Take the plunge and explore dog-friendly fun in and on the water
Nature documentary meets virtual reality with Into the Now, a new series by award-winning photojournalist Michael Muller
When visiting West Virginia’s New River Gorge, you’ve got to go with the flow—and in the fall, during Gauley Season, that means Class V rapids
Lighthouses across the country are crumbling amid worsening storms and dwindling funds. One promising exception is Graves Light Station, offshore from Boston, which has outlasted the Perfect Storm, among many poundings. Plus: lighthouses where you can spend the night.
Last weekend, 500 people headed to Huntington Beach, California, to participate in what is believed to be the largest-ever gathering of Black surfers
In the heart of Cornhusker country, they know how to make their own fun. Native son Carson Vaughan drafted four friends, loaded up on beer, and did what may be the strangest float trip in the world.
Family vacation? Find fun for all ages with these kid-friendly activities in and around the park.
In his new book ‘Wayward: Stories and Photographs,’ Chris Burkard takes readers behind the camera on his quest for meaningful experiences
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.
Patagonia recently updated the Willard Bascom classic ‘Waves and Beaches’
The first Yulex wetsuits were expensive and stiff, but with more wetsuit makers adopting the technology, that’s changed
These bottoms can tackle any wave—and then hit the bar
Inflatable SUPs are getting even better
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.
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
What does it take to get through the worst-case scenario? A very special combination of physical and mental strength.
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
Meet Ryan Lovelace, designer at Trimcraft Surfboards
Amphibious adventures await
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
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?
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
Together, Outside and Cairn have expertly curated three limited-release collections for travel, fitness, and water pursuits.