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Saddle up your horse, grab a fishing pole, bow and arrow or hunting rifle and get ready for an adventure! These outdoor recreation how-to videos will take you to new heights.

Taxidermy a squirrel, hunt an alligator in the Everglades or master the waves on your surfboard. Hike the outback, snowboard in the mountains, sail the cold blue ocean, or just play frisbee in your backyard. Soar through the skies on a glider or pop a wheelie on your dirtbike. The possibilities are endless!

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News : DIY Backyard Roller Coaster Does 360° Loop

When John Ivers grew tired of the long lines at amusement parks, he decided to build his very own roller coaster - in his backyard. Called the Blue Flash, the roller coaster is said to have the same safety standards as official park coasters, and even has a 360 degree loop. " ...more

How To : Change a flat BMX tire

In this tutorial, we learn how to change a flat BMX tire. First, take the wheel off with a wrench. Then, let all the air out of the tire if it's not already completely out. Next, find what gave you the flat tire and make sure you remove it from the tire. After this, grab the t ...more

How To : Prepare a deer skull for mounting in the European style

You just shot a beautiful buck and you'd like to add his skull to your wall of trophies. If you're looking to mount the deer skull in the European style, take a look at this walkthrough and learn how to prepare the skull through boiling, degreasing, and bleaching.

How To : Carve for intermediate skiers

This video describes the proper technique for carving while on skis. The video starts with a time lapse video of riding up a ski lift. The instructor demonstrates how to use the edges of your skis to dig them into the snow so your skis carve into turns. Leaning your knees into ...more

How To : Wax a snowboard without an iron

This particular video demonstrates a method to wax your snowboard. This method of waxing the snowboard does not involve use of iron. It is done using a large piece of wax and a piece of cork. Firstly we need to rub the piece of wax over the surface of the snowboard. Hard rub i ...more

How To : Prepare a whitetail deer head for mounting

In this video taxidermy tutorial series, a professional taxidermist demonstrates how to prepare a whitetail deer cape for mounting. Now that the skin has been fleshed and tanned, the deer head cape is ready to be mounted. The skin will need the mount that will shape the skin, ...more

How To : Clean skulls

In this American Taxidermy video we learn how to clean animal skulls. He is using borax, bleach, detergent, scrub brushes and a strong stomach as this smells awful. He uses a deer head with antlers, called a European mount and a canine skull.

How To : Build a comprehensive chuck box for camping

In order to build a good chuck box, you will need to do a lot of planning in advance, in order to make sure that you have the essentials and keep the weight of your chuck box down. The most important thing is weight, but you also need to consider: assembly, containers, modula ...more

How To : Do heelside back rolls while wakeboarding

Fear is the mind killer! Check out this instructional wakeboarding video by one of the UK's top Wakeboard coaches. This tutorial shows you how to do a backroll. Before you progress to a heelside backroll you have to be sure of your heel side edge and your heelside wake jumps. ...more

How To : Make a powerful bow for under 5 dollars

This is a tutorial that will show you how to create a powerful bow and for under $5. The material you'll need is 1 curved pipe, poly poli string, tape, scissors, and a knife. First you want to cut a slit and a hole on each end of the pipe and then add some tape underneath it t ...more

How To : Build a campfire in snow

Building winter campfires is a great way to stay warm, cook food, and have fun! Learn all about how to make a campfire, from gathering kindling and cutting wood to lighting and fanning the fire, in this free cold weather camping video guide series. Part 1 of 20 - How to Build ...more

How To : Tie the Easiest Loop Knot for Fishing

A loop knot can be used to attach most fishing lures and all hooks and flies. A loop allows greater action of the lure or fly and always ensures the line will pull straight down the shaft. With knots that cinch tight agains the eye of the hook, the may move off to one side cau ...more

How To : Properly adjust a hiking backpack

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to adjust a hiking backpack. Begin by loosening all the straps on the backpack. Then load the backpack onto yourself. Have the majority weight of the backpack on the hips. Tighten the hip belt and strap it around the hips. Make adjustm ...more

How To : Fish for bass using a plastic jig worm

What's a jig worm? Well, it's exactly what the name implies: a jig rigged with a trailing plastic worm. If you're not a seasoned fisherman, the answer might not have been so obvious, but that doesn't matter when you find out how important this jig worm is. Wade Bourne of MyOut ...more

How To : Mount a horse properly to prevent injury

Julie Goodnight guides you through how to safely mount and dismount a horse. First make sure you put the reigns up over the horses head. Keep the reigns in your hands so you always have control of your horse. Check the cinch on the saddle before putting your foot in the stirru ...more

How To : Dirt jump and ride trails on a BMX bicycle

This tutorial segment is from the old "Basics" video by Transworld RIDEbmx Magazine. Robbie Morales ("Rob-o") teaches you the beginner essentials of riding trails and dirt jumps including tabletops, x-ups, and turndowns. So watch this to learn how to dirt jump and ride trails ...more

How To : Build a backyard quarterpipe for snowboarding

In this video, our author, Jimmy Jacobs, shows us how to build a quarter pipe. He shows use many ways to grip the shovel to form our quarter pipe such as “the granny” or the “railroad”. Please make sure your shovel has a sharp tip, otherwise this will be difficult. Fro ...more

How To : Sabotage a cruel and unnecessary fox hunt

Fox hunting has become illegal is some parts of the world, but there are still places where fox hunting is an acceptable activity, where people ride on horseback, following foxhounds and other scent dogs on their hunt for foxes, most likely a red foxes. But there are ways to ...more

How To : Heave to when sailing in heavy weather

This video talks about the principles of heaving to, which is nothing more than stopping your boat in the water with the sails fully up, without making the boat create much forward motion. There are multiple reasons why you would want to heave to, and one is when the seas are ...more

How To : Learn a back roll without hard falls

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to lower the impact of their back rolls when wave-boarding. This video provides 4 steps that will help the user have a lighter impact when they fall off a back roll. The steps are: air back roll, inside out back roll, one wake back rol ...more

How To : Tie a basic lanyard knot

ITS Tactical demonstrates how to tie a Lanyard Knot in this weeks edition of "Knot Of The Week". This knot is most easily made by using your hand, held sideways and flat. Start by creating a loop around your index, middle and ring fingers, allowing one of the ends of the rop ...more

How To : Tie a cat's paw fishing knot

Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a simple cat's paw fishing knot. To tie a cat's paw, you need to make sure the lines are crossed. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an easy-to-follow, ste ...more

How To : Do an advanced water skiing trick

After water skiers get the basics down, it's time to move onto trick water skiing. Practice advanced trick water skiing with tips from a trick water skier in this free video series on water skiing. Part 1 of 12 - How to Do an advanced water skiing trick. Do an advanced water s ...more

How To : Use a spinning reel for sea fishing

Mark The Shark is educating any outdoor enthusiast as to how to use his a spinning reel when fishing. After establishing a spinning reel is what you are using, it is best to adjust the tension of the line using the drag wheel. The drag wheel is a dial that can usually be found ...more

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