Chris Corning, the American rider who many thought was scored very harshly.The only Brit who did manage to stick a run cleanly, Jamie Nicholls, was also left disappointed. Despite having some of the cleanest and most technical rails, his first run score of 71.56 wasn’t enough to put him through to the final....
The setting sun was peeking through the keyhole of Longs Peak as I navigated a series of dirt tracks before arriving at my campsite for the evening. The fresh mountain air, brisk as the sun began its descent behind...
Alpkit’s very own bike brand, Sonder has been busy carving a neat, vaguely bike packing-shaped niche for itself in the cycling world and we thought you might just like a look at two newly announced models that are both available to pre-order right now. The first is a carbon fibre-framed version of the Sonder...
The Narrow Open Road We headed northwards out of town and within a few minutes all signs of human habitation had disappeared. A dirt track wound us deep into hills swathed in thick jungle, glistening and dripping following a recent rain shower. Thankfully other traffic was limited to the odd motorcycle and truck, wheezing...
Canadian Cassie Sharpe has taken the gold in the women’s ski halfpipe in her first ever Winter Olympics ahead of veteran French skier and Sochi silver-medallist Marie Martinod and American star Brita Sigourney in a repeat result of qualification. Cassie Sharpe celebrates after winning the 2018 women’s ski halfpipe in Pyeongchang.Sharpe put down the...
Trekking around the tourist trail can be exhausting, and it can mean you spend a lot of time in parts of the city which other than the obvious, don’t have an awful lot to offer, surrounded by tourist tat and overpriced, underwhelming food and drink. The view of the Eiffel Tower from the Arc de...
THE FINAL The Norwegians managed to get all four of their team into the final, and with Canada managing the same feat this had all the makings of a two-horse race for gold. Stale Sandbech – Norway’s poster boy – duly took an early lead, drawing on all his experience (not to mention some of...
Here at Mpora, we love Japan. It’s not just the land of the rising sun, and the birthplace of two of our three favourite snowboarders (Kazu Kobubo and Ayumu Hirano, as you ask). Far from it. We love Japan because its ski resorts get too much snow, because they have a thing for shaving...
He showers from a shower bag, fills up water when he can, usually at campsites, and moves around nearly every day. It’s not fancy, and far from the Los Angeles life he had before, but the longer you listen to him, the more it sounds like perfection (and hey, Beverly Hills models don’t normally...
Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy has taken a pop at America’s Vice President Mike Pence on social media over his stance on LGBTQ rights. Trump’s number two, who is leading the US delegation here in Pyeonchang, is an evangelical Christian who’s long been an opponent of same sex marriages and has previously opposed laws that...

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