“The X Games Has New Owners. Here’s What It Means for Fans of Action Sports.” by Frederick Dreier via Outside Magazine

“The X Games Has New Owners. Here’s What It Means for Fans of Action Sports.” by Frederick Dreier via Outside Magazine

Lead Photo: Tamara Susa / ESPN Images We interviewed Steve Fliser, the new CEO of the X Games, about his vision for the annual summer and winter extreme sports competitions The X Games have helped define action sports for an entire generation of Americans,...
“Outdoor Retailers Give Customers Their Expertise for Free. Should They? – Here’s how shops can monetize non-paying customers who just want free information” by David Gladish via Outside Business Journal

“Outdoor Retailers Give Customers Their Expertise for Free. Should They? – Here’s how shops can monetize non-paying customers who just want free information” by David Gladish via Outside Business Journal

Photo: Nikola Stojadinovic/Getty If you’ve ever worked in outdoor retail, you are probably all too familiar with a particular customer. They come in, use up your time and expertise to gain product knowledge and find the proper fit, subtly (or not so subtly) take a...
“The unique abundance of skate culture, with the first Ambassador of Skateboarding” by Neftalie Williams and Sam Firman via AdventureUncovered.com

“The unique abundance of skate culture, with the first Ambassador of Skateboarding” by Neftalie Williams and Sam Firman via AdventureUncovered.com

WILLIAMS DOING A NOLLIE BACKSIDE TAILSLIDE SHOVE-IT, Image courtesy of Rachele Honcharik Neftalie Williams is a scholar, teacher, writer, founder, bridge builder and the first Ambassador of Skateboarding. But first and foremost, underpinning it all, he’s a...
“Sandia Peak Ski Area to remain closed for second year” – A result of climate change and staffing issues by Scarlett Lisjak via SIA Newsletter shared article

“Sandia Peak Ski Area to remain closed for second year” – A result of climate change and staffing issues by Scarlett Lisjak via SIA Newsletter shared article

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia Peak Ski Area officials recently announced they will be closed this winter, for the second year in a row.  The lack of snow on the mountain for the past five years has created a snowball effect. For the first time in at least the past...