Good grief, the level of creativity, commitment, and flow from these guys is hard to fathom. This event never ceases to push the boundaries of what's possible when a tribe of insanely talented riders meet ridiculously challenging terrain.
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Nike recently ushered in a new campaign with KAWS called New York Made. Working alongside the official New York City Parks and Recreation Department, the Swoosh’s new collaborative project sees the Stanton Street Basketball Courts in the Lower East Side completely embellished with the famed Brooklyn artist’s signature “XX” motif as well as a pair of Elmo-inspired silhouettes. His striking design covers a whopping 116 by 80 feet for both courts and is slated for an unveiling this November 10.
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We love to stumble across stories of movement across borders and boundaries.
Screening at BANFF Mountain Film Festival on November 6th 2016 'Mira' follows the journey of a spirited Nepali village girl on her pursuit to being a world-recognised mountain runner.
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30 years ago one of the most influential skate movies was released to an unsuspecting crowd. It was the first time anyone had attempted to weave a plot into a skate flick. The original Bones Brigade got together for another run on the legendary Chin Ramp.
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It's lovely to see the level of craft and user insight that Finisterre have put into their Newland Works Wetsuits. In designing a suit specifically for cold water based on experience and true feedback, they're building unique suits that will keep you out there longer. Make the jump to see the video.
Brian Anderson is being featured pretty heavily in the news right now. We just want to highlight how incredible and inspirational his part in Toy Machine's Welcome To Hell from 1996 was, and remind that he has continued to inspire since. Jump to see the clip.
This Micro Wind Turbine unfolds along a telescopic shaft, popping out into a tiny turbine that “produces a constant output of five watts at a windspeed of 18 kilometers per hour.” Perfect for keeping basecamp online.
There’s a scientific term for that calm, meditative feeling you get when you’re on a hike or canoeing mellow waters, and your mind is completely at ease, taking in the scenery, and maybe daydreaming a little...
Taken from The New Yorker. Nick Paumgarten interviews Yvon Chouinard, Patagonias Philosopher King.
The classic stovetop for perfect coffee on the move.
This could be the start of something beautiful.
Skating is beautiful, Hermes scarves are beautiful, but sometimes 2 + 2 doesn't = 4.
Jared Leto has directed and produced a series of films of the climbing scene in the US.
Episode 1 follows Tommy Caldwell on the big walls of Yosemite.
Awesome exhibition of the history of beautiful sports photography at the Brooklyn Museum, until January 8th.
Built for adventure, Basecamp was made for those who want to see the world. Learn more at about the Airstream travel trailer and find your Basecamp at: www.airstreambasecamp.com
We recently interviewed Dr Brad Farra and Eric Lubell at Evolution Healthcare & Fitness in Portland OR. Among other subjects, we discussed the benefits of their altitude training room, the only facility open to the general public in the US.