Extreme Adventure

Matthias kite bike Mongolian Tour

Trans-Mongolian Kite-Trike Tour

Being pulled by a kite on a recumbent trike across Mongolia!? A kite-trike tour! That’s the vision about an adventure from Matthias Ramsel! His next

Skydiving Astronaut

I’ve been posting stories about adventurers (argonauts or in this case an astronaut) for about 13 years, despite many people saying there is nothing left to explore.

Pole to Pole Run

It seems being an adventurer is getting more and more extreme. Pictured here is Pat Farmer. He has begun a ultra endurance run from the North Pole to the South Pole.

First (known) man to walk down the Amazon

Congratulations to Ed Stafford who just finished his epic 2-year walk down the Amazon River. Which Sir Ranulph Fiennes says is “in the top league of expeditions past and present.”

Plastiki

One of my favorite books as a kid was Kon-Tiki.Here’s an interesting adventure that I’ve been following. Plastiki, a boat made of 12,000 plastic bottles nears end of Pacific voyage.

NG Ultimate Adventurers 2010 Gallery

National Geographic’s top adventurers from 2010, including an acquaintance of mine, Mark Beaumont, who holds the speed record for cycling around the world.

The fastest human powered bicycle

This is a worthwhile video if you like bicycles, engineering, or land speed records.
I have been personally trying to break 55 MPH. I came close a few times.

The legend of legends of bicycle tourers

At first Heinz Stucke, the man who is rumored to have done more bicycle touring than anyone in history, was just a rumor. Then I met someone who met someone who met Heinz, and then not too long ago I met someone who met Heinz, confirming that he is still going.

A man who lived by the bicycle and died by the bicycle

Ian Hibell is a bicycle tourer that makes me feel like I should take the training wheels off my bike. Ian traveled 10 times further than what I did, about the equivalent of 10 times around the equator over his 40-year travel career.

Rounding The Horn

By Michael Dick The names Michael Dick, commonly known on the race as Moby. I’m 34 and come from Scotland although I’ve been living south

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