Gordy Megroz

Author's Bio

Gordy Megroz is an Outside correspondent and a former Outside editor. He splits his time between Vermont and Utah. Follow him on Twitter: @GordyMegroz.

The Fittest Real Athletes in America

Serious careers? Check. Committed to their families? Check. Able to beat the pros at their own game? You know it. Five hard-charging desk jocks who manage to do it all share the secrets of their...

The Fat Shoe Revolution

Super-cushioned shoes are taking over. Take your pick of the latest designs.

The World's Newest Super Material

From ultrathin condoms to high-tech women's skis, the world's strongest and lightest material has almost limitless possibilities. But the real breakthroughs so far have come in the world of sports.

The Shadiest Man in the Racing Biz

Search the web for Dean Reinke and you’ll soon be scrolling though a rap sheet of consumer complaints about how he and his for-¬profit road-race company, USRA Half Marathon, do business. Is he a...

Superhero Performance In Super-G

At least 15 years ago, somebody told me about a ski-racing prodigy who could produce unbelievable angulation that allowed him to carve incredibly sharp and precise turns. They weren’t... Read More

A Speed Suit Built for Sochi

In early 2012, the U.S. Ski Team put a sensor on Bode Miller and sent him onto the downhill course in Sochi.

The Gear to Win Olympic Gold

Thousands of athletes will vie for Olympic gold next month at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. And while success in each sport ultimately comes down to each individual, it definitely helps to be...

Vonn Out of Sochi Olympics

This morning, via Facebook, ski racer Lindsey Vonn announced that she won't be competing in the Sochi Olympics. Vonn, of course, suffered a devastating knee injury in February of last year, tearing... Read More

Building a Better Helmet

Since the early 1990s, helmet design hasn’t changed much: it’s basically expanded polystyrene foam (EPS) stuffed inside a polycarbonate shell, designed to withstand a single major impact.