Category: outdoors

Kayak Polo Hits New York City’s Waters

A couple walking along the pier leans against the railing, drawn to the frenetic activity in the waters just beneath them. Later, a man on his phone pauses mid-conversation to take a picture of the same peculiar scene. Continue reading “Kayak Polo Hits New York City’s Waters”

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Why Disc Golf is So Popular in Austin

Texas is the number one destination for disc golf in the United States with more courses and events than any other state, according to the Professional Disc Golf Association. The sport is thriving in Austin in particular. Continue reading “Why Disc Golf is So Popular in Austin”

A Look at the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in NYC

The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York City was tasked in 1990 with creating an event that would highlight the growing relationship between Hong Kong and the United States. That summer, the first Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival took place on the Hudson River off Battery Park City. Continue reading “A Look at the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in NYC”

Wilderness Survival Tips and Tricks

Picture this. You’re enjoying a typical day skiing or snowboarding. You’ve done it countless times before, but this time something happens. On what is planned to be your final run down the mountain you get disoriented. There’s a storm quickly approaching. You are now lost. Your cellphone isn’t picking up signal. What do you do?

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Moab, Utah, is the Ultimate Outdoor Adventurer’s Playground

A caravan of Jeeps cautiously works it way through the trails on Seven Mile Rim. A pair of little dots descend from high above: skydivers. Cross-chatter buzzes on walkie talkies. Rafts cruise down the nearby Colorado River. Hordes of hikers trek through Arches National Park to take in the breathtaking views and heights. Continue reading “Moab, Utah, is the Ultimate Outdoor Adventurer’s Playground”

Eric LeMarque’s Harrowing Survival Story Subject of ‘6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain’

Friday the 13th may be a superstitious day to most, filled with negative and eerie happenings. For Eric LeMarque, Friday the 13th was a day of salvation. A second chance. A light to guide him from the dark. Continue reading “Eric LeMarque’s Harrowing Survival Story Subject of ‘6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain’”

Moab Under Canvas Provides Ideal Glamping Experience in Desert

There’s no debate about it: Moab, Utah, is the mecca for outdoor activities. Surrounded by not one, but two national parks—Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park—the quaint town of less than 5,500 offers a bevy of nearby activities including four-wheeling, mountain biking, river rafting, hiking, BASE jumping and canyoneering. Continue reading “Moab Under Canvas Provides Ideal Glamping Experience in Desert”