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June 1, 2012

After a long pause following the World Cup opener in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, in March, the action is finally picking up again with Round Two this weekend in Val di Sole, Italy.

April 16, 2012

When it comes to training for peak performance, stress is good. To a certain extent. If you want to get better, faster, or stronger, you have to overreach (stress your body).

June 4, 2012

American mountain biking standout Aaron Gwin put on quite the show at Round

June 4, 2012

Norman Varga, a 25-year-old Hungarian triathlete, hit the pavement last Saturday on a quest to run 1,240 miles from Budapest to London in just 50 days, arriving just in time for this summer’s

June 4, 2012

At noon today GMT, Brit Mike Hall pedaled wearily into Greenwich, London, from where he departed on his journey February 18.

April 17, 2012

I happened to have ringside seats for the much-anticipated Half-Ironman in Galveston, Texas, a few weeks ago when Lance Armstrong raced his first triathlon on U.S. soil since the 1990s.

June 4, 2012

Among the materials on my desk is a brochure from the Road Runners Club of America, with a cover photograph of runners waving at the start line of a race.

June 4, 2012

Wave action at any worthwhile surf spot can humble the most experienced waterperson.

June 4, 2012

Understanding the ways that the ocean moves and what it's moving over can help you take your surfing to the next level. Here are the basics on tides, swells and breaks.

June 4, 2012

Most runners are already familiar with the speed- and strength-building benefits of interval training, which involves short high-intensity bursts of output with low-intensity recovery work.

June 5, 2012

There's good news for peak baggers everywhere, if former Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings (he won 74 episodes) can be believed.

April 20, 2012

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June 4, 2012

When Desiree Davila concluded a solid but not spectacular track career at Arizona State University in 2005, she wanted to see if she could get mor

June 6, 2012

On Days 101 through 105 of this 110-day expedition, the team enters the most dangerous part of the Mississippi River, grimly known as Cancer Alley—where commercial vessels the size of small c

June 6, 2012

Ohio track star Meghan Vogel showed last weekend that there's more to being a champion than winning first place.

After the high school junior clinched the 1,600-meter state title at...

June 6, 2012

A recreational search for shed moose antlers quickly turned into a real-life (and almost unbelievable) series of unfortunate events for hiker Sharon Matthews, according to

June 6, 2012

Do you often find yourself feeling absent-minded, forgetting important dates, or just plain misplacing everyday items?

June 7, 2012

Here’s the thing with most postcards.

June 6, 2012

Yes, we know. There's an app for that.

June 7, 2012

The wild, deep forests of British Columbia—lodged between the Coast Range and the Canadian Rockies—are an ideal getaway for summer hiking, and renowned for snow sports come winter.

June 7, 2012

Step aside, Optimus Prime. Take a seat, WALL-E. There’s a new member of the robot family in town, and its name is Joggobot.

Joggobot, a modified version of a...

May 30, 2012

Mt. Everest, like anything "est"—highest, deadliest, costliest, etc.—is polarizing.

June 6, 2012

It's not often we come across an athlete who credibly combines spelunking, via ferrata and mountain biking (OK, this is the fist example w

June 7, 2012

To sledge in the Swiss Alps is not to sled. Repeat, it is not to sled. Sledding is a neon inflatable inner tube. Sledding is a barely snow-covered hill on a golf course.