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Mountain biking in Aspen

Mountain biking in Aspen

Barrelling over ridges and speeding through pristine Rocky Mountain forest, James Henderson pedals (furiously) along trails marked out by Colorado’s legendary boomtown miners

Running in Mallorca

Running in Mallorca

Its sheer peaks rise over 1,000m heavenward; its trails conquer the world’s fittest athletes. In Mallorca’s treacherous – and beautiful – Serra de Tramuntana, Charlie Norton goes for one of the runs of his life

The brutal Tough Mudder challenge

The brutal Tough Mudder challenge

Fire pits, ice vats and electric shocks are just some of the 22 challenges in the Tough Mudder, a brutal military-style obstacle course that’s becoming a global phenomenon. J Francis Reid heads into battle

An unholy grail

An unholy grail

The world’s longest ski race – aptly named Inferno – is by turns exhilarating and brutal, a no-holds-barred endurance trial that has its competitors returning time after time. Minty Clinch signs up for a fiendish challenge in the Swiss Alps