Andrew Tilin

Andrew Tilin

Andrew Tilin (@atilin) is an Outside contributing editor.

The World's Best Skier Isn't Named Lindsey Vonn

After watching the parade of Olympic skiers come heartbreakingly close to medaling in Pyeongchang, South Korea, we can take comfort in the story of masters athlete Lisa Ballard.

You're Never Too Old to Train at Intensity

Sixty-six-year-old cycling coach and world-class rider Gary Hoffman knows exactly why older athletes often lack explosive power. They tell themselves to plod toward the horizon, convinced that the...

The 62-Year-Old Quintessential California Cowgirl

Cindy Rosser, a 62-year-old northern Californian who comes from rodeo royalty and identifies with iconic western figures like Annie Oakley and Florence Hughes Randolph, knows her way around dirt,...

The Story Behind the 52-Year-Old Woman’s K2 Summit

Last month, 52-year-old mountaineer Vanessa O’Brien found the snow so deep on her K2 summit attempt that she forgot about her aching knee, recent shoulder surgery, and stress fracture in her sacrum....

Monsters of the Cart Paths

The 55-plus demographic is getting more and more athletically badass, and a new breed of not-really-retirement communities has sprung up to cater to these youngish older bike racers

Lance Armstrong Returns to the Tour

Starting tomorrow, pro cycling’s most famous ex- (and exiled) athlete will again vigorously take aim at the Tour de France—with a daily podcast and a blog on Outside

Aging Athletes Should Be Allowed to Take Testosterone

Last year, Kim Ciolli, a longtime fixture in Texas cycling, got busted for doping. Her case is evidence of the fact that maybe the anti-doping system for older athletes—and especially for women—is...

Pinterest Icon