Selected work

longform

How to Save a Ski Town, Outside

A feature about the housing crisis affecting mountain towns in the West.

It’s Easy to Find Balance. Just Find the Meaning of Life, Outside

An exploration of work-life balance.

Why Are So Many of Us So Terrible With Money?, Outside

It’s not just the gear splurges—it’s how we think about the future.

Walking Is Making a Major Comeback, Outside

In the midst of lockdown, a reflection on an age-old pastime.

The Gift, BICYCLING

Her fiancé’s bike crash was a tragedy. What she did after was a miracle. A Best American Sports Writing notable mention.

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 mention.

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.

How to Quit School, Follow Your Dreams, and Start the Coolest Run Club in the World, Runner’s World

They hated running. Then they started Koreatown Run Club.

essays, 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.

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.

Film Review of Any One of Us, Outside

Weeks before my story about Paul Basagoitia’s spinal-cord injury was published, my then-partner was hit by a driver and suffered his own. Months later, we watched Basagoitia’s documentary.

The Elements of Style, Outside

Fitness comes and goes. Allow me to make a case for prioritizing that elusive athletic skill that endures.

Does a Bike Have a Soul?, BICYCLING

Sell it and you’ll find out.