Elizabeth Weil

Elizabeth Weil

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The Woman Who Took On Nike with Running Shorts

Sally Bergesen created Oiselle to give female runners great-fitting shorts and sports bras with a dose of style. Now the swift little brand is on a mission to empower athletes by taking on Nike and its dominance over track and field.

Elizabeth Weil
Jun 7, 2016

The American Stars of Ski Jumping

Sure, the women of the U.S. ski-jumping team want to medal in Sochi. But they’ve already scored the biggest victory: getting their sport into the 2014 Olympics in the first place.

Elizabeth Weil
Jan 14, 2014

Reversal of Fortune

Maybe you've never heard of Lucky Chance—born Toby Benham—but the Australian climber, circus act, and all-around stunt monkey was testing the limits of BASE jumping in 2011 when he survived a horrible mountainside crash in France. What happens when a highflier falls to earth? He starts over—no matter how daunting the prospect.

Elizabeth Weil
Jul 16, 2012

Heavy Mettle

Triathlon is booming, with hundreds of events being added to the calendar each year and thousands of goggle-eyed newbies lining up to swim, bike, and run for the first time. But only one race still really matters. Greetings from the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, ground zero of America's multisport madness

Elizabeth Weil
Dec 12, 2011

Four young climbers hit the road in search of big rock, girl power, and a heavenly interlude of physical bliss

Elizabeth Weil
Apr 1, 2005

They've paid their dues, mastered their game, and pushed the limits. And this year, they've been blowing our minds. Meet the new icons of cool.

Dimity McDowell, Grayson Schaffer, Ryan Brandt, Kate Siber, Elizabeth Weil, Jason Daley, Jason Stevenson, John Bradley, Shanti Sosienski, Daniel Glick, Mark Sundeen, Christopher Solomon, Rob Haggart, Florence Williams, Maria Coffey, and Kevin Arnold
Dec 1, 2004