Rio’s 2016 Olympic Games and the surrounding media blitz rival other Games’ sites. Read the history evolving from these global festivities, athletes, and competitions that live in a type of infamy bubbling up every four years in the dominant summer … Continue reading
It was a typical fall morning in 2011 when, on the last steep hill of my daily hike, I felt like I couldn’t possibly take another step without passing out. The sudden and intense onset of extreme exhaustion made me … Continue reading
Earlier this month, SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Board of Directors Chair, Tim Petrick, presented the 3rd annual Industry Achievement Award to longtime snow sports industry leader, educator and promoter Mary Jo Tarallo. The Industry Achievement Award acknowledges dedication to the … Continue reading
Dog sled and snowshoe designers and builders Paul & Darlene Bergren of Minot, N.D., are among the recipients of the 2012 NEA National Heritage Fellowships, the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.
Paul Bergren built his first … Continue reading
Josiah Middaugh doesn’t leave much to chance when it comes to fitness, training and racing. In fact, this five-time National Snowshoe Champion, seven-time North America Snowshoe Champion, seven-time Mt. Taylor Winter Quadrathlon Champion and two-time USAT Winter Triathlon National Champion … Continue reading
A few months ago, Jessica Cimino had given up on the chance to go on a week-long class snowshoe hut trip. She simply didn’t have the right gear.
It’s not like she could just head over to the sporting goods … Continue reading
At OR you always see super fit athletes checking out the new gear along with regular retailer and media folks. My sightings included climber Beth Rodden, extreme skier and guide Dean Cummings, Man vs. Wild’s Bear Grylls, and world-record holder … Continue reading
Laurie Lambert and Ceal Walker had raced against each other numerous times, but it wasn’t until they traveled together to the 2010 World Championship Invitational in Vancouver that they really got to know one another. “I am not even sure … Continue reading