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Lizard Skins

A Local Brand’s Success Story By Heather C. Hamblin Like many fledgeling companies, Lizard Skins started out modestly—on a six-foot folding table in a spare bedroom—with one simple product: a sleeve to keep a bike’s chain from scratching the frame.…

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Two Women of the Wasatch on Running Ultras

Trail Dames: Two Women of the Wasatch on Running Ultras “There is an intense but simple thrill in setting off in the morning on a mountain trail, knowing everything you need is on your back.” -Paul Theroux An ultra is…

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Jax Mariash: Park City’s World-class Ultrarunner

Jax Mariash: Park City’s World-class Ultrarunner “I’ve been running since I was five, and I’ve always wanted to do something big to inspire the masses to get outside.” says Jax Mariash, a Park City endurance runner who owns the town’s…

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Outdoor Family Affair

Raising Tomorrow’s Rippers, Shredders, and Climbers Think having kids means your adventuring days are over? Far from it. We talk to three families who still get after it—with their children along for the ride. Like Father, Like Son. Like Mother,…

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Half Marathons for All

David Bell’s Quest to Bring Distance Running to Everyone Story and photos by Don Macavoy David Bell has pride in his voice as he describes his three criteria for a perfect half marathon course, “It has to be beautiful, it…

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Cory Reese: Utah Ultrarunner

Cory Reese Goes from Bucket List Runner to Badwater Finisher Ultrarunner Cory Reese knows that slow and steady may not win the race, but it will get you across the finish line. Reese, a 38-year-old social worker, lives in Hurricane…

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The Growth of BASE and Wingsuit Jumping

Highflying Extreme Adventures in Moab Climbing, slacklining, skydiving—Moab is a thrillseeker’s mecca. In recent years, this redrock paradise has become home to an elite group of athletes taking human flight to the next level through BASE and wingsuit jumping. Often…