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"Taking your family surfing — I like the sound of that." So the words flow from one of Australia's most decorated surf writers. But it's not just words, he did it. He packed up the Toyota, hitched ...
Given the last week's news of Lance Armstrong coming clean about, oh, earning his Tour jerseys and resulting millions of dollars by fraud, it certainly has to give us parents some pause about the ...
It's easy to assume anyone on a long-term trip around the world is just a trustafarian; living on the good tidings of a wealthy relative and lacking appreciation for real work. But I know better. ...
"I get up and go to work everyday, and I'm stoked." He may have been an inspiring professional skier of epic pioneering proportions, but Shane McConkey was much more, too. The charismatic, high-energy, ...
It's one thing to say, "When I'm climbing, I'm a better parent." But when Jacinda Hunter says so, it really commands some attention. Yes, she's a prAna ambassador, which might make you think all she ...
Alpinist Jake Norton is gone from home several times a year to summit the world's tallest peaks for First Ascent, and because the gent has two little kids and a wife, you'd think his story would be ...
Hello? Yes, hello there. Eyes down here please. You can't seem to stop staring at that Land Rover, can you? This is the Jelinksi family, Igor and Rachel and their three children Sarah, Charles, and ...
The Vogel family hardly looks like a clan of serious cyclists. In their pictures, John, Nancy and their twin 8-year-old ankle-biters Davy and Daryl are often wearing cotton, sometimes denim, and no ...
Johnny Collinson is something else. In 2009, and at a mere 17 years old, he stood atop Mt. Everest as the youngest Westerner ever to do so. Obviously, he didn't just wake up one day, roll out of ...
Remember the moment you learned that you were definitely going to be a real parent in under nine months? You saw the stick turn pink, or got word from the doc, or, like my wife said to me on the way ...
When Stuart Wickes and Kirstie Pelling got married, they honeymooned for six months in South America. Actually they rode their bicycles through South America. Not a bad way to celebrate the blissful ...
"A little about the van. He got it for a steal, but I soon found out why . . . A little electrical work here, reupholstering some seats there . . . But, the restoration wasn’t enough. The van ...
Almost three years ago, in June of 2008, the Vogel four hopped on their bikes in Alaska and pedaled south, getting to know the nuances of a bicycle seat with, well, that part of your body you can't ...
You might think that a family that chooses to live full-time in a tent in Alaska would be marshaling a flighty Walden-esque, "greener than thou" bent. For the Schneiders, the truth is far more interesting ...
Yes, you're looking at two spare tires. Giant ones.  And a canoe. What the hell kind of weekend family camping trip is this, Stephens? Well, it's not.  This is what a round-the-world family camper ...

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