Maverick adventure magazine 4

Welcome to the Maverick adventure magazine. A regular digital publication with news, events and videos for outdoor enthusiasts.

News from the great outdoors

The film winners from the Kendal Mountain Festival were announced on Saturday. You can find video clips of all the winning films on my blog post.

The peoples choice was an inspirational film from Beeline Britain as they followed their adventure from John O’ Groats to Lands End in a straight line

[iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/107278565″ width=”700″ height=”395″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p>Premiere at Kendal Mountain Festival 20-23rd November, &amp; Royal Geographical Society on Friday 28th November 2014, one week after Kendal.<br /> <br /> http://www.mountainfest.co.uk/film/detail/as-the-crow-flies<br /> <br /> Tickets to the London Premiere of As The Crow Flies on Friday 28th November 2014 available at<br /> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beeline-britain-lecture-film-screening-tickets-13226913053<br /> <br /> As The Crow Flies is a new cinematic documentary following a team of 4 as they set a new record for a Lands End to John O&#039;Groats expedition.<br /> <br /> Beeline Britain set out on the 17th May 2014, and for 28 days sea kayaked, road biked, mountain biked and trekked the length of the UK from bottom to top, in a straight line.<br /> <br /> The Challenge www.beelinebritain.com</p]

 

Could the Hoverboard replace the skateboard as a high tech alternative? I love the attempts of the scientist to ride his new baby

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Meet Arthur the stray dog who followed an extreme sports team during a grueling 430-mile race through the Amazon rainforest and refused to leave their side until the finish.

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Outdoor Events 

Ireland’s biggest Enduro race

The Vitus Bikes Gravity Enduro Ireland Series has today been released by promoters Biking.ie. The series will comprise of 5 events spread around the country in Ireland’s best mountain bike venues. Established in 2011, the series is as popular as ever, with events selling out months in advance.

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 Inspiring adventures

‘Aurora borealis’

One of the items on our bucket list is to see the northern lights in the Arctic, this video captures the beauty of this spectacular natural phenomenon

[iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/112360788″ width=”700″ height=”395″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/112360788″>Two Lands – Greenland | Iceland</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/scientifantastic”>SCIENTIFANTASTIC</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p]

 


Action Videos 

Danny MacAskill pulls off another cool stunt – one of the world’s largest loop-the-loop – on water!

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Check out Dan Atherton’s high speed ride down the Redbull Hardline in N Wales – including a 70ft jump!

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Strap yourself in for this one – 45mph in a Kayak down a drainage ditch – are you crazy?

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Gear

POD Camping

Is this the future of camping? POD are developing an upgraded version of their flagship model

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360 degree camera

The V.360° camera captures a 360-degree view and can be linked to your Android or Apple device

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Bison wool

Most outdoor lovers understand the benefits of Merino wool (light, soft and odour free) – but have you heard of Bison wool?

The Buffalo wool company reckon it’s “Soft enough to wrap a baby in, tough enough to keep a mountain man warm in a blizzard!”

Buffalo Wool company

Image from The Buffalo Wool company


 

Quote of the week

“Life is either a great adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller


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