POSTED // Mar 18,2009 - Pain is a great teacher. While learning the subtle art of crack climbing through years of twisting various body parts in various fissures is the venerable and accepted way, many climbers have an issue with showing up at work with the bleeding and scabbed hands and ankles that suggest a rendezvous with Fight Club’s Tyler Durden.
POSTED // Mar 11,2009 - Marathons, once the benchmark of yuppie fitness, have become passe. Few events rival the sheer boredom of pounding pavement for an entirely arbitrary distance, surrounded by throngs of people in various states of disrepair.
POSTED // Feb 19,2009 - Ice climbing is a bizarre activity by any account: Strap several long, sharp steel points to various parts of your body and cast off into an ephemeral sea of sculpted shapes, using power and technique to scratch your way up.