Around the world in 80 days…on a bicycle

Jules Verne’s fictional book around the world in 80 days has inspired many adventurers to attempt a similar real life journey. From around the world in 80 drinks, 80 girls, 80 ways, 80 dinners to a ...

Landing a Helicopter on the top of Mount Everest

The extremely thin air on the top of Mount Everest has prevented helicopters from flying on altitudes of over 8000 meters. Until test pilot Didier Delsalle took to the task and made aviation history b...

Take a spin on the world’s Heaviest Bicycle

Most cyclist are looking for the lightest of bicycles to increase handling and speed …and travel lightly. Frank Dose from Germany has taken the complete opposite approach by building the world&#...

Riding the World’s Biggest & Longest Snowboard

Here at kickasstrips we love kickass contraptions like the world’s biggest skateboard (which was crashed in spectacular kickass fashion). Next up in kickass-land is the world’s biggest & ...

A game of Cricket on top of Mount Kilimanjaro

A group of international cricketers on Friday set a new record for the highest-ever match with a lung busting effort at the top of Kilimanjaro. The teams, including English bowling legend Ashley Giles...

Solar Impulse: across the USA in a solar plane

Solar Impulse is a solar powered vehicle as never seen before. Aviation pioneers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg managed to create a solar plane so ingenious that it can stay in the air pretty...

Nick Sanders, The fastest Man around the World

There is only one way to describe Nick Sanders: The world’s most kickass cycling, motorbiking and boating Adventurer! He is by far the most experienced global circumnavigator of all times. Not only ...

Riding & Crashing the World’s Largest Skateboard

If you think the world’s longest skateboard journey was crazy then you are definitely going to like this one: Riding the world’s largest skateboard! The creation of The World’s Largest Skateboar...

Crossing the English Channel by Pedalo, Twice.

Instead of setting a new bouncy castle sailing record, Paul Tucker decided to create an entire league of his own:  a pedalo crossing of the English channel. Former army major Paul Tucker crossed the ...

One wheel, many spokes: USA by unicycle

Lars Clausen toured extensively by bicycle before taking it one step further; He dropped a wheel, and took up a kickass unicycle challenge by tackling the entire USA by unicycle USA by unicycle Clause...

The world’s longest skateboard journey

New Zealander Robert Thomson started a cycling journey from Japan across the Eurasian continent on July 2006. Nothing special I hear you say; There is ‘heaps’ of people cycling around one or a cou...