Skip Brown

Author Articles

Up Close and Personal

Zooming in on action sports cameras.

Almost Heaven

Snow kiting soars in the Sinks - if you can get there.

Kitesurfing: A Board with Wings

Kite surfing combines paragliding, windsurfing, water skiing, and even skateboarding into one wild ride.

Heart of Darkness

A Blue Ridge boater notches a first descent of the Congo River—a maelstrom of water tornadoes, crocodiles, and continuous class v rapids. But the scariest moments weren’t on the water.

Hard Snow

Skate Skiing the Sods The snow is hard and icy, and I’m flying through woods on the verge of out of control. The skate skis...