Alive Day #9

At the starting line, it was a crisp April morning, in 2009. I lined up with the sub-5 hour pacer and looked around at the 3,000-plus athletes who were about to run the 26.2 miles with me in Big Sur that day. A recording of the Star Spangled Banner played and tears began running down […]

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Gear for your little buckaroo!

If I were to send a survey out to my  outdoor industry colleagues and ask why did you join? I’d probably hear many “ Wonder Years” stories of sleeping in a tent with all your siblings, fishing with grandpa in the river, roasting marshmallows, and hiking in the forests. The stories that defined our childhood […]

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Ohh Barracuda….

“Fish on!”, wait not again. Damn, okay everyone get your rods in so (everyone else besides me) could reel in their fish. While on vacation, visiting family in Belize, we decided to go fishing. You know that there is “fishing” and then there is “catching.” Well, everyone else was catchin’ barracuda, I merely was fishing. […]

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