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What it feels like to rescue a surfer from the massive winter waves that crash into the Hawaiian island

Seasonal outdoor work seems idyllic, but it isn’t an easy lifestyle. Guides are starting to open up about the challenges of constant transitions, and new research offers insight into their unique situation.

For as far back as she can remember, Mardi Fuller grew up in a world of swimming lessons and swim teams, which was unusual for a daughter of Jamaican immigrants. Why the emphasis on water? Because of a mysterious death that haunted her family’s past.

Cold water is no obstacle if you’re prepared

Patagonia recently updated the Willard Bascom classic ‘Waves and Beaches’

For Tributaries Digital Cinema, balancing cameras on shaky bows is just the way to show off life aboard beautiful boats

A new study measures the physical and cognitive load of four different treading techniques. The key? Generate lift.

The first Yulex wetsuits were expensive and stiff, but with more wetsuit makers adopting the technology, that’s changed

Our writer, a lifelong surfer, tries to find out

It took me months of cold, scary failure to learn how to roll my boat in the open ocean. The effort taught me that barriers to outdoor proficiency, no matter how daunting, can be overcome if you don’t give up.

This batch is up for adventures big and small

These bottoms can tackle any wave—and then hit the bar

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.

Stowable craft that can handle whatever the water deals you

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