Endurance sports
Endurance sports are a subset of sports in which the goal is prolonged athletic output over an extended distance or for an extended period of time. They are very aerobic by nature.
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Human Trafficking Survivor's Triathlon Record
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Running Helps Mice Slow Cancer Growth
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America's Best Running Trails | The Active Times
There’s running, and then there’s trail running.
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Photo Essay: On the Trail of the Yukon Quest
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Woman Runs for Three Days Straight
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Rowing
olympic rowing finals Athens 2004.
Cross country skiing
This 3rd Danumentary was made to highlight the Canadian teams success as the 2005 World Championships in Oberstdorf Germany.
Decathlon
Daley Thompson vs Jurgen Hingsen for the decathlon gold medal in LA. From highlights of the BBC Olympic Coverage. Copyright BBC 1984.
Cross country skiing
Cross-country skiing is travel on skis over snow-covered terrain, whereby skiers rely on their own locomotion rather than on ski lifts or other forms of assistance. Modern cross-country skiing shares ...
Cross country skiing - Wikipedia
Duathlon
Duathlon is an athletic event that consists of a running leg, followed by a cycling leg and then another running leg in a format bearing some resemblance to triathlons. The International Triathlon Uni...
Duathlon - Wikipedia
Endurance riding
Endurance riding is an equestrian sport based on controlled long-distance races. It is one of the international competitions recognized by the FEI. There are endurance rides worldwide.There are two ...
Endurance riding - Wikipedia
Racewalking
Racewalking, or race walking, is a long-distance athletic event. Although it is a foot race, it is different from running in that one foot must appear to be in contact with the ground at all times. St...
Racewalking - Wikipedia
Rowing
Rowing is the act of propelling a boat using the motion of oars in the water. The difference between paddling and rowing is that rowing requires oars to have a mechanical connection with the boat, whi...
Triathlon
A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines. While many variations of the sport exist, triathlon, in its most popular ...
Triathlon - Wikipedia
Nordic skiing
Nordic skiing is skiing where the heel of the boot cannot be fixed to the ski, as opposed to Alpine skiing. Olympic events are cross-country skiing, ski jumping and Nordic combined. The FIS Nordic Wor...
Trail Running Tips for Beginners
Trail running can be difficult at first. We made a brief compilation of tips for beginners. Lace up your shoes and hit the trail!
Peninsula Ultra Fun Run
The Peninsula Ultra Fun Run, known for short as PUFfeR, is a no-frills ultra trail run which has been held annually in Cape Town, South Africa since 1995. There is no prize money and no major media c...
What happens to your body during an ultramarathon
For some people, a 26.2-mile marathon just isn’t long enough. These athletes are turning to ultrarunning, a sport that not long ago was considered the reclusive, funky-smelling cousin of traditional r...