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They are the warriors among us. Those who push the boundaries of what can be done, who look at the environment and find that edge few can ride.

On a 1,750-kilometre, 35-day paddling epic, an old-school mountain master’s clothes – or lack thereof – still make the man.

Plucked from the pound, these sled dogs are pulling their weight — thanks to a good-hearted entrepreneur.

Death-defying venues. Physical and financial toll. Stacked odds and international big-mountain skiing’s uncertain future. This is life on the Freeride World Tour. Just ask Trace Cooke.

From Brazil to China to Norway, British Columbia highliner Mia Noblet has spent this past year walking her way into the record books.

Chelsie McCutcheon has seen poverty, addiction, and familial dysfunction. She is a shredder with spirit bridging the gap between kids and communities, on snow and soil.

Mike Powell is a Seattle podcaster who delves into the stories and opinions of action-sports insiders and icons. Here’s why so many are tuning in to the Powell Movement.

Returning to the scene of a crash that cost him dearly, a former snowboarder-turned-sit skier is nevertheless living it, loving it, and launching it.

Three sleds. A couple of bad ideas. One plane. Our coastal cowboy goes to great heights to save his snowmo. By Rory Bushfield.

Liz Rose has become the youngest Canadian to climb the Seven Summits and in so doing, raised  $213,000 so kids in palliative care can have adventures too.

Christina Lustenberger is considered one of the foremost big-mountain skiers of her generation. We chronicle the career of a down-to-earth athlete who lives for more than shredding the edge.

Sherpas Cinema, the production house behind Imagination, has released its latest film, “Children of Columbia: A Skier’s Odyssey.” Watch it here.

The Columbia River is one of the most famous waterways in the world. In their latest film, the Sherpas explore its legacy from power generator to adventure playground.

The Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival returns September 22-23, 2018, and will feature Olympic climber Jen Olson and Canadian mountaineering legend Don Vockeroff.

Spurred by a spirit of inclusion for their fellow riders, three Kootenay communities dig wide and deep for bikers downed by not out.

There are 12 different styles of the sport of climbing. Do you know them all? Here’s a list of the various disciplines within the sport. 

This natural rock arch is easily the most amazing climbing feature in the country. Here are the details of the new 5.7 rock climb on it.

Elijah Fox and Tia Blanco, both surfers hailing from California, took home the championships in their respective divisions for the Rip Curl Pro Tofino 2018 competition.

The winter of 2016-17 was indeed an epic. For kayakers, this spring could be equally so. Here’s a gun-’em-and-run-’em bucket list of rivers in the Rockies that could well be sweet as hell.

Canada’s best surfers set to return for 12th annual Rip Curl Pro, Canada’s longest running and most prestigious Pro surfing event from May 11-13 in Tofino, British Columbia.

A dad lets his young one fly free at an iconic mountain bike school — Whistler Blackcomb’s incomparable Summer Gravity Camp.