Scott Rosenfield

Scott Rosenfield

Author's Bio

Scott Rosenfield (@ScottRosenfield) is a Level 2 USA Cycling Coach and Outside's Online Editor.

Mutant Butterflies Traced to Fukushima

Butterflies collected from the area surrounding the Fukushima nuclear disaster suffer from abnormalities in their legs, antennae, and abdomens, and have dents in their eyes, according to a study...

Weekend Reading: The Olympics and Beyond

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form magazine and newspaper articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on the deodorant we...

U.S. Begins Agent Orange Cleanup

For the first time, the United States has started to clean up Agent Orange used to defoliate forests during the Vietnam War.

Dams Linked to Global Warming

Dams are the latest global warming culprits, according to researchers at Washington State University. The reservoirs created by dams are hotbeds for methane gas producing life.

WADA Supports USADA in Armstrong Case

The World Anti-Doping Agency declared Tuesday that it supports the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s investigation of Lance Armstrong and disagrees with the International Cycling Union’s (UCI)...

Diseased Trees Add to Global Warming

Diseased trees may be a significant source of methane gas contributing to climate change, according to a study in Geophysical Research Letters.

Contador Returns to Racing

Alberto Contador returned to racing Monday at the Enco Tour after the conclusion of his retroactive two-year doping suspension.

UCI Rejects USADA Role In Armstrong Case

On Saturday, cycling’s governing body denied the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency any “authority to act or proceed” on behalf of the UCI or USA Cycling in its investigation into the Lance...

Weekend Reading: Long Live London

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form magazine and newspaper articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on what we can learn...

Kiwi Runs Brothel to Fund Olympic Bid

A New Zealand taekwondo competitor turned to prostitution after racking up $120,000 in travel, equipment, and training costs to compete in the Beijing Olympics.

Whale Found Dead in Sydney Pool

An 11-meter, 30-ton humpback whale carcass that washed into an ocean pool on one of Sydney’s northern beaches floated out to sea during Wednesday’s high tide.

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