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Skier Fatalities: Myths About Who Dies, and Where, Debunked

Local skiers often assume that those killed on the slopes of Colorado’s ski resorts are tourists new to skiing or riding, but that couldn’t be further from the deadly truth. …

Original Article: Denver Post By: Chryss Cada

Armstrong Gets USPS Band Back Together for MTB Race

Lance Armstrong, George Hincapie, Christian Vande Velde, and Dylan Casey, all former riders with the U.S. Postal Service team, will ride the 24 Hours of Old Pueblo mountain bike race …

Original Article: Velonews.com By: Caley Fretz

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Suffers Worst Ever Coral Bleaching

Coral across Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most devastating die-off on record, a new report says. In just nine months, bleaching caused by warmer water has killed around …

Original Article: CNN.com By: Ben Wescott

Canada Investigates Mysterious ‘Pinging’ Sound at Bottom Arctic Sea

Canada’s military is investigating a mysterious “pinging” that is emanating from the sea floor in the Arctic. The sound, which has also been described as a “hum” or a “beep”, …

Original Article: The Telegraph By: Chris Graham

Is New Zealand’s Ruapehu Volcano About to Blow?

Ruapehu, on the north island of New Zealand, is one of the most restless volcanoes in the island country. However, it has been a quiet (almost) decade for the picturesque …

Original Article: Wired.com By: Eric Klemetti

Lance Armstrong Helps Create New Aspen MTB Event

A new mountain-biking event that features some of the best trails in the upper Roaring Fork Valley will be launched Sept. 18. The Aspen 50 was conceived by cyclist and …

Original Article: Aspen Times By: Scott Condon

New National Monument Established in Maine, but Debate Rages On

President Obama designated more than 87,600 acres of forestland in Maine’s North Woods as a national monument Wednesday, capping a years-long quest by a controversial conservationist on the eve of …

Original Article: Portland Press Herald By: Kevin Miller

How to Survive a 25,000-Foot Freefall Without a Parachute

When Luke Aikins steps out of a Cessna Grand Caravan airplane on July 30, high above Simi Valley, California, he will fall 25,000 feet to the ground—without a parachute. He’ll …

Original Article: Outside Magazine By: Devon O'Neil

A City-Wide Bike Lane to Be a ‘Piece of Copenhagen in Berlin’

While Copenhagen continues to live up its reputation as the best city in Europe for cycling, Berlin continues to fall behind, with what seems like Autobahn-levels of congestion. But there …

Original Article: City Lab By: Nadja Sayej

New York City to Perform Vasectomies on Whitetail Deer

If you had to read the title a few times thinking that you must have misread it, you didn’t. This is a real thing that is happening. Staten Island has …

Original Article: Outdoor Hub By: Outdoor Hub Reporters