As part of my Adventurist column, I spent a few days learning the basics of traditional (trad) climbing.
From the hard earth to the cowboys that work it, Tucson is one hell of a tough city. Here's a profile of the city's ranch and rodeo culture. Pay attention to the end of a video if you care to see me ROPE A STEER.
I got paid to break some very serious HR regulations. This story was originally published in the June 2017 issue of the magazine.
Adventurist Episode 2: After four days of training alongside Olympian Ashley Caldwell, I attempt a double backflip off the single aerial freestyle ramp. We had enough awesome footage—plus epic falls—to make a full half-hour show, but to keep it somewhat web friendly, it ran at 10 minutes. Which is still long, granted. But in my humble opinion, it's well worth the time.