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Cheap Tricks

To air is human. To go big is divine. To huck for dollars at the hard rock cafe... a cry for help. Why are action-sports athletes suddenly channeling Evel Knievel?

Suite Ride

With on-call mechanics, high-energy meals, and leg massages, boutique bike hotels turn cycling into a destination sport on par with skiing

How Delicate Was Dean?

When a hallowed rock formation falls under the eye of an elite daredevil climber, anything can happen. TIM NEVILLE ferrets out the real story behind Dean Potter's big day in Arches National Park.

How can I plan an eco-friendly wedding?

My fiancée and I are interested in a wedding that incorporates our love of the outdoors, preferably with an ecotourism spin. Do you know of any ecotourism companies that plan weddings? What would you recommend we do?

Easy Rollers

The best beaches for practicing your moves offer slow, gentle waves and a no-pressure atmosphere. Here are six of our faves.

Ticket to Ride

Looking for liquid thrills, a cool buzz, and the supreme stoke of walking on water? We've got the fast formula for your surfing immersion—skills shortcuts from top pros, the best beginner breaks...