Some records are just meant to be broken, especially when they involve pushing the limits in things like the world of highlining. Canada’s Slacklife BC crew recently set a new record for longest highline in the world, stretched across an entire valley at Mt. Seymour, BC. Youtuber Levi Allen of Leftcoast Media came along to document the experience telling the story all the way from rigging to pro highliner Alexander Schultz’s onsight of the massive line.
You may have heard of this insane story. Dylan McWilliams, a Colorado native and outdoor enthusiast, was attacked by a bear, a shark, and a rattlesnake – all in the course of 36 months. This went viral a couple months ago, but as stories continue to circulate about animal encounters and attacks this summer, it seems relevant to revisit how 1) this is insanely crazy and 2) odds are it’s not going to happen to you. According to National Geographic, the odds of all three of these incidents
Summer is officially here – river rats rejoice! The water can be enjoyed by all, whether your choice of vessel is an inflatable inner tube or an actual kayak. Rivers, however, are ever-changing. They can vary from a dry trickle to a knock-your-Chacos-off kind of current. And as this park ranger reminds us in the best possible way, don’t be stupid. Check the weather, wear a life vest, and perhaps bring a paddle. Happy Friday folks, and stay safe out there this weekend.
A sawmill might not seem like the most ideal place to dirtbike, but Manuel Lettenbichler shows us that with a little imagination and determination, anything is possible. For Lettenbichler, the Austrian sawmill of Binderholz—the largest in Europe—is one endless playground. The absence of dirt doesn’t pose an issue for the Super Enduro Junior Champion who playfully tears through the 40 hectare site. Lettenbichler uses the saw dust and slick bark as an opportunity to test his finesse on his