities in the nascent adventure sports industry in India. A how to guide for newbies, just starting out.
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If this question has been haunting you for long, you might find your answer here.
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This guy reached Everest with no training

This guy reached Everest with no training | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Photographer David East had no mountaineering experience… but trekked to the world’s highest peak.
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With no formal training, David East trekked to Mount Everest. So is it determination, formal training or fitness that counts? Or is it a perfect blend of all these?
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10 Quotes That Perfectly Capture Why You Love to Run

10 Quotes That Perfectly Capture Why You Love to Run | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
These words of wisdom supply a potent dose of fitspo.


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For those who love running, you can totally relate to it.
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We all could use a little inspiration now and then.
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Destined to Run: How a Pro Runner was Born

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This is Nikki’s story, from her early days of skiing in Vermont, to the lonesome summer training sessions from which a pro runner was born.
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If you have ever wondered why people take trail running or why it gives them a high, you might get your answers after reading this!!
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Running on Empty in New Zealand's The Ultra Easy 100

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A beginner ultrarunner, Martin Kern deals with hunger pangs on rough terrain at The Ultra Easy 100. This is how he beat the odds to finish 2nd overall.
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An engineer and a beginner ultrarunner, Martin Kern dealt with hunger pangs on rough terrain at this year’s The Ultra Easy 100km in New Zealand. This is how he beat the odds to finish second overall.
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Walking in the Sky

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A highlining community high up in The Alps is passing on their knowledge to build a sport that has a large following, but no official recognition.
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Read to know more about Highlining- a sport with a large following but no official recognition.
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Indian Mountaineering Foundation lowers 2017 permit fees to promote select peaks - Alpinist.com

Indian Mountaineering Foundation lowers 2017 permit fees to promote select peaks - Alpinist.com | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
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Planning to climb the Himalayas this year? You are in for some good news.
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Why Outdoors?

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It's abundantly clear a strong connection to the outside world provides positive outcomes for our physiological, emotional, and physical well-being.

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Outdoor activity enhances our physical activity- we walk differently, exercise longer, burn more calories, and boost our Vitamin H2 and most importantly it encourages an evolving personal connection to nature and the environment.
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Nothing beats being active outdoors with friends!
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Above 14000 Feet - Episode 2: The Female Yeti | 4Play

Above 14000 Feet - Episode 2: The Female Yeti | 4Play | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Author: 4Play 4Play.in is India’s first adventure sports channel which curates stories from the outdoor extreme and adventure sports. An outcome of roughing it up in the outdoors, living on the cutting edge of what may be termed as extreme, and basking in the experiences that came along.
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Internationally renowned Canadian climber Anna Smith and her climbing partner Alison Criscitiello come to India to climb the Brahmasar II. See if they are able to complete the mission!!
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Above 14000 Feet - Episode 1: The Ibexes | 4Play

Above 14000 Feet - Episode 1: The Ibexes | 4Play | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Author: 4Play 4Play.in is India’s first adventure sports channel which curates stories from the outdoor extreme and adventure sports. An outcome of roughing it up in the outdoors, living on the cutting edge of what may be termed as extreme, and basking in the experiences that came along.
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After a gap of 29 years, British climbers Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders reunite to climb the North buttress of Shiv Shankar in the Indian Himalayas. Watch what happens next!!
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How athletes can avoid — or at least minimize — cramps

How athletes can avoid — or at least minimize — cramps | Outdoor Extreme & Adventure Sports Video Channel | Scoop.it
Pickle juice is an option. Thankfully, it’s not the only one.

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You can now exercise without worrying about cramps!!
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