Joe Spring

Joe Spring

Joe Spring is a former editor at Outside. His writing can be found in The New York Times, Canoe and Kayak, and the Santa Fean.

Pikes Peak Marathon Announces Drug Tests

Contestants in the 2013 Pikes Peak Marathon and Pikes Peak Ascent will be subject to drug testing after the event. The United States Anti-Doping Agency will randomly select six of the top 10...

Southern Radicle

In 2010, James Beard “Best Chef Southeast” winner Sean Brock started a new restaurant to protect the legacy of a lost cuisine. He ended up sowing a revolution.

Sean Brock's Johnny Cakes

The chef of McCrady’s and Husk in Charleston, South Carolina, shares an appetizer recipe that highlights some of his favorite southern ingredients.

The Wandering Chef

In the famous Crook’s Corner restaurant, Chapel Hill chef Bill Smith has mashed Eastern North Carolina maritime dishes remembered from his childhood, French cooking techniques he learned in adulthood...

Bill Smith's Atlantic Beach Pie

The Chapel Hill chef shares the recipe for a dessert inspired by childhood outings on the Eastern North Carolina Coast.

Kayaker Completes 4,000-Mile Expedition

In early 2012, a former corporate lawyer named Daniel Alvarez pitched Outside a back-of-the-napkin plan to kayak 4,000 miles from Minnesota to Florida that was so awesomely deranged, the magazine...

Kelly Slater Wins Quiksilver Pro

Surfer Kelly Slater took out the two most recent ASP champs not named Slater on the way to nabbing his 52nd ASP tour win on Australia's Gold Coast in pumping three-to-five-foot waves. The...

Brain Cancer Patient Wins Marathon

Iram Leon, a 32-year-old Austin, Texas, resident with a tumor in his left temporal lobe, won the Gusher Marathon while pushing his daughter in a stroller. Doctors told Leon that, with treatments,...

Ted Ligety Clinches World Cup Giant Slalom

American skier Ted Ligety clinched his fourth World Cup in Giant Slalom after winning his fifth event of the season on Saturday. "To win here again is a super cool feeling," said Ligety...

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