Joe Spring

Joe Spring

Author's Bio

Joe Spring is a former editor at Outside. His writing can be found in The New York Times, Canoe and Kayak, and the Santa Fean.

Bill Smith's Atlantic Beach Pie

The Chapel Hill chef shares the recipe for a dessert inspired by childhood outings on the Eastern North Carolina Coast.

The Wandering Chef

In the famous Crook’s Corner restaurant, Chapel Hill chef Bill Smith has mashed Eastern North Carolina maritime dishes remembered from his childhood, French cooking techniques he learned in adulthood...

Kayaker Completes 4,000-Mile Expedition

In early 2012, a former corporate lawyer named Daniel Alvarez pitched Outside a back-of-the-napkin plan to kayak 4,000 miles from Minnesota to Florida that was so awesomely deranged, the magazine...

Kelly Slater Wins Quiksilver Pro

Surfer Kelly Slater took out the two most recent ASP champs not named Slater on the way to nabbing his 52nd ASP tour win on Australia's Gold Coast in pumping three-to-five-foot waves. The...

Brain Cancer Patient Wins Marathon

Iram Leon, a 32-year-old Austin, Texas, resident with a tumor in his left temporal lobe, won the Gusher Marathon while pushing his daughter in a stroller. Doctors told Leon that, with treatments,...

Ted Ligety Clinches World Cup Giant Slalom

American skier Ted Ligety clinched his fourth World Cup in Giant Slalom after winning his fifth event of the season on Saturday. "To win here again is a super cool feeling," said Ligety...

2 Climbers Missing on Broad Peak

Two of the four Polish climbers who summited Broad Peak on Tuesday are missing, according to Polskie Radio. On Tuesday at roughly 6 p.m., Maciej Berbeka, Adam Bielecki, Artur Małek, and Tomasz...

First Winter Ascent of Broad Peak

A polish team reached the summit of Broad Peak on Tuesday, notching the first winter ascent of the main summit of the 26,401-foot peak, according to Explorer's Web. Four climbers—Maciej...

Source Reveals Armstrong's Defense

An unidentified source close to Lance Armstrong's legal defense team told USA Today that his lawyers will argue that much of the case against the former Tour de France champion is beyond the...

BP Goes to Court Today

Roughly three years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP and other companies involved in the spill are scheduled to go to court today. Reports of a last-minute settlement between...

Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail

After a two-hour explanation of his decision, South African magistrate Desmond Nair granted South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius bail, saying he was not a flight risk and didn't show a propensity...

Armstrong Refuses to Meet With USADA

Lance Armstrong refused to meet with officials of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) by February 20, letting a deadline pass that might have allowed his lifetime ban from sanctioned...

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