Adventure, as a concept, is becoming diluted. It is used to describe such a multitude of activities that often have little in common that the meaning of the word itself is being lost.
Has anyone else found that snacks directed towards kids actually make great race fuel? Fruit cups slide down the throat nice, fill the belly and the sugar laced syrup wates no time in giving you a quick boost.
I watched with unexpected anxiety as Tammy, my wife, wielded the pitchfork. I watched with unexpected anxiety as Tammy, my wife, wielded the pitchfork. She thrust it confidently into the burlap sack stuffed with straw and lifted. The two gently curved tines of the fork pierced the material of the bag and held its weight against the relentless pull of gravity as it rose slightly off of the ground.
Meet Tom Grundy, a dirtbag. It might be more accurate to call him a recovering dirtbag since he now owns a place with 4 walls and a roof complete with kitchen, bathroom, and even a laundry.
I've always had a thing for underdogs. When I was growing up, I'd always root for the worst team in the league. When I found out that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had never been to a Super Bowl I professed my allegiance to them and cheered them on all through adolescence.
Let's do this honestly. I was a great little runner in my teens and twenties. I could knock off a 35-minute 10k and run the next morning without pain, tightness or any other hindrance. That gradually changed
"So when are you going to get a real job?" I am sure that I am not alone in saying this, but I have been asked this question several times over the past few years.
At 32, Nathalie Long has competed in more world-class adventure and endurance events than many athletes can claim over their entire career, with more than her age worth of firsts to her name. Despite pain, the seduction of quitting, bills, life and work responsibilities, she’s not slowing down.