In "The FIFTY" Cody Townsend attempts to ski all the lines in the book "The Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America" the twist is that all the ascents are human-powered instead of heli or sled-accessed. In this standalone short film Townsend and snowboarding legend Jeremy Jones attempt to climb and ski two peaks in Alaska: Meteorite and Pontoon. Type 2 fun plus top-level skiing and snowboarding; mountain expertise and good vibes.
Need a spark to get your workout going? We recommend you commit to a 23 minute warm up spin, treadmill jog, stair-stepper or elliptical while watching this video from the North Face. If after that you aren't inspired and ready to go on with your session then maybe it is time for a rest day.
Avoid procrastination and commit to a warm up spin with this video which follows pro road cyclist Lachlan Morton as he takes on the Three Peaks Cyclocross race in the Yorkshire Dales in the UK.
Rapha Films presents coverage of the 2019 Leadville 100 mountain bike trail race, ideal for a spin before your workout or as one video in a playlist for a long indoor ride or run.
Ruth Croft is a trail runner from the West Coast of New Zealand. She won the 2019 Mont Mont Marathon. This short documentary tells her running story so far.
The film follows Rapha and EF Education First Pro Cycling team members as they take on the challenge of 200 miles on gravel carrying their own snacks. This film would pair well with a warm up spin before a workout or as part of a longer playlist to entertain you during an indoor session.
I ran on the treadmill with this film, as snow on the roads made it dangerous to run outside where I live. It was a treat to soak up the beautiful scenery of the Pyrenees and I enjoyed watching ultra runner Sebastiano Arlotta attempt his trans-Pyrenees FKT (Fastest Known Time) attempt. At 67 minutes the […]
Courtney Dauwalter is an ultra runner who has won multiple 100 mile + races. She also holds many endurance records. This film documents her run in the 2018 Tahoe 2oo race while exploring the source of her motivation – hence the title. The opening scene is a stunning POV trail shot. Just makes you want […]
2018 IRONMAN Championship highlights including interviews with the pros, sunny Hawaiian scenery, race history and tear-jerking backstories.
The FIFTY is a project by pro skier Cody Townsend to climb and ski all 50 lines chronicled in the book, “The Fifty Classic Descents of North America” by Chris Davenport, Penn Newhard and Art Burrows.The great thing about these short videos is not just the amazing skiing and awe-inspiring steep terrain, it’s all the other factors that go in to getting that line. The prep work, travel, team-assembly, line-scoping, avalanche assessment, risk-management, gear-prep, decision-making, weather, banter and teamwork. Plus there’s always a celebratory beer to be shared on a truck tailgate at the end.Episode 2 Mt. Superior, Utah
Cody Townsend first line of "The FIFTY" - Messner Couloir on Denali, the highest mountain in North America. Short and sweet for an inspirational coffee break, or watch all the episodes back to back while you spin or treadmill. Educational and inspiring.
This film is just under 18 minutes long. With that in mind it's recommended for viewing while you warm-up on the treadmill or bike trainer before a strength/mobility workout. If you are training for a triathlon and need a little hit of motivation this one is great.
Documentary following Kim Chambers' attempt to become the first woman to swim a 30 mile open ocean, shark-infested route. Kim took up swimming as part of her rehab after she nearly lost a leg due to injury. "If you think you can't do something, or you're afraid of doing something, that's exactly when you should do it." - Kim Chambers
The story of climber Alex Honnold's attempt to climb 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park solo and without a rope. Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (Meru) tell the story of this incredible athletic endeavor with stunning cinematography and fascinating context. Awe-inspiring. Recommended for aerobic base training or rehab work on the treadmill or indoor bike trainer, but it'll make you sweat even if you watch it on the sofa.
Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgesen take on the Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite.An astounding 10-year effort to climb an unclimbable route as well as an unexpectedly emotional story about dealing with all kinds of adversity.Not just for fans of climbing, the extraordinary feats of athletic and mental strength on display in this movie will inspire awe in any viewer and reset your idea of what is possible.
Save this one for when you are feeling low. When your injury rehabilitation program seems endless and results are hard to see. Or just one of those days when you know a run will make you feel better but you don't quite feel as though you can do it. This amazing story will likely put a kick in your step and a smile on your face.