When I fronted up to my first kiteboarding lesson about ten years ago, there were two things on my mind. The first thing was: this could hurt, and the other was: where are all the girls? The first, turned out to be completely unfounded, while the second is still true ten years on. Although the …

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It was around the time that I got my very own snowboard that I stopped snowboarding. Snowboarding gave me wings, the freedom to fly down a mountain and take risks I would have never attempted on skis. I took to snowboarding faster than any other attempted hobbies, and got good enough in only a few …

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This past Monday was the pinnacle of marathon running — the 120th Boston Marathon. Over 26,000 runners from all around the world converged on the great city of Boston to run this historic race, and I was lucky enough to be one of them. Qualifying for the Boston Marathon was my dream since 8th grade when …

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According to Somerville Theatre’s Hermitlake organizer, Paul Fitzpatrick Nager, the film The Search for Freedom sets the tone for the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2016. This action-packed film, showing some of the brightest stars of our adrenaline-chasing age, overlaid with a beautiful narrative, results in a somewhat jarring juxtaposition that still manages to …

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Jessie Tuckman, our surf correspondent, UK ambassador, and general surf inspiration has sent us some updates on the winter swells in her part of the world:  “The winter swells have started pumping waves in the UK. In fact, yesterday the big wave spot “the Cribbar” was breaking around 20ft and local big wave surfers have …

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Melissa Wawrzkiewicz is one of those rare runners who is incredibly impressive and incredibly unintimidating at the same time. She hasn’t been running her whole life, but since she started, it seems like she hasn’t stopped. She recently won the Oleta Down 2 Earth Half Marathon (won overall, for men and women), and I imagine there …

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I should have started the list with Booty Shots — clickbait, baby! But, look, you’re already here, and where are those promised booty shots? Don’t worry, keep scrolling and they will appear (or will they?). We’re coming pretty late to this party, but Misadventures wanted to weigh in on an internet spat that began with an article Zofia Reych …

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[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]e don’t have a review of Maidentrip (because we haven’t seen it yet), but I’ve been wanting to learn more about this adventurous girl, Laura Dekker, who controversially set out to sail around the world–alone–at just fourteen years old. Her voyage takes two years, and she documents the trip (including stops in the Galapagos Islands, …

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