Industry Profiles

Speedgoat—the Toughest 50k in the USA

Speedgoat—the Toughest 50k in the USA

Saturday, the toughest 50k in the U.S. is going down at Snowbird Ski Resort. It’s called the Speedgoat, and Karl Meltzer (who’s won more 100-mile trail races than anyone) is once again hosting the event. We talked with Karl about the race and about the current state of Ultra.

Psicobloc Finals

Psicobloc Finals

The sold-out finals of Psicobloc drew thousands of people who got to witness some truly spectacular climbing from some of the best in the world.

Chris Sharma on the Psicobloc Masters Series

Chris Sharma on the Psicobloc Masters Series

Psicobloc is genius. We talked to two of the best climbers in the world last night (including Chris Sharma) to hear more about the competition and witness some incredible 50-foot falls into the Olympic Center pool. These are photos you need to check out, even if you’re not a climber.

Outdoor Retailer: Day 1

Outdoor Retailer: Day 1

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market is in full swing, and we’re in the thick of it. Here are 10 intriguing products from OR, Day 1.

Gallery: Speedgoat 2013

Gallery: Speedgoat 2013

If there was any doubt, Speedgoat is the toughest 50K in the U.S. And we have the photos to prove it.

PROFILE: Kingswood Skis

PROFILE: Kingswood Skis

Kingswood Skis is a company you need to know. Unless you don’t like small companies with great stories that emphasize craftsmanship and doing things the right way. Read on.

PROFILE: Ibis Cycles

PROFILE: Ibis Cycles

In 2005, Scot Nicol re-launched Ibis Cycles with the belief that bike-building should be as much about fun and creativity as it is about the latest bike technology. Seven years later, that belief remains intact.

PROFILE: ON3P skis

PROFILE: ON3P skis

Portland ski manufacturer ON3P builds burly skis, and their founder, Scott Andrus, has a thing for being remarkably honest and transparent. Take a look at one of the most interesting indies out there.

PROFILE: ENVE Composites

PROFILE: ENVE Composites

Conventional wisdom says that carbon wheels are a luxury for people with too much money and enough spare time to replace them. ENVE Composites founder, Jason Schiers, hates conventional wisdom.

PROFILE: Venture Snowboards

PROFILE: Venture Snowboards

Will Taylor profiles Venture Snowboards, a company looking to make their mark yet leave no trace.

PROFILE: TREW gear

PROFILE: TREW gear

Take a look, especially if you like the sound of 3 ski-bum friends on a quest to produce the industry’s most technical, pimped out winter wear.