All posts by Alan Perlman

An Anatomically Correct Nut Tool for Climbers

Just last week, a new climbing tool was launched on Kickstarter, and it’s causing quite a stir in the climber community. Dick’s Nut Tool is a nature-inspired nut tool designed in […]

Obstacle Race Training Guide

Obstacle races are sweeping the world. Are you wondering what it takes to win one? Need a detailed training guide with gear, apparel and nutrition recommendations? In our complimentary 44-page […]

Using Night Vision in Extreme Sports

Note: this post comes from Jim Van over at Integrated Components, a company that sells night vision equipment to extreme athletes. If your favorite outdoor sport is not challenging enough, […]

Help Rebuild This New Paltz Climbing Coop

Source: New Paltz Times Donate Here When a fire in the early morning hours of Saturday, February 7 destroyed the building at 91 North Chestnut Street in New Paltz, it […]

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Inside a 70-Mile Himalayan Stage Race

I recently corresponded with Priya Darshini, Race Director and CEO of the WindChasers 70-Mile Himalayan Stage Race. What’s the history behind WindChasers? The WindChasers started out as a fun run […]

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Huge BMX Park Hidden 100 Feet Underground in an Abandoned Mine

Right now, indoor BMX parks are all the rage in cities across America. But obviously, these parks are limited by the size of the buildings they inhabit. How to overcome […]

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Will Gadd Completes Historic First Ice Climb up Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is the most famous waterfall in the entire world. The falls, which straddle the border of Canada and the United States, welcome 20 million visitors a year and […]

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Tommy Caldwell Crushes Dawn Wall’s 5.14c – Pitch 15

What Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson were able to accomplish this year is phenomenal – the first free climb ascent of El Capitan’s Dawn Wall in Yosemite. To lend some […]

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LAAX: The Largest Halfpipe In The World

Here’s some great video from the LAAX Snowpark in Switzerland, which now boasts the largest snowboarding halfpipe in the world. This thing is seriously impressive.

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NR 004: Ricky Johnson, Motocross, Red Bull and the Frozen Rush

Welcome to the Nerve Rush podcast, episode 4. In this episode, we chat with Red Bull athlete and former motocross superstar, Ricky Johnson. At 16 years old, Ricky nabbed his […]