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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…

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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…

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In the Backcountry: Kimmy Fasani’s Return to Powder

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…

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Olympic Sports Psychology with Snowboarder Kelly Clark

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

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…

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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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The Best Cross Training for Snowboarders

Experts weigh in on the best ways to get in shape for snowboarding Most snowboarders know the aches and pains of the first day back on the hill—quads are burning, lower back is…

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Fast Times at the Mammoth Track

Olympic marathon runners Deena Kastor and Meb Keflezighi made a name for Mammoth Lakes, Calif. when they moved to the High Sierra town to train with coaches Joe Vigil and Bob Larsen in 2001….

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