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Category Archives: Syndicated

Ironman Champion Daniela Ryf and the Curious Case of the Banned Wetsuit

Five-time Ironman world champion Daniela Ryf has admitted to having worn a banned wetsuit during the 2021 and 2022 Collins Cup team triathlons, as well as at the 2022 edition of Ironman Switzerland. But Ryf, 35, says she wasn’t aware that the Speedo Tri Elite suit was outlawed until she was informed by Ironman global […]

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These National Parks Are Lifting Reservations for Fall

Since the pandemic and its corresponding visitation boom, several national parks have implemented timed-entry reservations to reduce crowding and ensure that visitors have access to parking during their stay. But after Labor Day, many of these national parks see entries drop, which allows them to lift those crowd-thinning rules. While parks like Haleakala National Park […]

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Gravel Star Keegan Swenson Is Racing for Team USA at the UCI Road World Championships

The best male graver in the U.S. is headed to the biggest one-day race for professional road cyclists. Keegan Swenson heads to the 2022 UCI Road World Championships in Wollongong, Australia this week as one of the most anticipated riders to watch in the men’s road race. Swenson was a surprise call-up for Team USA […]

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Why Does the Catholic Church Oppose Utah’s Little Cottonwood Canyon Gondola?

We don’t often hear about the intersection between skiing and religion, so when the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City came out in opposition to the proposed Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola, we were curious. The Backstory: Little Cottonwood Canyon Gondola Controversy Reignites With DOT Recommendation Last week the Diocese, which is the hub for the […]

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How Paradox Sports Is Making Climbing a More Inclusive Space

Dan Boozan had an arm paralyzed in a cycling accident. Enock Glidden was born with Spina Bifida—a rare disease that resulted in waist-down paralysis. Aika Yoshida broke her neck in an acrobatic accident and was confronted with a long and uncertain road back to athletics. What do these athletes have in common? They, like thousands […]

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Beckett Hsin Is Only 12 Years Old. He Already Climbs Like a Pro

A kid with a thick tuft of dark hair and large brown eyes pulled onto the wall at Movement Climbing, Yoga, & Fitness, located in Denver, Colorado’s trendy River North neighborhood. He muscled into a move, rocked over his foot, and then stabbed out for the crimp. He fell just shy of it, coming off […]

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Insiders Guide to Rafting the Grand Canyon

Rafting the Grand Canyon is a bucket-list trip for many people and a spectacular way to fully experience the beauty, solitude and unique environment of this natural wonder. Along your rafting trip, you’ll have opportunities to stop and do hikes to Ancestral Puebloan sites, see waterfalls, swim in turquoise waters and spot wildlife like bighorn […]

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California’s Largest Wildfire of 2022 Is Burning the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run Course

California’s largest fire this year is currently burning on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountains, east of Sacramento, threatening several foothill communities known for their proximity to one of the most iconic ultrarunning races on Earth—The Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run. Specifically, the section of the course most threatened or burned is […]

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Hiker Scattering Father’s Ashes Along Appalachian Trail Found Dead in Apparent Drowning

A 45-year-old thru-hiker on the Appalachian Trail died last week on the New Hampshire border in an apparent drowning. Joe “Kanga” Harvey, of Prentiss, Mississippi, was last spotted heading towards the Connecticut River on Wednesday, September 7, at about 7:30 P.M. from Vermont’s Happy Hill Shelter. Police in nearby Norwich, Vermont, reported that they received […]

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