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Born in Surf City USA, and the descendant of an actual samurai, Japan’s surfing superstar is ready for the sport’s debut on the world stage.

We travel along with Ed Knight to understand what it means to put food on your table and put back what you don’t need

Spearfishing for Mark Healey is mostly about “observing and trying to be a noninvasive part of that environment.”

Looking to progress in your sport? From deepwater soloing in Majorca to mountain biking in New Zealand, these trips will take you to the next level.

We asked movers and shakers in different corners of the outdoor world about what people can do to make certain spaces and sports more welcoming for all

Our writer, a lifelong surfer, tries to find out

It’s finally time to take that beach vacation. You might as well post up right by the ocean.

This hybrid twin fin will change how you hunt for waves

Pre-owned gear is easier on the planet and your bank account

The best way to refuel after a perfect day of adventure? With your crew at one of these ideally located watering holes.

A six-part documentary series chronicles big-wave surfer Billy Kemper’s near-death experience and his path to recovery

An experimental surf film, with expressive shots of African landscapes, seascapes, and wildlife

A surfer takes solace in the dark before the dawn

From comfortable wetsuits to bags that protect my board from dings

When a massive swell surprised author William Finnegan, he was left with only one option: paddle for his life

Our advice on which park to visit each month of the year to see peak wildlife, foliage, and flower blooms—and to avoid the crowds

What does it take to get through the worst-case scenario? A very special combination of physical and mental strength.

In an excerpt from his new book 'Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning,' Outside contributing editor Tom Vanderbilt takes up surfing as part of an experiment to learn new skills as an adult and discover the benefits of being a grown-up novice

These eight titles will keep your wanderlust fired up for when it's safe to travel again

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

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

Score peak-season waves no matter how low the mercury goes

Adventure photographer Chris Burkard's 'Unnur' is a gorgeous meditation on one Icelandic father's plan to raise his daughter (way, way) off the grid

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

From international hot spots to backyard breaks, here's where you’ll find the reigning women's world surf champ riding waves

Brush up on your knowledge before you hit the waves

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

Surfers at Rockaway Beach held a paddle out this weekend in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement

Photographer Ben Moon spent much of his twenties living in a van and climbing by the ocean, but at 29, he was diagnosed with cancer

A smoldering solution for a wide range of conditions

This trailer for Yeti's Midnight Hour​​​​​​​ video series features musicians like Jack Johnson, Terry Allen, Ryan Bingham, and Margo Price

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

Surfers Belinda Baggs, Liz Clark, and Moona Whyte​​​​​​​ reflect on their relationship to conservation

Flouting the law is in our blood, but for the time being, caution equals caring

'Big Ben' profiles former professional surfer Ben Wilkinson, whose current career is working with unwieldy Hawaiian trees

This world champion says you can get into surf shape without ever catching a wave

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

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