Saturday Salute | Top 10 Benefits of Soft Sand Running The Case for Soft Sand Running

December 20th, 2014 | By | 68 Comments

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If sand between your toes and the possibility for a post-run dip isn’t enough to get you off your butt (or your beach towel) for a beach run, here are 10 other reasons to hit the sand… (more…)

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December 18th, 2014 | By | 139 Comments

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I am a firm believer that there is beauty everywhere, as long as you are on the lookout for it. Yes even the grocery store parking lot and while stuck in traffic. No joke. Two of the best sunsets I’ve seen in the past month were in those exact locations. It’s all about perspective. Are you open minded to seeing the beauty in your life or close minded because you just are always wishing you were somewhere else, or rushing through it all?

If you’re the latter you are missing out. (more…)

Roadtripping | Roark Surfs Iceland Team Roark Hops a Rocketship to Reykjavik in Search of Icy Slabs

December 17th, 2014 | By | 14 Comments

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Roark’s latest adventure finds himself in a volatile latitude shrouded by 5 hours of daylight, snow storms, Icelandic death metal and a vodka induced haze. Once again, someone is looking for him and unaware of Roark’s purpose in the world. Photos: Chris Burkard

Take a trip around the ice waters of Iceland with Roark Riders Nate Zoller & Raph Bruhwiler.
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The Guide | Gifts for Guys

December 16th, 2014 | By | 59 Comments

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Less than 8 days until Christmas, and have yet to check off the guys on your shopping list? Instead of rushing to the mall to fight for a parking spot, have a mug of the ‘nog, hop online and let our gifts be your guide. Ready for some wrap-able inspo? Read on for our list of gifts any guy would love… (more…)