Category: Extraordinary

Riding Monsters

Portuguese big wave surfer Joana Andrade on the importance of fear: “These waves can kill you, so fear is good because it keeps you aware.”

By Sam Haddad

Capturing Contortion

Fascinated by contortionists, fine-art photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten tells Glorious how her latest series came to life

By Glorious

Meet The Drummies

Photographer Alice Mann discusses her new book, Drummies, which chronicles the extraordinary discipline and beguiling aesthetics of South Africa's drum majorettes – synchronised teams of pom-pom wielding performers

By Daisy Woodward

Off The Scale

How mermaiding encouraged Laura Evans to come out of her shell and kick-start her career

By Rose Stokes

Circle of Hope

Power to the hoop. We speak to a viral social media star about uplifting India with the simplest of sports

By Rathina Sankari

Saddle Up

A series on the rise of Black women in rodeo. Meet the American photographer who is showcasing an unseen side of Western culture

By Precious Adesina

Wise Women

The Jeju freedivers of South Korea. How etched wrinkles and sun bleached skin convey beauty, strength and freedom found through fierce independence

By Darcie Imbert

Ice Queen

Swimming sub zero with Jaimie Monahan. We speak to the ‘Queen of Manhattan’ and Guinness World Record holder about gearing up for Arctic dips with grace

By Annabel Herrick