The Man Who Runs 365 Marathons A Year
One day, Michael Shattuck started to run. He liked it, so he ran longer, sometimes for as many as 65 hours each week. He never wanted to stop. What was he running from? View online article here »
Alexandera Houchin Is Ultra Cycling’s Underdog—And She Has No Patience for Haters
The sun is beating down from a relentlessly blue sky on an 80-degree late-May afternoon in Emporia, Kansas. Alexandera Houchin is joking with her friends and supporters at the starting line of the Dirty Kanza XL, despite the fact that she’s just ridden her bike a few...
The Timberjay Takes on the Nation’s Most Heated Mining Battle
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The Workout That Saves Lindsey Vonn From Wipeouts
Racing to the bottom of a mountain involves far more than simply counting on gravity to do its work. As Lindsey Vonn's exercise regimen shows, a lot of the real work happens in the gym. Photographs by Dina Litovsky View PDF here » View online article here...
The Superhero: Diana Nyad
Powerful. Strong. Accomplished. Compassionate. Badass. These ten women are leading the way in sports, health, and activism—and to a better future for us all. View PDF here » View online article here »
King Of The Mountain
Dave Hahn has summited Mount Everest 15 times, more than any other Westerner. Stephanie Pearson joins the modest mountaineering legend on his day job: patrolling the slopes of Taos, New Mexico. View PDF here » View online article here »
Unbroken In New Mexico
A civilian joins her Army first sergeant brother in the annual Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands, a grueling feat of remembrance and reconciliation. View PDF here » View online article here »
Lindsey Vonn: Child’s Play
Ski-racing Powerhouse and red-carpet Fashionista, Lindsey Vonn has a new plan in the works to empower girls, and she’s not afraid to use her goofy side to get it done. View PDF here » To find the online article, view the digital edition of Epic Life here, use the menu...
A Medicine Man’s Masterwork
Physician Chip Thomas treats Navajo Nation citizens by day—and creates large-scale portraits of them by night. View PDF here » View online article here »
This is 48: Surfer Dave Kalama Turns a Corner
Surf icon Dave Kalama is still riding 60-foot waves and winning stand-up paddleboarding races two years shy of his 50th birthday. What’s his secret? Stephanie Pearson enlists at the waterman’s legendary North Shore camp, where he serves up nonnegotiable commandments...
Helping Endangered Species—One Mural at a Time
Jane Kim is drawing attention to species in peril—one brushstroke at a time. View PDF here » View online article here »
Ultra Racing’s New Boss
Fitness magnate Bahram Akradi is buying up some of the most beloved endurance events in the country—and he has plans to improve them. So what’s everybody afraid of? View PDF here » View online article here »