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Freewheeling: Solitary skateboard journey across America’s wilderness (PHOTO, VIDEO)
A skateboarder’s journey from California to Mexico has taken him across 700 miles (1,127km) of serene, spiritual landscapes and breathtaking natural beauty, with a documentary on the way. RT caught up with Clay Shank to get a glimpse into the experience.

17.03.2015 07:54

Stunning drone footage of bike daredevil riding vertical cliff face in Arizona (VIDEO)
The one-minute clip that will have your heart skipping a beat: a mountain-biking pro rides the deadly White Line trail on the cliffs of Sedona, Arizona. The breathtaking footage was filmed by a small drone.

15.03.2015 12:18

From meme to reality: Joe Biden turns into Motivational Biden
Vice President Joe Biden is known for being the punchline of jokes, thanks to his propensity for gaffes. But now the man who spawned a meme genre has embraced his alter ego ‒ Motivational Biden ‒ in a workout video promoting a fitness challenge.

13.03.2015 23:40

World's 'strongest' girl asks Schwarzenegger to reconcile US with Russia
A 15-year-old powerlifting champion, Maryana Naumova from Russia, has met with 'The Terminator,' Arnold Schwarzenegger, and asked him to make peace between US and Russia. "He promised to work on it," she said.

10.03.2015 14:08

‘Health hazard’: Too much human waste on world’s highest mountain Everest
Human waste on Everest is becoming an issue, with pollution and disease hazards putting the world’s highest mountain at risk, according to Nepalese authorities.

03.03.2015 14:03

Skydiver saved after epileptic fit at 2,700m (DRAMATIC VIDEO)
A 22-year-old student from Perth, Australia, has posted a shocking video of a narrow escape. Christopher Jones had a seizure while skydiving, but luckily was saved mid-air by his instructor.

02.03.2015 11:50

Packing a ‘super bowl’: Green Bay NFL player caught with 350 grams of pot, $190k, and a gun
One member of the Green Bay Packers has bigger problems than not making this year's Super Bowl. Defensive tackle Letroy Guion faces felony charges in Florida for having over 350 grams of marijuana, $190,000 in cash and a gun, a police report said.

04.02.2015 21:02

‘Cauldron of doom’: Daredevil climber tells RT what it's like to scale frozen Niagara Falls
“I was climbing Niagara Falls – how cool is that?” Will Gadd, 47, said of the iconic natural landmark, which threatens to either engulf you in thousands of truckloads of raging ice water per second, or break every bone in your body.

02.02.2015 06:15

Russia dominates figure skating Euros, wins 9 medals out of 12
All three medals taken by Russia in the pairs’ competition saw the country completing the 2015 European Figure Skating Championships with an impressive 9 medals, including 2 golds snatched in two medals sweeps.

01.02.2015 13:20

'Pretty hard workout': Gym in Sweden offers free snow cleanup
Remember that movie where Rocky braves the Russian winter to get in shape before a historic boxing match? Well, one Swedish crossfit gym is now offering free snow-clearing as “the perfect workout” for its members.

01.02.2015 09:53

Ice hockey legend, father of Soviet Red Machine, dies at 84
Legendary ice hockey player and coach Viktor Tikhonov has died at the age of 84. The founder of famous Red Machine - the invincible Soviet hockey team - he brought his country dozens of gold medals, including three Olympic ones.

24.11.2014 09:10

Animal cruelty needs tough prison terms, say anti-blood sport campaigners
Hunters should face prison time for participating in illegal blood sports, animal welfare campaigners say. The League Against Cruel Sports report marks the 10th anniversary of the Hunting Act, which banned fox hunting in the UK.

18.11.2014 09:28