Interview: Austin Hindman

Interview: Austin Hindman

Milestones pass in a blur for Austin Hindman. He became just the third American to win the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Junior title last fall, then broke the record in the Missouri Cross Country Championships six weeks later. A two-time state champion...
Turquoise Jewels: Springs of the Missouri Ozarks

Turquoise Jewels: Springs of the Missouri Ozarks

The new Echo Bluff State Park, billed as the gateway to the Missouri Ozarks, is the perfect base camp for a two-day treasure hunt in search of the turquoise springs hidden in the forested hills. Located halfway between Salem and Eminence on Highway 19, the park’s...
Tested: Energy Drinks

Tested: Energy Drinks

Some athletes swear by the wing-giving boost of energy drinks. If you’re one of them, here are six easy-to-find selections (I got mine at Supplement Superstores, GNC and the Vitamin Shoppe) and what you can expect after indulging. To keep my testing methods simple and...
Intro to Wilderness First Aid

Intro to Wilderness First Aid

Author and environmentalist Edward Abbey once said, “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.” Any outdoor enthusiast knows the great rewards of adventuring. But with reward comes risk. Those crooked, winding,...
CycleBar Comes to Chesterfield and Creve Coeur

CycleBar Comes to Chesterfield and Creve Coeur

Maybe it’s raining outside and you need to work in a ride. Or maybe you’re just in the mood for a rave-party-on-wheels change of pace. CycleBar in Chesterfield and Creve Coeur has you covered. The new indoor cycling studios offer 50-minute classes in an atmosphere...