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A Look Back

20 Feb

This is my third winter covering the World Cup for the New York Times. From Bode Miller’s comeback to Vonn’s re-injury, here’s a recap of the season so far:

Ted Ligety Takes Aim at Overall Title

Bode Miller Returns to Prime Form

Ligety Dominates and Miller Surprises

Miller Is the Main Attraction

Vonn Hit Tricky Turn

American Women Have Difficulty Early in the Season

Giving Back After the Race Has Past

On the Comeback trail, Miller is Third, But Disappointed

Felix Neurether Leaves His Mark

For Some Ski Racers, An Advantage Before the Season Even Starts

Svindal Wins Beaver Creek Downhill

Shiffrin Barely Misses Giant Slalom Win

Injury Lifted Hirscher’s Career

The King of Speed

Zambiana Jane!

28 Jun

Here’s a story I wrote for Fathom, a new (read amazing) travel website and guide. From tracking black rhinos in the bush to swimming in Victoria Falls, it was the adventure of a lifetime. If you like adrenaline, as I do, put Zambia on your bucket list. Go.
Read Zambiana Jones here

For details on how to do Zambia, click here.

For the Thrill of It

27 Jun

Here’s some behind-the-curtains info on why I travel from Fathom’s Questionnaire.

The Two-Million-Foot Man: Greg Hill

11 Feb

Over the course of one calendar year, Greg Hill skinned, skied, and climbed two-million-vertical feet. That’s the equivalent of climbing Everest 69 times. Crazy! On December 31, 2010, in the backcountry outside of Revelstoke, BC, Hill summitted the two-million-foot-tall mountain. Then, he cracked a bottle of champagne and he skied some untracked powder.

Read about Hill’s adventure here….