10 Extreme Activities for January 2017

Whether you love to travel, love extreme sport, or actively pursue both, there is a lot on in January 2017 to keep you feeling alive.

1. Pirtek Snocross National

Shakopee, Minnesota, USA

Pirtek Snocross National

Championship snocross racing at Canterbury Park lures the best extreme snowmobile riders in the country to Shakopee for big air & fast racing.

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2. Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog Race

Grand Marais, Minnesota, USA

Gunflint Mail Run Sled Dog Race

A continuous race for 12-dog teams, with two legs of equal distance separated by a layover. Two racing classes: a 12-dog race, 110-mile race & an 8-dog, 70-mile race.

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3. Wodapalooza Miami Fitness Festival

Miami, Florida, USA

Wodapalooza Miami Fitness Festival

What started 5 years ago as a local event become a worldwide competitive bonanza with more than 25,000 spectators & almost 1500 athletes, representing over 30 countries.

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4. Bright Paragliding Open

Bright Victoria, Australia

Bright Paragliding Open

The Bright Paragliding Open is an 7 day XC paragliding competition.

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5. World Mountain Bike Chariot Racing Championships

Llanwrtyd Wells, UK

World Mountain Bike Chariot Racing Championships

Modern chariots built with traditional Roman mild steel, vulcanised rubber & welding have been created for the race. Engineered to be pulled by mountain bikes next to each other, requiring 3 skilled, brave challengers to prove their team working skills.

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6. 42nd Cowboy Downhill

Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA

42nd Cowboy Downhill

With over 75 professional rodeo cowboys competing in a unique ski rodeo. Cowboy Downhill is scheduled along with the National Western Stock Show in Denver.

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7. Pilwarren Maslin Beach Nude Games

Sunnydale, South Australia

Pilwarren Maslin Beach Nude Games

Fun activity day at the nudist beach in each year in January.

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8. King of the Hill Terrain Park Competition

Vadito, New Mexico, USA

King of the Hill Terrain Park Competition

Annual slopestyle competition takes place at the newly-opened Don Diego terrain park.

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9. Fleurieu Milk Compass Cup

Mount Compass, South Australia

Fleurieu Milk Compass Cup

The Compass Cup is a wacky Australian event that shows their slightly warped sense of humour. Someone came up with the idea of hopping on an untrained cow & riding it, sounds like fun.

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10. 49th Tapati Rapa Nui Festival

Easter Island, Chile

49th Tapati Rapa Nui Festival

Celebration the election of the queen of Tapati. Two groups form an alliance, facing each other through a series of competitions, evoking ancient rivalries between clans who ruled the island.

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Know of another extreme event in January? Let us know about it so we can add it to our next list.


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