Adam Roy

Author's Bio

Adam Roy is associate online editor at Outside. 

How Well Do You Know Your Adventure Sports Lingo?

Every outdoor sport has its own language—just watch this interview (Get pitted!) and you’ll know what we’re talking about. For newbies, learning to speak surfing, skydiving, skiing, or any number of...

The 4 Paleo Commandments All Athletes Should Follow

Eating like a caveman is tough. Without going into the Paleo Diet’s debatable historical accuracy, the movement’s emphasis on whole foods, meat-heavy meals, and rejection of grains can make dining...

Quiz: Paleo or Not?

Eating like a caveman is all the rage. But the Paleo diet isn’t always super straightforward. How much do you know about what’s really Paleo and what’s not? Take our quiz to find out.

What the Kind Bar Fiasco Says About the FDA

Instead of punishing Kind for calling its bars "healthy," the FDA should be looking inward at the heart of the issue: labeling that confuses rather than informs consumers.

Master It: Become a Rock Climber at Any Age

Lee Sheftel's climbing career began in 1980 during a hike up one of the Flatirons in Boulder, Colorado. That's when he decided to scramble up some rocks on the side of the trail and found himself in...

'Slug Glue' Could Replace Stitches

Athletes of the future may have their gashes closed up with a slug-based adhesive rather than stitches, a New York biologist says.

Oldest Rock Art in North America Found

A group of petroglyphs discovered at Nevada's dried-up Winnemucca Lake is the oldest known rock art in North America, according to new research.

Study: Bike Lanes Don't Hurt Business

Far from driving off customers, bike lanes could boost businesses' sales, according to a study by a student at the University of Washington.

Eaton and Eaton Medal at IAAF Worlds

There was no Caribbean honeymoon in the cards for Olympic champion decathlete Ashton Eaton and his new bride, Canadian track athlete Brianne Theisen Eaton. Instead, the newly-married couple headed...

Glowing Rabbits Born in Turkey

We already had glowing dogs, pigs, mice, and cats. Now, genetic engineering's latest coup is a litter of glowing bunnies.