Category: Life Outside!

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When Kitemares Come True: My Worst Kitesurfing Moments

Kitesurfing is a high-maintenance sport. There’s absolutely no refuting this. Let’s just look at the gear. You throw down a fortune on the kite, harness, bar and lines, board, and bindings. Any gear that’s torn, rusted, or sandy is sure to be a safety hazard and needs...

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Shark Bay, Western Australia: Kitesurfing With Sharks

Kitesurfing in Shark Bay “They wanted to do a competitive swim across Shark Bay but the city reckons it’s too risky,” the pub owner explained and coyly flashed his teeth. At the sound of this, I quickly reflected on the three ways that Australians name places....

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An Interview with Alastair Humphreys: Adventures Big and Small

Alastair Humphreys has inspired millions of people around the world to partake in explorations big and small. He’s cycled around the world, rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, walked through India, trekked through an expanse of barren desert (aptly named The Empty Quarter), ran the Marathon des Sables (and...

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The Bike to Surf Movement with Cameron from My Wave Addiction

A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon surf writer Cameron Brown and his blog, My Wave Addiction. I found myself nodding along to so many of his posts that revolve around sustainability, surfing, and the human obsession with living a convenient lifestyle. Lucky for us, he’s agreed...

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Life Outside! [#3]

Welcome back to the new fortnightly series, Life Outside!— a place where I will share snippets of microadventures, action sports, eco-friendly tips, and other adventure stories that hopefully inspire you to live a life outside of your home, work, or other space that confines you. Microadventures...

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Life Outside! [#1]

There’s a reason humans feel happier gazing at stars rather than screens and the stale air of a shopping mall cannot compare with the fresh sky of the outdoors. Welcome to the new fortnightly series, Life Outside! — a place where I will share snippets of...