Author: Brook Sutton

Historical Badass Captain Joshua Slocum

Historical Badass Captain Joshua Slocum

Joshua Slocum knew exactly what we wanted out of life by the time he was 12 years old. That was the first time he ran away to crew on a ship as [...]
Beryl Burton Was Britain’s Best Rider For Years—She’d Still Smoke Most Folks

Beryl Burton Was Britain’s Best Rider For Years—She’d Still Smoke Most Folks

Forty-nine years ago, in 1967, Beryl Burton set the 12-hour time trial world record by covering 277.25 miles. That’s more than 23 miles per hou [...]
The Secret Treehouse Is a Hideout Fort for Grownups

The Secret Treehouse Is a Hideout Fort for Grownups

The foothills of the Blue Mountains start creeping up about 30 miles west of Sydney, Australia. Within the 3.2 million acre, Blue Mountain regi [...]
Take a Moment to Pause, Breathe, at InBetween House in Karuizawa, Japan

Take a Moment to Pause, Breathe, at InBetween House in Karuizawa, Japan

The InBetween House, outside of Nagano, Japan, is a mindbender of exterior/interior, public/private, and city/rural metaphors and functionality [...]
Bringing Architecture to Scenic Viewpoints

Bringing Architecture to Scenic Viewpoints

What defines a refuge? It likely depends on what you’re seeking refuge from. Maybe in the strictest of physiological needs, a roof and four wal [...]
It Took Just One Run for Toni Matt to Earn His Badass Legacy

It Took Just One Run for Toni Matt to Earn His Badass Legacy

Imagine going 90 miles per hour on a pair of skis. Unless you’re currently racing at the World Cup level, trust me, you have not gone that fast [...]
Harriet Chalmers Adams: The Original Adventure-lebrity

Harriet Chalmers Adams: The Original Adventure-lebrity

Harriet Chalmers Adams was living the dream. In the early 20th century, she figured out what millions of people on social media and crowdsourci [...]
Are Outdoorsy People Nicer Than Indoorsy People?

Are Outdoorsy People Nicer Than Indoorsy People?

Hoo boy. We’ve been cranking out world-class outdoor articles for over ten years now. Someday, we’ll get around to figuring out a way to archiv [...]
Sweeney’s Bothy, Isle of Eigg, Scotland

Sweeney’s Bothy, Isle of Eigg, Scotland

King Sweeney was a nudist, exiled Gaelic royal from the 7th century, who lived as much with nature as his human frailties would allow. He wr [...]
Long Before McCandless, John Hornby Tested Himself in Northern Canada—and Failed

Long Before McCandless, John Hornby Tested Himself in Northern Canada—and Failed

In early spring, caribou cows from the Barren Ground herds migrate from the boreal forests of Canada to their calving grounds on the norther [...]
Snowboarder Craig Kelly

Snowboarder Craig Kelly

We all like to think that we’re on the leading edge of what is cool, new, and now. But just like fashion, our taste in sports are cyclical, [...]
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