Every April, thousands of snowmobile enthusiasts converge on Paxson, Alaska for 5 days of camping, partying and riding. Think spring break, Burning Man and a freeriding trip to the Glamis dunes wrapped into one experience in the Alaskan backcountry. The weeklong event is built around a ski and snowmobile team race that started with a drunken bet over 30 years ago. Today, we call this event “Arcitc Man”. Watch as 2016 Arctic Man champions Daron Rahlves and Levi Lavallee do their best to explain just what Arctic Man is all about.
An elk hunter is fortunate to be alive after being mauled by a grizzly bear Saturday morning in the Montana wilderness. Bob Legasa, who suffered a broken arm and facial wounds during the attack, was recovering Monday in a Bozeman hospital. On Sunday he told the Coeur (…)
A former fisheries officer in New Zealand was surfing alone off Makorori on Friday when a small orca he initially thought was a shark checked him out before spinning him around on his surfboard in a “nightmarish” encounter. “I think it got caught in my (…)
Originate with Michelle Parker explores the cultures of backcountry skiing and the dramatic evolution that has happened over the last 20 years. In this first episode, the backstory of Michelle Parker is told by her peers, family, and friends. From quitting ski racing in high (…)
Springtime in LAAX calls for a little family vacation with the RK1 crew.
View this post on Instagram good dayyyy 🌸 A post shared by Chloe Kim (@chloekim) on Oct 14, 2018 at 7:26am PDT Chloe Kim, the halfpipe gold medalist at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, added to her impressive resume over the (…)
On the last day of a month-long angling adventure based in Madeira, southwest of Portugal, Gary Carter and crew spotted the largest blue marlin they had seen the entire trip. But rather than reach for a big-game fishing rod, Carter requested a 20-pound outfit designed for (…)
When you’re exploring far-off places, it helps to be ready for just about everything. On a recent sailing trip through a remote part of the Pacific, a crew from Patagonia made the most of the ever-changing conditions, scoring all-time kiting, fishing, surfing and (…)
In 1968, five friends set out on a 5,000-mile road trip in a white Ford van bound for South America. They packed surfboards, skis, and climbing gear and documented the whole trip on a 16mm Bolex camera. From Ventura, California to a first ascent on Cerro Fitz Roy, with a (…)
The Devils Hole pupfish, tiny residents of Death Valley described as the world’s rarest fish, enjoyed a boost in population with scientists counting the highest number they’ve observed in fifteen years. Volunteers and staff from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, (…)