Photographer Morgan Maassen captures five-time world champion surfer Stephanie Gilmore bodysurfing beneath Oahu's famous Pipeline.
"Photos like this from days that would have otherwise been written off always remind me that there is a moment to be experienced and captured at any given time. You just have to find it," Maassen says.
Cheakamus River, British Columbia
Rider Paul Stevens gets away from the popular mountain bike trails in Whistler and makes his own path along a river in British Columbia.
Saint Bathans, New Zealand
Filling in the Southern Hemisphere's deepest man-made mining hole, Saint Bathan's Blue Lake is a standup paddleboarder's dream.
Wild Coast, South Africa
Climber and photographer Forest Woodward staged this amazing selfie after he saw what looked to be dry climbing line amongst the crashing waves.
The 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series got started on this picturesque platform in Havana, Cuba, in May.
Alseseca River, Mexico
After ditching their initial kayaking route due to cartel violence, Dane Jackson and crew ran the Alseseca River's jaw dropping series of waterfalls.
Keith Mallow and photographer Jeff Johnson set out on a surfing trip from Bend, Oregon, to Baja, Mexico, in 2005. Many mornings looked like this.
Tofino, British Columbia
Photographer Jeremy Koreski and his friends were dropped off at a remote lake in British Columbia by plane and floated the draining river all the way to a pickup location on the coast. Along the way, they fished for steelhead.
San Martin de los Andes, Argentina
Lago Lácar in northern Patagonia is more than 20 miles long and is a popular kayaking destination for tourists and locals alike. Argentine photographer Isaias Miciu was able to capture this image using a drone above the lake.
North Cascades, Washington
When photographer Garrett Grove and a group of skiers stumbled upon this perfect pond for ski-skimming, they simply couldn't pass up the opportunity to give it a shot.
On the same walls as the most dangerous walkway in the world—El Camino del Ray—these climbers decided to get off the beaten path on a trip through Spain.
Cold weather surfing isn't for the faint of heart, or those without a dry suit. But if you can brave the icy temperatures, the long Arctic days provide plenty of time to hit the waves.
Arches National Park, Utah
No, you can't camp here, but photographer Shane Black stayed long enough to capture this unique perspective on the Delicate Arch.
San Francisco, California
"A classic California afternoon" is how photographer Mark McInnis describes this image of his friend looking for waves north of San Francisco.
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