Category Archives: Sports

Curating a New Climbing Community: Suru Fest 2018

By Tenzing Jamyang 23 October 2018 Bouldering session in Suru Photo Credits: Sharad Chandra This year marked the third edition of Suru Fest and climbers and outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world made it to this celebration of the outdoors. Like every other year, the festival started on the 25th of August, ending on the… Read More »

Flying dreams – a work in progress

                        By Lakshmi Swaminathan for BigRush As paragliding season returns in Asia with colourful gliders forming a pretty foreground among the peaks, a million adventure enthusiasts out there still dream of flying on their own. Years ago, one of these was Yash Paul Thakur,… Read More »

Taking flight

By Dielle DSouza for BigRush The wind whips around carrying wisps of cottony clouds across clear blue skies. It is warm in the Himachali town of Bir these days, despite the 1500-metre altitude, but those clammy hands and light beads of sweat could be put down to the adrenaline and nervous energy associated with paragliding,… Read More »