Las Vegas U.F.C. girl: U.ltra F.ierce C.limber, Stephanie Forte

Christine Cauble | March 10th, 2010 - 11:58 am
Las Vegas U.F.C. girl: U.ltra F.ierce C.limber, Stephanie Forte

Stephanie climbs “Caustic”, Cannibal Crag, Red Rocks, Nevada Who says it’s not all in a name? She certainly represents hers to the fullest. Who says you can’t have it all? Because this woman does. Stephanie’s surname, the word ‘forte’, means “strong” in Italian (etymology from the Latin word fortis) and it seemed to have been […]

Laura’s Story; Tracking the Rising Trail of a Mountaineer’s Tale.

Christine Cauble | February 20th, 2010 - 12:59 am
Laura’s Story; Tracking the Rising Trail of a Mountaineer’s Tale.

Crystal Crag, Mammoth Lakes, CA 5 Sept 2009 Her favorite color is orange. If you knew her, you’d understand why she has such an affinity to it. Bright, spirited and with an endurance built to last, Laura Molnar, a physical therapist by trade, spends all her free time in a mountainous sanctuary. Living in Bishop, […]

Longboarder lightning; this is Micku!

Christine Cauble | February 16th, 2010 - 10:51 pm
Longboarder lightning; this is Micku!

Bubbles. Extreme bubbles. That’s what I think of when I connect with this girl every time. Her energy is unstoppable. So is her courage. Her personality? Bubbles. She’s adorable and has a unique sense of humor that made me chuckle throughout her interview. Soon to be 24 years old (on March 1), Rastafarian Micku Murgolo […]

Escape from Tehran. Nasim’s story..

Christine Cauble | January 24th, 2010 - 3:20 pm
Escape from Tehran.  Nasim’s story..

“Nasim, you will die if you do nothing. It’s better to move and die trying than to not move at all and die.” That self-statement Nasim Eshqi spoke of during our interview seems to ring true even outside of Nasim’s rock fall adventures in climbing. They reflect something that is almost necessary for her:  the […]

Why we love Aurelie! France’s BMX Super Wonder….

Christine Cauble | January 18th, 2010 - 5:20 pm
Why we love Aurelie! France’s BMX Super Wonder….

I was bored by the skateboard…” so Aurelie says. Next thing you know her four-wheeled passion turned in to two and it’s been that way ever since. At 21 years, Aurelie has been making her way up in France’s BMX scene even after only one year of riding; it’s an activity that few girls take part […]

Miss Cory Coffey brewing up sweet action in the BMX world!

Christine Cauble | January 18th, 2010 - 5:17 pm
Miss Cory Coffey brewing up sweet action in the BMX world!

As one of the most recognizable names and faces in the BMX world, Cory is not only the two-time reigning champion in street BMX but is also credited as the first female to fearlessly perform a backflip. Numerous injuries over the years have failed to roadblock her drive and her passion for riding and she […]

Aurore Costabile: She was born to roll…..

Christine Cauble | January 18th, 2010 - 5:15 pm
Aurore Costabile:  She was born to roll…..

Parisian Aurore Costabile rolls hard. The 21-year old has been rollerblading almost as long as she has been walking. Awarded a pair of skates as a young girl, she has eventually graduated onto a more aggressive form of skating… sliding across rails, taking leaps and jumps off of whatever she can; the French firecracker explodes […]

Enter the Lyon: Holly RIPS!!

admin | January 18th, 2010 - 3:28 pm
Enter the Lyon:  Holly RIPS!!

Holly Lyons stands out as one of the most memorable skaters because she has assisted in blasting any stereotypes about women on wheels and has given a new definition to ‘skating like a girl’. Skating like a girl is badass….. especially when you have the skills and guts of Holly Lyons. Besides being busy with […]

Donna Kwok of Hong Kong speaks on Krabi climbing and trailblazing..

admin | January 17th, 2010 - 4:32 pm
Donna Kwok of Hong Kong speaks on Krabi climbing and trailblazing..

Donna on “Invisible Slayer of the Mad Arab Abdul Alhazred” (gotta love that route name!!!) (6c or 5.11a) Monster Rock, Austin, Texas. Photographer: John Hogge. Business professional by day and superwoman..well… ALL the time, here is a prime example of East meeting West. Looking beyond that cultural description, Donna Kwok, carries both Yin’s strength and Yang’s […]

Nazo Canitez, the Cypriot Sendstress

admin | January 17th, 2010 - 3:30 pm
Nazo Canitez, the Cypriot Sendstress

Nazo climbs in Geyikbayiri, Turkey SO. Here’s a funny story. I decided to escape to Turkey after completing a month-long, insane, frenzied work schedule that coincided with a painful break-up. Both had their reasons, I suppose and it was an excuse for a perfect getaway. I imagined myself relaxing in the country’s southern coast mountains […]