Hayley Ashburn is an extreme athlete, the kind of daredevil who probably scares her parents, but who performs with such grace and athleticism that it is mind-blowing to watch her in action. She is a climber and a slackliner, who can do double drops and splits on a highline slung between peaks, and who BASE […]
Sure, I’ve done my share of night skiing. Mostly on the frigid slopes of the East Coast as a teenager, where ski club was not a break from school but instead a rite of passage under the resort lights on Thursday nights in January, freezing behind a neoprene mask and trying to navigate straight skis […]
I can’t help it. Every time I see beautiful photos or incredible videos like this one of Olympia National Park, I get the chills. I’m so glad that some of our leaders had the foresight to protect these places, these natural wonders, and to preserve them from development. This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary […]
The poster advertising Warren Miller Entertainment’s 65th film, No Turning Back, is like any other poster they’ve made. There are backlit craggy peaks, blue sky, big mountain lines, and a charging skier. Except there is one difference: For the first time in 20 years, the action-shot athlete is a woman. The opening segment of No […]
You get out of the water after surfing or paddling, and have to undress at your car, peeling off your wetsuit and pulling on clothes while you try to hold a towel around you. Or maybe you’ve just finished your morning run, and you are trying to undress in your car and pull on […]
Ms. Salak, 24-years-old and pushed by a relentless need for peace and the meaning of life, travels to Papua New Guinea alone.
The World Equestrian Games has been galloping along since Aug. 23 and comes to a halt this weekend on Sept. 7. The event is the largest of its kind, and is held every four years, alternating with the Olympic Games. Athletes from 76 different countries compete in eight disciplines, Jumping, Dressage, Eventing, Vaulting, Driving, Reining, […]
She’d do this hike come hell or high water. High water never came to the arid Grand Canyon, but nearly every version of hell did over the following week.
I believe we all have the best of intentions when talking to our pregnant friends, but sometimes the words just come out wrong. Here’s a quick guide on how to approach your adventurous friend’s growing baby bump—specifically, a list of what not to say. You shouldn’t do that! I hear this one all the time, […]