News from the Field

Sick Explorer Airlifted from Antarctica

A Norwegian explorer attempting to break the speed record for skiing to the South Pole was airlifted from the ice on Sunday as his health deteriorated. Traveling alone and unsupported, Steffen Dahl... Read More

Ligety Wins Again in GS

Ted Ligety, the reigning World Cup giant slalom champion, took his second giant slalom victory of the year in Beaver Creek, Colorado on Tuesday. Ligety avenged Sunday's second-place finish in giant... Read More

Brazil Deforestation Drops to Record Low

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has fallen to its lowest level in 23 years, the Brazilian government said on Monday. According to the National Institute of Space Research, the Amazon lost... Read More

Paralympic Cyclist Seeks Olympics

A Dutch paralympic cyclist regained the use of her legs after a collision with another cyclist last year and has now signed with professional cycling team Rabobank. Monique van der Vorst, who won... Read More

Stranded Man Survives on Coors Light

On Thursday, a man from Nome, Alaska was rescued 40 miles outside of town after having spent three days trapped in his truck in -17 degree temperatures. Clifton Vial, 52, had gone for a joy ride in... Read More