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There’s a good chance you’ve heard about it, maybe you’ve seen it, and if you’ve been lucky enough, you’ve tried it. Stand up paddleboarding (SUPing) is the fastest growing outdoor sport and it’s here to stay. Bursting on the scene within the past decade stand up paddlers are surfing their boards, practicing their downward dog, racing, fishing from them, and of course just using their boards as another excuse to enjoy our world’s most gorgeous waterways. Like anything that rises in such popularity so quickly there is always the question… will it last? Here are 5 reasons why stand up...

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Yes, those old-school helmets look pretty cool. Especially in the summer time when it’s so hot even racing down the freeway at 70 mph feels like a hair dryer blowing on you. The bad news is, they’re incredibly unsafe. Half-helmets, or shortys, are not approved by the Department of Transportation (DOT). For one, these crazy-sexy-cool (albeit dangerous) lids fail to protect half of your face. So forget dying, this particular form of protection assures that you’ll just have a mangled jaw for the rest of your life. We do feel you, though. Picture this: You’re touring through the Amalfi Coast...

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Whether you’re an accomplished fly fisher or you’ve always wanted to try, where you go makes all the difference. Here are three of the US’s best—from California, to Montana, to New Hampshire, these resorts offer some of the finest catches around. 1. THE ALISAL GUEST RANCH AND RESORT Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort Long considered the premier full-service guest ranch since it opened in 1946, Alisal’s 100-acre spring-fed lake is one of the best places in California for year-round fly fishing. Jason Grupp, Alisal’s Orvis-endorsed guide, specializes in the sport using traditional spinning tackle and fly fishing gear to help guests track...

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Mike “Rooftop” Escamilla has been known for his work as a  professional BMX rider, extreme stuntman, cameraman and TV host. Now he’s adding a new title to that list: dad. Known for changing the face of BMX street riding, Escamilla lives by his personal motto “Be the Adventure,” constantly taking extreme sports to new levels. Whether he’s on camera or off, Escamilla can be found jumping out of planes, snowboarding, diving with sharks, getting set on fire, or taking on some other wild adventure. But now that he and longtime girlfriend Soraya Espinoza have added “Rooftop” junior to the mix, will that mellow out the young...

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