The odds of being attacked by a shark are less than one in 11 million, which makes it nearly impossible to find people to turn to when you become that one. Enter a support group of survivors called the Bite Club—the most exclusive club nobody wants to join.
These bottoms can tackle any wave—and then hit the bar
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.
A six-part documentary series chronicles big-wave surfer Billy Kemper’s near-death experience and his path to recovery
Score peak-season waves no matter how low the mercury goes
At 59 years old and with a preexisting condition, Paralympic rower Angela Madsen had plenty to worry about as the coronavirus spread across the country. So she dipped the oars of her small rowboat in the Pacific and pointed the bow toward Hawaii. She never returned.
Wim Hof's teachings about breath work and the health benefits of cold plunges have attracted millions of followers who swear it has cured everything from depression to diabetes and makes them happier and stronger. Our writer traveled to Iceland (naturally) for a deep dive with the man and his methods.
During May, UK-based photographer Nick Pumphrey challenged himself to experience the sunrise every morning in the sea
In praise of sand in your eyeballs, no cell service, and pooping in a box
Surfers at Rockaway Beach held a paddle out this weekend in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement
Six trunks for transcending limits
Suits for women with butts, boobs, and big-wave dreams
Essentials for coastal escapes
Treat your skin to reef-safe protection and soothing aftercare
Meet Ryan Lovelace, designer at Trimcraft Surfboards
Amphibious adventures await
The new sport is attracting everyone from NFL players to pro surfers hoping to get an edge in the pool—and on land
The author, a proud son of Nebraska, and his wife were in a funk after a move from the soothing heartland to the noisy canyons of Chicago. What better cure than a trip down a short, muddy stream that's often interrupted by dead trees and barbwire fences?
The ZX/3 has the same features of the award-winning Z1’s—including a sturdy sole and anti-microbial footbed—but in a slightly more stylish, three-strap design. Plus, like all Chaco shoes, these sandals have podiatrist-approved footbeds that provide all-day comfort with reliable arch support.
In 2018, New Zealand–based photographer Mike Dawson and his two kayaking partners dodged crocodiles, land mines, and torrential rains to paddle wild rivers in a remote corner of Africa
Really, I just needed an excuse to take a dip