7 great British surfing beaches

Frosty green waves, ominous grey skies and wearing a jumper underneath your wetsuit – it’s British surfing season again. Here are seven of the best…

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The best water sports to try in Spain

Blessed by beautiful coastlines, miles of shiny beaches and just the right kind of wind, Spain is heaven for lovers of the life aquatic. Here…

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Competition: WIN a copy of Wild Running

Get off the tarmac and into some of the UK’s most glorious wild places with new trail book Wild Running. I’ve got five copies to…

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Places to stay: Peniche Surf Lodge review, Portugal

The awesome Karina Kold is still living the dream – here she hits the waves in Portugal and shares a day in the life at Peniche…

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Trying beginner Stand-Up Paddle board Yoga

I attempted to do the peaceful warrior on a stand up paddle board in central Bristol. And it was pretty awesome.

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Places to stay: Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao, Thailand

Heading to Thailand this summer? Avoid party islands Koh Samui and Koh Pha-Ngan and head instead to Koh Tao, their chilled out white-sand-and-jungle little brother.…

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Beginner sport climbing in Dorset

Getting a serious adrenaline rush climbing the beautiful cliffs and quarries of the Dorset coast. My hands are ruined and I can now tie a…

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Review: Maximise Active Hen Project weekend

Hitting the big smoke for the Active Hen weekend, in which I got covered in rice attempting to make sushi, won gold at the Shoreditch…

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Places to stay: Surfing at Mint Surf Morocco

A sunshiney week on the coast at Taghazout, Morocco, staying at Mint Surf, exploring the souks of Agadir and pretending to be in Point Break…

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Sponsored Video: Longer days with The North Face

If the clocks going forward has filled you with as much unmitigated joy as it has me, you’ll love this great new campaign from The…

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Western riding in the New Forest

A delightful Saturday afternoon riding western-style around the New Forest, spotting wild ponies and pretending to be in Brokeback Mountain. Tally ho!

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Bristol by Cyclist

Last weekend I met the lovely Thom Heald, the photographer behind Bristol By Cyclist. He likes bikes and he likes Bristol, and that and a…

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A lovely lot of new kit for spring

Bright and bold wetsuits, fresh new running gear and other lovely rugged bits and pieces that are perfect for all your spring adventures. Because it’ll…

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Photoblog: Ski tripping in Serre Chevalier

Some snaps from the French Alps, featuring jazz bands at 2500m, a bunch of fuzzy animals on skis and making a snowy new friend called…

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Video: Cooler Magazine chats to Aimee Fuller

Fun, talented and a tiny bit outrageous – Cooler Magazine chats to Brit snowboarder Aimee Fuller, whose coverage of Jenny Jones’ performance on the BBC…

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Learning to run in Vivo Barefoot shoes, part 1

For the last few weeks I’ve been attempting to retrain my body and learn to run in Vivo Barefoot running shoes. So far? I’m a…

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