How Spain's Natxo González prepares his body and mind to tackle the biggest swell on earth

Two college students have a dream to sail the world. All they need is a boat.

Waves for Change brings surf therapy to children who experience high levels of stress and trauma

Paddling across a lake where a river used to be

How young is too young for risk? During an Idaho river adventure that included her seven-year-old, Tracy Ross faced this question in the most harrowing way imaginable.

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Michael Larsen and friends head to Confluence Park in Denver, Colorado, for an afternoon of chilled-out tubing on the river.

Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for governor, threatens the state's unique angler-access regulations

'Rio Rica' introduces us to Rica Fulton and the Little Snake River, a lesser known tributary of the West's renowned Yampa River

During May, UK-based photographer Nick Pumphrey challenged himself to experience the sunrise every morning in the sea

Chile's Rio Claro is a beautiful stretch of water, some sections of which are only accessible by kayak

Our Sweat Science columnist takes efficiency very seriously in the backcountry. Here are his secrets for a flawless canoe trip.

'Going Nocturnal' gives us a glimpse of the annual hatch of a giant mayfly and the large trout that emerge at night to feed on them

'Water Flows Together' ​​​​​​​explores the intersection of water access for consumption and recreation

'River of Return' features river guides and Shoshone-Bannock tribal members Sammy and Jessica Matsaw

In praise of sand in your eyeballs, no cell service, and pooping in a box

'Una Razon para Pescar' follows Miami tarpon fisherman Dan Diez as he explores how the sport is woven into his blood

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On a solo expedition in the Himalayas, whitewater paddler Nouria Newman nearly drowned—then found her purpose

'Recycled to Ride' features New Hampshire surfer and shaper Korey Nolan building boards out of trash he's collected

From a young age, the ocean provided relief from mental illness, something I've been unable to replicate with any other form of nature. It turns out, there's a science behind why some people prefer water.

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Surfers Against Sewage and Hydro Flask set out to end plastic pollution on England's beaches

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In this film from Morgan Maassen, he profiles two-time world longboarding champion Honolua Blomfield

Jason Cajune is a second-generation boatman building wooden dories in Livingston, Montana

There's something about swimming that makes us feel very much alive—even as we enter an environment where the risk of death is all around us

This film, from the Flylords, examines how the women who fish in Martha's Vineyard have rallied around their collective identity

Local shaper and surfer​​​​​​​ Mikel Evans carves up some very chilly breaks

A new Southern California resort will feature the same tech—and waves—as the prototype

'Powell 150' documents a thousand-mile rafting trip along the Colorado River Basin from Wyoming to Nevada

A week of running rivers around Voss, Norway, with French kayaking sensation Nouria Newman and her buddies

With a résumé full of wins at kayaking's most prestigious competitions and historic first descents of the planet's deadliest whitewater, Nouria Newman is considered one of the greatest paddlers around. So why can't she turn her passion into a sustainable career?

Winter on the legendary North Shore of Oahu brings epic rides, agonizing wipeouts, and, every so often, acts of heroism

Portuguese big-wave surfer Alex Botelho nearly drowned at the inaugural Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge

The new sport is attracting everyone from NFL players to pro surfers hoping to get an edge in the pool—and on land

'The Salad Days' chronicles the river career of Herman Hoops, a conservationist, boater, and public land steward.

On a particularly heavy day at Jaws on Maui, O'Neill team riders test their skill during the World Surf League's Jaws Big Wave Championship

A new court ruling says the Swiss-based organization must answer accusations of exploiting athletes and operating a global monopoly

The 'Long River Home' follows three kayakers as they overcome challenges while navigating through the Grand Canyon

'River Surfer' profiles a longtime saltwater surfer turned river rider from Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Russell Bierke is known for taking unconventional lines through some of the world's largest waves

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

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