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Multi-sport athlete panel at The Battery

In October 2017 I hosted a panel discussion at the Battery with two of my favorite multi-sport athletes. We talked about what it means to be an athlete, creativity and sport, and began a conversation about bringing skills from one sport to another. Daniela Moroz, two-time world-champion kiteboard racer, winner of the Rolex Yachtswoman of the […]

One Day in September

I jumped in the water cold water I swam in a circle not a small circle! I fought the current something that might seem like a battle but I held the water’s hand and it pulled me I pulled myself harder faster I felt free not for the first time for the first time I […]

Swimming the Gate

I’ve been training all year to swim the Golden Gate. It’s about the same distance on the map as the much more popular Alcatraz swim, but the currents in the Gate are even wilder – there’s simply no such thing as slack tide in this massive funnel where San Francisco Bay pours in and out […]

The athletic mind

I’m not totally sure that “sports” is the right word, but I can’t think of what else covers climbing, backpacking, hiking, trail running, swimming, sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and all the other things that I love to do outdoors. Perhaps I could be more specific and say “outdoor sports”, since I’m not really into football, […]