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HBO Takes an Intimate Look at Risk and Climbing

Risk has always been synonymous with extreme sports. Even more so, in a sport like climbing, where the elite are attempting consequential routes in lighting speeds or with little to no protection. HBO's Jon Frankel reports on the mounting risks of this new-age climbing and explores whether the sport has gone too far. Having worked alongside HBO for our documentary about Lindsey Vonn, we're excited to see their investigative approach brought to the world of climbing.  

RELATED: Stream 'Lindsey Vonn, The Final Season' on HBO

We're excited to be working with HBO again on a new series of projects. Stay tuned for more information!

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VIDEO: Quarantined Italian Climber Puts Up Bold New FA
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VIDEO: Quarantined Italian Climber Puts Up Bold New FA

VIDEO: Quarantined Italian Climber Puts Up Bold New FA

Enrico Veronese didn’t let the living nightmare that is currently Northern Italy prevent him from pushing the limits of his sport. With strict orders to remain inside to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, Veronese put up a bold first ascent of a new route. The new climb, is rated at 55° E5, M9, 5.14a, making it one of the hardest of its genre (whatever that genre may be). It even included a ski descent of his driveway and a bivy on a sketchy ledge (READ: his balcony.) RELATED: Stay

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Video: Proximity Speedflying Looks Even Sketchier Than Wingsuiting
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Video: Proximity Speedflying Looks Even Sketchier Than Wingsuiting

Video: Proximity Speedflying Looks Even Sketchier Than Wingsuiting

If you're looking for a sport where the main goal is to get close to death without actually dying, proximity wingsuiting is hard to beat. That said, we can't keep sleeping on proximity speedflying, which clearly approaches, if not eclipses wingsuiting's inherent sketchiness. RELATED: Proximity Wingsuiting in the Alps How much is risking your life like this worth? $22,222 USD, based on evidence provided by this GoPro Million Dollar Challenge-awarded video from Kiwi speedflyer Angus Sellen. For

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​Brandon Semenuk Signs Rally Car Racing Deal With Travis Pastrana
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​Brandon Semenuk Signs Rally Car Racing Deal With Travis Pastrana

​Brandon Semenuk Signs Rally Car Racing Deal With Travis Pastrana

Brandon Semenuk isn’t merely good at riding mountain bikes – for anyone who has dug a little deeper into the life of the Canadian superstar, you’ll know he’s also a damn good rally car driver. Semenuk just inked a new deal with Subaru Motorsports to rally race a fresh WRX STI alongside motorsports legend Travis Pastrana. RELATED: Stay STOKED - Your Guide to TGR's Best Content Semenuk plans to translate his skills from mountain biking to rally car tracks this season. Subaru