The third annual International World Extreme Sports Medicine Congress confirmed our collective willingness to wreck ourselves in pursuit of stoke
Off the coast of Baja lies an oasis of spearfishing opportunities. For professional spearfisherman Pete Correale, this means he can satisfy his itch to be in the ocean every day.
The world likes to tell us what we can’t do. For Kimi Werner—spearfisher, freediver, shark whisperer, chef, artist, and entrepreneur—the key to a badass life was learning to listen to a different voice: her own.
Keenan was a legend in the sport—and is the first rescue diver to die while freediving
Jesper Stechmann is a World Champion Freediver who was raised in Denmark. From the ripe age of six years old, he began holding his breath under water and since then, he's lived much of his life under the surface of the water.
After years of diving competitively, Francisco Del Rosario realized that it had distracted him from the foundations of the sport: clarity of mind, the inexplicable sensations, and to visit another world beneath the waves.
After a knee injury, Johanna Nordblad took to the icy waters of Finland to heal her knee.
Want to learn a new skill and visit a faraway locale? You can now do both, thanks to a boom in instructional outdoor clinics worth traveling for.
It depends—but you can hold your breath longer in cold water.