This Week's Missing Links, December 15

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

Oscar Pistorius races ... a horse? In Qatar? YouTube

What happens with a 10.1 100m sprinter when you put him on a rugby pitch? YouTube via David Epstein

Everything you wanted to know about the catch of that 445-pound yellowfin tuna, including why it isn't a world record, San Diego Union Telegram

Wait, Shackleton left whisky behind? DHL

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

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