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Roraima Free Climb
Roraima Free Climb

Houlding Free Climbs New Route on Mount Roraima

Update // December 14, 2019 // Roraima Free Climb Expedition
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At the end of November, Houlding and his team had set up a hanging camp on the daunting wall of Mount Roraima. They started climbing the same route as the British expedition of 1973 before breaking left into virgin territory. They reached “invis...(more)

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Winter K2
Winter K2

Last Team Quits Winter K2

Update // March 18, 2019 // K2 First Winter Attempt
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After the Russian-Kazakh-Kyrgyz team led by Pivtsov had called it quits, only Txikon, Geljen, Pasang Sherpa and Cheppal Sherpa remained on K2. With “true” winter coming to a close, they were running out of time to attempt one last summit push....(more)

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Running the World 196
Running the World 196

A New World Record, Butter Runs Marathon 196

Update // November 11, 2019 // Running the World 196
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Nick Butter has completed his record-setting quest to run a marathon in every country in the world. Fittingly, he wrapped up his nearly two-year journey in Greece, the birthplace of the marathon. In our last update, Butter had just completed his m...(more)

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Sean Conway
Sean Conway

Conway Breaks All-Time Record!

Update // May 13, 2018 // Fastest Cycling of Europe
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Rolling into Ufa, Russia in the Ural Mountains, Sean breaks the record for the fastest time cycling across Europe. Completing the 3980 miles in just 24 days, 18 hours and 39 minutes, he breaks the previous record of just over 25 days. This was his...(more)

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