The Doers: 40 to 50

Surf icon Dave Kalama is still riding 60-foot waves and winning Stand-UP-paddleboarding races two years shy of his 50th birthday. What’s his secret? (Robert Maxwell)

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Surf icon Dave Kalama is still riding 60-foot waves and winning Stand-UP-paddleboarding races two years shy of his 50th birthday. What’s his secret?

Archetypes: M. Sanjayan

The Nature Conservancy’s lead scientist M. Sanjayan on embracing your 40s

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(Grant Harder)


Wake-Up Call

There’s nothing like an attack by flesh-eating bacteria to get your midlife priorities straight.

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(Marthom)


Get Up and Go

One thing you shouldn’t leave behind with your foolhardy youth: the great American dirtbag road trip. Mark Jenkins explains how to do it right.

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(Mark Jenkins)

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