Friday Five: National “Holidays” in June

There is a national “holiday” for just about everything, from non-serious things like hot dogs to serious days such as World Oceans Day or National Cancer Survivors Day. Here at Outdoor Athlete, we would like to bring your attention to a several outside sport-themed national “holidays” all held in June. Celebrate with one of the … Continue reading

Friday Five: 5 Awesome Outdoor Adventures

Sometimes, an ordinary race just doesn’t cut it. People want more adventure, more crazy things that they can do to test the boundaries of human endurance. Well, more power to them. In light of this recent article about the insanely difficult Barkley Marathons, we got to thinking about what other outdoor adventures would be awesome … Continue reading

Friday Five: 5 Presidents Who Doubled as Outdoor Athletes

In honor of President’s Day on Feb. 18, we thought we would take a look at a lesser-known side of the presidency. We recognize the names of our 44 presidents and maybe some of their actions in office, but few know any for their athletic abilities. By now, most of us know of Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

Friday Five: 5 Reasons to Exercise Outdoors in February

Yes, it’s cold. Yes, snow is on the ground. But since when did a few inches of snow make outdoor exercise impossible? Simple modifications can be made to just about any piece of equipment to ensure safety and effectiveness in less-than-ideal conditions. Depending on the kind of frame you have, different tires can let you … Continue reading

In Review: Lowa Nabucco Mid

By: Scott McMahon I last owned a good pair of winter boots four years ago. I could not tell you the brand name, nor could I tell you those boots’ current location. So you can imagine my excitement when I was presented the opportunity to try out the Lowa Nabucco Mid Boots. No more old … Continue reading