Sports + Adventure

Matador brings you adventure sports and the athletes that inspire us, whether it’s an extreme sports pro, or someone just getting started kayaking, surfing, or on the road, learning how people play in other countries.

We follow events that bring the entire world together like almost nothing else can, such as the World Cup, as well as tightly-knit local events such as the Green Race that exemplify how entire communities can develop around a certain place and sport.

Matador has members who run surf camps and others who teach people how to paddle. We have climbers, mountaineers, long distance cyclists, and soccer players. No matter where and how people play, we’re always looking to try it out and share it.

Sports + Adventure Articles

33 things you’ll never hear someone say in Sun Valley, ID

by Cody Forest Doucette

30 of the world’s burliest bungee jumps [PICs]

by Hal Amen

7 badass women who changed snowboarding forever

by Sarah Park

8 vital tips for the beginning snowboarder

by David Miller

22 necessities to pack for any winter adventure

by Tucker Patton

WATCH: skier Cody Townsend cheat death in terrifying steep and narrow chute

by Morgane Croissant

Be thankful that places like Fiji’s “Grand Canyon” and forward-thinking people still exist

by David Miller

Open this on your phone and you’re standing in Grand Canyon National Park

by Joshywashington

WATCH: Walking across surreal, transparent ice in the Slovakian mountains

by Matt Hershberger

Watch and learn from this snowboarder’s inspiring words and lines

by Rory Moulton

13 dead giveaways you grew up snowboarding

by Rory Moulton

Recently unearthed: Incredible vintage video of Kayaker pulling moves 30 years ahead of his time

by David Miller

Check these snowboarders killing it in ridiculous ‘nipple deep’ powder

by Rory Moulton

Tough love in Pakistan’s fight clubs

by Asim Janjua

7 life lessons your kids will learn on the mountain this winter

by David Miller

6 undeveloped islands to visit

by Tim Patterson

9 Montana backpacking trips that will blow your mind

by Eric Warren

From living on the street to champion big wave surfer

by Melissa Pretorius and Ashley Beer
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