Being able to call for help from his watch helped saved John Zilles, but will wearable tech be a help or burden to search and rescue?
The folks at Manera know that kiteboarding paradises are often warm, windy, and serve great margaritas, but for their most recent trip, they ventured into the far north of Iceland.
When the folks at NorthSouth decided to travel to the Faroe Islands and make their film Silent Odyssey they wanted to do it without the assistance of motors. Armed with two bikes, one kayak, and one kiteboard they explored the 18 islands that make up this archipelago.
When photographer David Gonzales Buendia learned that the expedition sailing ship Barba was looking for a resident photographer he was all aboard.
Deep in the heart of Jackson Hole's backcountry, a new snow sport is emerging; snow kiting. With a combination of sailing and flying it allows kiters to fly high above the treetops.
This video is part of a series from Moxy International called Where the Wind Blows that profiles female kiteboarders.
Chapter One, a new film about the origins and legacy of kiteboarding, seeks to establish the sport as a powerhouse in the action and adventure sports world
From the looks of things, professional kiteboarder Colleen Carrol has the ideal life. But her incredibly busy travel and competition schedule often leaves her longing for some downtime in her hometown of Hood River, Oregon. Still, with prime access to the Columbia River Gorge, that downtime quickly turns into…
Pro Kiteboarder Lindsay McClure tries to give back as often as she can. The Hood River native is a teacher, mentor, and coach to the young kiteboarders who are students in her traveling high school. This video is part of a series from Moxy International…
Imagine surfing on a wakeboard while a big-ass kite pulls you across the water—and occasionally out of it. This is kiteboarding in horribly reductive terms (but you knew that already). Let’s get to the part where pro kitesurfer Damien LeRoy answers the question in question. Damien…
A peeping stroll is not an acceptable last outdoor gasp before winter. Presenting the best active autumn escapes.
My New Year's Resolution for 2013 was to learn to kiteboard, but I don't know where to start. Help!
There can be only one super-specific, outdoor sport
These days, top kitesurfers blow away the fastest sailboats, maxing out at more than 60 miles per hour. Dangerous? Yep. Especially when the world's best converge on storm-raked Martha's Vineyard to duke it out.
From sharks and cougars to avalanches and frozen waters, four survivors share their stories in their own words. Plus: expert commentary.
For The Record
I am going to Morocco in late summer for a week, and want you to tell me what to see and what to skip.ChrisChicago, IL
Where can I go in Mexico or Cuba to learn kite surfing? I prefer the western coast, or the Yucatan in Mexico. Oh, and Im a total newbie. Craig Mexico
So say Matt Nuzzo and Trip Forman, the founders of Real Kiteboarding, who are channeling Jake Burton and trying to turn their breezy passion into the next action-sport phenomenon. MICHAEL BEHAR joins the believers on a rum-soaked Caribbean cruise and tries to find out: Is kiteboarding the new snowboarding?
Wind, waves, and siestasjust a few of the reasons to discover Tarifa, Spain
When it comes to adventure kingdoms, all roads eventually lead to California. Here's where to find the Golden State's secret stash.
Time to tune up that garageful of gear (we don't mean lawn chairs) and devote your next outing to full-throttle fun.
The future doesn’t just happen. The next frontiers of adventure, fitness, gear, and sport are crafted by bold visionaries with world-changing dreams—and the minds and muscles to make them real. Behold the 25 all-star innovators leading us beyond tomorrow. 1. Conrad Anker: High-Altitude Altruist 2. Josh Donlan:…
How to see your stomping grounds as a concrete jungle.
The Island's Resident Sports Gurus Spill Their Secret Favorite Places
This year's World Extreme Skiing Championships will feature two types of descent: Hail Mary and Mother of God