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.


The Best Way to See Finland? Ski Finland.

A few years ago, I heard about an event in Finland called Border to Border. The idea seemed irresistibly loony: a 420-kilometer cross-country ski all the way across Finland, from the Russian line to...

Stuart Stevens
Dec 11, 2019

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.

Stuart Stevens
Jun 1, 2005

"He Is Miguel, of Course"

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

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

Let's All Chill

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...

Stuart Stevens
Jan 9, 2002