Tag: Training

How Running Sled Dogs Saved the Life of a Middle-Aged, Woefully Mediocre, Mother of Eight

How Running Sled Dogs Saved the Life of a Middle-Aged, Woefully Mediocre, Mother of Eight

| November 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

I had done what I set out to do – take a motley group of sled dogs and turn them into a solid team that I could trust to get me through almost 40 miles of unknown (to us) trail.

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Q&A with Oregon Winemaker, Mountaineer, Paddler, and Gardener, Lynn Penner-Ash

Q&A with Oregon Winemaker, Mountaineer, Paddler, and Gardener, Lynn Penner-Ash

| September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Oregon’s first female winemaker, Lynn Penner-Ash, now makes wine under her own label, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars. But she’s also pretty into the outdoors. Last year, Lynn and her family summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, but they’ve also checked Everest basecamp off the life list and are looking forward to their next big adventure: in Argentina—or maybe Machu Picchu.

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Five Reasons I’m Training For an Inclusive Adventure Race

Five Reasons I’m Training For an Inclusive Adventure Race

| August 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

This fall, I’m taking on a three-day, inclusive, multi-team race where I’ll bike, raft, hike, and climb through the high desert of Colorado. Crazy? Maybe. But here’s why I want to be part of the World T.E.A.M. Sports Adventure TEAM Challenge.

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Life of a Competitive Downhill Mountain Biker

Life of a Competitive Downhill Mountain Biker

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

This up and coming young rider is shooting to become a Downhill World Champion. Check out these jaw-dropping takes from ‘Follow My Dream’ in which Tahnée Seagrave does her thing on a downhill course and shows us how she trains.

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Taking the World to the South Pole

Taking the World to the South Pole

| June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Even if you never have the desire to do something as outrageous as ski 900 km (560 miles) across a vast ice field, Call of the White will help you realize that you have it in you to accomplish whatever you dare to do. All you have to do is dare.

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When It Comes to Cycling, Progress Is Natural

When It Comes to Cycling, Progress Is Natural

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The more you ride, the more you’ll want to ride. The more you want to ride, the comfier you’ll want to be on your bike. And so on. Your bike life will progress as it’s supposed to—at your speed and according to your style.

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Pro Jade Wilcoxson Shares Health Tips for the Everyday Cyclist

Pro Jade Wilcoxson Shares Health Tips for the Everyday Cyclist

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

In part three of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling offers health tips and encouragement for the everyday cyclist.

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The Easy Way to Buy a Bike

The Easy Way to Buy a Bike

| May 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

Ladies, we’re leading the cycling realm’s trends; it’s time we go into bike shops with confidence in our goals and an idea of what to consider when bike shopping.

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Pro Jade Wilcoxson Shares Training and Racing Tips

Pro Jade Wilcoxson Shares Training and Racing Tips

| May 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

In part two of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling lends her training secrets and tips for aspiring pro cyclists.

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Brains and Brawn Trump Beauty

Brains and Brawn Trump Beauty

| May 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Better to be strong than pretty and useless.” -Lilith Saintcrow

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Road Bike Racer Jade Wilcoxson Shares Her Story

Road Bike Racer Jade Wilcoxson Shares Her Story

| May 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

In part one of this video series, Jade Wilcoxson of Optum Pro Cycling tells us how she got into the sport and why she’s sticking with cycling.

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Elite Female Kayaker Circumnavigates Australia

Elite Female Kayaker Circumnavigates Australia

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Joe Glickman writes about Freya Hoffmeister, the first woman to circumnavigate the entire continent of Australia in a sea kayak. The feat puts her in a league few other adventurers, male or female, occupy. That alone makes this book worth reading.

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