The best articles, photos, and videos that I didn't post this week—until now. If you only click on one thing, make it "A Soap Opera on the High Seas," by Charles Homans.
For the best longreads of the week, check out "Weekend Reading: If You Love Them."
A profile of the man behind "Deadliest Catch," The New York Times Magazine
The Taliban blew up my climbing wall, Adventure Journal
On the end of the tall tale, Outside
What happens with a 10.1 100m sprinter when you put him on a rugby pitch? YouTube via David Epstein
What's your Himalayan IQ? Outside
Snowboarder Jeremy Jones wants you to learn from his mistakes, Jones Snowboards
Surfer Taylor Knox retires, Surfer
Diary of a Yosemite climbing steward, Alpinist