Downhill longboarding and why to wear a cycle helmet...

First weekend of the New Year and I trust you've nursed yourselves back to health after all the shenanigans and their after effects.

Before reality takes hold and you have to enter the dreaded workplace again why not enjoy this selection of some of the best outdoorsy vids from the web this week.

Here we feature people and animals loving the outdoors in many different ways and we also find out why a cycle helmet is a great idea while mountainbiking.

So scroll down this page to have a look at our videos selection...

 

 

 

 

 

Firstly, is there a road in Britan you could do this on?! If so I'd like to know where, but only if the road gritters have been out first...

 

 

These guys truly are brilliant at what they do. Climbing skills would beuseful for this... with a big chunk of gymnastics thrown in there too...

 

 

No-one is happier playing in the snow than a man's best friend. And none more so than this feller...

 

 

Scenes from a fantstic walk to northern Snowdonia's Aber Falls...

 

 

Finally, thank goodness this guy's wearing a helmet! It's a real 'ouch!' moment but he seems to be OK in the end...