Once Upon a Sky: An Ode to Life Ft. Paraglider Gurpreet Dhindsa

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Barnali Ray Shukla’s Once Upon A Sky is a touching portrait of Gurpreet Dhindsa from TheVibe Original series Way Back Home, a pioneer of the Indian paragliding community. With over 24 passionate years in the sky, Gurpreet has taken to the podium on many an occasion, wearing the Indian jersey proud, and standing tall as both […]

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The Bold & the Boulder: In Conversation with Athlete and Wildlife Rescuer Tuhin Satarkar

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India’s top rock climber and bouldering athlete, Tuhin Satarkar has made waves in the athletic community for his unbelievable feats of human endurance. Making headlines for successfully scaling three routes in the treacherous Sahayadri mountain range over a span of four days, Tuhin earned the title of the first Indian to have ever achieved the feat […]

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Crushing it with Arjun Motha — Workshop on Calisthenics 101

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For many of us fitness is a hard thing to manage what with hectic schedules and expensive gym memberships, but tribesman Arjun Motha who runs the wonderful wellness retreat in the deep south of India, these are just excuses. Here’s the profile of the man for whom ‘body is my temple’ is not just an adage, but a hard sought religion.

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Trailblazers: Trail Running in India

The Indian sub-continent boasts diverse, varied and often opposing geological conditions. From the snowy mountains of the North to the deserts of the West, from the forested South to the coastal beaches that surround us, India is a cornucopia of natural pleasures. In this nation of plenty, a movement is born. A community of explorers, […]

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6 LESSER KNOWN SURF SPOTS HERE IN INDIA

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Surfing Swami aka Jack Hebner, who recently passed away, leaving the entire surfer community devastated, has left a lasting legacy of surf culture that lives on here in India. These are a few surf spots that have mushroomed over the last few years – a grand manifestation of Swami’s vision of a freeliving lifestyle from when he […]

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In Conversation with Olympic Alpine Skier, Aanchal Thakur

In the year 2012, Aanchal Thakur made headlines for scoring India a Bronze Medal in Alpine Skiing at the Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup which was held in Turkey and was organised by the Federation Internationale de Ski. Since then, Aanchal has been taking on the world of Indian Alpine sports by storm. We got talking […]

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She Summits 2019

The coastal seaport city of Vancouver, Canada has a reputation for being the ideal spot for adventure sporting activities. Whether it’s surfing, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking or climbing, the city of Vancouver has got it all. Earlier this month, this vibrant city of thrill and adventure played host to the She Summits festival, […]

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Meet India’s Best Angler Derek Dsouza As He Reveals His Adventurous Side

Angling as a sport may well be a little-known pastime in our country but has a rich global culture of significant historical value. Angler Fishing, or angling, is a method of recreational fishing by means of employing an “angle” or fishing hook, attached to a fishing line and rod. We had the unique opportunity to […]

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ON BOARD: How A Handful Of Skateboarders Built India’s Largest Skatepark In Rajasthan

ON BOARD: How A Handful of Skateboarders Built India’s Largest Skatepark in Rajasthan SPOTLIGHT | DARIUS CYRUS BHARUCHA | SKATEBOARDING TheVibe Editorial Skateboarding has always been part of global adventure sports culture, associated with freethinking philosophy and a life of action. As cliques of skateboarders start mushrooming in various parts of the country, all connected by their unifying passion towards […]

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TAMING VERTIGO — Meet Sajid Chougle, India’s record BASE jumper who shows us how to fly without wings.

TAMING VERTIGO — Meet Sajid Chougle, India’s record BASE jumper who shows us how to fly without wings. SPOTLIGHT | Base Jumping Tenzin Dasel Designing educational products both online and offline for children, and being environmentally conscious is Sajid Chougle. At first impression, you may think of him as an everyday man with perhaps a 9-5 job that […]

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