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Riding the Aurora Borealis

Norway is a stunningly place. This video, that features pro surfer Damien Castera and pro snowboarder Mathieu Crépel highlights stunning landscapes and an inspiring message.

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What Would Life Be Like If We Only Did What Is Necessary? » Niki Lauda

A childhood hero of mine has passed away.

“A lot of people criticize Formula 1 as an unnecessary risk. But what would life be like if we only did what is necessary?”
» Niki Lauda

» Andreas Nikolaus “Niki” Lauda was 70.

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Bai Bin Finishes His 14-Month Run from Antarctica to the Arctic Ocean 

Bai Bin, a Chinese man, has become the first to finished a 24,000 km, 433 days (14-month), fourteen country run from Antarctica to the Arctic Ocean.

Beginning at the Great Wall Station in March 2018, Bai Bin arrived at the Arctic Ocean in Inuvik, N.W.T. in May 2019. Continue reading

A dream running trip in Norway

Katie Adams, Emelie Forsberg, and Ida Nilsson on a dream running trip in Norway.

Watch: Higher Truths

Four Noble Truths comprise the essence of Buddha’s teachings. The first  identifies the presence of suffering. This is evident in this film as we witness Cody Townsend and Chris Rubens head up the Tibetan Plateau in pursuit of skiing adventure.

 

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Goldman Sachs’ sophisticated model to predict World Cup results didn’t even come close

It had Brazil beating Germany in the final.

In the end France took home its second World Cup title on Sunday defeating Croatia 4-2 in the exciting final game.

Congratualations to les Bleus.

Icarus

In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
~ George Orwell

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The 2018 Tour de France begins today

The 2018 Tour de France, one of the great modern sporting events, begins today. The first stage of the race will cover 201 km (214 mi.) between Noirmoutier-en-I’lle and Fontenay-le-Comte.

Who’s faster: The race between humans and horses

1,000 people race a bunch of horses 21 miles across Wales at the 39th annual staging of Man vs Horse.

From Vice:

Man, so far, has won twice. Let’s just get that out of the way. The first was Huw Lobb in 2004, beating the horse by a clean couple of minutes, and then Florian Holzinger in 2007, who reportedly announced after finishing the race: “I am the German who is faster than a horse!”

The common denominator on both days, apart from the fact both were professional athletes, was heat

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