Mike Jones’s Solo Paddle Round Ireland Odyssey

In June 2012 Mike Jones decided to attempt a solo paddle around Ireland in a record breaking 31 days. He shares how he got on and some of his best tips.

This Woman Beat Cancer and Became One of Only 3 People to Complete the Entire Wild Atlantic Way Sportive

Trish McGuane took up road cycling 6 years ago. In 2017, the cancer survivor was one of only three competitors to complete all 17 stages of the Wild Atlantic Way Sportive.
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11 Things Everyone Should Know Before Their First Sportive

Riding your first sportive but are a little apprehensive. Here are 11 things we wish we'd know before our first event.
Shane Finn 24 marathons 24 days

Meet the 25-Year-Old Who Ran 24 Marathons in 24 Days

Over the summer Shane Finn ran a whopping 24 marathons around the country in 24 days, now he has his sights set on America.
Michael McCutcheon

Meet Michael McCutcheon: Mountain Bike Marathoner

Michael McCutcheon tells us how he became a world-class marathon mountain bikers and let's us in on the secrets to his success.
Tips for cycling in a pack

Cycling in a Pack: 9 Essential Tips

Cycling in a pack is a great way to conserve energy levels and makes the ride more social too. However, sitting on a rider’s wheel, with your front tyre just inches from their back tyre takes a little bit of practice.
Mt Rainier

A Beautiful Miscalculation: Climbing Mt Rainier

Outsider reader, Martin Walsh tells us all about the highs and lows of climbing magnificent Mt Rainier, a 4,392m peak a two-hour drive from Seattle.
Great Fjord Swim Killary Harbour

5 Reasons to Put the Great Fjord Swim on your Bucket List

Outsider's Roisin Finlay took part in the Great Fjord swim and loved it. Here are five reasons why she reckons it should be on everyone's bucket lists.
Mountain Biking Events in Ireland

8 of the Best Mountain Biking Events in Ireland 2018

Get the calendar out, it's time to start planning what mountain biking events you are going to enter next year and we're here to the tell you the best.
32 Summits 32 Friends

Interview: Cormac Lynch’s Heartwarming 32 Summits with 32 Friends Challenge

In a world where people are glued to technology, Cormac Lynch's story of how he climbed 32 summits with 32 friends is one to make you smile.