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This Is America's Original Extreme Sport

Indian relay racing is sometimes called America’s first extreme sport. For years, the Brew Crew—a team from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota—were a dominant force. Then tragedy struck. This is the story of the Lakota’s spiritual relationship with the horse, and a quest to regain glory on the track.

Will Bardenwerper
Mar 14, 2019

Has Keystone XL Met Its Match?

After nine years and two presidents, it's not big environmental groups with the best shot at defeating the pipeline—it's a bunch of well-organized locals.

Carson Vaughan
Mar 12, 2018

The Summer's Best Road Trips

Pack the cooler. From surfing in Rhode Island to fishing the newly reborn Elwha River in the Northwest, these are the season’s quintessential weekend escapes.

The Editors
Aug 12, 2017