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The Next Shaun White Is a 14-Year-Old Girl

Last February, as the sports world converged on ­Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics, one of the best halfpipe snowboard­ers in the world made the trip to Pyeong­chang, South Korea, instead.

Meet the Company Upending the Running Industry

In 2007, Seattle-based Oiselle was an up-and-coming women’s running apparel brand winning customers for its sophisticated looks and functional cuts. Now, it’s become a political campaign for change...

Why Winners Race by Instinct

Coryn Rivera is quickly rising to the top of women’s cycling as the sport gains international recognition and sponsorship.

Cody Townsend Breaks Down the Scariest Line of 2014

The climactic scene in the upcoming documentary Days of My Youth features 31-year-old slope specialist Cody Townsend rocketing through an almost fully enclosed couloir somewhere in Alaska. We asked...

David Beckham: Soccer Super-Stud. Whiskey Maker.

Now you can bender like Beckham. The soccer super-stud has paired up with beverage giant Diageo (makers of Smirnoff, Bailey's, Tanqueray, Guinness and many others) and British entrepreneur Simon...

Now This Is How You Do Border Fiction

Claustrophobics beware: John Vaillant’s novel The Jaguar’s Children takes place almost entirely inside the 10,000-gallon tank of a Dina water truck stranded near the Arizona-­Mexico border.

Surprise! Vaporized Alcohol Is Actually Pretty Good

Julie Palmer got the idea for the Vaportini—a device that vaporizes spirits—while traveling in Helsinki. A friend introduced her to the Finnish tradition of dumping vodka over the coals of a sauna,...