No one would describe Yosemite National Park’s iconic Half Dome peak as a ski slope, but that didn’t stop two adventurous locals.
Learn about Karina Hollekim, a daredevil who survived a failed parachute jump and eventually was able to ski again.
Standing up for justice isn’t just good for equality; it’s also good for business.
Explore Mount Everest like a pro climber. See everything from the base camp to the summit thanks to innovative 360° camera equipment.
Explore some of National Geographic’s highlighted adventure photos.
Follow the journey of Garret McNamara as he attempts to surf the dangerously large waves of Portugal.
Roz Savage was the first woman to row solo across three oceans. Here, she talks about how her first voyage; how it came about that she gave up her normal life to row solo across the Atlantic, the obstacles that she faced, and how she overcame them.
Champion runner Kayla Montgomery refuses to let Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis halt her running career. Read about her here.
Watch mountain biking taken where you might never have imagined it could go!
The U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) has for decades won far more games and sold far more merchandise than their male counterparts. So why are they still paid less?
What makes an elite athlete fail just at the moment they’ve been training for since childhood? Read about the causes of “choking” and ways to prevent it.
Shortly after the attacks of September 11, 2001, Pat Tillman decided to leave his job as a football player for the Arizona Cardinals to enlist in the Army. He walked away from fame and a $3.6 million contract to defend his country.
Catch the excitement of “rez ball” and learn about what an important part of culture basketball is on Native American reservations.
Read the story of Allen Martin, who coaches long-distance runners to succeed not only in the sport, but in life.
Extreme sports push people to their limits and present exhilarating, at times dangerous, challenges. Read about which extreme sports exist and where to find them.
Annie Londonderry was an important figure of the Women’s Liberation movement in the 1890s. Watch the video to separate fact from fiction.
According to author Mark Jenkins, modern adventure is safer than you think—once you know the difference between legitimate danger and irrational fear.
As well as being in great physical condition, persistence, curiosity, and a lack of fear are the most common personality traits that connect athletes who run marathons and endure the toughest physical challenges. Read to learn more about these astounding athletes.
Along with opportunities for women excel in athletics comes the struggle to be paid fairly. Learn about the discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, who are paid far less than their male counterparts despite being much more successful on the world stage.
This video explains the relationship between the risk/reward sections of the brain, how dopamine factors into people wanting to take outrageous risks, and the benefits of taking risks every day.