Tag: Extreme Sports

Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham: Wheelchair Athlete

In terms of skating, my guess is that the majority of skate parks consist of your typical skateboarders, BMX riders and scooters, correct? But what about if you saw a man in a wheelchair hitting the ramps? I’d like to introduce you to Aaron Fotheringham. He is a 25-year-old man from Las Vegas, Nevada who […]

From Snow to…Lava

Travelling down a snow-topped mountain at speeds of up to 50mph with just your skis or snowboard must be fairly daunting—especially when they don’t actually have any brakes. However when you swap the friendly, snowy mountains with an active, aggressive volcano, just how much more terrifying does it get? Well three North Face athletes bit […]

What’s New to Haardvark!

There are some exciting things in the making at Haardvark and we can’t wait to show you guys! Instagram If you haven’t seen it already, Haardvark now has its own Instagram account where we post our products, blogs, deliveries and news! We are soon going to be uploading videos of Haardvark’s own riders tearing up […]

Danny MacAskill: Trials Cyclist

Jumping over gates, balancing on rocks and thin ledges and flipping onto benches is a hard enough task when you’re on your feet but how much harder does it get when you add a bike to the equation? For some, it seems to be a piece of cake… Danny MacAskill is a 31-year-old Scottish trials […]

The Future of the X Games

How many of you could say that at the age of 11, you competed in one of the biggest skating competitions in the world? I certainly know I can’t—I was too busy sat inside on my Xbox or collecting football cards! But I’m sure even if I was active, I would definitely not have the […]

The Rise of Virtual Reality

Each and every year, there is always that one thing to come out that everyone loses their minds over! And it’s usually to do with technology. In 2016 we had everyone rolling round the streets on the infamous ‘hover boards’, taking absolutely hilarious tumbles! Although it was first established many moons ago (around 1950 in […]

Wingsuit Flying: To Infinity & Beyond

If you want to know what it feels like to fly through the air twisting and turning at 100mph, guiding your own way through rocks and hills, then wingsuit flying is the one for you—however you’ll need a bucket full of nerve… Wingsuit flying requires you to run and courageously dive off the side of […]

Shaun White: King of The Boards

Shaun White is a 30-year-old American professional skateboarder and snowboarder. Skating from the age of six, Shaun’s roots belong with boarding. And this is clear to see when he’s shredding up the ramps. Countless spins, flips and twirls all come as a second nature to White whether he’s on a skateboard or a snowboard. White […]

Driver on the Block

When we hear the words ‘reckless driving’ I’m sure the first thing that comes to mind is hitting 35mph in a 30 zone or something along those lines, correct? Well, for 48 year-old professional rally driver, Ken Block, hitting 35mph in a 30 zone is really no biggie. Driving itself is hard enough to get […]

Drone Surfing Comes in Waves

Since their release, drones have taken the world by storm with almost everyone wanting one—which is not surprising, they do look awesome. They’ve become so popular, people are even hosting drone surfing and racing events! If you’ve been living under a rock for the past year or so, a drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle […]