In this climbing documentary we analyze the concepts of fear, death and life. Jordi Salas (Pelón) is a free solo climber. He performs alone without using any ropes, harnesses or other protective equipment, relying entirely on his ability instead. His mind controls everything. He continues to learn throughout his progression while getting up close with life, even though it may seem paradoxical.
Sports & Travel
In March 2007, Dutch adventurist Ralph Tuijn attempted to become the first person to row solo across the Pacific Ocean unassisted. Departing from Callao Peru, and leaving his wife and daughter behind for more than nine months, Ralph faced the effects of La Nina, a broken water-maker, and rotten food provisions – leaving him with little or no food or fresh water in the middle of the Pacific Ocean
‘Shifting Ice and Changing Tides’ is a human and wind powered, female led, ski and sail expedition to the west coast of Greenland. In this remote, fascinating and beautiful region, six women will explore and ski first descents while limiting their environmental footprint by sailing and climbing.
Abu Dhabi Desert Adventure Challenge - the epic sands of the UAE featuring highlights of the Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge, multi discipline racing in a truly wild environment. Featuring the 4th edition of this race which is as treacherous as it is scenic. The 420 km challenge starts with a twentyone-kilometre adventure triathlon round the city of Abu Dhabi followed by canoeing, running, swimming and orienteering.
Patagonian Expedition Race - The World’s Last Wild Race… Twenty teams will start the race, only half will finish, this is the story of their race and of the uncompromising beauty of Patagonia. It’s a story of sportsmanship and unity of perseverance and suffering of adventure and reward.
Sports Quest goes on the road with three diverse bikeriders exploring the vast terrain in Northern Argentina. And two climbers reach their limit as they try to scale the Trango Towers in Patagonia.
It is the long-cherished dream of any outdoor athlete to explore new terrain, to ride a trail that has never been attempted before. Hans Rey the worlds most experienced Freerider and Mountain Bike Explorer, and a team of massively talented riders take on the mysterious and previously in accessible Roop Kund Lake in the Indian Himalayas.
Robbie Madison – News – Mammut Biggest Peak Project – Fruita, Colorado
Coldwater Season Review - A broad look at a series which took a twist to the world of competitive surfing that is the O’Neill Cold Water Classic. Unique locations each boasting some of the most challenging waves. The O’Neill Cold Water Classic Series has over the past couple of years set an entirely new standard for extreme environmental surfing. This episode goes to the competitions of Tasmania (Australia), Scotland and South Africa.
Kashmir, India, holds some of the world’s most spectacular and mystical mountains. This region has laid silent in the mountaineering community for almost 2 decades. Locked within these Himalayan valleys is an endless array of magnificent summits - many unnamed and most unclimbed. Now with special permissions, a European team will attempt to climb the most aesthetic one of all, Cerro Kishtwar.
Fruita, Colarado – this episode heads to Colorado in the USA where the small town of Fruita has earned itself a reputation as the countries newest action sports mecca. The team explore a sample of activities on offer, including a 13 miles Ribbon Trail (mountain biking).
Gliding is often seen as the ultimate test of man and machine against nature. High above the towering peaks of the Andes in South America, this epic environment which plays host to an event which pits the very best of them against each other. 16 of the world’s top aviators race across the roof of South America.
Huber Brothers trip to Antarctica - A truly epic environment as a pair of German Climbers tackle one of the most challenging peaks in Antarctica. Thomas and Alexander Huber from Upper Bavaria belong to the exclusive circle of the best mountaineers in the world. Together with Swiss extreme alpinist Stephan Siegrist and cameraman Max Reichel, the Huber brothers aimed high: free climbing in the iciness of Antarctica.