Daily Dose: Riverboarding

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Body armor is de rigueur in this sport.

Indeed, the sport of riverboarding is a whitewater niche that involves running rapids on your belly with a buoyant boogie-board-like shell.

I had the opportunity to try it out last summer.

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Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.