Claus Enevoldsen

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Watch this biker pull a dangerous stunt over the heads of Tour de France riders

Last year the Tour de France gave us freaky sunburnt muscular legs. This year it's given us another bizarre viral gift — an incredibly dangerous bike …

Tour de France

Sheer velocity as downhillers take it to the edge at the Vallnord DH Finals

On a drying track that was running fast, Vallnord produced the racing goods. Replay the racing, watch the winning runs and read the race report from …

vergier

World Cup 2018: The Tragicomic Opera of Croatia’s Mario Mandzukic

As surely as the leaves come off the trees in fall, toward the end of any football match that goes to extra time, a player will crumple to the turf with cramp. It normally happens off camera, away from the ball—suddenly he’s sitting there, rooted and unmoveable. It’s cramp! He shrugs, like it’s …

Soccer

Step into the steep that is Vallnord downhill practice

The downhillers get their first taste of the Andorran track during practice and timed training. Catch up on the highlights action, photos and timed …

Cycling

The Top 6 Secret Mountain Bike Destinations in the US

I was riding some fairly famous singletrack out West when I came across a couple of locals on a long climb. At the top, we sat on some weathered logs in the shade and chatted for a few minutes. When I mentioned I was visiting from Indiana, I could see their slight, crooked smirks, followed by a …

Hiking

An Outdoor Enthusiast's Guide to Ketchum, Idaho

Jen and I have taken Artemis the Airstream to a lot of sweet places in the 2.5 years we’ve been on the road, but we’ve never ended up somewhere so compelling that we’d consider parking her for good. Last week, in Ketchum, Idaho, for the first time ever, that conversation came up.<p>“We could move …

Hiking

Course Preview: The Lung Buster - Andorra XC World Cup 2018

Hot of the heels of Val di Sole we find ourselves a short 14-hour drive away in Andorra for Round 5 of the UCI MTB World Cup. After missing this …

Mountain Biking

Everything you ever needed to know about investing, scribbled on cocktail napkins

Warren Buffett once said “there seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” Those words, of course, can …

Investing

What Happened When I Tried to Play Men’s Soccer

When you’re the only woman playing on a men’s soccer team, and you also happen to be a goalkeeper, here’s how things go down:<p>If you’re really, really …

Self-confidence

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

The ‘Top Gun’ of Drone Pilots Films MTB Like Never Before

This video captures shots of mountain biking we can barely believe are possible.<b>Click play and hold your breath.</b> This video by Airblastr is simply …

Drones

Want year-round mountain biking? Then head to Italy's Lake Garda

Explore the amazing riding potential of the northern areas of Italy's Lake Garda in our latest destination guide.<p>The north of Italy's Lake Garda is a …

Italy

72 Hours in Sun Valley

Cruise around the Sun Valley and Ketchum, Idaho area in the summer and you’ll see pickup trucks, SUVs, and Sprinter vans loaded down with bikes, boats, and fly rods. Look a little closer and you’ll notice that many of the license plates are from places like Montana, Colorado, and Oregon. It says …

Hiking

The Most Beautiful Places to Run in the World

These stunning trails and roads, published in our print magazine over the years, will inspire you to find your own Rave Run.<p>1 of 78<p>Yosemite National Park, California<p>About 3,214 feet above the Yosemite Valley is Glacier Point Road, said to be one of the most scenic stretches to run. Cool off and …

Hiking

The neuroscience of change: How to train your brain to create better habits

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson<p>A lot of our daily actions are automatic. Your …

accountabilitypartner

The Power of Taking 10,000 Steps (Or More!) And How to Get There

When it comes to movement, I try to make my days as inefficient as possible. I know that sounds crazy—especially since my book is all about getting …

Fitness

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Management

Is Road Riding Worth the Risk?

The impact was as sudden and unexpected as lightning on a cloudless afternoon. One moment I was pedaling on a side road to my house after wrapping up a trail ride. The next I was 20 feet off the road on my back, tangled beneath my mountain bike in a stand of chamisa. People talk about their lives …

Bike Lanes

4 Best Road Trips in the Western United States

The American West is a vast expanse of desert, mountain, and forest connected by long stretches of open road. The first coast-to-coast highway, Route …

National Parks

How long should your runs actually be?

In 30 minutes, you can watch an episode of <i>Broad City</i>, enjoy a meditation session, or indulge in a quickie facial. Turns out, that’s also the amount …

Marathons

This is how riding mountain bikes can improve your mental fitness

Mountain biking has numerous benefits for your physical fitness, but have you thought about the ones it delivers to your mental health?<p>Mental health …

Mental Health

3 Reasons Why You Should Always Eat After Your Workout

We all know it's a good idea to grab a snack after you hit the gym—but what, exactly, happens to your body if you don't?<p>Finished your morning workout but don’t have time to grab a bite before heading out the door? That could be a problem.<p>It’s usually a good idea to eat and drink within an hour of …

Fitness

Competition is the best workout motivation, study finds

Lack of physical activity has been shown to increase the risk of chronic illness and mortality. Yet, a large part of the American population fails to …

Social Media

Why ‘Find your passion!’ may be bad advice | Stanford News

While “find your passion” is well-intended advice, it might not be good advice.<p>A new study by Stanford psychologists examines the hidden implications …

Self-improvement

Travel Is No Cure for the Mind

What does running do to your brain?

Research from Sweden shows how running can defuse at least one important biological stress pathway<p>It may seem obvious – as you push on through a long run, veering wildly between sensations of agony and elation – that running can have a huge effect on your state of mind. It is an intuitive idea that …

The Brain

The Mississippi Man Tried Six Times for the Same Crime

One morning nearly 22 years ago, four employees of a furniture store in a small Mississippi town were shot to death. For months afterward, local law-enforcement seemed stumped by the crime. Eventually, the top prosecutor — Doug Evans — charged a former store employee, Curtis Flowers, a black man …

Death Row

The Trouble With Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp isn’t here yet. Still, his presence is all around the 10,500-square-foot rented mansion at 16 Bishopswood Road in London’s Highgate …

Alice In Wonderland

How to master Heart Rate Training for runners

After 20 years of coaching I am still convinced that the heart is the best training tool we have. Measuring your heart rate can help you determine if …

Marathons