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Stuart Stevens

Stuart Stevens

Stuart Stevens is a writer and political consultant based in Stowe, Vermont. His new book, It Was All a Lie: How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump, will be published in May by Knopf.


Bob Breedlove: Life of a RAAM Legend

Dr. Bob Breedlove, 53, one of the country's top endurance cyclists and one of the sport's most beloved figures, died on June 23 while competing in the RAAM transcontinental bike race. Frequent Outside contributor Stuart Stevens trained and raced with Breedlove on several occasions and spoke with him just hours before his death.

Stuart Stevens
Jun 1, 2005

Why does Miguel Indurain keep winning the Tour de France? In Spain, at the start of the season that could bring an unprecedented fifth straight victory, only one answer makes sense.

Stuart Stevens
May 2, 2004

Drug Test

Everybody knows that many athletes cheat by using performance-enhancing drugs like steroids, testosterone, and EPO. But what is it like to take these banned substances? Do they really help you win? To find out, we sent an amateur cyclist into the back rooms of sports medicine, where he just said yes to the most controversial chemicals in sports.

Stuart Stevens
Nov 1, 2003

There are easy ways to reach the North Pole—by plane, helicopter, or icebreaker. And then there's the Børge Ousland way. A super-tough son of Norway and the greatest living Arctic explorer, he likes fellow adventurers who ski hard, pull their own weight, and can take a touch of frostbite—no whimpering allowed.

Stuart Stevens
Jan 9, 2002