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Slopes and Surf INDEPTH | Adventure

Slopes and Surf

A father and son find adventure and companionship in Japan’s great outdoors.

Fourteen-year-old Mathis Weber feels like he was born on skis. At just 4, his father, Christophe, introduced him to the mountains and the wonders of the slopes. Those early family adventures began in the French Alps, where Christophe grew up and learned to ski from 4 years old. His passion for the sport has continued unabated.

Racing at the Bottom of the World INDEPTH | Adventure

Racing at the Bottom of the World

Antarctica might be one of the most inhospitable places on the planet, but it didn’t stop one Club Member lacing up his running shoes for a race there.

The lowest temperature ever recorded is minus 89.2 degrees Celsius, at a Soviet Antarctic research station in 1983. As the coldest, windiest and driest continent on earth, with blizzards and whiteouts that can rage for days on end, Antarctica doesn’t seem the obvious spot for a multistage footrace.