Why would President Obama ask to appear on a survival TV show? Because as Bear Grylls keeps telling us, a little fear and danger only makes you stronger—and there's no better place to power up than...
The portable shower has gotten a much-needed reboot.
Outdoor gear and apparel is lighter, more durable and stronger than ever, but millenials, the generation coming into its peak buying years, doesn't seem to care. This has forced gear makers to...
Stephanie Gilmore was a world-champion surfer when a brutal attack by a stranger nearly ended her career. Now she's back on top, with a sixth world title, and reveals how she found happiness again—in...
Examining the perpetual youth and singular talent of surfing's king.
With their upstart company Sunski, twentysomethings Tom Stewart and Michael Charley have seriously shaken up the sunglasses industry.
On a spectacular day for a bike ride in Sonoma County, Levi Leipheimer is sitting on the side of the road adjusting his cleat position.
“Am I intense? Yes, I’ll be the first to admit it.” So writes Joe De Sena about a third of the way into his new book, Spartan Up!, out May 13 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Never mind the health and environmental benefits. It’s good for the soul.
Professional freeskiers train on trampolines, you should, too. These simple jumping exercises will help you add something more flashy than "The Cricket" on the kickers in the terrain park.
An obstacle-racing obsessed filmmaker aims to find out why suffering has become America's favorite new sports pastime.
Les Stroud, the most trusted name in survival, has seen it all—and lived to tell about it. Next time you’re up a creek, you should probably do what he says.
Long popular in Europe, kid-hauling bikes with an electric assist are catching on stateside and opening up new roads for family adventure.
A new breed of jocks are taking over at Marin County’s Sir Francis Drake High School—endurance geeks who think spandex is cool, love getting dirty, and want to make mountain biking America’s favorite...
Larry Ellison’s bid to convert America’s Cup sailing into a high-risk action sport was labeled a disaster before the first race. But it still might work.