A ski patrol union in Park City made headlines for its standoff against parent company Vail Resorts over wages. The two parties eventually settled on a contract, but the conversation they sparked about ski-industry wages is just getting started.
How to Save a Ski Town, Outside
A feature about the housing crisis affecting mountain towns in the West. “Gold” winner in the News/Investigative Reporting category of the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism awards.
Hint: It’s how we think about the future. A Best American Essays notable.
When AI can write poetry and make art, what does it say about creativity—and our future?
The Gift, BICYCLING
Her fiancé’s bike crash was a tragedy. What she did after was a miracle. A Best American Sports Writing notable.
Paul Basagoitia Rides Again, BICYCLING
How one of the world’s best mountain bikers came back from a life-altering crash and injury. A Best American Sports Writing notable.
Shayna Texter Is Second to None, Red Bulletin
The story of a motorcycle racer who happened to be a woman, and happened to be beating the guys. Winner of a FOLIO award for profile writing.
Reggie Miller Is Gonna Keep Moving, BICYCLING
Why an NBA Hall of Famer’s second act was to become a newbie mountain bike racer.
An exploration of work-life balance.
Walking Is Making a Major Comeback, Outside
In the midst of lockdown, a reflection on an age-old pastime.
They hated running. Then they started Koreatown Run Club.
essays, analysis, etc.
Men Love My Boyfriend, Outside
Living in a remote mountain town made him irresistible to curious dudes—and got me wondering why we assign so much importance to where people are from.
The Glory of Feeling Fine, The Atlantic
Why do we only appreciate our health after we’ve been sick?
In Praise of Pointless Goals, The Atlantic
A case for devoting an inordinate amount of time and effort to into something that doesn’t matter.
My attempt to overcome a lifetime of prudishness.
Workcations Aren’t Escape. They’re Practice, The Atlantic
How the extended working vacation could help you recalibrate work-life balance.
In Praise of Garages, Outside
They don’t need to be huge; just big enough to store all your gear and all your dreams.
Soft Revolution, Red Bulletin
Profile of Dominican-American artist Uzumaki Cepeda. Winner of a National Arts & Entertainment Journalism award.