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This wiki page is about the extreme sport of racing. Questions related to the sport are listed on this page. We are looking for information that answers one or more of these ideas. Please feel free to use any of the information collected here, or participate in our wiki by uploading information about racing, the technology used in the sport, famous races, health concerns, or its effects on the environment. This page is used as part of a course on Outdoor Culture and Technology, taught by Mr. Cooper at
The Walker School
in Marietta, GA. If you have any comments, please feel free to contact the author of this site.
Video: Iditarod Sled Dog Race
Video: BMX Bike Racing
What are the major types of racing?
Where are some of the most famous races around the World?
What are some famous milestones in the history of racing?
What records are held in the sport and by whom?
What are some common types of accidents experienced by racers?
What are some the climate conditions (extremes) experienced by racers?
What gear is commonly used during a race?
From what materials are the gear made?
From what chemical compounds are these materials made?
What schools are available to teach the sport?
What are some personality characteristics of racers?
What are the key components of the racing culture (e.g. artifcats, institutions, belief systems, etc.)
What idiom is used by racers?
What effects does racing have on the environments in which they are conducted?
Types of Racing:
Dog Sled Racing
Mountain Bike Racing
Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge -
Adventure Racing World Series -
Badwater 135 Ultra-marathon Race -
The Barkley Marathons -
Bataan Memorial Death March -
Bull of Africa -
Eco-Challenge Expedition Race -
Elk Mountain Grand Traverse -
The Everest Challenge -
Gauloises Race -
24 Hours of Allamuchy -
Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race -
Ironman Triathlon -
Manhattan Island Marathon -
Patagonia Expedition Race -
Primal Quest -
Raid the North Extreme -
Southern Traverse -
Texas Water Safari -
Spartan Race -
You May Die -
Battan Death March: The Hardest Miles -
Adventure Racing World Championships -
Racing on Wikipedia -
Checkpoint Zero, Adventure Racing News -
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