Long-distance rowing is steadily gaining popularity, but that doesn’t mean the sport is safe

The 40-year-old captain is taking the sailing world by storm, aiming to break dozens of records, including the fastest solo, nonstop circumnavigation of the globe

Most surf films portray riding waves in a purely positive light. A new Apple TV+ docuseries and the documentaries ‘Waterman’ and ‘Havana Libre’ take a nuanced look at a spectrum of experiences amid the waves

Alex Botelho alleges the WLS ignored concerns over its safety plan prior to the 2020 big-wave competition

The ‘Row of Life’ drifted for nearly 4,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean until, one day, it washed ashore

After more than 25 years of deliberation, the sport of kings finally makes its debut at the Games

At 59 years old and with a preexisting condition, Paralympic rower Angela Madsen had plenty to worry about as the coronavirus spread across the country. So she dipped the oars of her small rowboat in the Pacific and pointed the bow toward Hawaii. She never returned.

Portuguese big-wave surfer Alex Botelho nearly drowned at the inaugural Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge

Without a cast or narration, the abstract film ­attempts to convey the urgency of our warming planet. But will it reach enough people to matter?

When Sophie Goldschmidt became the World Surf League's CEO in 2017, improving the women's tour was a priority. Her next challenge is equality for all surfers.

Twin brothers Ryan and Casey Higginbotham planned to paddle from Alaska to the U.S.-Mexico border, but when they got there, they decided to keep going

Stephanie Gilmore's record-tying seventh world title signals the perfect end to the most progressive year in professional surfing history

Boyan Slat, the 24-year-old founder and CEO of the Ocean Cleanup, has finally launched a system he says will rid the Great Pacific Garbage Patch of half its plastic trash in five years.

The new documentary captures the surfing legend's life and tragic death, but leaves out a key part of the story

Former pro Jon Rose was chasing the biggest swells in Sumatra when the 2009 earthquake hit, and he spent the next decade providing clean water in remote disaster zones. Last fall his Waves for Water crew was in Saint Croix when Hurricane Maria struck, so the team did what came naturally: got to work.

After months of speculation, the 36-year-old Australian officially announced today that 2018 will be his final year as a full-time competitor on the WSL World Tour

A permitting issue and public dispute between the mayor of Honolulu and World Surf League CEO Sophie Goldschmidt may have just killed surfing's most iconic event

Two new books explore the lengths we've gone to engineer America's most celebrated "wild" resources

For the first time, a new study from the Ocean Cleanup quantifies how much plastic the world’s rivers are pumping into the sea

Can Baywatch the movie succeed in carrying the sad torch of the generation-defining nineties flesh fest?

Has a young Dutchman found the solution to all that plastic in our oceans?

Surfers, hikers, skiers, and just about everyone else in the West will continue to feel the effects of the Pacific weather event this year

More than ever, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is using drones to understand climate change

The debate about whether there is a measurable difference between waves made in pools and ones in the ocean is over

The notion that wave riding is a form of high art is outdated in the face of a multi billion-dollar global surfing industry. Young competitors want to represent their countries on the largest stage. We should let them.

After his loss to 20-year-old Brazilian phenom Gabriel Medina in historic conditions at the Billabong Pro Tahiti, the 11-time world champion will want an even dozen more than ever.

A surfing, skateboarding, sailing icon

Waves for Water founder Jon Rose has been on the East Coast since Hurricane Sandy struck, cutting through red tape and providing disaster relief alongside a groundswell of surfers