Ripcord Ambassador Mark Hines’ paddle and peddle from London to the Black Sea

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Up the Rhine, down the Danube Endurance racer and Ripcord Ambassador Mark Hines has just wrapped up an epic stand-up paddle and bicycle ride across Europe, from London to the eastern shores of Bulgaria. With a paddle board that folds up into a trailer behind his bicycle, Mark made his way across the English Channel, […]

Ripcord Ambassador Huw James heads to Iceland on a stunning expedition

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Waterfalls, glaciers, volcanoes and fissures On October 20th, Ripcord Ambassador Huw James and his Anturus team are off to Iceland on an expedition to bring the land of Fire and Ice to classrooms around the world. They will create new educational HD videos and other media, including live Skype in the classroom calls from the […]

Ripcord Ambassador Mark Hines stand-up paddles length of the Danube

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An epic 1,780-mile paddle through Eastern Europe Ripcord Ambassador Mark Hines is embarking on a muscle-aching trip along the length of the Danube River this month, a 1,780-mile stand-up paddle on Europe’s second-longest river. He’ll depart from the river’s source in Germany’s Black Forest and will exit at the Danube Delta on the Black Sea along […]

Ripcord Ambassador Mark Hines’ Reflections on Endurance Races Around the World

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Pushing the limits across the Yukon, the Sub-Arctic, the Desert and the Himalayas The newest Ripcord Ambassador says his goals in life are “to engage in even more exciting and ill-advised adventures and expeditions around the world… to build myself an eco-electric 4×4 off-road car, stack it full of toys, and drive it around the […]

Ripcord ambassador Hillary Biscay

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66 Ironman triathlons and counting Our newest Ripcord ambassador, Hillary Biscay, was the most prolific iron-distance competitor on the professional women’s racing circuit and 2013 Ultraman World Champion. She has completed 66 ironman triathlons to date, and in 2006, she set a standard in ironman racing by becoming the first person to record six top-five ironman […]