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7 Athletes to Watch in PyeongChang

January 30, 2018 | 0 Comments January 30, 2018 |

FURTHERMORE—Unwavering discipline and innate skill are key qualities that separate a good athlete from a star athlete. Add resilience, persistence, and an amazing support system, then you have a champion in the making, as these...

The California Questionnaire: Jamie Anderson

January 26, 2018 | 0 Comments January 26, 2018 |

VISIT CALIFORNIA—Jamie Anderson has already won gold in South Korea and the 2018 Winter Games haven’t even begun yet. At the official Olympic snowboarding slopestyle test event in PyeongChang last February, the 27-year-old from South...

9 Olympic Hopefuls on Their Dramatic Paths to the 2018 Winter

January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments January 4, 2018 |

GLAMOUR—Becoming an Olympian is not just about the hours spent training (though that helps!). It requires drive—insane, unmatched drive. These women, all likely to compete in Pyeong­ Chang, have that determination and then some, and...

The Rise of Female Cycling Clubs

November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments November 9, 2017 |

FURTHERMORE—Cyclists are turning up to ride in droves across the country in grassroots groups and with leading brands in the space, such as Rapha. “There has been a nine percent increase in cycling clubs created...

These Badass Women Are Taking on Poachers—And Winning

October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments October 13, 2017 |

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE—It’s 6:40 a.m. when I step into a white jeep inside Balule Private Game Reserve, a protected wildlife area spanning nearly 100,000 acres on the western border of South Africa’s world-famous Kruger National...

Tanzanian Cycling Adventure Puts a New Spin on Safaris

September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments September 27, 2017 |

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE—Minutes into our cycling group’s first meeting, someone shares a popular YouTube video of a mountain biker getting taken out by a gazelle while riding through African grasslands. Everyone laughs, and then Justaz...

You Don’t Need to be a Strongman to Train Like One

September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments September 7, 2017 |

MY FITNESS PAL—Similar to “American Ninja Warrior” and the obstacle-based fitness trend it spawned, strongman training first started as a hit TV show strictly for our own entertainment. In 1977, CBS aired the first edition...

Hurdler Dalilah Muhammad’s Playlist for Tough Practices

August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments August 9, 2017 |

ESPNW—For Dalilah Muhammad, nothing beats the sweet sound of silence before a competition. Muhammad, who became the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles last year, will be searching for...

What It’s Like to Be a Female Tour Guide in India

August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments August 3, 2017 |

TEEN VOGUE—Her freshman year of college, 19-year-old Komal Darira wanted a job. Not only would a paycheck afford her freedom and independence—something she craved as reflected by the flying flock tattoo on her lower leg...