• Curious play: children’s exploration of nature 

      Gurholt, Kirsti Pedersen; Sanderud, Jostein Rønning (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This article explores the concept of ‘curious play’ as a theoretical framework to understand and communicate children’s experiences of free play in nature. The concept emerged interactively from three sources of inspiration: ...
    • Dangerous play with the elements: towards a phenomenology of risk sports 

      Breivik, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-10-11)
      The purpose of this article is to present a phenomenological description of how athletes in specific risk sports explore human interaction with natural elements. Skydivers play with, and surf on, the encountering air while ...
    • Sustainability comes to life: Nature-based adventure tourism in Norway 

      Rosenberg, Axel; Radmann, Aage; Lynch, Philippa Marie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      This paper investigates how tourists and guides perform sustainability during adventure tourism trips in natural environments. The paper draws on empirical data from an ethnographic study of five different multi-day trips ...
    • What would a deep ecological sport look like? The example of Arne Naess 

      Breivik, Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Since the 1960s environmental problems have increasingly been on the agenda in Western countries. Global warming and climate change have increased concerns among scientists, politicians and the general population. While ...