Issue 38

Getting into Adventure Racing

Getting into Adventure Racing

Photos by Doug Nurock/Nurock Photography By Gordon Wright  One of the most common questions people ask adventure racers is, “How do I get into adventure racing?” The short answer is: Keep hanging out with adventure racers. They’ll suck you into the sport eventually....
Why Don’t We Do It OFF THE ROAD?

Why Don’t We Do It OFF THE ROAD?

OFF-ROAD TRIATHLETES AND ADVENTURE RACERS KEEP EACH OTHER COMPANY By Aja Cook and Todd Jackson Adventure racers have long had an affinity for off-road triathlons as a way to lengthen their race season and build up individual event skills. Off- road triathlons such as...
Nature Deficit Disorder

Nature Deficit Disorder

Warning: No Drugs Required, Just a Little Time Outside By Jedd Ferris It’s no secret that kids these days are seeing less green space and more screen space. A study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that the average American child spends 44 hours per week—more...
Sweating It

Sweating It

How will global warming affect outdoor recreation? By Graham Averill You want a bleak picture of the world ravaged by global warming? Forget “An Inconvenient Truth.” Watch “Soylent Green,” the ‘70s sci-fi thriller starring Charlton Heston that depicts a 2022 New York...
A Deeper Shade of Green

A Deeper Shade of Green

The path to becoming a certified green business is easy With the proliferation of so-called “green” businesses in the news, we asked Molly Ober, Green Business Program Coordinator of the Monterey branch of the Bay Area Green Business Program, to explain how businesses...
ASJ’s Green Guide

ASJ’s Green Guide

Green guide content produced in conjunction with blue ridge outdoors magazine through the outdoor adventure media partnership. Legislation to Watch With a swing in the Congressional majority and an increasingly eco-conscious American public, several pieces of...
Take it to the River

Take it to the River

A Playboating Primer for Budding Kayakers By Geoff Jennings Playboating is a sub-discipline of whitewater kayaking that focuses on doing tricks and maneuvers in the river. It can take many forms, from the casual boater doing a stern squirt, to spending an hour cutting...
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