Nothing is impossibile: El Capitan, Caldwell and Jorgeson

February 12, 2015 in Sport

When climbing turns into a major life lesson

How does fatigue work?

February 3, 2015 in Sport

Finding the balance between effort, motivation and going beyond our self-imposed limits

Surfer, the short story of John Severson

September 16, 2014 in Sport

The genesis of a myth and of a legendary magazine: born in the midst of Hawaii's waves

Sophie’s Wind

July 25, 2014 in Sport

What does Sophie Bernier’s kitesurf crossing challenge teach us.

Skateistan: the story of Oliver Percovich

Skateistan: the story of Oliver Percovich

June 19, 2014 in Sport

I really like stories driven by an unforeseeable event: sometimes they are stories that in their own little way can change the world. So today I want to tell the story of Oliver Percovich, the founder of Skateistan.

Charles William Miller: the man who taught football to Brazil

Charles William Miller: the man who taught football to Brazil

June 12, 2014 in Sport

It is time for the World Cup in Brazil so I want to tell you the story of how football got over there, thanks to a globetrotter sui generis, Charles William Miller.

Alex Bellini and antifragility

Alex Bellini and antifragility

June 10, 2014 in Sport

Alex Bellini is a sportsman sui generis. Known for his solo ocean crossings, today we can see him on television as he tells us about his next adventure. One year...

Hobie Alter Memorial Paddle

Aloha Hobie, and thank you!

June 5, 2014 in Sport

Many sports become a philosophy, a way of life. But only a few are elevated to the ranks of a religion and their stars become cult figures. So it is with Hobie Alter, known to everybody as “Hobie”, just like his famous catamarans, who died in March.

Jackie Robinson: sport that makes its mark on history - Alessandro Benetton blog

Jackie Robinson: sport that makes its mark on history

May 2, 2014 in Sport

I watched a great sports movie: “42, the true story of an American legend”, which was recently released online

The tribal charm of the surfboard - Alessandro Benetton blog

The tribal charm of the surfboard

January 22, 2014 in Sport

When you see them with their tips pointed towards the sky and those designs that look like tattooed warnings, time seems to rewind, back to the very essence of things...

 
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