John John Florence has remarkable physical talents, but his greatest asset as an athlete might be his enduring positive attitude
Meet an amazing man who has dedicated his entire adult life to stone skipping, sacrificing everything to produce world-record throws that defy the laws of physics. To hear him tell it, he has no choice.
The kayaker shares what was going through his mind as he descended Idaho’s Lower Mesa Falls
Long-distance rowing is steadily gaining popularity, but that doesn’t mean the sport is safe
Tucked away near the border of Luxembourg and Germany lies a river that’s home to wild brown trout. It’s a great place to fly fish, but it’s more than that to the people who spend time on the river and in its nearby forests. Kristallklar, a film by Simon…
Locals, visitors, and surfers especially were all stoked at the prospect of experiencing the rare south swell on its way from Tahiti. But for the lifeguards on duty, it meant rip currents, broken boards, and, as it turned out, an insane number of people in the water who needed a helping hand.
The longtime pro surfer and adventurer endured massive swells and perilous weather on his 2,400-mile voyage from California to Hawaii—all in a 20-foot survival craft
The 40-year-old captain is taking the sailing world by storm, aiming to break dozens of records, including the fastest solo, nonstop circumnavigation of the globe
‘Go Where You Feel Most Alive’ is a short film intended to challenge us all to put our phones away long enough to appreciate the exhilaration of the natural world.
Last weekend, 500 people headed to Huntington Beach, California, to participate in what is believed to be the largest-ever gathering of Black surfers
Soon after Ranga Perera immigrated to the U.S. with his parents from his home country of Sri Lanka, his father passed away from a heart attack. The loss devastated Perera, and he struggled to fully engage with his own life for years, as a child and into adulthood.
In coastal Mexico, a group of conservationists are trying to convince fishermen to adopt a new way of life
Luke Konson and Daniel Balserak set out to catch the state fish in all 50 states and ended up with an unforgettable adventure
In the heart of Cornhusker country, they know how to make their own fun. Native son Carson Vaughan drafted four friends, loaded up on beer, and did what may be the strangest float trip in the world.
Alex Botelho alleges the WLS ignored concerns over its safety plan prior to the 2020 big-wave competition
The brand’s Colors of Kona line was inspired by the bright colors that are a signature of Hawaiian landscapes
‘Inspiration’ tells the story of the birth of the Maine Fly Company in 2018
You’ve seen Miami. Just probably not like this.
The sport’s top women have wanted their own Pipeline Pro for years. At long last, they’ve got it.
The ‘Row of Life’ drifted for nearly 4,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean until, one day, it washed ashore
The future of the Chinook is uncertain, as its numbers drop due to the impacts of climate change, unsustainable harvest practices, dams, habitat loss, and predation
Jay Johnson connects with a community of anglers in South Carolina, where flood tides and redfish reign supreme
With increased coastal flooding and erosion, climate change is harshing California’s mellow vibes. Officials say it’s time to retreat from the shore altogether. Residents want to stay and fight. Paul Kvinta reports from the front lines of a pitched battle, where geologists and millionaires are squaring off, and friendly fire between surfers isn’t so friendly.
In part three of Chasing the Elements, we join two of the sport's top athlete-filmmakers as they kick off paddling season
Forest Service limits permits to Boundary Waters after surge in visits, Mark Cavendish robbed at knifepoint, and what happens when hot water meets Siberian cold
Big-wave surfing in ‘100 Foot Wave,’ high winds cancel skiing world cup, and a bald eagle versus one brave prairie dog
Outside’s ethics guru on why it’s not the nudity that’s offensive
Plan your next adventure on one of the nation’s most resplendent waterways with the help of Gaia GPS
How Susan Orlean reported the classic Outside story about the surf girls of Maui
Using their scuba skills, these water lovers clean the country’s largest lakes in the hope that their garbage hordes can spark high-level change
How two rival teams fought storms and sleep deprivation to claim an 18-year-old paddling FKT
In ‘BAJÍO Odyssey | Fish for Change - Heather,’ a film by Meris McHaney, we follow Heather Harkavy, director of operations at Fish for Change, as she leads a summer student program in Guanaja, Honduras
It’s not just a momentary mood booster, but a reminder of what we’re capable of
For starters, it’s way more affordable and accessible than you think
We spent a day on the lake with professional athletes and dog parents, Emily Harrington and Adrian Ballinger and here's what we learned
After more than 25 years of deliberation, the sport of kings finally makes its debut at the Games
Spearfishing for Mark Healey is mostly about “observing and trying to be a noninvasive part of that environment.”
Join L. Blount as she pushes her boundaries and tries an Oru Kayak for her first time
When Konstantin Grigorishin—über-wealthy Ukrainian businessman, aspiring philosopher, former pal of Russian oligarchs—introduced the upstart International Swimming League in 2019, he made the first move in an ambitious plan that could blow up Olympic sports and usher in a new era of athlete fairness. He also commenced a game of chicken with some of the world’s most powerful and dangerous men, including Vladimir Putin. And he just might win.
Author Natalie Warren wants young women to disregard conventional rites of passage and get lost in the wilderness