Scott Rosenfield

Author's Bio

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

Text Received from Lost Ship

A missing American schooner with seven people aboard sent an undelivered text message a month ago. Authorities released the message after seeking it from the satellite phone company Iridium and the... Read More

New Tick-Borne Disease Hits Hard

A disease spread by deer ticks has infected over 100,000 New Yorkers since the state began tracking it. The infection closely resembles Lyme disease, leading to a host of problems with treatment... Read More

The Ted King Scandal

Inside the dispute that ended with one of American's post promising riders leaving the Tour.

Spoiler: Crashes and an Upset Win at TDF TTT

Orica-GreenEdge took the win in today's team time trial over Omega Pharma-Quick Step, vaunting stage 3 winner Simon Gerrans into the yellow jersey. Team Sky held on for third, three seconds down on... Read More

West Hawaii Bans Scuba Spearfishing

The state Board of Land and Natural Resources has banned scuba-assisted spearfishing off West Hawaii and has limited aquarium fish collection to 40 species. After listening to more than six hours... Read More

Microbeads Ending Up In the Great Lakes

The microbeads in your face wash—tiny exfoliating pieces of plastic—are polluting the Great Lakes and killing fish, according to a study published in Marine Pollution Biology. The study... Read More

Duck to Receive 3-D Printed Prosthetic Leg

Buttercup, the peg-leg duck, is set to receive a 3-D printed prosthetic foot this weekend. Hatched in a high school biology lab with a backward foot, Buttercup had difficulty walking and had his... Read More

Study: You're Delusional About Your Health

You're in denial about your health. According to a new study commissioned by the health-insurance company Aetna, most Americans exercise for vanity's sake and think they're healthier than they... Read More

Brutal Heatwave Smothers the West

The West is baking under intense heat, with the temperature at Las Vegas-McCarran International airport tying the official high of 117 degrees Friday. Meanwhile, more than thirty people were... Read More

Spoiler: Carnage and Chaos at the Tour

In a chaotic start to this year's Tour de France, Marcel Kittel won the race's first stage, with contenders for the overall Alberto Contador and Ryder Hesjedal crashing, sustaining minor injuries.... Read More

Pakistan Orders Cliimbers Off Nanga Parbat

Following the terrorist attack on Nanga Parbat in which gummen attacked and killed 10 foreign tourists, Pakistan has suspended all mountaineering expeditions on the mountain. Fifty to fifty-five... Read More

Historic Sailboat Vanishes

A historic racing sailboat and its crew of seven have vanished. The schooner, built in 1928, left port in New Zealand at the end of May. A week later on June 4, it dropped out of communication in... Read More