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

Camping in Argentina’s remote wilderness is unbelievable. These photos explain.

by Karin-Marijke Vis
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Costa Rica: Enter adventure

by Ben Weiland

7 ultimate Costa Rican adventures for any budget

by Joe Baur

Ultimate frisbee is taking off in India’s slums, and it rocks

by Padmaparna Ghosh

10 ways to go off-the-beaten path in Germany

by Jacqueline Kehoe

Climbing to 20,000 feet at 0 degrees F is absolutely epic. This is what it’s like.

by Ben Adkison
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The 5 hardest things about #Vanlife

by Mark Wetzler
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Check this radical day in the life perspective of a woman surfer in Australia

by Alice Latham

12 things to do in Whistler when the snow melts

by Sara Schneider

This man is bringing surfing to Gaza’s dangerous seas

by Laura Dean

North America’s Galapagos: 5 outdoor adventures on California’s Santa Cruz Island

by Kristen Bor

The ultimate fly fishing guide to Sun Valley, ID

by Brett Wilson
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Google’s new vertical street view lets you climb Yosemite from your couch

by Alex Scola

66 surfers in Huntington Beach ride a single board to break the world record

by Kristen Bor

14 solid reasons to quit your job and just backpack the US forever

by Katie Scott Aiton

20 reasons you average Joes shouldn’t even try to be yachties

by Abby Gallagher
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Rowing in the Grand Canyon is the most coveted job in the world and it’s easy to understand why

by Morgane Croissant
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13 of the sickest spots to wakeboard in the US

by Alex Scola
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