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Jul 13, 2012 01:52 PM ET // Alexander Davies
Surfing may be all about being one with the great ocean, but you don't actually need to a massive body of water to find the perfect wave. Thanks to odd natural conditions, rivers and lakes can be great places to hang ten, if you know where to go. These eight locations around the world are [...]
Jul 16, 2012 12:00 PM ET // Alexander Davies
If you want to explore the nooks and crannies of the Earth, but aren't ready to try caving, trying out a canyon is a great choice. Places of great natural beauty, canyons feature crevices, rivers and waterfalls, a recipe for adventure. Simply defined, canyoneering, or canyoning, is moving through a...
Aug 5, 2011 08:52 PM ET // Derek Markham
Kayakers, we have found your new home for watersports eye candy: Bomb Flow. I just spent hours watching kayakers bomb down waterfalls that would make me cringe to just stand and look down, let alone run in a little tiny plastic boat. And to be honest, I'm not a kayaker, and I've never had the [...]
Jun 4, 2012 07:29 PM ET // Derek Markham
When you're a hardcore mountain bike fanatic, you're always on the lookout for fresh trails, new locations, and more challenging singletrack to ride, but if you're on the Diamondback team, you amp that up by strapping your bikes onto a whitewater raft and heading down one of the southwest's most sc...
Aug 26, 2011 04:10 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
The Amazon rainforest has been a place of mystery -- and discovery -- for centuries; there are always new species of flora and fauna being found, even to this day. But here's an interesting new find: the latest discovery in the realm of the Amazon River is another river -- an underground one, that ...
Aug 11, 2011 07:40 PM ET // Alexander Davies
Since 2003, Russian racers have gathered every summer about 55 miles from St. Petersburg, for a one-of-a-kind race across the Vuoska River. First prize goes to the competitor to reach the opposite bank, but there's a catch: the racers aren't swimming, they're riding rafts. And another catch: they a...
Mar 2, 2012 05:32 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
As we've said before in a round up of the Top 5 U.S. Locations for White Water Rafting, there's nothing like the rush you get when navigating through river rapids -- down every wave, eddy, pillow, and drop of water -- as you're rollin', rollin', rollin' down the river. Unfortunately, it's still win...
Sep 12, 2011 12:00 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
There's nothing like the rush you get when navigating through white water rapids -- down every wave, eddy, pillow, and drop of water -- as you're rollin', rollin', rollin' down the river. Rapids can be aggressive, yet graceful, providing a certain poetry in motion in the sport of whitewater rafting...
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