Extreme Sports

Our Bond Is Our Strength On This Himalayan Expedition

Elia Saikaly | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada
Elia Saikaly

We're carrying everything ourselves that we need to survive including 2,000 metres of safety lines, ice screws, snow pickets, biners, stoves, gas and personal climbing gear, not to mention a whole whack of camera gear as my other responsibility is to film and photograph this climb every step of the way. Why you ask?

Skydiver Pulls Off 25,000-Foot Jump With No Parachute

CP | John Rogers, The Associated Press | Posted 07.31.2016 | Canada Living

LOS ANGELES — A 42-year-old skydiver with more than 18,000 jumps made history when he became the first person to survive a leap without a parachute....

Extreme Sports Are Taking Canada's Winter Culture To New Heights

Christian Papillon | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Living
Christian Papillon

In Canada, there's no question that winter sports are a part of our culture. Our tried and true sports like hockey will always be a staple, but more extreme, non-traditional sports have experienced intense growth in recent years, taking our winter culture to new heights.

Should Kids Do Extreme Sports?

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Parents

Is rock climbing, snowboarding and motorcross too dangerous for kids? The experts weigh in.

WATCH: Extreme B.C. Kayaking Reaches 72 Km/H

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

For most of us, kayaking is generally a relaxed, leisurely sport. Unless you're Ben Marr and Rush Sturges. The two extreme kayakers sped down a B.C...

BASE Jumping: The World's Most Dangerous Sport

Gal's Got Game | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Living
Gal's Got Game

You don't have to look far to find BASE jumping in the news these days. The dangers of BASE jumping are well-known, and deaths are hardly rare. At least 26 people have died BASE jumping in the last year alone. Clearly some daredevils are not deterred.

Sochi Just Got a Little Bit More X-treme

Gal's Got Game | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada
Gal's Got Game

For years, the International Olympic Committee has sought to attract a younger crowd to tune in as the best athletes from around the world battle in sport. But never has the Olympics drawn such inspiration from another games as it has for the Sochi Olympics, where half of 12 new events come directly from the Winter X Games -- an action-packed extreme sport competition.

How To Be Extreme In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

British Columbia is an ideal place for extreme sports: whitewater rafting, skydiving, heliskiing ... You can test your limits in any season. In th...