Adventure

Gum for My Boat
Meet the young members of the Bangladesh Surf Club, an oxymoron in a country with plenty of beach, but a conservative Islamic culture that frowns on swimming. (Telegraph21)
Ocean Calling
A freak accident left paddleboarder Jeff Denholm with a prosthetic arm, but that didn't stop him from competing in a 32-mile race for the sport's unofficial world championship.
Abby Sunderland's Quest
A 16-year-old California girl sets out to complete a solo nonstop sailing trip around the world ... and to break her brother's record. (LAT)
Detroit River Kayaking
Not for novices, this paddling trip combines views of wildlife and protected wilderness areas with awesome industrial architecture. (Detroit Free Press)
Living Galapagos
Student-produced collection of multimedia stories explores the balance between man and nature in the Galapagos Islands. (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Toughest Mountain Bike Race?
Cyclists ride 450 grueling kilometers for five days in dirt and heat through tropical East Timor. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Surviving the Death Race
Who will win the surreal 24-hour endurance marathon that's described as a cross between 'Survivor' and 'Jackass'? (NYT)
Skydiving
A U.S. Army parachute team called the Golden Knights performs miles-high daredevil stunts. (Detroit Free Press)
In the Footsteps of Marco Polo
Two ordinary guys from New York retrace the 13th-century adventurer's entire 25,000-mile land-and-sea route from Venice to China and back. (American Public Television)
Tiger Eye: Up Close and Personal
A celebrated wildlife photographer designs and uses motion-sensitive cameras to capture Bengal tigers in their natural habitat. (National Geographic)