It used to be that the only place adventure sports enthusiasts could go for media and information were a few niche magazines and MTV Sports. Thanks to the Internet, that has changed.
Now, there are endless articles and hours of media available for any sport-and opportunities to meet like-minded athletes as well. The challenge is finding it all and separating the great from the missable.
Though there are a number of dedicated sites-which we will discuss in a minute-some of the best places to connect with other adventure athletes and fans is on the largest, mostly widely used networks. Twitter, of course, tops this list.
To get the most out of Twitter-as an adventure athlete or otherwise-it's important to connect with and follow the right people. Often, this is simply a matter of searching for the name of favorite athletes or grabbing a link from their personal websites. A great place to start is this list of 9 Inspiring Adventure Athletes You Should Be Following on Twitter.
When it comes to watching video, there is no better place for adventure sports then Vimeo. Though YouTube has, without a doubt, as much or maybe even more related content, Vimeo makes up for this by offering superior quality. Indeed, the hours of adventure sports video on the site represents some of the best of its kind ever made. Get started with the adventure sports group.