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.
Surf Photographer Amber Mozo on The Reality of Losing Her Father to the Ocean
One day when Amber was nine years old, her father was photographing Pipeline and sustained terminal head trauma.
The Best Women's Surfing Gear
High-performance kit for dropping in
The Soul Surfer: Emily Erickson
Our new favorite way to spend time on the water.
Big Wave Surfer Emily Erickson on the Importance of Failure
At the cover shoot for the May issue of Outside, we asked 10 of the most influential women in the outdoor world a handful of questions about life, success, and happiness.
A Famous Moroccan Surf Competition Just Opened Up to Women for the First Time
In this predominantly Muslim country, women are shredding waves—and the patriarchy
A Costa Rican Surf Trip
'A Moment Longer,' from filmmaker Evan Adamson, follows surfer Tommy Witt down to the northern shore of Costa Rica.
What Our Editors Are Reading Right Now
Our favorite hidden-gem outdoor blogs and websites
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.