Outdoors

Why is Neil Diamond’s mega-hit ‘Sweet Caroline’ so intoxicating for sports fans?
Outdoors

Why is Neil Diamond’s mega-hit ‘Sweet Caroline’ so intoxicating for sports fans?

During this summer’s edition of the Euros, one certainty is the ubiquity of Diamond’s 1969 hit. But how and why did it gain such a storied place in England fans’ hearts? Jimmy McIntosh investigates.

Written by: Jimmy McIntosh

Exploring the football fanatic culture of the Middle East
Outdoors

Exploring the football fanatic culture of the Middle East

New photo book ‘Football كرة القدم’ draws together pictures from over a dozen photographers to explore the region’s vibrant football culture.

Written by: Isaac Muk

Behind surfer Tony Caramanico’s vibrant journal art
Photography

Behind surfer Tony Caramanico’s vibrant journal art

A new book chronicles almost half a century of the legendary east coast surfer’s diary entries.

Written by: Isaac Muk

In Photos: Cooper’s Hill cheese roll
Photography

In Photos: Cooper’s Hill cheese roll

Each year in the Cotswolds, hundreds of competitors sprint down a sheer, uneven cliff to chase after a wheel of Double Gloucester cheese, risking injury and even consciousness. This year we sent photographer Theo McInnes to capture the action.

Written by: Ben Smoke

The skateboarders fighting for a better future
Skate

The skateboarders fighting for a better future

From skate sessions for refugees to zines that champion every identity, skateboarding is emerging as a transformative tool – a home for all kinds of outsiders.

Written by: Robbie Warin

Capturing Stillness: How cold water surf photography is therapy
Outdoors

Capturing Stillness: How cold water surf photography is therapy

Robyn Steady is a surfer and photographer whose surf therapy sessions with Wave Project are helping tackle the mental health crisis among young people in Scotland.

Written by: David Lyons

In Photos: Finland’s folk ice swimming fanatics
Photography

In Photos: Finland’s folk ice swimming fanatics

To survive their savage winter, many Finns swear by the miraculous benefits of Avanto: cutting an ice hole on a frozen lake and taking a dip.

Written by: Alex King

An indigenous mountaineer and triathlete search for healing in the backcountry
Outsiders Project

An indigenous mountaineer and triathlete search for healing in the backcountry

Athletes Adam Campbell and Sandy Ward cross paths along their healing journeys in this beautiful film from Breaking Trails, a new online series from The GORE-TEX Brand.

Written by: Huck HQ

The blind climber scaling new heights
Huck80

The blind climber scaling new heights

Taking on rock faces takes skill, trust and perfect communication for Jesse Dufton, the world’s leading blind climber.

Written by: Soraya Abdel-Hadi

Inside the wild world of online pig racing
Culture

Inside the wild world of online pig racing

The League of Pigs released its first video in 2020 and has since amassed almost 100,000 subscribers and millions of views, but the creator remains elusive.

Written by: Lucy Carter

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