Sam Holder

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Thumbnail for - Well Heeled
Jun 23, 2009
The recession has paddle-shocked cobbling back to life thanks to cash-strapped customers who would rather scrimp by paying $12 for a replacement heel than pony up $100 for a new pair of kicks.
Thumbnail for - How To…Make Your Own (Nutritious) Gorp
Jun 4, 2009
SUMMITING COOPER SPUR requires a serious lactic acid after-burn—which means you’ll need a calorie-dense snack to keep you going (and going and going …). We tapped Marta Vaughn, a dietician from...
Thumbnail for - How To…Catch a Fish with Your Bare Hands
Jun 3, 2009
SNAGGING SUPPER WITH YOUR OWN TWO HANDS isn’t as hard as it sounds—if you’re patient and have lightning-fast reflexes. Shaun Deller, a survivalist coach for Southeast Portland Trackers NW, lines...
Thumbnail for - How To…Handle a Steep Descent
Jun 3, 2009
AFTER YOUR QUADS have cranked out a grueling uphill slog, bombing down the back side of a mountain may seem like welcome relief. But roots, rocks, and loose soil can have you clinging to your...
Thumbnail for - How To…Wrap a Blister
Jun 3, 2009
WHAT’S REALLY THE BEST treatment for these painful orbs of goo? Erik Meira, a board-certified sports specialist at Black Diamond Physical Therapy in Northeast Portland, tells us how to treat a...
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May 26, 2009
To honor the two thousandth anniversary of the Apostle Paul's birth, Pope Benedict XVI granted all Catholic dioceses around the world the authority to grant plenary indulgences—code for forgiveness...
Thumbnail for - Charlie Brown Goes Green
May 22, 2009
Charlie Brown is the most creative guy I’ve met. After designing a scale model of the newly completed Da Vinci classroom—the freestanding, nearly net-zero-energy music room at da Vinci Arts Middle...
Thumbnail for - How To…Pluck A Person Off Mount Hood
May 19, 2009
The January 17 helicopter rescue of Mount Hood climber Michael Leming certainly wasn’t the first time the National Guard’s 1042nd Medical Company has picked someone off the peak, but it might have...
Thumbnail for - We’re Such a Catch.
May 19, 2009
Portland may need to take out a restraining order against The New York Times_. Yeah, we’re cool and all, but honestly, we recommend they take a cold shower. Consider Portland’s "pos–mens"ta.shtml...
Thumbnail for - Hood’s Hero
May 18, 2009
If you’ve ever taken a dive down Mount Hood, chances are you’ve already met Steve Rollins, a rescue leader with Portland Mountain Rescue elite, nearly all–volunteer squad of Mount Hood rescuers....
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