Kim Cross

Kim Cross

Author of the New York Times bestselling What Stands in a Storm, Kim Cross is a certified mountain-bike coach and certifiably crazy about fly fishing. In a past life, she was a national champion water skier.

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Marianne Vos Is the Boss

The world’s best bike racer is a woman: Vos, a 31-year-old Dutch superstar with more than 300 podium finishes. She’s also an activist, taking on the fight against gender inequality in a sport whose...

Kim Cross
May 15, 2018

Women (Finally!) Get a Big-Wave Heat at Mavericks

It only took nineteen years, countless advocates, dozens of letters, and one particularly tenacious public official, but women—for the first time ever—have been invited to compete at one of the world...

Kim Cross
Jan 29, 2018

What Do Bo Jackson and Lance Armstrong Have in Common?

Every spring, you’ll find Bo Jackson pedaling through Alabama, leading a peloton packed with superstars: Lance Armstrong, Ken Griffey Jr., Picabo Street, Christian Vande Velde, and even Bo’s former...

Kim Cross
May 13, 2015

The $37 Billion Oil Spill

Everyone remembers how it started: on April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform exploded off the coast of Louisiana, rupturing the Macondo well below it.

Kim Cross
Mar 23, 2015

Mountain Biking Takes It Inside

Seventy-five feet under the Louisville Zoo, in a labyrinth of Kentucky limestone mined into Swiss cheese, a few million pounds of soil have been sculpted into the trails, berms, and jumps at Mega...

Kim Cross
Jan 13, 2015