Sky high
Big air on the open sea: Kiteboarding has liftoff

--A Float Through Hell
A first descent becomes a harrowing journey into the violent
heart of the Congo

--Where in the World Is Robert Garside?
Globe-trotter Robert Garside is losing ground to a growing pack
of skeptics

--Inside Out
Erik Weihenmayer on Elbrus, Cindy Crawford in space and more news

--Murphy's Law
Will course changes heighten the drama at the Tour de Lance, er,
France?

COLOR PHOTO: ERIK AEDER NEWS FLASH The aerial wizardry of Flash Austin helped launch the kiteboard craze globally.

"Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else."
--Tennessee Williams