Scott Rosenfield

Author's Bio

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

Tacks at Tour de France Lead to 30 Flats

French police are investigating the source of upholstery tacks that led to nearly 30 flats in the Tour de France on Sunday. The tacks were strewn about the crest of the final day’s climb and... Read More

Libyan Olympic President Abducted

Gunmen abducted the president of Libya’s Olympic Committee in Tripoli on Sunday, just days before the committee was due to leave for London. Ahmed Nabil al-Taher al-Alam was driving through... Read More

Weekend Reading: Burning Up

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 the chickens we...

Stingrays Injure 41 at California Beach

San Diego beachgoers are on alert for stingrays after 41 people were injured and one taken to the hospital on Wednesday. Lifeguards and paramedics set up a triage area near the beach at La Jolla... Read More

Lance Armstrong Refiles USADA Suit

Lance Armstrong’s attorneys refiled a lawsuit against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Tuesday, a day after his initial suit had been dismissed, and only hours after USADA issued lifetime bans to... Read More

Sitting Takes Years Off Your Life

Sitting for more than three hours a day—even if you exercise—can shorten your life expectancy by two years, a new study finds. In a paper published Monday in the online journal BMJ... Read More

Marianne Vos Wins Giro Donne

Marianne Vos won her second straight victory at the Giro d’Italia Femminile, the only Grand Tour for women, after winning five of nine stages. Emma Pooley finished second, and American... Read More

Crash Axes Sanchez, Poel May Lose Kidney

Britain’s Bradley Wiggins held on to the yellow jersey in Stage 8 of the Tour de France on Sunday, surviving a weekend of carnage that claimed Olympic gold medalist Samuel Sanchez and... Read More

Rule May Open National Parks to Cyclists

National Park Service superintendents will have greater leeway to open their dirt roads to cyclists under new regulations published Friday by the Department of the Interior. Previously,... Read More

Weekend Reading: An Anxious Independence

The 4th of July is supposed to be a holiday. But the last thing you’re feeling right now is relaxed. With flights to make, “fun-filled” family get-togethers to recover from and plenty of work to...

Greipel Wins Crash-Marred Fourth Stage

In an eventful day at the Tour de France, Andre Greipel won the sprint into Rouen after a late-race crash took out a number of race favorites, including Mark Cavendish and American sprinter Tyler... Read More

Mission Begins to Find Earhart's Plane

On the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance, a team of scientists, historians and salvagers has embarked on a month-long expedition to find out what happened to the famous... Read More

Torres Misses Out on Sixth Olympics

American swimmer Dara Torres narrowly missed out on her sixth Olympic Games after finishing fourth in the 50-meter freestyle Monday night by nine-hundredths of a second. Torres, 45, won three... Read More

Fisherman Charged for Pulling Up Diver

A Florida fisherman accused of dragging a biologist from the seafloor by her dive flag and line was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge Wednesday after a month-long investigation. The... Read More