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Outside Magazine, June 2008

Pro surfer Malia Jones in Malibu

T H E  G U I D E
ALL UP IN YOUR GRILL   Watch a Video
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Summer's here and the grilling is easy. Well, it will be once you read our expert manual on all things involving heat and meat.

F E A T U R E S
VANISHING POINT
Ex pro cyclist Joe Papp got away with doping for years, but then he spilled the beans at the Floyd Landis hearing. What did heget for it? About 10,000cc of grief.
By Andrew Tilin

BECAUSE IT'S THERE. (SORT OF.)   View Gallery
Greg Michaels is one of the world's leading confluence hunters. No, not the thing where two rivers meet. Follow McKenzie Funk to remotest Bolivia and you just might understand.

OFF THE DEEP END    Watch a Video
Honduras's own Captain Nemo, renegade submariner Karl Stanley, has built his own vehicle for exploring the oceanic under­world, and he's taking Thayer Walker down with him.

AND YOU THOUGHT SHOCK RADIO WAS DEAD!
Imagine Imus and Stern somehow spawning love-child quadruplets and you'll have some idea of how just plain wrong Sirius's action-athlete DJs can be.
By Bryant Urstadt

D E P A R T M E N T S
DISPATCHES
»   FIRST LOOK: Taylor Twellman, Major League Soccer's homegrown star
»   NEWS FROM THE FIELD: Laird Hamilton's new clothing collection. PLUS, meet Chris Sharma, one of the world's strongest technical climbers.
»   MILESTONES: Meet Greg Long, the greatest big-wave surfer not named Laird
»   THE OUTSKIRTS: Coffee-bar-equipped cycling shops gear up in a city near you (LINK CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE)
»   MEDIA: Bug porn; Oregon loggers and Alaska miners hit the small screen
»   BOOKS: Mountaineer Maria Coffey investigates extreme athletes' penchant for paranormal drama; novelist David Guterson sends a Chris McCandless–like searcher into the Olympic Mountains

DESTINATIONS   View Gallery    Watch a Video
»   WEEKEND ESCAPES The problem: There are only 13 weekends left until Labor Day. The solution: Our handpicked, stress-beating getaways, from Nova Scotia to New Mexico. Plus: Surfer Malia Jones on how to travel with an adventure goddess.

THE ESSENTIALS
»   COVET: The early bird could really use this automatic espresso maker
»   MOUNTAIN BIKES: Ride easy on the year's most comfortable trail bikes
»   UPGRADE: How to scout kayaking first descents with a powered paraglider. PLUS, how to build an anchor for a climbing top rope.
»   OUTFITTED Take air travel from totally intolerable to not too bad

BODYWORK
»   SLEEP SPECIAL: Why going hard by day and by night is killing you.

C O L U M N S
THE BIG IDEA
Making the case for a full-on viewer boycott of the Olympics
By Marc Peruzzi

OUT OF BOUNDS   View Gallery
Three dudes kite-skied across North Dakota to promote wind energy, and Eric Hansen fearlessly followed. Now the sanity of all four is in question.

CODE GREEN
¿Viva la recesión? Can the economic crunch help save the environment?
By Elizabeth Hightower

THE LAB RAT   Watch a Video
If you put a stationary rower on bike wheels, would you be a mad fitness genius? Or just mad?
By Nick Heil

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