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The Pantheon: Mammoth, CA | Mountain Collective

Standing atop aptly named Paranoid Flats I can’t help looking around 360 degrees as I walk to my preferred chute. In the distance, the craggy peaks of the Ritter Range extend above low-hanging…

Deena Kastor

Deena Kastor Interview | Outside Online

Breaking records in the running world: once you start, you can’t stop. Earlier this fall, Deena Kastor added a World Masters Record in the half marathon to an already impressive resume. She already holds the…

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26.2 End ALZ

If you haven’t noticed, I caught the running bug—again. The first half of my life revolved around running. Whether it was playing soccer on the field, or racing on the track, I was…

Mammoth Track

Why The Mile is Dead (and Worth Saving) | Outside Online

Rounding the bend to the final straightaway of the 1964 Compton Relays, Jim Ryun’s arms pumped. He felt no pain as he kicked the home straight. When Ryun crossed the finish line in eighth…

Kimmy Fasani

Kimmy Fasani’s Return to Powder | Backcountry Magazine

In a sport where big impacts and injuries are common, snowboarders have to be fit—bulletproof even. So when the International Olympic Committee announced the addition of Snowboard Slopestyle to the Winter Olympics program…

Kelly Clark

Olympic Sports Psychology with Kelly Clark | Mammoth Times

When three-time Olympian Kelly Clark fell on her first run of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic snowboard halfpipe finals, she instantly relived the 2006 Torino Olympics, where a fall put her in fourth place….

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Freeskiing’s Olympic Debut | Active Times

In addition to racing down icy slopes and through gates in competition for the fastest times, elite skiers will also be boosting high out of the halfpipe, spinning off big jumps, and sliding…

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Farrington Clinches Spot on Olympic Snowboard Team

“She won the event today, and she made the Olympic team!” Kaitlyn Farrington’s dad screamed into a cellphone. Behind him, a crowd of snowboarding fans waited for the US Olympic snowboard team announcement…

U.S. Snowboard Team 2014

5 Things: Olympian Kelly Clark

The U.S. Olympic Snowboard half pipe and slope style teams were announced at Mammoth Mountain this weekend. Olympic Gold medalist Kelly Clark was named to her fourth Olympic team. MAMMOTH LAEKS — Kelly…

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Adventures in Wonderland

For some, the winter season presents a prime opportunity to stay inside, huddled under a blanket with a cup of steaming hot chocolate in hand. For others, the pull of the slopes is…

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