Scott Rosenfield

Author's Bio

Scott Rosenfield (@ScottRosenfield) is a Level 2 USA Cycling Coach and Outside's Online Editor.

The Transformation: Learning to Ski

After three years of failing on the slopes, online editor Scott Rosenfield finally discovers the beauty of downhill skiing.

Six Feared Dead on Mount Rainier

Reports indicate that six climbers fell to their deaths on Mount Rainier this weekend. While details remain unclear, officials believe the group fell 3,000 feet on the Liberty Ridge route, one of... Read More

Why the U.S. Speedskaters Didn't Win Olympic Gold

Sidestepping direct criticism of Under Armour, U.S. Speedskating blamed the late introduction of the company's suits, the squad's high-altitude training program, and a lack of data collection for the...

Peter Matthiessen Dies at 86

Peter Matthiessen, a novelist and naturalist, died Saturday at the age of 86 from leukemia. A three-time winner of the National Book Award, co-founder of The Paris Review, and contributor to... Read More

Cyclist Ryder Hesjedal Admits to Doping

Canadian Ryder Hesjedal, the 2012 winner of the Giro d'Italia, has admitted to doping ten years ago under the direction of discredited former yellow jersey wearer Michael Rasmussen. Hesjedal came... Read More

Five Dead in Colorado Rockslide

A 100-ton-rockslide killed five people at a vantage point looking up on Agnes Vaille Falls in Northrop, Colorado on Monday. A 13-year-old girl, who suffered a broken leg, is the lone survivor, the... Read More

New Record Marathon Time Set

The world record marathon time fell by 15 seconds Sunday when Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a new record of 2 hours, 3 minutes, and 23 seconds at the Berlin Marathon. The previous record was held by... Read More

Brian Cookson Wins UCI Election

Following months of bitter campaigning, Brian Cookson beat Pat McQuaid in a 24-18 vote Friday to become the president of the UCI, cycling's world governing body. Cookson has been the president of... Read More

87 Elephants Poisoned in Zimbabwe

In a mass-poaching, 87 elephants were poisoned with industrial cyanide, authorities in Zimbabwe told the Associated Press Wednesday. The bodies were found with their tusks... Read More

Ocean Rower Sarah Outen Touches Shore

Sarah Outen touched shore in Alaska's Aleutian Islands Monday after 150 days and 3,750 miles at sea. The 28-year-old became the first woman to row across the North Pacific Ocean solo, the... Read More

First Snows of the Season

The first day of fall had ski resorts around the country reporting the snow of the season. Though the 2013-2014 ski and snowboard season is still a couple months away, the San Francisco Chronicle... Read More