Matt Skenazy is a senior editor at Outside.
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A new device called Halo Sport promises to improve performance by stimulating your brain. We zapped our brains in the name of science to see if it could really make us faster.
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The rarely visited national park of American Samoa is home to tropical beaches, pristine coral reefs, some untapped surf, and not much else. Matt Skenazy went exploring and found a few good waves and...
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[photo]2079481[/photo] The North Face Runners Hat Trucker hats block sun and look rad. The North Face took it a step further, adding a mesh sweatband around the rim to keep sunscreen...
Light is right
A conversation with the journalist whose 2015 surfing memoir, 'Barbarian Days,' just won the Pulitzer Prize, about tapping his passion for a book project, and what his favorite breaks are
Why ultrarunners, climbers, and NFL linemen are turning to plant power.
Take it from world-champion surfer Mick Fanning: there’s a right time for working, competing—and fighting for your life .
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Toasty layers for wild and urban adventures.
There's no quick fix for post-traumatic stress disorder, but research has shown that surfing's physicality and flow can give victims some relief and a way forward. The author hit the water with his...