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Squirrel Wingsuit Pilots Defy Gravity and Fly Up

Wingsuit flying made its way into the niche "do you have a deathwish" category of action sports as an offshoot from the already incredibly dangerous base-jumping. If your not familiar, wingsuits are a special kind of jumpsuit with ram-air-inflated between the arms and legs that enable humans to fly their bodies like weightless gliders. The clear advantage of the wingsuit technology to skydivers is that it allows them to fly not just straight downwards, but forwards and allows for a longer flight time. 

Yet the nut-heads over at Squirrel, one of the world leaders in wingsuit technology wanted to see if it was possible to fly wingsuits down and then fly back up to gain a positive elevation. The Squirrel team took to the canyons of Moab Utah to see if the unthinkable could be down, and the results were outstanding; wingsuits going up. The wingsuit pilots would dive down into the canyon and then flare up to positive elevations as high as 250 ft.

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Throwback: U.S. Veterans Ski The Mountains of Iraq to Heal Shadows of War
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Throwback: U.S. Veterans Ski The Mountains of Iraq to Heal Shadows of War

Throwback: U.S. Veterans Ski The Mountains of Iraq to Heal Shadows of War

The North Face's 'Adventure Not War' tells the story of three U.S. veterans who traveled back into the mountains of Iraq to heal the wounds and trauma of the Iraq War. U.S. Army Captain Stacy Bare took along Captain Robin Brown and Captain Matt Griffin on a mission to rewrite a different ending of his experience with Iraq. Stacy, Robin and Matt set out to Erbil Iraq to put up a first ski ascent-descent on Mt. Halgurd, the tallest mountain in Iraq.  Following his time in Iraq Stacy struggled

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Start Your Weekend with This Stunning Moto Edit
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Start Your Weekend with This Stunning Moto Edit

Start Your Weekend with This Stunning Moto Edit

Beautiful, Poetic, and meditative—that's the essence of Dylan Wineland’s short film, . The former racer and now cinematographer, Wineland has long felt the motocross industry was missing the bigger picture. Finding that the prevailing narrative is often limited to entertainment—as seen in big hits or half-naked Monster girls—he sought to create something that mirrored his love for the sport. Drawing on his background within action sports media—and with immense help from friends at WZRD Media

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Watch: Europe’s Largest Sawmill Becomes a Moto Playground
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Watch: Europe’s Largest Sawmill Becomes a Moto Playground

Watch: Europe’s Largest Sawmill Becomes a Moto Playground

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