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Kurt Steiner has dedicated his life to skipping stones, developing a technique to produce throws that defy the laws of physics

The complexity of doping rules in endurance sports can be alienating for fans. But what’s the alternative? 

World champion mountain biker Kate Courtney pens a goodbye note to her retiring mentor

The 27-year-old former Navy SEAL may be one of the most gifted runners on the planet. Good thing he doesn’t want to race—yet.

Elite running coaches weigh in on what it means to be talented and how they predict who will run fastest

This year the U.S. will host the most World Cup events in history. Stream them all live on Outside.

Major League’s postseason is about to start. If you’re into the sport like I am, you know that, whichever team you pull for, following this game is a workout.

John John Florence has remarkable physical talents, but his greatest asset as an athlete might be his enduring positive attitude

New data outlines how much they run, how long it takes to resume training after giving birth, and how well they return to competition

Freddy Ovett, a professional cyclist with a running heritage, is taking a unique approach to the Berlin Marathon that may help you improve your running

Runners make bigger improvements following a flexible workout schedule rather than sticking with a predetermined one

Meet an amazing man who has dedicated his entire adult life to stone skipping, sacrificing everything to produce world-record throws that defy the laws of physics. To hear him tell it, he has no choice.

Spoiler alert: It’s not because you’re a wuss.

Women are said to be 10 to 12 percent slower than men across distances, but a new analysis finds narrower gaps for sprinters

While many sports are tightening restrictions on transgender athletes, these leagues went in the opposite direction

Training alone can make you stronger, but there’s no substitute for the bond between you and your fellow runners

There’s a reason a strenuous outing makes you desire a greasy mound of meat: it has a lot of what your body needs

Once you brought basics. Now, it’s the kitchen sink.

There’s encouraging new evidence on artery stiffening and the risks of too much exercise

The post–Usain Bolt era has delivered a bevy of thrilling performances

I’m a Denver Broncos fan. I’m also an environmentalist, outdoorsman, and bike rider who lives in a world that seems increasingly choked with oversized adventure vehicles. Can I really be both?

Can a relationship survive a grand adventure? That was the big question hanging over two novice sailors as they set out on a voyage off the coast of New England.

The greatest of all time may not hold the lead until the final stage. But she’s loving every minute in the yellow jersey.

There’s no sport whose feats of athletic brilliance are more accessible to the masses

During Thursday’s 18th stage, Jonas Vingegaard waited when his rival, Tadej Pogacar, crashed on a descent

Presenting three delightful tales of adventures gone very, very wrong

The Wigudun Galu Association celebrates the ancestral gender diversity of their Indigenous territory

A fitness tracker provides some insight into how the virus affected Danish cyclist Magnus Cort

A new documentary includes shocking new information about how track’s greatest distance runner came to the UK

Adrien Niyonshuti hit the slopes of cycling’s most iconic climb on a hefty bicycle designed for carrying cargo in Africa

It's no secret that athletes need to develop their mental game to compete at their best, but a growing number of athletes in many sports are now seeking out expert-led training for their minds

In his latest VeloNews journal, American cyclist Neilson Powless explains what it was like to come agonizingly close to leading the world’s biggest bike race

If doping admissions and bans are the threshold, just one U.S. rider has ever worn yellow

Tour riders eat more food, race less, and train at altitude more frequently than ever before. Dutch team Jumbo-Visma takes us inside its preparation for the world’s biggest bike race.

A new study assesses how childbirth altered the career trajectories of the fastest marathoners in history, with encouraging results

After 43 days on the run, the 34-year-old was booked into the Travis County, Texas, jail with a bail set at $3.5 million

In the age of preapproved interview questions and endless PR, there should still be space for something unexpected

The American rider pens his second exclusive blog from the Tour de France for VeloNews

Should governing bodies bear the burden of proof when determining who is eligible to compete in women’s sports?

Eighteen years ago, I was one of the best runners in the country, then a mysterious fatigue took that away. Now I’m learning to appreciate the running I still can do.

Some words of wisdom from one of the most consistently excellent marathoners of the past decade

Last weekend, 500 people headed to Huntington Beach, California, to participate in what is believed to be the largest-ever gathering of Black surfers

When one of bikepacking’s best athletes set a fastest known time on a legendary route, ultradistance cycling’s corner of the internet exploded in controversy around the meaning of the term “self-supported”

Jakob Ingebrigtsen may be a 21-year-old wunderkind, but he’s already learned an important truth about the fleeting satisfaction of success

The star runner’s decision to be less public on the app illustrates how pro athletes have to find a tricky balance between privacy and exposure

This retired professional ultrarunner has found (almost) every waterfall along this wild stretch of central California coast. And, no, he won’t tell you where the best ones are.

Endurance athlete Jack Kuenzle climbed and skied the volcano in just over an hour and a half

Last summer, Tiffany Thiele, a young rock climber from Reno, Nevada, took her life after posting a Facebook message claiming she’d been raped by a ski patroller. She left behind an unsolvable mystery about what really happened, along with urgent questions about whether more could have been done to heal her feelings of pain and distrust.

Scientists studying mice found that their competitive efforts depended on their social ranking rather than their strength or speed

To become one of those people who joyfully hikes, bikes, and skis in the nude, she’d have to train for it

For some pro runners, having the freedom to choose their footwear is worth more than a contract

The elite athlete opens up about the pressures to be light and fast—and her journey toward a healthier relationship with her body and performance

The Bowerman Track Club failed its own athletes by not being transparent about its relationship with the suspended star 

Despite years of research, the athletic potential of Montmorency cherries isn’t as sweet as it sounds

For the German climber and his family, life has changed dramatically over the past five weeks

Otherworldly talent has its own irresistible magnetism. We can’t help but be seduced.    

Drew Petersen seemed like just another free-spirited mountain dude. But the pain he was hiding nearly destroyed him.

Whether on the Olympic stage or the home hill, women on skis demonstrate what sportsmanship, bravery, and self-love could look like

Professional skier Markus Eder had a fantasy of an impossible descent. Then he got creative.

Vasu Sojitra lost his right leg as a baby, and Patrick Halgren lost his left at 23. When the two met and realized their feet were the same size, they've traded shoes ever since.

The young rock-climbing phenom, who got her start bouldering in Central Park as a kid, shares her favorite places in her home city for vintage clothes, vegan gelato, and indoor climbing

The world of fitness is always changing—for better and for worse. Here, we’ve focused on the bright side, spotlighting five faces in the health and wellness scene that are pushing for inclusivity, justice, and kindness, toppling old conventions to make their own.

The most dominant ski racer on the planet is constantly questioning her talents—which may be the secret of her greatness

Two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis credits his longevity to residing in a college town. And not doing too many vomit-inducing workouts.

The 35-year-old made the switch after giving birth to her fourth child. Here’s what we can learn from her experience.

Four years ago, the Minnesota phenom won historic Olympic gold in cross-country skiing, alongside Kikkan Randall. She was just getting going.

Andrew Jackson reveals his favorite places to ride a bike, fuel up, and play in his home city

The unlikely new American record holder in the marathon believes her best racing days are still ahead of her

Whether you’re looking to take up classic skiing or skate skiing, the U.S. gold medalist has some words of wisdom for beginners. Consider this your introductory primer to one of the season’s most fun and affordable sports.

The 40-year-old’s stunning performance smashed two world records on Friday

A new way of classifying athletes aims to quantify the thresholds that distinguish recreational athletes from their trained, highly trained, and elite brethren

The Olympic medalist turned coach didn’t have time to fully prepare and almost burned out mid-quest. Here’s how she adapted and finished strong.

The latest “exercise in a bottle” study finds that plasma from exercising mice makes sedentary mice smarter. But don’t throw out your workout gear just yet.

This year’s predictions include fewer diets and a possible return of minimalist running shoes

Athletes like Mikaela Shiffrin have started adopting the training technique to increase endurance, muscle mass, and more

Shot Bloks are good when you’re craving something (anything) other than another gel or bar. And they’re made from all-organic ingredients. Get the black cherry or chocolate-cherry flavors, which come with 50 milligrams of caffeine per every three pieces.

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