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Andy Samberg Likes to Watch

With his new film 'Popstar' in the can, we helped the SNL alum 
blow off steam the best way we know how—birding

Meet the World’s Best Tree Climber

In March, Tim Kovar led a group of climbers up a 200-foot-tall ancient redwood tree in the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. As the top tree climber on earth, he also leads tree-climbing...


The portable shower has gotten a much-needed reboot.

The Outdoor Industry Has a Millennial Problem

Outdoor gear and apparel is lighter, more durable and stronger than ever, but millenials, the generation coming into its peak buying years, doesn't seem to care. This has forced gear makers to...

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How Surfing's Happiest Champ Returned to Center

Stephanie Gilmore was a world-champion surfer when a brutal attack by a stranger nearly ended her career. Now she's back on top, with a sixth world title, and reveals how she found happiness again—in...

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Levi Leipheimer's Life After Doping

On a spectacular day for a bike ride in Sonoma County, Levi Leipheimer is sitting on the side of the road adjusting his cleat position.

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How to Race (and Live) Like a Spartan

“Am I intense? Yes, I’ll be the first to admit it.” So writes Joe De Sena about a third of the way into his new book, Spartan Up!, out May 13 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Live by Bike

Never mind the health and environmental benefits. It’s good for the soul.

The Pain Games

An obstacle-racing obsessed filmmaker aims to find out why suffering has become America's favorite new sports pastime.

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What Would Survivorman Do?

Les Stroud, the most trusted name in survival, has seen it all—and lived to tell about it. Next time you’re up a creek, you should probably do what he says.

The New Station Wagon: Cargo Bikes

Long popular in Europe, kid-hauling bikes with an electric assist are catching on stateside and opening up new roads for family adventure.


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