After suffering a brutal accident while on a kite-skiing expedition expedition in Patagonia, Jim Harris’s painstaking recovery took a sudden leap forward when he had an experience with magic mushrooms
Endurance athlete Mallory Arnold was struggling with extreme fatigue when her coach made an unexpected suggestion: start eating meat again
If you’ve ever seen a skier pull a hot dog out of a jacket pocket while on a chairlift or devour a towering plate of nachos back at the lodge, you know that few athletes chase calories harder than skiers
Racing around a mountain resort sounds like the ultimate adventure job. But with housing and other costs soaring, getting paid in fun is no longer cutting it.
He was born to a herd of wild horses on an island off Virginia and found his way into the heart of a little girl on the dusty trails of the Southwest.
Kurt Steiner has dedicated his life to skipping stones, developing a technique to produce throws that defy the laws of physics
The exuberant king of survival TV insists that our wild adventures are about more than just chasing fun—they are the keys that get us through the struggles of our everyday lives
Farmers aren’t supposed to get emotionally attached to their livestock. But when you suddenly find yourself caring for two newborn sheep, these things happen.
John John Florence has remarkable physical talents, but his greatest asset as an athlete might be his enduring positive attitude
There’s a reason a strenuous outing makes you desire a greasy mound of meat: it has a lot of what your body needs
Leading cross-country bike tours was supposed to be the ultimate escape from the monotony of normal life. Instead it was a kind of torture.
In forests across the planet, secretive hunters are searching for that rare and insanely expensive wild delicacy: the truffle.
To become one of those people who joyfully hikes, bikes, and skis in the nude, she’d have to train for it
What motivates someone to run more than 3,000 miles around a block in Queens, New York? Transcendence.
Drew Petersen seemed like just another free-spirited mountain dude. But the pain he was hiding nearly destroyed him.
Filmmaker Max Lowe on what it’s been like to tell his family’s story in his new documentary, Torn, and what he hopes we can all learn from it
The most dominant ski racer on the planet is constantly questioning her talents—which may be the secret of her greatness
Over two decades of ambitious adventures, elite skier and climber Zahan Billimoria has had some very close calls in the mountains
What makes a queer person choose to live in an outdoorsy hot spot instead of an urban gayborhood?
America’s youth are in desperate need of real-life human connection. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bassist says there’s no better place to provide that than a skate park.
Lo Phong La Kiatoukaysy, a.k.a. Lil’ Buddha, started thru-hiking America’s trails after 9/11. He hasn’t stopped yet.
When someone gets hurt in the wild, we know what to do. But what we’ve lacked for way too long are the tools to help people in severe mental distress.
Mike McCastle has found a very unusual way to benefit others: by enduring agonizing physical challenges
Millinocket, Maine, had been struggling for years following the closure of the local paper mill. Then an enterprising librarian acted on a big idea.
Ivy Le’s wildy funny take on adventure entertainment might just shift the conversation on who belongs in the outdoors
The host of CNN’s ‘United Shades of America’ on what we learn when we engage with communities very different than our own