North & Central America

The Man Who Brought Running to Boulder

In 1970, Boulder, Colorado, was the only town above 5,000 feet in the United States that had a permanent indoor track. That alone was reason enough for Frank Shorter to pack his bags. “I...

Mako Sharks on the Fly

Conway Bowman gets the question all the time - ‘Really? Mako sharks on the fly?’ And his response is pretty much the same:...

Kayaking Trucha Falls, Mexico

After two weeks of successful first descents in the dangerous and cartel-controlled state of Michoacan, Mexico, our crew had one last river to explore. But during the first day of checking...

A Death in the Texas Desert

The thing to drink at La Kiva, a sprawling, partially subterranean, cavelike bar in the Chihuahuan Desert at the edge of Texas’s Big Bend National Park, was the Mind Eraser. A concoction...

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