Alison Teal is a surfer, filmmaker, world traveler and star of Discovery Channel’s hit show, Naked and Afraid. While most kids grew up taking the bus to school, Alison hiked 17,000 feet to her school in the Himalayas and her adventures only grew taller from there.
At 23 years old, Kyle Thiermann is proving that you really can change the world doing what you love. Using his unique platform and talent, he raises global environmental awareness through online video projects....
Surfing is the ultimate lifestyle sport for nature lovers. There's nothing quite like the experience of an epic surf session with close friends in the pristine beauty of the ocean. Is it any wonder that many surfers become eco-entrepreneurs committed to preserving our environment?
Who says you have to sacrifice design or style to save the planet? WOOED is a company that builds new and innovative wood products that are designed by nature -- born from their team's love for life, travel, outdoor pursuits and the environment.
Courtney Conlogue is the epitome of what surf training can do to take yourself to the next level in the water. She's currently sitting at #4 on the Women's Would Tour and potentially has a chance to win her first World Title. She's also racked up an impressive list of sponsors including Billabong, Swatch Watches and Rockstar energy drinks to name a few.
Do what you love and help along the way. This is the philosophy of Jon Rose, pro-surfer and founder of Waves for Water. He's devoted his life to living the ultimate surf lifestyle while bringing clean water to those in need across the globe. Intrigued by his great work, we had to know more.
Pictured here is Aryn Farris, team rider for Extreme Athletics -- the top surf training facility on the west coast. They're leading the charge which is taking surfing from a mere lifestyle activity to a high performance sport. And like any sport, progression to your potential requires training.
Barbados is a world class surfing destination and island getaway for anyone looking to experience the true island life. There are many reasons to visit Barbados including great local restaurants, water sports and a variety of island culture.
We've found the best surfing in Puerto Rico to be in Rincon. Here's how to get there, where to stay and the most popular surf breaks.