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COOL STUFF: Surfing, Captured From the Air

Some sports are just so visually stunning that you don’t need to ask why someone would ever want to do them. Surfing—the activity in which you stand on a board and accelerate across a massive moving wall of water that’s curling over into a beautiful … [Read more]

COOL STUFF: Ashima and Kai in Norway

Over the last 20 years, a lot has changed in climbing, photography, and life. I started climbing rocks when I was 13 years old, right around the same time I started shooting pictures. Back then, 5.14a was still considered hard, and I was shooting … [Read more]

COOL STUFF: In Praise of Giving: Kickstarting the Tom Frost Film

My parents taught me, through example, to give to the things you care about. My mom was a nurse, and my dad was a teacher. They weren’t wealthy, nor were they poor. They were middle-class folks who believed that selfless contribution is a virtue that … [Read more]

COOL STUFF: ASCA Lights Up Half Dome

I’ve always said that my good buddy Chris McNamara is one of the smartest and most impressive human beings that I know, both as an athlete but also as a business person and a community leader. In addition to being the mastermind behind Supertopo, a … [Read more]

COOL STUFF: The Enormocast

We like to talk about how new technology kills one form of media or another. Print is dead. Radio is dead. Television is dead. Film is dead. Etc. But the truth is that these formats don’t die; they adapt, change, and then go on to have their own … [Read more]

COOL STUFF: Climbing Is Blowing Up

2015 has been a break-out year for the sport of rock climbing. From the Dawn Wall media bonanza to the sport's continued coverage in the New York Times all the way to Hollywood, it certainly seems like climbing has hit the mainstream in a big way. I … [Read more]