Extremepedia was made to showcase only the best in Extreme Sports. 

We interview some of the top extreme athletes from all over the world to find out just what it takes to become one of the best in the industry. 

We are passionate about the sporting world, and our writers and editors take part in various outdoor and extreme sports themselves. We have also started placing a lot of our interest in researching and testing extreme sporting gear for Extremepedia.

What started out as a hobby has now become a full-blown obsession. Extremepedia has now become one of the best online websites and authorities in the space, a place to read about interviews and reviews of extreme sports gear to get the best out of your sporting experience.

For more information, please contact us via the form on the website.


(Co-Founder )

Matt has always had a big interest in extreme sports, from watching the X games on TV a world away, from a young age he knew he wanted to try mega ramps and crazy tricks around the globe.

Matt has done most of the sports we consider extreme today, with no site really focussing and offering true value for readers, she started Extremepedida with a friend as a hobby, now this passion has formed a direction of its own and we going along for the ride.

Jo Richards – Phillips

(Head Editor, Writer and Extreme Sports Guide)

Jo is a MyCU graduate who began a degree in Business Management before being pulled away by the beauty of nature. Quitting university after his second year, he began his journey as a buyer for an outdoor goods retailer.

Meeting various outdoorsman and adventurers in his time as a buyer, it inspired him to leave the corporate world behind. He started as a camping instructor in France, Switzerland and back home in South Africa, before beginning a career in his favourite field, skiing.

Val d’Isere in France was where Jo applied his trade for a few seasons, prior to being drawn back to Colorado and making the world famous resort of Snowmass his home base for the next few years.

Jo is still an enthusiastic instructor, however, he continues to travel the world looking for his next adventure during the warmer months. Come rain or shine, winter or summer; Jo is hands-on with everything from gear to the weather.

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Jyotsna Ramani

(Editor & Co-Founder)

Jyotsna is a professional globe trotter and founder of wanderwithjo. She combines her passion for the great outdoors with her sparkling writing skills to create content that sustains her life on the road.

Inspired by the digital nomad lifestyle, and having been bitten by the travel bug over a decade ago, she decided to quit her mundane job in India’s biggest travel firm. After all, booking trips for others was never her goal!

There was no looking back since! Every month, she travels to exotic new locales in search of offbeat experiences and adventures, which is then shared amongst her readers on her personal blog – WanderWithJo.

Our Vision

Extremepedia aspires to be a central source of information for extreme sports. So whether you’re an experienced athlete looking for top-of-the-range gear, or a beginner tackling a new sport, the site strives to serve as a hub for all your extreme sporting needs.

Additionally, we at Extremepedia hope to spread our love for extreme sports and the outdoors with users from around the world. This way, creating a strong community of like-minded individuals, all striving to push boundaries through each thrilling adventure.

Our Mission

Extremepedia aims to achieve this goal by providing our users with useful and trusted information. This information is gathered by interviewing some of the world’s top extreme sports athletes and by testing and reviewing gear from leading brands.

We are committed to providing honest and insightful reviews to help you along your buying journey so that you can make informed purchase decisions. This is important as finding the right high-quality gear will allow you to get the most out of each sporting experience, as well as see you through endless adventures.

How We Review Products

Our dedicated team spends much of their time on the slopes, in the backcountry, and even underwater. They have a passion for all things outdoors and live all that Extremepedia aims to cover. 

The majority of the products tested and reviewed by our team is purchased at full price from retailers such as REI, Backcountry, Moosejaw, and Amazon. On occassion, Extremepedia receives product samples from various manufacturers,  particularly for new releases. With so many sources available, we are able to test and review a wide and diverse selection of products to help find the very best. 

During testing, each product is used as it was intended—be it snowboarding, skiing, kayaking, climbing, or diving. While using the product, our team evaluates its various features and characteristics, along with its overall performance. Doing so allows for unbiased reviews that allow our readers to find the best products currently on the market and make informed purchased decisions.