Event Recaps

Pacific Edge Hosts Benefit for Climbing Grief Fund

Pacific Edge Hosts Benefit for Climbing Grief Fund

Santa Cruz climbing gym and professional climber David Allfrey partner in support of climbing community Words by Julia Townsend • Photos by Michael Bolte Gazing at the movie poster for Free Solo the other day, it occurred to me that from the outside looking in...
Wanderlust Squaw Valley: Four Days of Celebrating Mindful Living

Wanderlust Squaw Valley: Four Days of Celebrating Mindful Living

Recharging and connecting at this popular yoga festival Words by Leonie Sherman Photos by Rebecca Smith I lost my flip flops at Wanderlust. When I entered the darkened room that held the first of over a dozen classes I attended during the four-day yoga festival that...
Race Report: Carson City Off-Road 2018

Race Report: Carson City Off-Road 2018

ASJ co-founder / Editor-in-Chief earns his spike By Matt Niswonger I WAS EXCITED TO SPEND FATHER’S DAY at the third annual Epic Rides Carson City Off-Road mountain bike festival. In past years, I worked the event to represent Adventure Sports Journal and cheer...
Event Report: Strawberry Fields Forever

Event Report: Strawberry Fields Forever

Team Epicenter Cycling rides for international peace, understanding and friendship in this popular event presented by Cyclists for Cultural Exchange By Theresa Liu I’D NEVER VISITED THE WATSONVILLE AREA BEFORE so the Strawberry Fields Forever ride was an...
As Luck Would Have It: A Wildflower Experience Race Report

As Luck Would Have It: A Wildflower Experience Race Report

Racer 1313 faced a bigger challenge than he signed up for Words and photos by Cherish Whyte Shortly before sunrise at the 2018 Wildflower Triathlon Long Course on May 5, my husband Chris Whyte posted this on his Facebook page: “First race in over five years and guess...
Another Phenomenal Sea Otter Classic

Another Phenomenal Sea Otter Classic

When work feels like play — an ASJ recap of North America’s premier cycling event By Joe Kline High in the eastern hillsides of Monterey, where rolling green hills meet the ocean and sky, and California wildflowers splatter the landscape with color you’ll find...
Getting Dropped by an 8-Year-Old at the Heavenly Gunbarrel 25

Getting Dropped by an 8-Year-Old at the Heavenly Gunbarrel 25

Whirlwind ski event features some of the biggest and meanest moguls in the west By Kurt Gensheimer I never realized how bad of a bump skier I was until I attempted the Gunbarrel 25 at Heavenly in South Lake Tahoe on March 31, 2018. The event, founded in 2004 by ski...