“In life, there are no shortcuts to joy”

It can be hard to imagine even the concept of surfing in water just above freezing… but this is something that Chris Burkard does in his personal crusade against the mundane.

“Anything that is worth pursuing is going to require us to suffer, just a little bit,”

In this inspirational TED talk, Chris explains how it was initially his drive to explore will open spaces that led him to some of the coldest, choppiest, most isolated beaches on earth but that it was the connection he felt with the world in these places that kept him going back…