Videos

Hokkaido – ACTION CULTURE at AdventureWeek Japan

ACTION CULTURE was invited to join the ATTA (Adventure Travel Trade Association), in Hokkaido, Japan for their AdventureWeek Japan. This was a perfect opportunity for us to test-run many great adventure activities that could be part of our activity holidays and to find adventure holidays to add to our growing list of the best adventure travel opportunities in Asia. Basically, we joined local adventure tour operators in Hokkaido as they…

Why Life Should be an Adventure

I can listen to Alan Watts for hours. His musings on life and why it should be an adventure are truly thought-provoking and powerful. In this short film published by adventure.com, we get his insight into why we naturally value adventure. How we can comprehend living life differently or even living an entire life every day. What would you do? What would your fears and desires be? If you could…

The Process

Mountain Adventure Inspiration Why do we go on expeditions or mountain adventures? There are reasons that reach beyond the climb, past the descent, and are far more important than the summit. Regardless of the grade, the elevation, or the name of any peak, we go to the mountains seeking a feeling; and no matter where or who we are, the feeling is the same. Whether you’re on the highest mountain…

ICELAND DIVIDE – Bikepacking Expedition

Cruel, heartbreaking, exhausting and so rewarding it's addictive...Bikepacking. This is a great self-filmed video from Montanus of their Iceland traverse. Be careful, it might just inspire you to get out and punish yourself with an epic bikepacking trip. I know it's got me planning one for as soon as possible. Iceland Divide is a short film that chronicles a self-supported bikepacking expedition from north to south of Iceland, through one…

Bungy Jumping – When Fear is Actually Fun

ACTION CULTURE founder Glenn talks to COOP Magazine Switzerland about Bungy Jumping and Fear. COOP Magazine recently caught up with Glenn in the mountains of Engelberg, Switzerland to film first-time bungy jumpers as they prepared to bungy jump from a gondola 140M above the ground below. The article examines fear; it's effects and rewards. After more than a decade of experience on the jump-deck helping nervous first-time bungy jumpers break…

Surfer Profile – Yago Dora

Bringing the fluid motion and freedom of free surfing to the world surfing tour, Brazilian Yago Dora is a pleasure to watch. His turns are so fluid, throwing huge rooster tails into the air while seeming to keep speed and flow along the wave. It's an absolute pleasure to watch him surf. It's very hard to believe he wasn't simply winning everything from the beginning, but he's had to work…

A Love Letter to Winter

Skiing & Snowboarding A Love Letter to Winter, North Face's 2018 Snow Team Edit, is stunning. It's really refreshing to see people doing amazing things, absolutely extreme and pushing the boundaries of what is extreme even further, but set to mellow music. This helps you appreciate the beauty of the lines taken, the natural flow of the movement from somebody doing what they love, and what they spend all their…

The Frozen Road

The Frozen Road; Self-shot and edited whilst cycling around the world, this short biking film charts my winter journey into the Arctic as I completed my bike ride up the American continent. Compelled by Jack London’s assertion, that ‘any man who is a man can travel alone’, I sought an adventure of perfect solitude. Yet, as I came to realize, the harsh truths of traveling in such a formidable environment…

Sweet & Sour – Behind the Scenes

Sweet & Sour is a rare Ski & Snowboard film. Sweet & Sour; In a world where our differences all too often divide us, two masters of their respective sports, skier Richard Permin and snowboarder Victor de Le Rue, want to bring us together around our shared fears, hopes, and dreams. I mean, personally, why choose? I love both of these sports, and while I sometimes focus on one of…

Middle of Somewhere – Snowboard

Middle of Somewhere In Middle of Somewhere, Austin Smith, Blake Paul, and Jake Blauvelt travel to a well known and rarely visited backcountry freestyle snowboard playground in BC where Jake Blauvelt started his filming career. Full of pillow lines and shoots, Jake, Austin, and Blake will define the next generation of backcountry freestyle. It's a quirky film, complete with the yellow The North Face onesies. But with changes in pace…