Ariel wins over 100 miles
The race followed a 161 km course around the former West Berlin. It is held annually with variations to the course, to commemorate the building of the Berlin Wall and the victims of the border. This year’s event also commemorated Karl-Heinz Kube, who was shot in an escape attempt in 1966 – one of 138 people who died due to the wall.
Sixth Dan grading for Mirko
Budo Sai grading
Laura’s 50k trail challenge
Laura Kline took on another trail ultramarathon this summer with the North Face Endurance Ontario 50k.
Top finishes for Laura!
Halfway through 2016 Laura Kline has already had an amazing year with some impressive performances on the road and track.
Heat and sand dunes challenge Fiona
The Sahara Race involves 250km across the Namib desert in Namibia, taking on sand dunes, salt pans, rocky paths and dry riverbeds. The first five of the six stages range from 37 to 77km (23 to 48 miles) with a 10km (6 mile) stage to finish.
Four more races then Vlad hits Transvulcania
We recently reported on an astounding winning streak from Aussie Vlad Ixel who had entered four races, took four wins and set course records in them all.
Meagan defends her World title
Last year vegan figure skater Meagan Duhamel added to her successes by taking the ultimate prize – Gold at the World Championships. This year she returned looking to add another medal.
Triple challenge for vegan Vlad
Vlad returned to the challenges of the Translantau 50k race which he included as part of his training regime.
Austin signs for WWE
Austin Aries has signed for premier wrestling organisation WWE.
Robbie Hazeley has died
Champion bodybuilder Robbie Hazeley has died of throat cancer. Robbie competed at international level as a bodybuilder - see his profile for more background and links to video of him competing.