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19th Jun 2017 Let?s settle this in court: What, exactly, is stand-up paddleboarding?
The age-old questions. Is light a particle or a wave? Is Certs a breath mint or a candy mint? Is bridge a sport or a game? And now add this … Click to Continue »...

8th Jun 2017 Your son or daughter bugging you to go fishing? You might want to check this out
The Borderline Bassin? Contenders will host its 35th annual kids bluegill fishing derby from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 17 at Fazon Lake. The event is free and open … Click to Continue »...

27th Jun 2017 Supporters cheer arrival of paddler in Alaska
A crowd of 30 or so, including his wife and daughter, gathered at the finish line in Ketchikan to welcome Karl Kruger, who paddled under the name ?Heart of Gold.? The Orcas Island man became the first person Monday to finish the 750-mile Race to Alas...

27th Jun 2017 Alone on the ocean for 14 days: Man is first to complete Race to Alaska on paddleboard
He didn?t win the race, but it was never about winning. It was about being alone for 14 days, six hours and 17 minutes on a stand-up paddleboard on an … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 Five essential rules of buying running shoes
While the "comfort filter" covers the performance of the shoe, it also applies to fit. And fit, while often overlooked in our fascination with midsoles, might be even more important … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 This workout can help with back pain
I'll concede that the idea that yoga might aid with an aching back is not exactly groundbreaking. (Deep stretching and sustained, strengthening poses might help iron out some kinks from … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 Wina Sturgeon: Are you moving your shoulder joints up?
One of the worst signs of our modern age of joint neglect is that few people today ever lift their arms up over their shoulders. Aside from the few folks … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 Spartan Sport is the next advanced activity monitor
In the crowded field of sports watches/activity monitors, the Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR stands out for a number of impressive features. First, instead of requiring a strap for accurate … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 Riding 500 miles for a good cause
Five hundred miles in one month. That's the goal. It's not a race. It's not a test. It's just a challenge for Waukesha North High School volleyball coach Jeff Freitag. … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 A historic adventure: Snoqualmie Pass to Canada in 34 days ? on skis
It took 30 paper maps, 23 8-ounce bottles of isobutane fuel and about 4,000 daily calories apiece for Trevor Kostanich and Forest McBrian to ski from Snoqualmie Pass to the … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 Laylan Connelly: Surfing with the CEO at The Inn at Laguna Beach
John Grossman points his paddle down toward the kelp forest as we glide along Laguna Beach's rocky coastline. It's an unusually quiet morning off Laguna Beach, the only sound the … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 David Whiting: Witnessing a rare occurrence in nature
Wading through poison oak, navigating dense shrub, picking his way upstream, botanist Ron Vanderhoff peers past ancient sycamores and old oaks and quietly says, "This is where it happened." I … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 Cyclists embark on grueling Race Across America
Sometime over the 3,000 miles of the Race Across America, Seana Hogan knows it's coming. It's not a matter of if, but when. Maybe the thoughts will come on a … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 Three years by van: Photographer chasing his dream
On the eve of his 27th birthday in April 2014, Travis Burke climbed into his grandma's retrofitted old van and hit the road with just $81.10 and the goal of … Click to Continue »...

21st Jun 2017 Scared of heights? This zippy zipline course may be the antidote
Northwest Trek's updated Sensation Course allows guests to "unleash their inner Tarzan" on a variety of challenging obstacles. … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2017 Rescuers needed 17 hours to get hiker off trail. Injuries are life threatening.
A hiker has life-threatening injuries after falling Saturday in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, the King County Sheriff?s office said Sunday morning via Twitter. Sixty-five search and rescue responders ? many … Click to Continue »...

15th Jun 2017 Know your snakes, from dangerous to beautiful to quirky
One of the most misunderstood and maligned species is also one of the most intriguing. Snakes, said Bill Bosworth, a wildlife biologist with the Idaho Fish and Game, are generally … Click to Continue »...

15th Jun 2017 Wina Sturgeon: Believe it or not, it's time to start training for fall
Even though summer is only beginning, now is the time for athletes to start getting ready for fall. That's because of the big difference between summer and winter sports. Summer … Click to Continue »...

15th Jun 2017 Osprey's Talon 22 backpack is perfect for your hike
Backpacks have become such a part of everyday life that you can pick one up just about anywhere. Of course, if you want to actually use it for backpacking ? … Click to Continue »...

15th Jun 2017 Ten ways to ramp up summer fat loss now
"How much can I safely dial fat loss up over 6 weeks?" my friend recently asked, showing me a halter swimsuit she bought at for an upcoming vacation. Once upon … Click to Continue »...

15th Jun 2017 North Fork Championship kayak race should be 'more dramatic' with high flows
The kayakers in the North Fork Championship will find a much larger river this week than they experienced last year. The North Fork Payette River was running at 5,830 cubic … Click to Continue »...

15th Jun 2017 Duluth-area mountain bikers taking on an epic challenge this summer
Jeremy Kershaw had his heart checked out to make sure he was fit enough for the grueling mountain bike race he plans to ride this month. Kershaw, 46, is one … Click to Continue »...

15th Jun 2017 The after work workout if you sit all day
It isn't easy to muster up the motivation to work out after a long day at the office. Yet, if your job requires you to sit on your bum for … Click to Continue »...

15th Jun 2017 Lori Nickel: Rock 'n Sole was a race to remember
At Greg "Ziggy" Zyszkiewicz's funeral at Christ Church in Bay View in March, the pastor challenged the large, grieving crowd to create a bucket list for Ziggy. But this would … Click to Continue »...

15th Jun 2017 Surfing buddies with serious medical conditions find healing on the waves
When Tim Reda leans to turn into a wave, his buddy Alex Chery, standing in front of him, knows his body also has to tilt to get the surfboard to … Click to Continue »...

15th Jun 2017 417 National Park Service sites in one really long road trip? One man is doing it
Mikah Meyer was set to travel through Boise recently, one-third of the way through his three-year odyssey to visit every National Park Service site in the country. He was 30 … Click to Continue »...

13th Jun 2017 Mount Everest forever changed. Local guides tell magazine that Hillary Step is gone
Two Seattle mountain guides confirmed to Outside magazine that one of Mount Everest?s most famous features is gone. Garrett Madison of Madison Mountaineering and Ben Jones of Alpine Ascents International … Click to Continue »...

11th Jun 2017 1 hiker was injured and the other was lost. Volunteers saved them both
As the volunteer Search and Rescue team worked to save an injured hiker Saturday night and Sunday morning near Snoqualmie Pass, they received word of a lost hiker on a … Click to Continue »...

6th Jun 2017 Watch: Kayakers plunge down roaring waterfall in Eastern Idaho
Videographer Dub Paetz was at Idaho's Mesa Falls filming a flyfishing video when he saw these kayakers making their way down the waterfall. Watch them slide over the 100-foot waterfall, which is near Ashton. … Click to Continue »...

2nd Jun 2017 The route is rarely used, but it could be Whatcom?s newest trail
If you rode the cyclocross leg of the Ski to Sea Race, you?ve already seen it ? but a route normally closed to the public will be open Saturday for … Click to Continue »...

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