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Giving the Gift of Surf

Though Gabe Messam's life has been fraught with challenges, he's a surf instructor at one of the most prestigious surf schools in Ireland

Jul 26, 2019

Adrift at Sea

One weekend, Matthew Bryce headed to his favorite Scottish beach to surf. The conditions were perfect. Until they were deadly.

Will Cockrell
Dec 27, 2018

Why West Cork Is a Photographer's Paradise

As a landscape photographer, Colm Keating has traveled around the world in search of the perfect shot—but he knows there is nothing quite like the rugged beauty near his home in West Cork, Ireland. In The Experience, Keating takes filmmaker Ignas Laugalis on a tour through this beautiful land.

Oct 6, 2017

The Secret Worlds and Subcultures of Surfing

Surfing is rife with stereotypes of laid-back, tanned athletes in tropical locales. But go beyond the surface and you’ll find some of the most interesting subcultures in sport, from bike-and-surf gangs to teenage girls who ride in Bangladesh.

Andrew Groves, Max Funk, and Robert Klanten
May 5, 2016

A Hidden Irish Paradise of Vertigo-Inducing Fun

By European standards, Ireland’s County Donegal, tucked into the country’s far northwest corner, may as well be Mars. But for adventure travelers, it’s a hidden frontier packed with wind-bitten landscapes to mountain-bike, rowdy coastline to surf, and 500-foot sea stacks to climb. That is, if you’re brave enough.

Stephanie Pearson
Apr 25, 2016