Madison Kahn

Madison Kahn


Stephanie Gilmore

Breaking the Rules of Summer

Break the rules of summer vacation! A guide to beach lounging, beer, surfing, and food that will make your summer unforgettable.

The 27 Best Summer Getaways

Make the most of the warmer months with these weekend itineraries.


The Fellowship of the Wings

Red Bull is promoting a snowkiting event with marketing copy that sounds like Gandalf wrote it. Can you pick out the Red Bull event taglines from actual Lord of the Rings quotes? Take the quiz now.

The history of the waterproof-breathable membrane wars


An abridged history of waterproof-breathable warfare

Caroline Queen

America's Next Great Kayaker

In a sport now measured mostly by the ever increasing height of waterfalls run by young men, kayaker Caroline Queen is after a different extreme: speed. The Darnestown, Maryland, native has been one...

7 Australia Trips

From Australia's Blue Mountains to the Great Barrier Reef, from hiking adventures to surfing. Australia Has It All – 7 Smart Australian Trips.

Freeskier Angel Collinson

Angel Collinson was pretty much groomed to be a freeskier. The 21-year-old big-mountain star grew up in employee housing at Utah’s Snowbird resort. Her father, Jimmy, now head of snow safety, has...

From <i>Come Hell or High Water</i>

Body Shots

Surfer Keith Malloy’s new bodysurfing film, Come Hell or High Water

NOLS students hiking in the Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska

Grizzly Attack

On July 23, 2011, Josh Berg and six teenagers were hiking in Alaska’s Talkeetna Mountains, when he and three other students were charged by a grizzly bear. This is Berg's story.


Aeroshot Energy Shot

First energy drinks came in skinny cans. Then it was dissolvable packets. Now they're available in inhalable powder form.