Water Sports

Where Surfboards Are Known as Flat Canoes

On the wave-rich islands of Canada's Haida Gwaii, surfing is creating new connections to an age-old culture—and surfboards have been given a more befitting name

Malcolm Johnson
Nov 18, 2019

After a Hard Diagnosis, One Athlete Learns to Soften Up

Expedition kayaker Scott Lindgren knocked off first descents of the most remote and dangerous rivers on earth, from the Himalayas to the Sierra. He paddled with an aggro attitude and saw weakness as an unforgivable trait in himself and others. But when a brain tumor started to derail his athletic performance and threaten his life, everything changed.

Scott Lindgren and Thayer Walker
Oct 14, 2019