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"MADAM, THIS IS BOAT, yes?" chirps a skinny man with a toothless grin, patting my surfboard with his hand. "Yes, it is boat," I smile, amused at yet another loc…

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Racing in a pool is all about streamlining your shape in the water, maintaining stroke efficiency and then, during the race, metronomic rehashing of strategy le…

LET ME INTRODUCE you to one of my favourite human beings. I know that is a big statement but, on a chilly day on the South Coast of NSW, I met a soul so bright…

FROM THE STANDING POSITION I feel as if I am towering over the other surfers in the line-up. I spot the dark line of swell early and stroke hard - I feel the mu…

RACING A TOBOGGAN DOWN an icy Austrian mountain road seemed like a good way to score a cheap thrill in between downhill runs. That was until I smashed my face i…

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DOLLOPS OF MUD ricochet off my tyre and splatter up my back, my feet slop about in waterlogged shoes and my legs burn. I’m sweating, panting and hollering with…

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While diving on Lord Howe is incredible it’s far from the only thing the island has going for adventurers. So pack your hiking boots and your daypack and get re…

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Huw Kingston muses on some of the things that go into organising an expedition, using his yearlong journey around the Mediterranean by kayak, foot, ocean rowboa…

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At six hours out of both Melbourne and Sydney, Croajingolong is pushing it for a weekend trip, but the remote untarnished landscape easily justifies the hours o…

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Seeking a new setting? Outdoor unveils the best places in Victoria for your next adventure, whether you're looking for an amble or an ascent, a paddle or a peda…

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HAVE YOU HEARD THE ONE about grown men screaming in white pain after thrashing their way through a forest full of the world's most poisonous foliage, their 'bur…

STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) is said to have originated in Hawaii in around 2004, although there is some fantastic footage on Youtube of surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku…

THE NSW SAPPHIRE Coast is one of Australia’s best-kept secrets when it comes to a superb adventure destination. There are myriad adventure activities on offer:…

NOWHERE ELSE CAN you go where the abundance of land and plethora of Australia’s beauty is quite so generous than Teewah along the beautiful stretch of Rainbow B…

BACK IN THE freewheeling days of the 1970s, when “extreme sports” were the realm of a few crazy lads, a bunch of climbers were scaling the big walls of Californ…