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James Renhard

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James is a features, travel, and tech writer. He first started snowboarding the same year as Olympic Bronze Medalist Jenny Jones. It's notable that their achievements on snow have followed different trajectories. Since, James has added surfing but subtracted skateboarding from the list of sideways-standing activities he's screamingly average at.

James enjoys beer that tastes like novelty candles, Mexican food, and delighting in the countryside of his adopted North West. James dislikes mushrooms, aubergine, and any talk of The Transfer Window. James cannot remember how long it took to grown his beard.

James Renhard's articles

Surfers Honour The Life Of Wetsuit Pioneer Jack O'Neill With A Global Paddle Out

Here's how you can get involved in the celebratory surf in honour of Jack O'Neill

Helene Diamantides Whitaker Interview | The Ultra Marathon Runner on Why Gender Doesn't Matter

Our writer took on the gruelling Dragon's Back Race so he could interview one of its most famous ever winners

Nitro Circus Ringleader Travis Pastrana Hosts The Nitro World Games 2017 Live on Mpora

The best action sport competition on the planet is back, and it's bigger, better, and more badass than ever

Trentino | Adventure Travel Guide

After an adventure that can truly claim to have something for everybody? Trentino could well be the spot for you...

Best Outdoor Gear 2018 | A Sneak Peak at Next Summer’s Jackets, Backpacks & Boots

A guide to the most exciting new products from this year's OutDoor Tradeshow in Friedrichshafen

Police Called After Man Steals Mummified Human Toe From A Cocktail He Was Drinking

Canadian authorities are searching for a man with eleven toes

Ex-Government Chief Scientific Advisor Says You’re Poisoning Your Children By Driving Them To School

Studies show that air is up to 12 times more toxic inside the car than outside

Video Of A Paraskier Coming Close To Crash-Landing On A Snowboarder Wearing A Bikini

This dude takes the whole Snowboard vs Skier thing to the next level...

Key West | Adventure Travel Guide

After an adventure that mixes the unexpected with good times and better weather? Key West could well be the place for you...

Jack O’Neill Passes Away | Surfing Pioneer Dies of Natural Causes

The inventor of the wetsuit has died at the age of 94

Danny Burrows’ Best Photographs | My Life In Pictures

The adventure photographer talks us through the best five pictures he's ever taken

The Biggest Reason For Sharks Attacking Surfers Is Women On Their Period, Claims Laird Hamilton

We examine the bold claims made by the man who surfed 'the heaviest wave ever ridden'

Squirrel Make A New Wingsuit That Lets You Fly Up

Is it a bird? Is is a plane? No, it's Mark from Accounts Payable in an incredible new wingsuit

Casio Pro Trek Outdoor Smartwatch With ViewRanger App | First Look

Find out what we loved, and what we didn't as we review the Casio Pro Trek outdoor smartwatch

Learning To Sandboard | We Try The Alternative To Snowboarding On The Sand Dunes Of Devon

The climate is changing, the snow is melting... so is sandboarding the future?

Coastguard Find Scottish Surfer Who Drifted Alone At Sea For Over 30 Hours

22 year-old Matthew Bryce cheated death by clinging on to his board...

Florida Keys Guide | 3 Days In The Islands At The Very Edge Of The United States

We head south to see if Florida can offer more than just Disney World