Posts

, , ,

10 Training Tips for Vertical Kilometre Racing / Red Bull

[:en]

Number 10. Bring a Cowbell – Who would have thought?

Vertical Kilometre – The format is simple: competitors charge up steep mountains climbing 1000m over a course usually no longer than 5km.

This September I was in the Highlands of Scotland for the Glen Coe Skyline weekend. This first article about the weekend for Red Bull was an SEO friendly, quick turn around round-up of this popular new event.

Photography by guillemcasanova.com and iancorless.com

Read here

redbullvk

 [:]

, , , ,

Adventure Film Festival Director / Red Bull

[:en]

“Hi, my name’s Kyle. It’s seven o’clock in the morning, and I’m naked in Kyrgyzstan!”

That’s the opening line from The Road To Karakol, which screened at Matt Heason’s annual Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF) in 2014.

This month for Red Bull I interviewed the man behind the choices behind the cameras at the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.

Click to Read

jiax-film-festival-director[:]

, , ,

Vertical Rush / Become a skyscraper running champion

[:en]The first of the World Skyscraper Running Series was held at Tower 42 in London. With dizzying insights and training tips from the top athletes, I put together a round up of the Capital’s stairwell race to the sky.

Click to Read

Skyscraper Champion + tag[:]

, , , ,

Race Director Interview / Red Bull, Jobs in Adventure

[:en]There’s one man behind the UK’s wildest running races. This month for Red Bull adventure I interviewed Shane Ohly for their Jobs In Adventure series. The article is supported by Ian Corless’ photography. 

Click to Read[:]

, ,

Royal Navy Doctor / Red Bull, Jobs in Adventure Series

[:en]Imagine a job where you got paid to go on adventures. This June for Red Bull I interviewed Surgeon Lieutenant Josh Bakker-Dyos, a doctor in the Royal Navy. 

We spoke via satellite phone whilst on the job at 8167m Dhaulagiri basecamp, in the Nepalese Himalayas.  You can now read about Surgeon Lieutenant Josh Bakker-Dyos’s latest travels, and what it takes to start out on his career at Red Bull Adventure. Photography by ©Sandro Gromen-Hayes.

Click to read online

V Portfolio Red Bull - Jobs in Adventure - Royal Navy Doctor[:]

, , , , ,

Work out Like A Polynesian Warrior / Red Bull

Living 2,000km from the nearest inhabited island, the Rapa Nui people of Easter Island must be jacks of all trades. Using photography from my three week trip to the island for the BBC, this light-hearted article for Red Bull Adventure gives a break down of the different skills that “Polynesian Warriors” practise during their most important festival of Tapati. 

Click to read online

Red Bull - Work out like a Polynesian Warrior[:]