Filmmaker and paraglider Jean-Baptiste Chandelier takes to the sky at Sao Miguel and Corvo in the Azores, Briançon and Serre Chevalier in France, Canoa Quebrada in Brazil and Clifton in South Africa.
Archer Lars Anderson demonstrates the dark art of ‘uncentering’ an arrow on release to bend its flight.
Achieved by a combination of air resistance and a deliberately offset shooting technique, the trick can send arrows around corners, over obstacles and even – with a sufficient headwind – right back to the archer.
Alan Bracken asks:
Any idea what army or what they where doing last night?
The Basque woman five seats down from me was in awe. The stadium was packed. Over 50,000 souls had taken over the place and turned it red. It was only a ‘friendly’, but the supporters of the ‘home’ team cheered every pass and move with a gusto which was totally out of kilter with the importance of the occasion.
“Why does everyone in Ireland support Liverpool?” she asked me at half-time. “Do you not support your own teams?”
In the city of Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians, and St Patrick’s Athletic, she was shocked to see so many Dubliners come out to support a team from the old colonial power.
A 30m floating dock anchored in the middle of an ocean surf break at Bali in Indonesia with an open invitation extended to seasoned surfers.