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Best American Adventures: Get Fit at a Navy SEAL Immersion Camp

  We've just updated our popular America's Best Adventures feature with 50 new trips, bringing our grand total to 100 iconic escapes (see the map, state-by-state list, and photo gallery, too). So no matter what your pleasure—hiking, heli-skiing, surfing, climbing, biking, or paddling—we've got the perfect adventure for you. Check in each day for a…

Epic Adventure Race Training: From Volcano to Beach in Veracruz, Mexico

There are few adventures that can take you from the ridge of an 18,000-foot snow-capped volcano to a stretch of sandy beach and blue ocean in just one trip. In Veracruz, Mexico, you can do it on foot. Esprit Whitewater offers the experience in the form of their eight-day Expedition Adventure Race training program. Hike,…

Snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler on Olympics 2010, Getting Hitched, and Updating Her Signature Trick

Text by Catharine Livingston; Photograph courtesy of Oakley Yesterday we had the good fortune to catch up with one of last year's Adventurers of the Year. Halfpipe queen Gretchen Bleiler dropped by our offices to show off her latest Oakley line of ski and snowboard apparel, which hits stores this fall. The 28-year-old Olympic Silver medalist…

Interview: John Huston, First American to Ski to North Pole Unsupported

Text by Tetsuhiko Endo At 5:30 p.m. on April 25th, after 54 days of skiing, John Huston, 32, and Tyler Fish, 34, reached the North Pole and became the first Americans in history do so unassisted and on skis. ADVENTURE caught up with John Huston yesterday as he relaxed in a hotel room on Oslo, Norway, waiting to…

Interview: John Huston, First American to Ski to North Pole Unsupported

Text by Tetsuhiko Endo At 5:30 p.m. on April 25th, after 54 days of skiing, John Huston, 32, and Tyler Fish, 34, reached the North Pole and became the first Americans in history do so unassisted and on skis. ADVENTURE caught up with John Huston yesterday as he relaxed in a hotel room on Oslo,…

Cycling News: The Lovers and Haters of Lance Armstrong’s Comeback

Text by Ian Dille The word was spreading on group rides and over post-race beers in Austin long before VeloNews leaked that Lance Armstrong was contemplating a comeback. Then Vanity Fair confirmed it. Friends of mine who’d ridden with him were telling me his skin was paper-thin and that something big was in the works.…

Haruki Murakami on Running—Better for the Nylon-Shorts Set Than Tweed Brigade

Review by Andrew Burmon What I Talk About When I Talk About Running (Knopf), by Haruki Murakami Haruki Murakami’s sentences have always ticked forward with the confident beat of footfalls. Even his most surreal daydreams unfurl with pace and deliberation. In his latest book What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, a collection…