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Follow all the latest news about the Buxton Adventure Festival including press releases and media coverage as well as Matt Heason's blog.

For press and media enquiries please call Sam Schofield on 07895127353 or email sam@heason.net.

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28th Feb 2011 Queen of Pain podcast on Race Across the Sky

The latest in the Heason Events podcast series is an interview with US mountain-bike champion Rebecca Rusch - who won in the Leadville 100 mountain bike race 2009 and again in 2010, setting a new women's course record.  ...

28th Feb 2011 The Swiss Machine, FunSporting

As part of the ShAFF Film Festival, this is the trailer for The Swiss Machine. Showing on the 5th MAR 2011 @ 21:00, the Swiss Machine features stunning aerial footage of Ueli Steck's record-breaking speed ascents in the...

28th Feb 2011 Dressmaker does PR for ShAFF, Cyclodelic

Interview by Amy Fleuriot, founder of women's cyclewear brand Cyclodelic, with Lissa Cook, journalist/PR and designer and handmaker of childrenswear brand Peak Princess.  Talking about clothes and the Sheffield Adventure...

28th Feb 2011 NEW adventure sports podcast on iTunes

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Sheffield Adventure Film Festival organiser, Matt Heason's launched a new free adventure sports podcast series.  Interviews by ex Radio 4 producer Lissa Cook and adventure sports writer, Nik Cook, can be downloaded from...

28th Feb 2011 Sheffield - UK Capital of Running?

Run Britain's Jackie Newton writes:  "Sheffield has been buzzing with running activity recently and it seems there is more to come! It is the home of Accelerate, a 2000 square foot running specialist store, with a wide...

28th Feb 2011 ShAFF, Adventure Dolphin

Visitors to the Sheffield adventure film festivasl have a chance to chat and meet the people behind some of the top films around at the moment.

28th Feb 2011 Showroom to Host ShAFF, JUS News

Michael Taylor writes:  The Showroom cinema is hosting the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF) from the 4-6 March 2011, which is showing an outstanding and eclectic range of films.  If you appreciate adventure and...

BAF-logo 26th Feb 2011 This week's new film events, Guardian Guide

Recent movies like 127 Hours and Sanctum showed how exhilarating and terrifying extreme outdoor pursuits are to watch on the big screen – but they were just pretending. The real deal needs no dressing up, as this...

25th Feb 2011 Silva Expanding into Cycling by backing ShAFF, SGB Outdoor

Silva expanding into cycling.  Outdoor equipment brand plans growth into cycle market; starts by backing shAFF Expert Biking Night.  Silva, a manufacturer of headlamps, compasses and other outdoor instruments, is...

25th Feb 2011 Watch trailer for brilliant outdoors festival

This March the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival will feature 44 action and adventure packed award-winning films featuring adventure sports and travel from around the globe. From sea kayaking and free running in the UK to...