Scott Rosenfield

Author's Bio

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

Flooding Threatens Colorado Farming

Though the rains have ended, farmers fear that flooding in Colorado may damage the agricultural industry. Harvests are facing a double threat: rot from standing water and distribution issues... Read More

Balloon Cluster Atlantic Crossing Fails

A man held aloft by hundreds of helium-filled balloons touched down in Newfoundland Thursday after falling short of his goal to cross the Atlantic. "This doesn't look like France," he posted on... Read More

Exercise Desk Use on the Rise

A growing numbers of Americans are using stand-up desks, treadmill desks, and other moving workstations throughout the day, the Associated Press reports. Sales of exercise workstations have... Read More

Giant Aquifer Discovered in Kenya

Scientists in Kenya have discovered an aquifer capable of meeting the country's water needs for up to 70 years. The aquifer is thought to hold more than 200 billion cubic meters of fresh water, and... Read More

Two Guides Hacked to Death in Papua New Guinea

Two porters were killed and a group of Western tourists attacked while trekking through a remote jungle trail in Papua New Guinea Tuesday. The group, thought to include eight Australians and a New... Read More

Crews Make Progress With Mount DIablo Fire

A wildfire atop Mount Diablo continues to burn, but firefighters took advantage of cooler weather to up containment of the blaze from 20 to 45 percent Tuesday. Nearly 75 homes are still threatened,... Read More

Report Outlines Profound Corruption at UCI

A dossier leaked to VeloNews and released Monday implicates the current and former heads of cycling's governining body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), in a massive doping cover-up.... Read More

Armstrong Ordered to Return Olympic Medal

Lance Armstrong has yet to return his Olympic bronze medal from the 2000 Games in Sydney, nine months after the International Olympic Committee asked for it back. The head of the organization's... Read More

Tokyo to Host 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo was selected Saturday in a 60 to 36 vote over Istanbul to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. It was seen as the safest course for the International Olympic Committee, because of the city's... Read More

Air Pollution Kills 200,000 Annually

Air pollution causes 200,000 early deaths each year, a newly released study from MIT's Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment has found. The group tracked emissions from sources like vehicle... Read More

Search For Firefighter Enters Seventh Day

The search for a missing U.S. Forest Service firefighter has entered its seventh day. Token Adams, a 41-year-old engine crew captain disappeared Friday in the Santa Fe National Forest. Adams set... Read More

Creek Turned to Concrete by Coal Company

An Australian creek has been flooded with concrete after a contractor error, the Newcastle Herald reports. The accident happened over three months ago, but the company involved and the local... Read More

Armstrong Ordered to Testify

A Texas judge has ordered Lance Armstrong to reveal who knew about his doping, possibly including his ex-wife and two former UCI presidents by the end of September. Travis County District Judge Tim... Read More

Croc Holds Man Hostage On Island for Weeks

A kayaker was rescued off the northern coast of Western Australia last weekend after being stalked by an enormous crocodile for two weeks. Ryan Blair had been dropped off by boat to explore the... Read More