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
The Purdey director arrives in rural Sweden to find the countryside at its autumnal best - and his clay-pigeon shooting skills in need of polish
Amid golden woodland, the Purdey director enjoys his first shoot of the season
The Purdey director captains a Gnat-shooting challenge in the name of charity
The Purdey & Sons director dons his judging hat for the Awards for Game and Conservation
It’s a glorious autumnal day at West London Shooting School for the Purdey & Sons director
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
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Solutions4Feet’s ski boots are designed using biomechanics and kinesiology – and promise to unleash a skier’s full potential, says Simon de Burton
Can the chute-to-thrill approach of the St Moritz Cresta Run set rub off on the Swiss Winter Olympic team and halt their downward slide?
Sleek bespoke kit from Igneous Skis
Following in the paddle strokes of second world war canoe heroes, James Henderson aims for Leros island – albeit with rather less stealth.
Darrell Hartman escapes New York to climb and squeeze through America’s most spectacular desert rock formations.