Sports

An Introduction to the Olympic Sport of Curling: When, Where, How?

Summer Kingsland

Curling is probably the most underestimated of all the Olympic sports, and in all honesty, the most ...

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An Introduction to Sumo Wrestling: Rules, Regimen, Rigor

Sarah Jones

Sumo wrestling has been an institution that started in Japan during the Edo period as a form of ...

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Who Are the Highest Paid Female Athletes of 2019?

Summer Kingsland

Being a woman in today’s society is challenging enough, and it is even trickier in the world of ...

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The Strangest Sports That Are No Longer in the Olympics

Sarah Jones

As many exciting sports as there are in the Olympics, there used to be many more, and some of them ...

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On Billy Jean King: Revolutionary Activist, Vehement Feminist, Star Athlete

Steve Becker

Billy Jean King has been an inspiration to female tennis players since she famously defeated Bobby ...

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Sports Tourism: How to Stay in Shape Even When You Go Abroad

John Poe

Sure, it’s great fun to take a vacation, especially with loved ones. But what if you could combine ...

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Let’s Get to Know Judd Trump, Top Snooker Player for 2019

Steve Becker

Judd Trump is a legend in the complex world of professional snooker. Destined to do well in the ...

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The Medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be Made From Recycled Metals and Why it’s a Great Idea

John Poe

The Olympics being just around the corner, we’re all very excited about who’s coming, how big each ...

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Great Ways to Enjoy Autumn’s Rainy Sundays: The Very Best Sports Reads

Elizabeth Russell

We all love jumping in in pickup games or even throwing a ball around the yard with our kids. But ...

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Terry Bradshaw: All-Star Player, Influencer, Sports Commentator, Rocket Scientist?

Steve Becker

Terry Bradshaw holds quite an impressive resume. A former quarterback for the Pittsburg Steelers ...

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The Golden State Warriors, Their New Home and the Controversy Behind It

Sarah Jones

The Golden State Warriors are the pride of California. Three time championship victors in the last ...

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The Short Lived History of a Little Known Sports Museum in a Big City

Michael Jones

The Sports Museum of America is a sad story of an institution. Though it was only open a short ...

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics and Why You Should Watch Wheelchair Rugby

Elizabeth Russell

Everyone gets very excited about the Summer Olympics, especially this year because of all the new ...

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Check out 8 of the Top NBA Players’ Cribs

Elizabeth Russell

It's well known that top athletes rake in some serious cash, but exactly how much do the best NBA ...

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Sports Fan? Visit These Unique Athletic Landmarks During Your Travels

Sarah Jones

The world is full of unusual sights if you’re a sports fan. Sure, you’ve had a chance to ...

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The Best Baseball Apps For When You Can’t Watch the Game

Michael Jones

We checked out many of the baseball apps out there and selected the best ones for you to enjoy ...

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A Brief History of the Five Greatest NASCAR Race Tracks

John Poe

NASCAR has some truly amazing venues and tracks all over the United States. We’ve selected some of ...

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What to See and Do in Chicago When You’re a Sports Fanatic

Sarah Jones

Chicago is a great city to visit, but even more so if you’re a sports fan and especially if you’re ...

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Why Parkour Won’t Be Featured at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Elizabeth Russell

Parkour: l’Art du Déplacement has gone from being an underground sport at the start of the ...

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5 Camping Coffee Recipes

John Poe

Avid outdoor fans will tell you that many things are simply better when done camping. Read a book ...

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The Colorful History of Samoans and Polynesians in Football

Michael Jones

Samoans have dominated the NFL over the course of the last few decades. It is to the extent that, ...

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Who are the Worst Teams in the 2019-2020 NBA Season? Read Below to Find Out!

Sarah Jones

With this basketball season coming in, fans all over the country are getting more and more excited. ...

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The History and Highlights of the Baseball Hall of Fame

Steve Becker

About the Museum There is no definitive answer to who invented baseball, but the Hall of Fame in ...

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Kurt Busch and Jimmy Spencer, a Rivalry to be Remembered and Where They Are Now

John Poe

At the start of the naughties, few NASCAR drivers were more notorious than Jimmy Spencer and Kurt ...

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Make that Money: How Olympian Athletes Finance Their Lifestyles

Elizabeth Russell

Olympians don’t get paid to participate in the games, so how do they make rent? We decided to ...

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Check Out the Top Five Sports Venues in the World and Pick Your Favorite

Steve Becker

The United States, as a nation of top athletics, is home to a number of incredible sports venues. ...

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Long Games and Unknown Names: Why Don’t Europeans Watch Football?

Michael Jones

The United States is one of only 35 countries where soccer is not the most popular sport. Other ...

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A Look At The Top Caving Destinations In The World

John Poe

If you’re a serious outdoor adventure lover and you haven’t yet tried caving, this summer is a ...

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What to Expect from Skateboarding in Tokyo 2020

Steve Becker

Skateboarding has come a long way since “Dogtown Z-Boys” came out in the early naughties. Today, ...

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Top Places On The Planet To Try Out Hang Gliding

Michael Jones

Hang gliding is one of the most exciting sports you can try. Adding some adventure to your vacation ...

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The Best Cabin Camping On The Planet

Steve Becker

Summer is here and that means that it's officially camping season. While many of us are content to ...

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Make Your Summer One To Remember With A Visit To One Of These Amazing Zipline Parks

Elizabeth Russell

For many, a summer adventure isn’t complete unless there is a distinct sense of “adventure.”  It ...

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Here Are The Best Places In The World For Catching An Artificial Wave

Elizabeth Russell

When artificial waves first hit the scene, many surfers turned their nose up at the idea, opting ...

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Best Volcano Camping In America

John Poe

If you’re getting bored camping in your backyard or at your local state park, you can definitely ...

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Top Summer Destinations For Snorkeling Lovers

John Poe

Take a few seconds to perform a google search for “top diving destinations” and you’ll get enough ...

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Garopaba, Brazil Is About To Become A Major Vacation Destination For Surfers

John Poe

When it comes to taking a “surf vacation,” most of us will usually look to Mother Nature to ...

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Best Rivers In The World For Scuba Diving

Elizabeth Russell

When it comes to top scuba diving spots, most of us probably think of some tropical ocean ...

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Here’s A Look At Some Of The Sharkiest Diving Locations On The Planet

Sarah Jones

For some, the idea of spotting a shark while diving is enough to send shivers down their spine. For ...

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Best Surfing Spots For Beginners

Elizabeth Russell

If you’ve never surfed before and the idea of hopping on a board in pursuit of your first wave has ...

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There’s An Underwater Village You Can Dive In Norway

Jennifer Rose

If you like a bit of creepiness and exclusivity when it comes to your diving adventures, you might ...

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There Are Some Serious Cleanup Plans In Store For Mount Everest This Year

Jennifer Rose

It’s shaping up to be a pretty historic climbing season for the world’s tallest mountain this year. ...

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Top Early Summer Surfing Destinations

Michael Jones

In case you didn’t realize it, there’s a brand-new summer season right around the corner. That ...

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Top Tips For Surfing In Alaska

Michael Jones

When most people think of surfing destinations, it’s not likely that Alaska is anywhere on their ...

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Top Rock Climbing Destinations To Kick Off The Season

Michael Jones

For those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere, winter is officially over. It’s spring now, ...

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Wilderness Climbing Protections Have Officially Been Written Into Law

Jennifer Rose

When it comes to the Trump Administration and protecting wilderness areas, there hasn’t exactly ...

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Top 5 Surfing Destinations On The Planet

Jennifer Rose

Surfing is an awesome way to get in touch with nature and develop skills in an outdoor sport. Plus, ...

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5 Of The Greatest Mountain Biking Destinations In The World

Michael Jones

Many people plan their vacations around the hobbies and sports they love. Mountain biking is a ...

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Diving Spotlight: Jamaica

John Poe

If you ask a handful of people to name a Caribbean destination, at least one of them is probably ...

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Top Recommended Shipwreck Dives Around The World

Raymond Harris

Shipwreck diving is certainly not for the faint of heart. It should only be attempted by those who ...

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5 Of The Best Places For Rock Climbing Outside Of The U.S.

Steve Becker

The States isn’t the only place you’ll find really great rock climbing. Heading overseas or across ...

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Top Winter Surfing Destinations

Jake Davis

It’s January, and for many, surfing is the furthest thing from their minds. Frigid temperatures ...

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The Best Places In The World To Go Ziplining

Jake Davis

Ziplining has quickly become one of the most popular adventure hobbies on the planet. It’s been ...

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This 16-Year Old Girl From Virginia Has Her Sights Set On A Gold Medal For Rock Climbing In The 2020 Olympics

Jake Davis

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will have a new sport in the lineup. For fans of extreme sports, ...

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World Surf League To Pay Equal Prize Amounts To Men And Women Athletes

Michael Jones

At a time where the feminist movement and equal rights are at the forefront of social media and ...

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Best Places To Hike In Japan

Raymond Harris

When you think of Japan you probably don’t immediately associate the country with epic hiking ...

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New Record Set In Yosemite As Youngest Person Ever Frees The Nose At El Capitan

John Poe

We’ve written plenty about Yosemite national park and the many feats that occur at its pinnacle of ...

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6-Year-Old Boy Sets World Record By Climbing North Africa’s Highest Peak

John Poe

In the world of climbing and mountaineering, world records are pretty impressive feats, and while ...

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Top Artists For Scuba Divers To Follow

Jake Davis

Art and diving tend to go hand and hand. Much like any other sport that takes place on or under the ...

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide For Campers

Michael Jones

The Holiday Season is upon us, and now is usually the time of year where we stress out over trying ...

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5 Of The Most Dangerous Animals Encountered While Scuba Diving

John Poe

Shark Week on the Discovery Chanel wrapped up a little over a month ago. This, combined with the ...

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The Best Live-Aboard Dive Boats In The World

John Poe

There are plenty of great scuba diving destinations all across the globe.  However, those who are ...

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Top Animals Every Scuba Diver Should Have On Their Bucket List

Michael Jones

Scuba diving provides some truly unique opportunities. Divers can get up close and personal with a ...

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The (Worst) Best Surfing Spots For Shark Encounters

Elizabeth Russell

The eerie truth is that some of the greatest surfing destinations on the planet also happen to be ...

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Where to Dive When Visiting Australia

Jennifer Rose

Australia is a must-visit destination for anyone who is serious about scuba diving. When most ...

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Top Diving Locations For Fall

Jennifer Rose

Fall can be a tough season for scuba divers. Many of the best diving destinations in the world are ...

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The Best Cliff Diving Spots On The Planet

Jake Davis

Cliff diving is not a sport for the faint of heart. While it might seem easy enough to just take a ...

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Are You A Fan Of Extreme Sports? Try Running With The Bulls!

John Poe

While it will never become a Summer Olympic event, Spain’s Running of the Bulls should be on the ...

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California Legally Makes Surfing The Official State Sport

John Poe

California has long been synonymous with surfing and on August 20th Governor Jerry Brown took that ...

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Top Snorkeling Spots In The Florida Keys

Elizabeth Russell

The Florida Keys usually make it on to lists of the top snorkeling destinations in the world. ...

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K2 2018 Climbing Season Recap

Michael Jones

We’ve covered a couple of interesting events on K2 this past season. We could easily write up a ...

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What’s In Store For K2’s Climbing Season This Year?

Jake Davis

K2 is considered by most serious climbers throughout the world to be the most difficult mountain to ...

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It Was Just Announced That Denver Colorado Will Be Hosting the 2019 Ice Climbing World Finals

John Poe

American ice climbers have long known just how special Colorado is in terms of playing host to ...

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Top Surfing Destinations In Africa

John Poe

The entire continent of Africa is a premier destination for surfers. Regardless of which shoreline ...

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Russian Climber Rescued On North Ridge of Latok I After Being Stranded For 6 Days

John Poe

Late last month, we covered the developing story of Alexander Gukov, a Russian climber who had ...

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Alpine Climbing Season Continues To Plague Climbers

Jennifer Rose

It’s been a tough season for major Alpine Climbers. Early in July, Canadian Climber Serge ...

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Top Paddleboarding Destinations In The World

John Poe

Paddleboarding can give you a unique view from the water of many epic locations around the world. ...

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Top Climbing Spots In Australia

Elizabeth Russell

We’ve covered a lot of top climbing destinations, but we’ve never really touched on any of the hot ...

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Top Freshwater Diving Locations On The Planet

John Poe

Are you looking to change up your diving routine a bit?  Maybe you’re tired of diving reefs in the ...

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One Little Town In North Carolina To Host 3 Surfing Events Next Month

John Poe

Coastal Living magazine recently named Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina among the “ten best ...

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Canadian Climber Serge Dessureault Fails To Climb K2

Jennifer Rose

In an earlier article this month we announced that the climbing season on Pakistan’s K2 had ...

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Will Surfing in the 2020 Olympics Take Place In An Artificial Wave Pool?

John Poe

Fans of the sport of surfing are thrilled by the fact that 2020 will mark the debut of surfing as ...

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5 Rock Climbing Destinations To Hit This Summer

John Poe

There are plenty of amazing rock climbing destinations around the world. In fact, even if you ...

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More Of The Best Surfing Destinations On The Planet

John Poe

We’ve covered some of the top surfing destinations on the planet before, but you can never have too ...

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Another Fantastic Dive Location You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

John Poe

If asked to point out the country of Oman on a map, many folks would likely have a hard time doing ...

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Florida Town Plays Host To World Record Diving Accomplishment

John Poe

World records are very interesting things. It seems that Guinness has a place for just about anyone ...

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El Capitan’s Speed Record Falls Once More In Yosemite

John Poe

The first ascent of Yosemite’s El Capitan occurred 60 years ago when Warren Harding led a three-man ...

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Top Destinations On The Planet For Trail Running

John Poe

Running is a major sport, and for many, a big-city marathon is where they are at their happiest. ...

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5 Best Places In The World For Kiteboarding

John Poe

Kiteboarding is a relatively young sport, but as the excitement catches on, more and more locations ...

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Top “Surfer-Friendly” Cities In The U.S.

John Poe

Surfers know how important it is to find a great location. While there are plenty of truly epic ...

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Here Are The Results Of The National Surfing Championship At Wickaninnish Beach

John Poe

The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve hosted the Canadian national surfing championship last ...

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Top Dive Location Recommendations For Hawaii’s Big Island

John Poe

The Hawaiian Islands have no shortage of fantastic diving locations. In fact, many of the world’s ...

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5 Underwater Volcano Recommendations For Scuba Divers

John Poe

Volcanoes are one of the planet’s natural beauties, but when most people think of volcanoes they ...

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Here’s A Look At The Longest Man-Made Wave Pool In The World

Steve Becker

In the world of surfing, Kelly Slater needs no introduction. He’s arguably the best and most ...

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5 Hot Spots Throughout The World For Catching Unique Fish

John Poe

Sport fishing is a serious endeavor for many outdoorsmen (and women). It doesn’t just apply to the ...

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The Beginner’s Guide To The Kentucky Derby

Michael Jones

The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby will occur on Saturday, May 5th at Churchill Downs in ...

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Meet The First Woman In The World To Complete An 80Km Windsurfing Race

John Poe

Depending on where you take your beach trips, windsurfing may not be something you see much anymore ...

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Best Campsites For Families In Europe

John Poe

It doesn’t matter where you live in the world, camping with your family is one of the most ...

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How To Stay Fit While Traveling

Steve Becker

Keeping up with your workout routine isn’t the easiest task when you’re on vacation, or if you ...

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The Biggest Moments Of The 2018 Winter Olympics

John Poe

The 2018 Winter Olympics are over, but they left us with some pretty memorable moments. While there ...

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Entire USA Gymnastics Board Resigns In Wake Of Nassar Conviction

John Poe

As of January 31, 2018, the entire USA gymnastics board of directors resigned in the wake of the ...

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Hilary Knight Could Lead The U.S. Women’s Hockey Team To An Olympic Gold Medal

John Poe

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games kicked off last Friday, and for hockey fans, all eyes should be on ...

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Meet The Man Who Could Win The Figure Skating Gold In Pyeongchang

John Poe

Nathan Chen has been figure skating for 15 years now, and in that time he’s gone from a young boy ...

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Top Snorkeling Destinations

John Poe

Snorkeling is an easy sport to learn, and it’s a great way to get under the water and explore ...

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An Introduction To The America’s Cup

Michael Jones

The America’s Cup is the premier sailing race in the world. It also happens to be the oldest ...

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Top Ice Climbing Destinations

Steve Becker

“Rock climbing” and “mountaineering” have a wide range of specific skills and sub-genres that ...

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What Did 2017 Teach Us About Health And Fitness?

John Poe

While we’re all looking forward to developing our personal health plans for 2018 and seeing whether ...

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South Korea Facing Low Ticket Sales For 2018 Winter Olympics

John Poe

  The 2018 Winter Olympics are less than a month away now, with the opening ceremonies ...

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Russia Will Not Be Competing In The 2018 Winter Olympic Games

John Poe

Pyeongchang, South Korea will host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, but Russia will not be there. The ...

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The Life, Death, And Possible Resurrection of Jai Alai In The U.S.

Steve Becker

Many have called Jai Alai “the most dangerous game in the world.”  With a label like that, you’d ...

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