Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts is the senior executive editor of Outside.

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Gone With the Wind

Last spring, Bear Grylls walked away from one of the sweetest gigs in the adventure world. Was it career suicide? Or a savvy move by a born survivor?

Michael Roberts
Aug 7, 2012

Ignore what you've been told: Summer is the time to try something new

Ryan Krogh, Michael Roberts, Scott Yorko, and Madison Kahn
May 16, 2012

We ask the pros what drives them

The Editors, Michael Roberts, Christopher Keyes, Chris Museler, Micah Cratty, Grayson Schaffer, Ryan Krogh, Justin Nyberg, and Alicia Carr
Mar 7, 2012

GoPro Wearable Camera

Wearable cameras aren’t just changing the way we watch sports—they’re changing the way we play.

Michael Roberts
Jan 27, 2012

Cat Power

Can a new fleet of scary-fast catamarans make the America's Cup wild enough to lure a different breed of fan? So far there have been epic wipeouts and multiple injuries. Which means everything is right on track.

Michael Roberts
Jan 26, 2012

With a new Hollywood movie ­taking aim at birders, Michael ­Roberts steps up to defend his kind

Michael Roberts
Oct 12, 2011

Pedal there in good form with the Born Burke shoes.

Michael Roberts
Sep 27, 2011

Pedal there in good form in the Pladra Elli shirt.

Michael Roberts
Sep 15, 2011

Pedal there in good form, with Levi's 511 Commuter jeans.

Michael Roberts
Sep 13, 2011

Pedal there in good form with the Nobis Mr. Tight hat.

Michael Roberts
Sep 13, 2011

Pedal there in good form, with the Davek Traveler umbrella.

Michael Roberts
Sep 13, 2011

Scull Crushers

On wind-blasted San Fran­cisco Bay, a crew of hardcore rowers dodges freighters and fog banks for kicks. They are mostly women over 40. And they will destroy you.

Michael Roberts
Aug 30, 2011

Jonah Smith and Palmer West, both 38, Los Angeles

Michael Roberts
Aug 2, 2011