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The Rise Of Virtual Racing ... And Is It Here To Stay

The Rise Of Virtual Racing ... And Is It Here To Stay
It took a global pandemic to shut down adventure racing, the most wide ranging, adventurous and creative sport on the planet, but it wasn’t long before race directors were coming up with virtual Read More

Adventure Race Training & Skills (Part Seven of GODZone - What’s

Adventure Race Training & Skills (Part Seven of GODZone - What’s ...
Training for adventure racing should be a mix between getting fit and competent. Adventure racing often has technical sports included so it’s really important that you prepare for what you can Read More

Adventure Race Strategy (Part Six of GODZone - What’s The Plan?)

Adventure Race Strategy (Part Six of GODZone - What’s The Plan?)
It’s all about pacing. If the start line of an expedition race was an intelligence test the results would be disturbing.  If I said after you read this go and run 500-kilometres non-stop, I’m Read More

Teamwork (Part Five of GODZone - What’s The Plan?)

Teamwork (Part Five of GODZone - What’s The Plan?)
Given most of us have spare time at present, if you haven’t seen the documentary ‘For The Team’, produced by WinShape Teams, it’s worth a watch as it encapsulates my teamwork values and Read More

Nutrition For Adventure Racing (Part Four of GODZone - What’s The Pla

Nutrition For Adventure Racing (Part Four of GODZone - What’s The Pla ...
The most common question I get in relation to adventure racing is what do I eat when out on course. This has changed tenfold since I started expedition racing in 1999. For the first 10-years I raced Read More

Equipment for Adventure Racing [Part Three Of GODZone - What’s The Pl

Equipment for Adventure Racing [Part Three Of GODZone - What’s The Pl ...
Having strong, reliable and well maintained equipment is important. I see many teams, especially international teams, waste time on gadgets and the latest greatest ultralight gimmicks.  In most Read More

Navigation For Adventure Racing [Part Two Of GODZone - What’s The Pla

Navigation For Adventure Racing [Part Two Of GODZone - What’s The Pla ...
We all know that navigation is extremely important in adventure racing. Being able to navigate in day light is one thing, being able to navigate at night time is two, three, four and five things. Read More

GODZone - What’s The Plan? Fitness and Timing (Part One)

GODZone - What’s The Plan? Fitness and Timing (Part One)
World Champion Adventure Racer Nathan Fa’avae wrote this detailed blog giving advice on Adventure Race training for  GODZone when it was set for its original date in November 2020. The race has Read More

Inspiration At The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Inspiration At The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
The Banff mountain film festival world tour is currently on show around the world with a programme that’s always an inspirational a thought provoking night out and great entertainment. It’s a Read More

The Adventure Racing World Series 2020 – Exploring Our World

The Adventure Racing World Series 2020 – Exploring Our World
There are many different sporting World Series, but for the chance to experience landscapes and cultures first hand, and to really explore somewhere new, nothing comes close to the Adventure Racing Read More

Refereeing The AR World Series - It

Refereeing The AR World Series - It's a Tough Job But Someone Has To D ...
Who'd be a referee? It's a tough job taking sides, having every decision questioned and taking abuse from the crowds ... but in World Series Adventure Racing it's not like that, not at Read More

Adventure Unlimited at the Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour

Adventure Unlimited at the Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour
­ Outdoor and adventure films seem to get better and better every year. New technologies mean no expedition is now too difficult to follow, and this allows more creativity from the film makers Read More

US Teams Step Up For World Series Races In 2019

US Teams Step Up For World Series Races In 2019
Two years after playing host to the Adventure Race World Championship, which took place in Wyoming in 2017, the United States is seeing a new slate of its teams move up into international Read More

Immerse Yourself in the World of Ocean Films

Immerse Yourself in the World of Ocean Films
This was my first time dipping my toe into the waters of the Ocean Film Festival World Tour and if you get the chance I’d urge you to ‘come on in’. It’s a partner tour to the better known Read More

The Best of Banff - A Tour de Force

The Best of Banff - A Tour de Force
Only the lucky few outdoor aficionados can make it to Banff for the world renowned annual Film Festival, but fear not – the best of the films go on tour each year in the Banff Mountain Film Read More

Braden Currie - Endurance Champion to IRONMAN

Braden Currie - Endurance Champion to IRONMAN
Red Bull Interview Braden Currie about his change from multi-sport racer to Xterra contender; New Zealand's Braden Currie has wasted no time in transitioning from a three-time World Multisport Read More

Thoughts on Adventure Racing and Raising Children

Thoughts on Adventure Racing and Raising Children

Off-Road Running Off-Road Cycling Paddling Navigation
[Steve Hay took part in the first Raid Pulse in Quebec back in 2002.  It was his first adventure race and his wife and one year old son Read More

Like Tears in Rain (Mentoring in Adventure Racing)

Like Tears in Rain (Mentoring in Adventure Racing)
You crouch in the jungle, wet to the bone, rain hissing down. Mud squelches from your shoes. Your shoulder still aches from the impact of the branch. In the torchlight, the navigator rubs eyes Read More

Rules in Adventure Racing - An Exploration of Grey Areas

Rules in Adventure Racing - An Exploration of Grey Areas
The AR World Series have just put out a new draft set of rules for consultation, based on a review of penalties and protests in 2016 and extensive discussion at the 2016 Athlete Forum, which took Read More

The China Syndrome

The China Syndrome

Off-Road Running Off-Road Cycling Paddling Navigation
­ The X-Trail Altay Expedition Race is currently coming to a close in China as an ARWS Exhibition event. It’s the first expedition Read More

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