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The New Champagnes Every Bond Fan Will Want Ahead of ‘No Time to Die’

Longtime 007 partner Champagne Bollinger is rolling out two rare, limited edition Champagnes to mark the upcoming 25th Bond film, No Time to Die, next year, as well as decades of partnership between the two iconic brands. Bond’s love affair with this particular Champagne has an interesting story: According to Bollinger, a “handshake agreement” between […]

This New Japanese Vodka Is Made From 100% White Rice

Historically, the world’s most popular vodkas have hailed from legacy distilling destinations such as Russia, Poland, and Sweden. These countries have gifted the world with beloved brands including Smirnoff, Belvedere, and Absolut, respectively. In more recent years, USA-made vodkas have skyrocketed in popularity, with labels like Tito’s, Hangar 1, and Crop Organic quickly gobbling up […]

Hiden Orientations

“Stadiums are for spectators. We runners have nature and that is much better.”
~Juha Väätäinen 🇫🇮 Gold medalist 5,000-meter and 10,000-meter,  1971 European Championships
 
Once a Runner
Identifying as a long-distance runner was very important to me when I was in high school in college. When I was competitive, I experienced modest success, earning several All-Conference and All-State awards in both high school and college. As a coach right out of college, running retained a special place in my heart, ...

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Goodbye Colorado

James Peak – 10/09/19
Yesterday was our final day in Colorado. I have been bouncing around this beautiful state for just over three years, and my husband has been in the Winter Park area for seven.
Although Johnny and I left the Fraser Valley last week, we wanted to bag one more meaningful summit on the Continental Divide to see our old home from above.
We decided to shuttle cars with a friend so that we could do a loop hike of James Peak from Saint Mary’s Glacier. ...

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Trail Correspondents Episode #19 | The Mental Grind

lthough a half year backpacking trip is a physical grind, this is not the most challenging part of a thru-hike.  Apologies for sounding like a broken record, but as you might likely guess, this title belongs to the psychological side of this journey.
Our hikers chime in on whether they agree with this sentiment, what coping mechanisms they use to overcome their challenges, how the challenges have evolved over the course of the hike, and what advice they would offer to their pre-trail selves on how to better handle these hurdles. ...

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