Quad Skating MidWest: Making Sidewalks Sizzle

Quad Skating MidWest: Making Sidewalks Sizzle

The quad skating world is coming back more fierce and more fashionable than ever. Although the sport’s popularity is continuing to rise, Yazim Burnett (aka Yaz) is pioneering quad park style in an under-progressive midwest town. For Yaz, quad skating isn’t just a...
Ode to My Mother

Ode to My Mother

Ode to My Mother To start with thanks or gratitude for everything you helped me accomplish is not enough. Extending my vocabulary wouldn’t help. I need to access more feelings, emotions to truly tell you how much you’ve positively impacted my life. You didn’t mold me...
How to Stay Sane During COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Stay Sane During COVID-19 Pandemic

FRESH AIR & MOVEMENT Even during quarantine and isolation, you need to feel the morning breeze, the afternoon sun or a stroll under starlight. We’ve been reading the articles and news posts that sunshine is a big fighter against viruses as well as keeping...
Favorite Place in Nature

Favorite Place in Nature

My favorite place in nature is nature itself. I have too many favorite trees, favorite trails, favorite lands. My favorite place in nature was on the skin track in Japan, where the snow fell with abundance. My favorite place in nature is by the campfire, under the...
Women in White Water: An Overnight Journey

Women in White Water: An Overnight Journey

This would not be my first time messing about in the river, but it was my first time spending more than one day on the whitewater. Taking off from Breckenridge, Co and heading south to Buena Vista, I met up with 14 wild women around the state that wanted some time in...
Seipel Hut Trip

Seipel Hut Trip

It turns out skiing uphill for six miles laden with a backpack filled with thirty pounds of clothes, food, and beverages cannot be done with just one liter of water and two beers for lunch.  A group of six of my friends and I were heading toward Seipel Hut...