The Bone-Chilling Science of Surfing on Lake Superior
These surfers are all about the science behind the waves, no matter how cold the water.
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A Behind the Scenes Look at "Seeking Nirvana"
The crew behind Seeking Nirvana may have never been professional filmmakers, but what they lacked in technical skill they made up for in team chemistry.
Why Shark Culls Are a Terrible Idea
Over the past six years, there have been 20 shark attacks around Reunion Island. The deaths have inspired some surfers—most famously and recently Kelly Slater—to advocate for a cull. Susan Casey argues why that's a terrible, immoral, and totally ineffective way to deal with the problem.
Surfing in Canada with the Bruhwilers
'Bruhwiler County,' a film from Yeti, shares how surfer Raph Bruhwiler has kept his community and family first in this remote stretch of Canada.
Clark Little Does Whatever it Takes to Get the Shot
Shorebreak from director Peter King is a feature film that dives into Clark Little's life as an action wave photographer.
The Unlikely Origins of Outdoor Slang
Ever wonder where terms like "gnarly" and "steazy" come from? So did we.
Kai Lenny Walks on Water
Or so it seems. The 24-year-old from Hawaii is a multiple-time world champion of stand-up paddling, a dominant wind- and kitesurfer, and one of the most fearless big-wave riders on the planet. His combination of talents would seem impossible if he didn’t make it all look so easy.
Traveling in Lanzarote Will Stimulate Your Senses
Director Oliver Astrologo spent five days collecting footage for this film Lanzarote. He became immersed in the routine of the fisherman, mesmerized by the winemakers' nurturing of their grapes, and aspiring to be like the Iron Men training on the island.
Hunting for Waves in Iceland Is a Compromise
Iceland is home to some of the most photogenic terrain on earth. But for surfer Heiðar Logi Elíasson and the film crew at Tributaries Digital Cinema, it's a harsh place with unrelenting wind.
Big-Wave Surfers Are Making SUP Cool
A few years back, a contingent of prominent pro surfers took up stand-up paddleboarding in spite of its reputation as a leisure activity of lesser wave riders. Can they convince the curmudgeons the sport deserves respect?
'Given': The Story of One Adventurous Family's Quest for Meaning
Given is the simple tale of a unique family legacy.
The Ultimate Winter Weekend in the Midwest. Fishing and Surfing Included.
Sure, the Great Lakes have a lot to offer when it comes to recreation, but the region still doesn’t make many surfing or fishing bucket lists. But for those willing to fight the weather, there’s plenty of feisty winter steelhead and freshwater waves to be chased, all in the same weekend.
Chris Burkard Studio's 'Under an Arctic Sky' Trailer
From photographer Chris Burkard and Sweatpants Media, Under an Arctic Sky documents the search for waves under the Northern Lights.