Day: March 9, 2020

This Hilarious Mockumentary Parodies Ski Movie Cliches

Picture the opening shots of a ski film: swirling mists, a skier (probably a man, based on this year’s crop of ski films) clicks into their bindings, and launches into a sprawling sea of… grass?

“The Kook” establishes itself from inception as a deadpan sendup of the intensity and self-seriousness of ski films. It has fun without so much as a wink while taking on the archetypal comeback and outcast stories that the industry loves to tell. With its words of wisdom emanating from the mouth of a

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A Guide to Running Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim Across the Grand Canyon

There’s really no set formula to run 50 miles. Training, nutrition, and a bit of luck are all important, but if I could only tell you one thing, it’s simply “mind over matter.” Put your head down, place one leg in front of the other, and pretend everything doesn’t hurt. (Then repeat until you get to the end.)

Four good friends and I once ran across the Grand Canyon and back in a single day. This run is commonly known as the Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim (R2R2R).

We started at the South Rim, ran to the North Rim, ate a sandwich, and ran

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