Stephen Wayne Kasica

Stephen Wayne Kasica

Stephen Wanye Kasica (@ByStevesy) is an online editorial assistant at Outside. Previously, he was a freelance writer and new media designer contributing to the New York Times, Boulder Weekly, and 5280 magazine.


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Mysterious Chilean Caves Discovered

On a remote Patagonia island named Diego de Almagro, scientists found a sprawling network of 20 limestone caves. In the dark depths they found small animal bones, wall paintings, and what could be...

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Big Payday for Runner Amane Gobena

Amane Gobena, of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, received $25,000 on Sunday for winning the women's race in the L.A. Marathon and an additional $50,000 for finishing ahead of the men.

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Fastest Indoor Runners Face-Off

With no Olympics or World Outdoor Championships in track and field this summer, the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland, is the blue-ribbon event of the 2014 athletics season.

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U.S. Obesity Rates Up in 2013

The results of Gallup poll released yesterday reveal that the rate of obesity among American adults continues to rise. Mississippi is the fattest, and Montana is the skinniest.

Hundreds Cuffed at KXL Protest

Police arrested hundreds of young people protesting the Keystone XL project on Sunday, as demonstrators fastened themselves with plastic ties to White House fences and called for U.S. President...

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SeaWorld Strikes Back at OSHA

SeaWorld filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, asking the agency to review Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigator Lara Padgett.

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Runner Ticketed for Exercising Too Early

As speaker and author Peter Shankman crested an East Side hill in Central Park on his run around 4:30 a.m. yesterday, a NYPD squad car overtook him on the jogging path.

Ten Runners You’re Not Following—Yet

Rare are the runners who don’t shamelessly sing their own praises and exclusively promote their sponsors. For the athletic-blog equivalent of indies, add these ten freewheelers to your news-feed...


Parrot Cracks Murder Case

A culprit in a botched robbery that resulted in murder had evaded Indian detectives for nearly a week until an unlikely witness stepped forward: Hercule, the parrot.

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Wannabe Hipsters Seek Beard Grafts

Plastic surgeons are increasingly seeing men interested in facial hair transplants to patch hairless gaps in their beards or construct a full beard for that scruffy hipster look.