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The Best Kiteboarding Locations for Your Next Wind Adventure
Where should you plan your next kiteboarding trip? We’ve got you covered with the best kiteboarding locations for your next vacation.
Photograph a Dirty Beach, Win $5,000 to Clean It Up
Calling all beach-lovers: Your photo could help clean up our coasts. California-based Save the Waves Coalition is hosting the first global Dirty Wave Challenge and including a $5,000 grand prize.
Surfing in the Coldest Conditions: Lake Superior in Winter
To surf Lake Superior in the winter, you need to fight against deadly currents, icebergs, and strong winds. Surfer Dan does all this with a big smile on his face.
New Sport? Drone Tugs Wakeskater Across Pristine Shallow River
Red Bull ‘wakeskater’ Briann Grubb executed the first ever winch-to-drone handle pass while navigating the tight, winding turns of Slovenia’s Sava Bohinjka River.
Comfortable Portage Pack First Look: SealLine Updates Dry Bags for 2019
The longtime dry bag developer revamps its line of portage packs for everyone from the urban traveler to the serious paddler.
The Mad Max of Artificial Surf Swells Looks Gnarly: Watch
A massive metal bowl pumps up and down to create five distinct waves at Australia’s first artificial pool. The design is so farfetched it’s hard to believe it’s real!
Meet the ‘Youngest Captain in the Bering Sea’: Video
At 23, Sean Dwyer became the youngest captain of a commercial fishing vessel on the Bering Sea, off the coast of Alaska. Learn how the captain operates his boat, controls his crew, and came to hold such responsibility.
Fishing PFD: Life Vests That Won’t Put You in a Bind
When you’re on the river, you shouldn’t have to trade safety for comfort. We tested three personal flotation devices for safety and mobility.
‘Before the Spill’: Film Warns of Aging Pipeline Under the Great Lakes
Our contributor, the executive producer of the new film ‘Before the Spill,’ talks about the background, goals, and key issues surrounding the Line 5 oil pipeline that flows under Lake Superior.
Sea-Doo Launches First PWC for Anglers, the ‘Fish Pro’
A built-in fish finder, a dedicated well cooler, and a host of other purpose-built features combine to usher in a new wave of personal watercraft with the Sea-Doo Fish Pro.
Best Paddle for Kayak Fishing? Try One of These Four
Are you in the market for a new paddle to get you into uncharted waters? We took this roundup of paddles for anglers to the Madison River in Montana for a river-based test.
Old Town Topwater 106 Angler: A Good Kayak in a Small Package
Sometimes, bigger isn’t better. I had the opportunity to take the new Old Town Topwater in its 10-foot 6-inch incarnation for a test spin, and it held its own on small water.
Watch: Biking and Rafting in Pristine British Columbia Backcountry
Three explorers journey deep into northern British Columbia to examine a mine and its potential effects on the surrounding pristine wilderness.
Water Power: 3 Standouts From Evinrude Engines’ On-Lake Demo
Gamified boat docking, high-power two-strokes, and a 600-horsepower pontoon — here’s the latest and greatest from Evinrude Outboard Engines’ on-water demo.
Watch: John John Florence Is a Master of Surf in ‘Space’
This surfing video has it all: stunning waves, beautiful ocean scenery, and John John Florence absolutely crushing it.
Vacation So Hard: All Aboard the Fitness Cruise Ship
Deep in the fiendish hearts of diabolical marketing geniuses sprang a torturous idea: Let’s combine a cruise-ship vacation with an all-you-can-sweat exercise agenda. All aboard the WOD on the Waves Cruise.
Oru Launches ‘Haven,’ the First Tandem Folding Kayak
The origami-inspired folding kayak company, Oru, now offers pairs a way to get on the water. The Haven is the world’s first folding kayak for two people.
Watch: Team Bikes and Packrafts around British Columbia’s Mines
A bikepacking team explores the effects of mining on the sacred headwaters of northwestern British Columbia. Typical of the area, the video features glacier-fed rivers, mountain biking, and bears.