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How I Converted from a Cycling Purist to an E-Bike Enthusiast

January 11, 2019 | 0 Comments January 11, 2019 |

SHAPE—Most die-hard cyclists would jump at the chance to go on a bucket-list bike tour cruising through the idyllic rolling hills and medieval villages of Tuscany…but on an electric bike? Psh, that’s not even real...

How to Pack Light Without Sacrificing Any Essentials

June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments June 25, 2018 |

SHAPE—I’m a chronic over-packer. I’ve been to 30+ countries, across all seven continents, schlepping way too much stuff that I don’t always use or need. I often turn into a fairy godmother for travelers, sharing...

SHAPE MAGAZINE—Who knew that refusing to do something as natural as breathing could be a hidden talent? For some, it can even be life-changing. While studying in Sweden in 2000, Hanli Prinsloo, then 21, was...

My Fitness Tracker Addiction Almost Ruined the Trip of a Lifetime

March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments March 20, 2018 |

SHAPE MAGAZINE—”Seriously, Cristina, stop staring at your computer! You’re gonna crash,” any one of my six cycling sisters in NYC would shout whenever we’d go on long training rides across the George Washington Bridge to...

Massy Arias is One Fit Mama

March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments March 19, 2018 |

PARENTS LATINA MAGAZINE—When it comes to mom bods, Massy Arias’s is athletic, confident, and always on the move, as evidenced by the Dominican-born fitness coach’s Instagram channel. That’s where her more than 2.4 million followers...

The California Questionnaire: Kelly Clark

February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments February 8, 2018 |

VISIT CALIFORNIA—As the first female snowboarder to compete in five Olympics, Kelly Clark arrives in PyeongChang, South Korea, with nothing to prove. Three Olympic medals and seven golds at the Winter X Games—all part of...

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...