Some articles on adventure, modern adventure:
... The roots of adventure racing are deep and people debate the origin of the modern adventure race ... Karrimor International Mountain Marathon, first held in 1968 as the birth of modern adventure racing ... Coast to Coast race, which involved most of the elements of modern adventure racing trail running, cycling and paddling ...
Famous quotes containing the words adventure and/or modern:
“An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.”
—Gilbert Keith Chesterton (18741936)
“It is beyond a doubt that during the sixteenth century, and the years immediately preceding and following it, poisoning had been brought to a pitch of perfection which remains unknown to modern chemistry, but which is indisputably proved by history. Italy, the cradle of modern science, was at that time, the inventor and mistress of these secrets, many of which are lost.”
—Honoré De Balzac (17991850)