The sixth year of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series stops in the U.S. this weekend at a new site: Divers will launch from a platform on the precipice of Hell's Gate in Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas. See photos from previous competitions.
Poor Indian schoolgirl tackles Tibetan side of the world's most famous mountain.
Mt. Everest is a natural laboratory that continues to teach scientists lessons about how the body works and why lack of oxygen causes so many problems for climbers and heart failure patients.
ER staff who treated participants after a Tough Mudder event in Pennsylvania said that it's unlikely that participants comprehend the actual risks.
Despite tales of overcrowding, fighting and tragedy, hundreds of people continue to try to summit Everest every year. What's the appeal?
Competitive breath-hold divers can squeeze ten, fifteen, even twenty minutes out of a single lungful of air. How do these divers do it and how can you train to hold your breath for longer?
Some U.S. Olympic athletes are using altitude instead of drugs to gain an edge in Sochi.
Norwegian slopestyle snowboarder Torstein Horgmo, who had been a gold medal favorite, was out of the Olympics after suffering a spectacular crash in training.
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