This Week's Missing Links, September 8

The best articles, photos, and videos that I didn't post this week—until now.

If you only have time to check out one of these links, read "Elephants dying in epic frenzy as ivory fuels wars and profits," from The New York Times.


Everyone else remembers their grandma’s marathon time, The New Yorker

Tyler Hamilton on his new book, Outside

Ueli Steck climbs, then paraglides, Adventure Journal

Martin Litton receives a lifetime achievement award from Canoe and Kayak, Grind TV

Chicago Marathon says no to Lance Armstrong, Runner’s World

Viva Patagonia, First Ascent,

Carving the world’s longest waves 34 times, Wired Playbook

Pistorius vs. Oliveira, round 4, Science of Sport

"So you realize what really (matters) was the effort that you put in daily in order to build something special. Because when the championship arrives, you cannot expect to meet happiness that day, otherwise you don't get there. It's the process." —Former Formula One driver Alex Zanardi after winning Paralympic gold, Associated Press

Weeding Devils Tower, a climber's dream job, Adventure Journal

World's longest lost message in a bottle is a ... wait for it ... government survey. With a reward that can't be paid. Associated Press

A day in the life of a fire lookout is slow, but if you like timelapses... Vimeo 

The best river towns in America, Outside 

R.I.P. Burning Man, San Francisco Magazine


Elephants dying in epic frenzy as ivory fuels wars and profits, The New York Times

Cool picture you have to see, an X-ray of a stingray, Amazing Planet

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