2020 Tokyo Olympics Officially Cancelled

It’s official! The 2020 Olympic Games, to be held in Tokyo, Japan, have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event—one of the biggest spectacles on the planet–is now set to take place sometime before the end of summer 2021, although the details have yet to be worked out or announced. The ongoing outbreak … Read more

Video: Inside the Sport of Biathlon

One of my favorite winter sports—to watch anyway—is biathlon. For those who don’t know, this is the activity that combines cross-country skiing with target shooting, which on paper doesn’t sound like a compelling mix. But watching the athletes take part in this sport is incredibly fascinating. In this video, we take a deeper dive into … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 56: An Interview with NBC Sports’ Chad Salmela

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On this week’s episode of The Adventure Podcast we welcome a very special guest in the form of Chad Salmela, a commentator for NBC Sports who covers biathlon and cross-country skiing. Chad sits down with my co-host Dave Adlard to talk not only about those sports, but his background in the outdoors, thoughts on doping … Read more

The 2018 Winter Olympics are Underway in PyeongChang

One of the great spectacles of sports is now underway in PyeongChang, South Korea. That’s where the 2018 Winter Olympics have kicked off, welcoming some of the best athletes in the world to compete in a host of events. Over the next 2+ weeks, the eyes of the world will turn to the event, which … Read more

China Reveals Plans to Build Hotel, Restaurants at Everest Base Camp

Anyone who follows the mountaineering scene on Everest with any regularity already knows that it has become quite a commercial affair. But, China has decided to take that level of commercialization even further by revealing plans to build hotels, restaurants, and a climbing training center on the Tibetan side of the mountain. On the Nepali … Read more