Emily Harrington Becomes First Woman to Free Climb El Cap’s ‘Golden Gate’ in One Day

Climbing media outlets worldwide are reporting this week that Emily Harrington, the 34-year-old professional climber out of Tahoe City, CA, has free-climbed Golden Gate on El Capitan in fewer than 24 hours. Her ascent marks the fourth time a woman has free-climbed El Cap in a day, starting with Lynn Hill on the Nose inContinue reading “Emily Harrington Becomes First Woman to Free Climb El Cap’s ‘Golden Gate’ in One Day”

Watch: This Tahitian Surfer Getting Barreled on a Foil Board Is Insane

This article originally appeared on Surfer.com and was republished with permission. For many surfers, just getting barreled is challenging enough. Foil surfing undoubtedly presents its own set of challenges. Getting barreled while riding a foil board? That’s a whole different level of difficulty and sketchiness. Well, Tahitian Matahi Drollet attempted that exact feat and livedContinue reading “Watch: This Tahitian Surfer Getting Barreled on a Foil Board Is Insane”

The Steelcase Leap is The Home Office Chair Your Back Needs

Like upgrading from your laptop’s tiny screen to a roomier external monitor, it doesn’t take long to realize a rigid desk chair isn’t cutting it in your home office. And that’s a detail worth nailing: The right office chair increases comfort while you’re putting in hours behind the desk. But, like a good mattress, thatContinue reading “The Steelcase Leap is The Home Office Chair Your Back Needs”

MTB Rider’s Mission to Build (And Shred) a Network of Trails in Rural B.C.

This article originally appeared on Bike.com and was republished with permission. Not everyone has an extensive network of trails in their hometown. In fact, some people don’t have any trails at all. And while traveling to find trails is what most riders resort to, others decide to grab a shovel and get to work. AContinue reading “MTB Rider’s Mission to Build (And Shred) a Network of Trails in Rural B.C.”

Why Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Are on the Ballot This Year

How we protect and intend to use the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is on the ballot this election, as is the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho’s South Fork Salmon River, Bristol Bay, Bears Ears National Monument, and countless other public lands. Ely, Minnesota was once a thriving ironContinue reading “Why Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Are on the Ballot This Year”

This Animal Flow Workout Will Get You Stronger Without Any Weights

Don’t let the odd name deter you: Animal flow offers unique benefits you won’t get from traditional strength training. “It fundamentally brings you back to the basics,” says Nike Master Trainer Patrick Frost. “These are ground-based movements, where you create resistance by pushing and pulling your body around a fixed platform.” The trick to masteringContinue reading “This Animal Flow Workout Will Get You Stronger Without Any Weights”

Jaw-Dropping Surf Clips From This Week’s Massive Nazaré Swell

This article originally appeared on Surfer.com and was republished with permission. The first time you watch the clip, it seems like your eyes deceive you. A white trail is streaking across a massive wall of water, but there’s no surfer to be seen. Watch it again, and again, and again––same result. The streak is LucasContinue reading “Jaw-Dropping Surf Clips From This Week’s Massive Nazaré Swell”

What Every Man Can Learn From the Navy SEALS About Grit

For generations, the U.S. Navy SEALS (Sea, Air, and Land) have set the standard for military special operations. Relied on for the toughest missions, these men are as notorious as their training, which begins at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado off the coast of California. Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training, or BUD/S for short, is the crucibleContinue reading “What Every Man Can Learn From the Navy SEALS About Grit”

How to Safely Camp and Recreate During Wildfire Season

Wildland fires are nothing new, but their current impact is dramatic. So far, in 2020, about 8.5 million acres have burned across the U.S. The financial toll is mind-boggling. In 2018, estimates of wildfire damage were about $18 billion. So far this year, nearly 33,000 people have been involved in fighting wildfires and 12 areContinue reading “How to Safely Camp and Recreate During Wildfire Season”