Scott Rosenfield

Author's Bio

Scott Rosenfield (@ScottRosenfield) is a Level 2 USA Cycling Coach and an Assistant Online Editor at Outside where he manages the site's social media accounts—between otter video watching binges. Before joining Outside in 2013, he was a guest editor at Cyclocross Magazine and a freelancer for Men's Health. 

Third Hantavirus Death Reported

Officials on Thursday announced the third hantavirus death of a visitor to Yosemite National Park. As many as 10,000 people may have been exposed to the rodent-borne disease after sleeping in the... Read More

Weekend Reading: Too Much Controversy

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form magazine and newspaper articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on poaching, the...

Team Manager Outs Top U.S. Cyclists as Dopers

Commenting on the Cyclingnews.com forum, Garmin-Sharp team manager Jonathan Vaughters listed current Garmin riders Christian Vande Velde, David Zabriskie, and Tom Danielson as former dopers. The... Read More

There Are No Otters Here

The no-otter zone is more than an arbitrary line drawn across the sea, it’s a window into one of nature’s most fascinating creatures and the failings of U.S. environmental law.

Study: Organic Food No More Nutritious

Organic foods are no more nutritious than their non-organic counterparts, according to a new study. Researchers at Stanford University reviewed the nutrient content in both organic and non-organic... Read More

U.S. Green-Lights Arctic Drilling

The Department of the Interior is allowing Shell to begin preparatory work on its first well in the Arctic Ocean. The energy company will be allowed to put in place equipment designed to shut down... Read More

Weekend Reading: Life Post-Lance

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form magazine and newspaper articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on arctic endeavors,...

Boy Stumbles on $60,000 Whale Excretion

A precocious young British boy has stumbled upon a chunk of congealed whale vomit that could be worth as much as $63,000. Charlie Naysmith, 8, was walking with his parents along the beach at... Read More

Missing Tourist Finds Herself

A woman reported missing from a tour to the Eldgjá volcanic canyon in southern Iceland ended up joining the search party formed to find her. The mix-up occurred when the woman left the tour... Read More

Danish Cycling Official Fails Drug Test

A member of the Danish Cycling Union's board was dismissed from his post following news that he tested positive for three banned substances at a veterans' race in June. Soren Svenningsen showed... Read More

Hantavirus Kills Second Yosemite Visitor

A second person has died this summer from the rodent-borne Hantavirus after camping at Yosemite National Park. The virus, which is spread by exposure to rodent droppings and urine, has flu-like... Read More

Youth Track Official Killed by Javelin

A German sports official died Monday after being struck in the throat by a javelin. The 74-year-old man was overseeing a youth meet in the city of Düsseldorf when a 15-year-old competitor... Read More

Search for Franklin's Lost Ships Begins

The Canadian government has launched the largest search in history for the lost ships of Sir John Franklin’s 1845 failed quest for the Northwest Passage. The expedition is the fourth... Read More

Weekend Reading: Summer of Cycling

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form magazine and newspaper articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on American athletes,...