Josh Dean

Josh Dean

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Lance Mackey: The World's Toughest Athlete

Jack London said that achieving greatness sometimes means burning white hot, even if there's a price to be paid once the flame goes out. Josh Dean went to Alaska to hang with Lance Mackey, the toughest competitor in Iditarod history. He came away with a new understanding of resilience, bravery, and the iron bond between a musher and his dogs.

Josh Dean
Jan 13, 2014

Dogs Are the Ultimate Outdoor Companions

All you need to know about going wild with man's best friend, including training tips, canine gear, and wilderness etiquette

Josh Dean, Ryan Krogh, Madison Kahn, and Ali Carr Troxell
Jun 21, 2012

Brain Farm's The Art of Flight

How a group of under-the-radar snowboarding filmmakers created one of the most innovative action-sports empires.

Josh Dean
Aug 1, 2011

Meet The Neighbors

South America contains the Amazon, the Andes, 19,000 miles of coastline, and arguably more adventure than any other continent. So where to start? These ten perfect trips, from exploratory rafting in Peru to skiing in Chile to beach-hopping Brazil.

Patrick Symmes, Stephanie Pearson, Abe Streep, Ryan Krogh, Brittany Retherford, Tom Winter, and Josh Dean
Mar 10, 2011

Landon Donovan Isn’t Finished

Soccer's hardest-working man has spent a lifetime developing the endurance, speed, and smarts needed to close the deal when it counts.

Josh Dean
Dec 16, 2010

Obsessive biologist Rick McIntyre has some peculiar ideas about America's most controversial predator.

Josh Dean
Nov 11, 2010

A new travel outfitter is offering up dream adventures guided by elite athletes. Is it too much of a good thing?

Josh Dean
Dec 3, 2009

The goofy animal-show guy is vying to become a mainstream newsman. Does he have the killer instinct?

Josh Dean
Oct 28, 2009

World Elephant Polo Championships

As a team of rookies at the World Elephant Polo Championships, we were set up for embarrassment. Instead we tasted glory.

Josh Dean
Oct 28, 2009

Bob Burnquist is on a quest to go bigger and scarier than any athlete has ever thought possible—while also running an organic farm and choosing smoothies over Red Bull. He calls this progress. Behold the enlightened life (and far-out dreams) of the world's greatest skateboarder.

Josh Dean
Jul 29, 2009

Upsetting King Federer again will take more than being the fittest man in tennis. Andy Roddick also has to chill out.

Josh Dean
Jun 25, 2008

As you may have heard, they ski in Iran. As you may not have heard, the terrain is pretty sweet, there are dudes bouncing on the chairlifts, and The hills are alive with happy women in flowing robes. Can we make peace with this place Immediately?

Josh Dean
Jul 31, 2007

Is the chalk-bag crowd ready to go upscale? New York City bouldering pioneer Ivan Greene thinks so, and he wants to lead the way.

Josh Dean
Apr 1, 2006

If you can rip, you might be blue-chip. Just ask Steve Astephen, the superagent who's turning action-sports

Josh Dean
Feb 1, 2006