This is English dirt-biker Joe Aldridge on a trip to Kamloops Bike Ranch, British Columbia’s top bike park. Thanks to the XXL landing airbags, tricks can be practiced without testing the qualities of the Canadian health system. And in case it takes a few more hours than expected to get that next-level backflip combo down pat, at night the dirt track is lit up like a stadium.
Bike news: redbull.com/bike
In his last grand prix for Scuderia Toro Rosso, Max Verstappen’s tires weren’t the only things that got heated, and after the race he found himself promoted to the Red Bull Racing team. Seems it was a wise move: Two weeks later in Spain, the 18-year-old became the youngest- ever Formula One race victor and the first Dutchman in history to win a grand prix.
Max on Tour: instagram.com/maxverstappen1
Steph Davis is a climbing icon. The American was the first woman to climb all seven main peaks of the Fitz Roy range in Patagonia; she was also the second female ever to freeclimb the summit of Yosemite’s El Capitan in one day. Here, Davis makes use of the mild spring weather for a session on her home turf of Moab. In summer it’s not quite so comfortable, as temperatures in the state of Utah can reach 110°F, and the red rocks store the heat perfectly.
Davis’s climbing blog: instagram.com/highsteph
When local hero Boaz Aquino invited four international pro skateboarders to Israel to show them his home country’s best spots, they were a little apprehensive. However, they discovered a fascinating country and friendly people. One of the places they visited as part of the Red Bull Shekel Me Not tour was the desert town Beersheba, where street specialist Felipe Gustavo from Brazil (pictured) worked off all the hummus and falafel he’d consumed.
Video blog: redbull.com/skateboarding