“This Is War”: Extreme Cycling

"I love the urban combat of riding a bike in the city. I treat it as war because I believe it is." Mark Francis Twight What does an ex-extreme alpinist do when they can't write about climbing as war any more? Well, they write about cycling as war. Mark Twight is an ex-extreme (I feel like … Continue reading “This Is War”: Extreme Cycling

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The Point Breaks: Extreme Environmentalism and Extreme Polyathletes

Nothing quite says "academic rigor" like a film review, so why not do just that: here are some thoughts on the 2015 remake of the 1991 cult classic Point Break. No, a movie doesn't necessarily need to be 'good' in order to become a cult classic. Quod erat demonstrandum. The original Point Break movie focused … Continue reading The Point Breaks: Extreme Environmentalism and Extreme Polyathletes