Josh Dean

Mackey’s Hard Times Continue

When I went to Fairbanks to visit Lance Mackey last winter, I knew I was meeting one of dog-sled racing’s greatest champions on the downslide of his success. Even so, the relentlessly... Read More

The Next Picture Show

For their new film, The Art of Flight, filmmakers at Brain Farm used cutting-edge HD cameras to capture some of the most face-melting snowboarding footage ever seen. Is this the birth of the...

Road-Trip Ruta 40

Road-trip South America's 3,100-mile Ruta 40 past 18 rivers and 20 national parks.

Landon Donovan Isn’t Finished

Soccer's hardest-working man has spent a lifetime developing the endurance, speed, and smarts needed to close the deal when it counts.

Pack Man

Obsessive biologist Rick McIntyre has some peculiar ideas about America's most controversial predator.

Skateboarder Bob Burnquist's Far-Out Dreams

Bob Burnquist is on a quest to go bigger and scarier than any athlete has ever thought possible—while also running an organic farm and choosing smoothies over Red Bull. He calls this progress....

Mood Swing

Andy Roddick's career has been anything but smooth. More than once, he's been written off only to come back to form. And if he's to make a run in London, he'll have to do just that. In 2008, Josh...

Powder Keg

As you may have heard, they ski in Iran. As you may not have heard, the terrain is pretty sweet, there are dudes bouncing on the chairlifts, and The hills are alive with happy women in flowing robes....

Social Climber

Is the chalk-bag crowd ready to go upscale? New York City bouldering pioneer Ivan Greene thinks so, and he wants to lead the way.

Cool Millions

If you can rip, you might be blue-chip. Just ask Steve Astephen, the superagent who's turning action-sports