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May 19, 2009
A fishing expedition with an expert guide will have you believing you can fly.
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May 19, 2009
FIVE YEARS AGO, while perched in a chairlift high above Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin ski area, I spotted a peculiar figure amidst the Alpine skiers bombing down the hill: a man seemingly...
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May 19, 2009
At 2,000 feet, a daughter catches sight of the sublime Northwest landscape and her father's former life.
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May 19, 2009
AS A BOY growing up outside of Dallas, Texas, in the 1980s, picking a sport to play was a simple matter of multiple choice. Three choices, to be precise: tear up the gridiron like Dallas Cowboys...
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May 19, 2009
EVEN BEFORE I brought my 3-year-old border collie, Jackpot, home from the Oregon Humane Society in March 2007, there were plenty of warning signs that my life was about to change. Like the one...
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May 19, 2009
A tomboy takes her tough act to a new level with the martial art of poekoelan—don’t even think of tangling with her now.
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May 19, 2009
THE SPARE BEDROOM of my house looks like an REI store during one of its used-gear sales, only not as organized. Where a bed and a nightstand were once visible, there is now a pile of dinged-up...
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May 19, 2009
The sport of geocaching puts space-age technology in the palm of your hand and transforms a simple hike into a quest for treasure.
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May 19, 2009
LEAVE IT TO A COUNTRY that dreamed up such wacky sports as caber tossing (chucking 18-foot-tall pieces of timber across the lawn) and hammer throwing (chucking 16-pound steel balls across the...
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May 19, 2009
There's no better way to rough it than camping out in a Mount Hood fire tower in the dead of winter.
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