2018 FIFA World Cup

June 18, 2018

Coming June 14 – July 15, 2018. Non-stop football (AKA soccer to us Yanks!) is underway with the 2018 FIFA World Cup. If you’ve been hiding under a rock, we’d here to tell you that Russia is hosting this international tournament that happens every 4 years. This is the first time it’s been held in […]

ION Surf

June 15, 2018

Surf’s up! It’s summertime and what better way to enjoy the warm weather than to hang out at the pool or lake or for that matter, any body of water and crank up the music? Our friends at ION Audio (remember them from the fantastic, on-the-go speaker, the Clipster Active?) agree with this and have just […]

Grateful Dad Race

June 15, 2018

Coming June 16, 2018. Dust off your tie-dye shirt and get ready for the Grateful Dad Race! Celebrate dear ol’ dad this weekend in Portland, Oregon at this chip timed race with half marathon, 10K, and 5K distances. The course is a scenic one with views of the Columbia River and Cascade Mountains. It’s fast and flat […]

SilverSport

June 14, 2018

Bye, bye stink! It’s all in the silver…the special SilverClean Technology from the folks at SilverSport. Their clothing and accessories are infused with nanoparticles of silver that once activated by moisture (read: sweat!), bind to and eliminate odor-causing bacteria. The silver is also anti-microbial so you’re protected from harmful germs, and these special benefits don’t […]

Learn to SUP: Beginner Workshop with FLY

June 14, 2018

Coming June 16, 2018. Head to the “Chosen Spot” this weekend! Canandaigua Lake, “Chosen Spot” in the native Seneca Indian language, is the sight of the Learn to SUP: Beginner Workshop from the folks at Finger Lakes Yogascapes (FLY). Just outside of Rochester, New York, this lake is a beautiful and relaxing setting for some yoga, first […]

Rootblue

June 13, 2018

Look no further, your hydration needs are solved! Is it a shot of hot coffee in the morning that you need to get going? Is it a cold drink to quench your parched throat on that epic hike? Either way, our friends at Rootblue have you covered! This double walled, vacuum insulated, stainless steel bottle […]

Windjammer Angelique Yoga and Wellness Cruise

June 13, 2018

Coming July 22, 2018. Practicing the bridge pose at sea! Hop aboard the Windjammer Angelique for a 4 night Yoga and Wellness Cruise that leaves out of Maine’s Camden Harbor. All yogi levels are welcome on this 95-foot sailing vessel with 15 passenger cabins. There will be sun salutations on deck and on shore with plenty of […]

Jabra Sport Pulse

June 12, 2018

Like having your own personal training manager in your ear! We introduced you to Jabra’s great line of fitness earbuds a few years ago, and now they have the Sport Pulse which provides you with some really cool features. Let’s start with the in-ear heart rate monitor. Yes, in-ear, so you don’t have to attach any extra bits […]

Skellig Michael

June 12, 2018

Are you looking for Luke Skywalker? Those Star Wars fans out there may recognize the rocky Skellig Michael as Planet Ahch-To, the birthplace of the Jedi Order and Luke Skywalker’s hideout in episodes VII and VIII. As part of the Skellig islands, Skellig Michael is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is open for day visits from […]

Fuse Chicken Shield

June 11, 2018

Chainmail isn’t just for armor! Last year, we introduced you to Bobine, the multifunctional phone accessory that does it all – cable, dock, tripod, and stand, and now our friends at Fuse Chicken have another award winning lightning cable to keep you charged. Shield is made up of super strong stainless steel chainmail (over 10,000 individual […]

PACE Multisport Dodge City X

June 11, 2018

Coming September 9, 2018. Canada’s toughest off-road triathlon. Big statement for a big event. It’s the PACE Multisport Dodge City X, a die hard cross triathlon in Cumberland, British Columbia. The standard course includes a total elevation gain of 950 m with a 1,500m swim in the glacier-fed waters of Comox Lake, a 23K mountain bike through […]

Zapata Flyride

June 8, 2018

Soaring through the air or across the water…you can do it all with the Zapata Flyride! It looks a little like a jet ski/snowmobile with water jets on either side. Operating similarly to a regular jet ski, it has additional controls that allow you to move up and down and internal sensors and electronics that maintain […]

Airhook 2.0

June 8, 2018

Just a few days left! Last year we introduced you to Airhook, the innovative gadget that makes airline travel more enjoyable by maximizing the little space between you and the seat in front of you by holding your drink and phone or tablet. An ongoing Kickstarter campaign has only a few days left to launch a new […]

World Ocean’s Day

June 8, 2018

Coming June 8, 2018. Today’s the day. World Ocean’s Day. A day to remind us to celebrate, honor, and protect the world’s oceans that grace us with so much – oxygen, food, climate regulation, entertainment, and more. This year’s theme is: Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean. From beach clean ups to film screenings […]

Vapour Organic Beauty AER Next-Level Deodorant

June 7, 2018

A new kind of deodorant. With AER Next-Level Deodorant, our friends at Vapour Organic Beauty spent 5 years developing an innovative formula that magically turns a gel into a powder that helps keep you smelling fresh throughout the day. A special combination of organic, natural and Eco-Cert plant and mineral ingredients such as organic arrowroot, baking […]

Perth’s World Record Kilt Run

June 7, 2018

Coming June 23, 2018. Do you hear the bagpipes?! It’s almost time for Perth’s World Record Kilt Run! Yes, this Canadian city in Ontario holds the official Guinness World Record for world’s largest kilt run. Started in 2010, there were 2,400 runners last year, and we’ll see whether 2018 beats that number at this popular race. […]

The Nature Lover’s Quotation Book

June 6, 2018

Capturing why we love the outdoors! Recently released, The Nature Lover’s Quotation Book is filled with words of wisdom, beauty, and wonder. This little book contains an assortment of quotes from artists, scientists, naturalists, politicians, authors, and philosophers on such subjects as nature’s beauty and bounty, the spirit of adventure, and nature’s power and longevity. We especially […]

The Great Inflatable Race

June 6, 2018

Various dates and locations throughout 2018. Get your bounce on! Sign up for The Great Inflatable Race, or TGIR (pronounced: tigger, like the bouncy tiger in Winnie the Pooh!) at a location near you. This is a fun, untimed obstacle race with a collection of 8-10 gigantic, inflatable obstacles over the course of 1.5 to 3.1 […]

Buff Bake Protein and Protein Sandwich Cookies

June 5, 2018

The better for you cookie! Who doesn’t love cookies, and our friends at Buff Bake have some protein packed cookies that you don’t need to feel guilty about. They are baked with all natural ingredients and are gluten free with 220-320 calories and 12-16 grams of protein. Whether you like soft or crunchy, they’ve got you […]

Chile: Hiking, Winetasting, & Easter Island with AdventureWomen

June 5, 2018

Coming November 5, 2018. Wine and the giant stone Moai statues on the most remote island in the world – what a trip! Our friends at AdventureWomen are offering a high energy, 10-day tour of Chile with Hiking, Winetasting and Easter Island. Some of the high points of the varied itinerary include: cycling and wine […]

Ayala’s Herbal Water

June 4, 2018

Water with herbal excitement! Hydration is important, but it doesn’t have to be with ordinary, run of the mill, unflavored or simple fruit flavored water. Our friends at Ayala’s Herbal Water have some uniquely flavored waters that have won awards and will win over your taste buds. Developed by a smart pediatrician and mom who […]

WB Surf Camp

June 4, 2018

Coming August 19, 2018. Surf’s up! Join the WB Surf Camp for their Women’s Surf and SUP Retreat in North Carolina. Held at the Shell Island Resort, the week of surfing will be right in front of the resort on Wrightsville beach and at various locations in the area, including the uncrowded beaches of Topsail Island and […]

Surf Grass Mat

June 1, 2018

Love the feel of grass on your feet? Then you need a Surf Grass Mat! Bring it to the beach, camping, hiking, or anytime you want a clean, soft place to stand and change. Not only is this patch of grass, albeit synthetic turf, soft on your feet like the real thing, but it also […]

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day

June 1, 2018

Coming June 2, 2018. Take the pledge: Leave the trail better than you found it. Let’s join the American Hiking Society on National Trails Day in what should be a collective quest to preserve our precious resource – public hiking trails across the United States. We all enjoy the outdoors, and it’s time to give […]