Adventure

A WORLD AWAY

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World travel, as a cultural phenomenon, has exploded in the 21st century. Lands that were mysterious, difficult to get to, and experienced by just…

AN ISLAND UNTO ITSELF

AN ISLAND UNTO ITSELF

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“Adventure travel seems to imply a far-off destination,” wrote legendary travel writer Paul Theroux, “but a nearby destination can be scarier, for no place…

MAKING WAVES

MAKING WAVES

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Razor-sharp coral reef. Man-eating sharks. Cutthroat competition. The life of a pro surfer is hardly a day at the beach, but for sixteen-year-old Spencer…

THE JET SONS

THE JET SONS

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Exactly two years ago, N Magazine told readers about the JetLev, a $100,000 water-propelled jetpack that was soaring around Nantucket Harbor. Onlookers marveled as…

Slam Dunk

Slam Dunk

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A Nantucket native’s unlikely jump into professional basketball. According to Josh Butler, he invented the slam dunk on Nantucket. Back when he played center…

On Guard

On Guard

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Olympic fencer Jed Dupree challenges Nantucket to a duel this July Flashback to March 26, 2001, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Summer resident Jed Dupree had…

DOGGED

DOGGED

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Summer resident Stephanie Cooper Greenberg and her team of trained therapy dogs are helping children soar to new heights. Summer resident Stephanie Cooper Greenberg…