According to a group of Japanese researchers dogs and owners experience surges in oxytocin, a hormone responsible for maternal caring, when they look into each other’s eyes.
Young, energetic and armed with a care free, ‘no guts no glory’ approach on life. Freeride Skier Tijn Vuijk, for us, ticks all the required boxes to star in UpprValley’s very first personal interview. Enjoy part two.
Fast and Light explores a tribe of sky and mountain runners who are motivated by pushing their limits in some of the world’s most extreme mountain environments.
Young, energetic and armed with a care free, ‘no guts no glory’ approach on life. Freeride Skier Tijn Vuijk, for us, ticks all the required boxes to star in UpprValley’s very first personal interview.
In the late 70s, surfing was professionalised by a group of young surfers, allowing them the chance to make a career out of doing what they loved most. Today the sport of Trail Running finds itself following a similar path. To The Sea explores the similarities between trail running and surfing.
Last weekend, September 12, the fifth edition of Sellaronde Trail Running was held. With more than 300 runners representing over 15 countries, from Europe to the United States and as far as Peru. All gathered in the Ladin valleys in the Dolomite mountains in Italy for a technically challenging race, with its 59 kilometers and 3,378 meters in altitude.
Great stories don’t need introductions but just need to be heard. Same goes for the ‘From Squaw to Auburn’ film that chronicles filmmaker Billy Yang’s first Western States 100 Race. It wasn’t the day he had envisioned in his head, but it was still the experience of a lifetime.
Most recently mountain runner Karl Egloff set a new FKT on Aconcagua in the Andes last February and broke Kilian Jornet’s record of merely two months earlier. Now they meet for the first time in Chamonix to run together.
The Wild is a celebration of surf filmmaking and a nod to the technology being used these days to document surfing like never before. The short film featuring 15 years old surf prodigy Noah Beschen, came out as the 2015 REDirect Surf Film Festival Grand Prize Winner.
Cycle me home is a documentary/road movie project founded by filmmakers and bike lovers in 2011. It all started with an idea of a Hungarian exchange student in Madrid who decided to ride back home to Budapest on his fixed gear bike after finishing his semester in the Spanish capital.
The world of trail-, mountain- and ultra running is a fast growing one. More and more amateur enthusiasts hit the trails and mountains to follow in the footsteps of the pro’s before them. And with this growth in popularity comes also the growth in record breaking attempts.
Outdoor brand Patagonia introduces its Merino Air™ Baselayer: a technical layering piece with outstanding environmental and performance qualities. Using innovative whole-garment seamless knitting that creates a lightweight, superbreathable, performance-fit baselayer.