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.
A tough-as-nails New Zealand doctor fended off the attacking shark with a knife.
The 2014 Winter Olympics may look more like the X-Games than the Winter Olympics of old.
Mountaineering counts among the most exhilarating and dangerous sports out there, combining the thrill of climbing to the highest points on the planet with the risks of tumbling into crevasses, being buried by an avalanche, and falling prey to hypothermia. If you're interested in giving it a shot, ...