Ice Climbing the Canadian Rockies with Jen Olson


  The Brown family take full advantage of the cold northern hemisphere winter as 50 Sports in 50 Weeks makes its way the Canadian Rockies to experience Ice Climbing with Canadian climbing champ Jen Olson. The MEC Ice climbing Festival in … [Read more...]

Alpine Skiing with Frank Wörndl


Fresh snow has fallen on the German and Austrian Alps and the mountains look perfect for Ski Week and 50 Sports in 50 Weeks. Everybody knows that skiing is more than just a sport, it's a wonderful lifestyle combining the great outdoors, fresh … [Read more...]

Ski Jumping Partenkirchen, Germany


Snow has fallen in Partenkirchen so the postponed Ski Jump training is now on from Jan 19. The Browns tackle one of the most mentally challenging and then physically demanding sports in their 50 week challenge, speeding down an icy ramp on … [Read more...]

Snowboarding week – Kreischberg, Austria


The Austrian alps may be covered in snow but the action is definitely hotting up this week for the 50 Sports in 50 Weeks team as they learn the sport of Snow Boarding and also attend the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in … [Read more...]

Ski Jumping Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany


Perhaps one of the most dangerous sports the Brown family will take on in their 50 Sports in 50 Weeks mission, but fear not as they will be in good hands with the expert team at the Partenkirchen Ski Club, teaching them how to launch and land in … [Read more...]

Dog Sled Mush, Kostroma, Russia


Some say the dogs do all the work but like so many sports that require teamwork between man and beast, dog sledding or "mushing" as it's known is a physical and mental challenge for all involved. What better way to celebrate Christmas than in the … [Read more...]

Ice Hockey in Moscow


Skill, physicality, fast paced, teamwork, passionate fans, cool outfits and even cooler playing environment. Ice Hockey has it all and the Brown's discover that while not being experienced at ice skating is a definite disadvantage, with the right … [Read more...]

Cross Country Skiing in Helsinki


You cannot go to Finland and not go Cross Country Skiing. The country has produced many of the world's top athletes in the sport and even on the street you see locals pumping sticks on the pavement to keep their rhythm and their fitness up to … [Read more...]

Floorball in Finland


They go mad for it in Western Europe and yet the rest of the world is yet to discover the unique and exciting sport of Floorball. That's why we've come to Helsinki, to train with the multi European Champions, SSV Helsinki and learn for ourselves why … [Read more...]

Boxing, Luton England


50 Sports packs a punch this week as we discover the noble art of Boxing with former British and World Champion, Billy Schwer.  The quintessential pugilist, Billy takes us to his local gym in Luton, just north of London England, getting back to his … [Read more...]