When asked what the best religion is, the Dalai Lama replied: “The best religion is what brings you closest to God.” Does that mean that you can find spirituality in anything, even in riding ghastly waves and fighting for the next move on narrow mountain ridges? I believe that, as long as you do it for the right reasons, yes, you can.
Over the last decades, extreme sports have stolen the spotlight. Unfortunately, this also strengthens many misconceptions, such as that those who participate do it just to show off. While surfing, rock climbing, trekking and kayaking are becoming more sought-after, there are still those who believe that they are far too dangerous.