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While the extreme sport of B.A.S.E. Jumping is still nascent in India, Aishwarya Yadav dares to try something that pushes the limits to the cutting edge of bold and extreme. On a bright sunny morning, he leaps off a para glider in Bir (Himachal Pradesh, India) and lands with dexterity in his B.A.S.E. rig.
Witness Manali like never before. A totally different perspective that will keep you wanting for more! An amalgamation of downhill mountain biking in Manali, Himalayan culture nuances and a catchy Bollywood song that will make your foot tap and your eyes glued to the screen.
Seldom there are times when you actually meet an “IronMan” in true sense of the word. Made of true grit and a passion for the outdoors, Kevin Duggan still going strong at the age of 53. Working regularly on his fitness level he is quite a challenge to the status quo of modern athleticism. A
Watch Ajay Padval as he shreds an insane line in his native land. An impromptu run turns out to be a killer run, as he jumps, slides and skids with the agility of some sassy disco grooves.
Partner in climb: 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 that has become quite the test piece among Indian climbing community.
Bouldering in Chatru should be on one's bucket list. Located high up in the Himalayas, it is a paradise for climbers. Discovered in year 2000 by a British climber named Pil Lockey, this climbing arena has gained eminence over a decade.
At 12000ft Suru Boulder Fest was the highest bouldering party in the world. A first of its kind climbing festival, Suru encapsulates undulated fun and exploration. In its first edition, the festival saw participation from over 50 climbers coming from 18 different countries. Laying the foundation of a unique climbing destination and an unmissable event
Deep seated in the Himalayas the forlorn frontier that is the Zanskar range, seldom sees any action. However, the mountains were recently visited by a seasoned climbing couple - Cosmin Andron and Cristina Pogacean. Quick thinking, a two day push, a "supercouloir" and a few sketchy moments indeed made for the perfect recipe to nail
Slacklining in India as a sport is witnessing some soaring figures over the years in terms of its practitioners. Even highlining is following in its footsteps and some undaunted athletes are continuously striving to raise the bar a little higher than before. Highlining, being an extreme balance sport, leaves no margin for error.
One of India’s first Highline projects, beautifully executed by Bhupesh Patil and Samar Farooqui. With 80ft of air beneath, these ballsy walkers; they send the 22m line (which is only 50mm wide) battling fear and mind numbing exposure.
Rishi Rana has been Kayaking the upper reaches of Ganga for over half a decade now. With over 15 medals in his kitty, the budding Kayaker has been nailing first descents every monsoon. Check out this feature on how he juggles between Kayaking as a professional and passionate pursuit.
A newbie to the world of ultra running, Sukrit decides to initiate skyrunning in India. An amalgamation of the practices of trail running, ultramarathon, outdoor navigation and mountaineering. The ULTRA TRAIL PINDARI is an attempt to promote independent sport initiatives and sustainable outdoor travel.
While most would predictably take up well paying job roles after earning a degree at the prestigious IIT-D, Saurabh Aggarwal was still weighing his options. A chemical engineering graduate, still a bit disoriented about life, decided upon exploring a bit more before settling down.