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  1. When you know where to look, the intricate maze of reefs and atolls in the Maldives—a nation of 1,190 low-lying islands off the southwest coast of India—can reveal what every surfer is in search of:...
  2. Our group of a dozen hikers huddles in a circle, shoulders hunched, hands clutching our backpack straps. Loose pebbles scatter on the ground around our feet, and Gore-Tex jackets flatten as the...
  3. Rough start, I think, as my sled—pulled by eight yapping Siberian huskies that suddenly have become a blur of tangled harnesses and black and white fur—skids out of control across a frozen driveway...
  4. Each May, when chinook salmon season begins in British Columbia, fishermen converge on the Lodge at Whale Channel, located in Barnard Harbour about 90 miles south of the remote northern coastal city...
  5. Skiing Le Massif, situated about an hour’s drive northeast of Quebec City, can be a disorienting experience. Because the main lodge and the parking lot are at the top of the mountain, you begin your...
  6. It is difficult to watch the Monaco Grand Prix or any other Formula One race without wondering how you might perform in an F/1 car. AGS Formule 1 offers the chance to find out. The company, whose...
  7. Loaded down with layers of alpine apparel, avalanche transceivers, and backpacks outfitted to carry skis, our group embarks from ski patrol headquarters at the top of Telluride’s Prospect Bowl. We...
  8. The image of the Sporting Gentleman has remained firmly embedded in the human psyche for eons. While it is unlikely that this universal figure of genteel virility was with us in our salad days of...
  9. When the Vietnamese woman on his right raises the pot by $400, David Sklansky folds his cards quietly and leans toward his student. “All of the players at this table are probably in the top 1,000 in...
  10. Thoughts of sharks, rocks, and the crushing weight of water all cross my mind as I stand within the outline of a surfboard that has been drawn in the sand, listening to Ty, the blonde surfing goddess...

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