Tim Sohn

Reality Is Fantasy in 'The Last Wild Men of Borneo'

The island of Borneo has long conjured powerful Western fantasies of the exotic—a place of steep mountains, impenetrable forests, and Stone Age tribes. A place where spirits lurk, where the juju is...

Bristol Bay's Pebble Mine Is Back in Play

One of the most contentious environmental fights of the past 30 years is suddenly back in the news, now that EPA head Scott Pruitt is poised to withdraw measures protecting the bay's storied salmon...

Scoring Obama's Relationship with Alaska

The president’s progressive environmental agenda is a deal-breaker for many Alaskans. But during his recent visit to the state, he may have changed some minds.

New Guinea Fockefeller Michael Rockefeller

The Mysterious Disappearance of Michael Rockefeller

It’s the unsolved mystery that refuses to, uh, die: 23-year-old heir Michael Rockefeller’s disappearance off the south coast of Netherlands New Guinea in 1961 while adventuring among the Asmat people.


The Shane McConkey Story

One of the boldest skiers of our time, Shane McConkey left behind a wife, a daughter, and one of the sport's greatest legacies. Now a new documentary shares intimate details of his life. We talk to...

The proposed Pebble Mine site.

EPA on Bristol Bay: Mining Probably Bad for Salmon

The Environmental Protection Agency just released its long-awaited study of the potential effects of the proposed—and highly controversial—Pebble Mine on Alaska's watershed and famed salmon, but the...

James Salter

The Novelist

James Salter, author of Solo Faces, and Downhill Racer, on skiing, climbing, and making movies with Robert Redford

Shane McConkey

The Life and Death of Shane McConkey

Shane McConkey was already one of the most influential skiers in the world, changing everything from the shape of our boards to the way we ski powder. But when he learned to fly—combining skiing...

Gold Fish

"We got 30 minutes!" It was 1:30 P.M., half an hour before the start of the commercial salmon-fishing season in Bristol Bay, Alaska, and I was sitting on the flying bridge of the F/V Erika Leigh with...

Tim Sohn with Momogu villagers

Take No. 1,472

For my first TV project, I traveled to New Guinea for the Travel Channel to investigate a deadly mystery and swim with sharks, crocodiles, and snakes. Which was a lot less scary than getting in front...

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