Author Archives: Wendie Knott

How to Make Liquid Chalk for Rock Climbing

What is Gym Chalk Magnesium carbonate, a white mineral, is known as Gym Chalk or Climbing Chalk, due to its use in activities like weightlifting, rock climbing, athletics, and gymnastics. Rock climbing is one enthralling adventure activity that requires immense strength and endurance. Climbers often have to rely on their grip and arm strength to overcome a difficult climb. Subsequently,… Read more »

Highest Mountain Peaks in the World

All of us have big aspirations and would want to be on top of the world someday. Have you ever imagined what it would be like to actually be on top of the world – the highest point on Earth? Climbing mountains and conquering the highest points have always driven humans to challenge their endurance and determination. What is it… Read more »

Most Common Surfing Mistakes Beginners Should Avoid

While surfing, if the waves get over the surfer it is called “getting barreled”. This is because the surfer is unable to go either right or left and has to move straight ahead. The thrill and excitement of riding a huge wave or watching someone do it is unparalleled. Surfing is a hugely popular sport especially among the young. When… Read more »

How to Prepare for a Trek in the Himalayas

Trekking is an addiction. Every year, thousands of people from across the world leave their homes for days together, in order to go trekking and explore the lesser-known and difficult terrains of our planet. People are so enthusiastic about their treks that they tend to prepare for them several months in advance, and more often than not, their journeys, indeed,… Read more »

What Makes People Do Extreme Sports

Extreme sports cover all kinds of madcap activities like snow boarding, rock climbing, surfing, racing, skydiving, paragliding, skateboarding, and the like. There’s something about an extreme sport that attracts men and women to take that plunge and just go for it. Whether one is young, old, or on the verge of being a senior citizen, the drive to push the… Read more »

How to Ice Skate

Whether you want to take ice skating as a game or exercise, first you have to get into the basics of it. It’s bit technical but not that difficult to learn. As a beginner you have to start from scratch. Before starting, always remember if you are not in the skating arena, practice only on thick ice. Avoid going to… Read more »

5 Awesome Places to Go Ice Climbing in the US

Ice climbing probably is the Mad Hatter among all extreme sports; anyone who’s tried it will surely vouch for this statement. Just imagine, this sport involves scaling a vertical cliff covered in slippery ice with nothing more than a couple of axes and a pair of crampons―and all of this is to be done in the biting cold. Not many… Read more »

Speed Skating Rules and Regulations

The thrill of racing against a clock or against other racers in a serious competition to win, is like no other. Be it on land or on water, racing is a sport that tests your strategic skills and your physical prowess and how well they work together. Sometimes, the fastest racer is not always the winner and one sport that… Read more »