| Apr 22, 2012
Travelers may think of Hawaii as the land of surfboards, sunsets and mai tais, but there's a lava flow of reasons to go beyond the beaches and discover why residents say they are lucky to live in Hawaii. And, yes, some of the state's best beaches are...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:24 PM
You could say that Dan Benintendi is hooked on exercise. On a typical morning in Fort Worth, Texas, he wakes up at 3:30 a.m. to swim 2,500 yards. Then he teaches a one-hour spin class, works most of the day as an AT&T account manager, teaches another spin...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The Red Bull Switchboard, a one-day surfing and snowboarding competition that takes collegiate athletes from Huntington Beach and San Diego, to Big Bear Lake, is Saturday.
The action sports event, which has invited 500 college students from more than...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Most people who exercise find a way to work it into their lives. Robert Silvers of Marshfield, Mass., organizes his life around his exercise.
When Silvers recently told his wife that, sorry, he didn't have time to help fix her computer, she reminded him...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Even though his season ended after a horrifying bicycle crash in July, Lukas Verzbicas was named Thursday as USA Triathlon’s 2012 rookie of the year.
The Sandburg High School graduate, who now lives in Colorado Springs, has made a stunning...
| Dec 21, 2012
Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg."
The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Some people know Guy Berkebile as the CEO of Guy Chemical. Others know him as an Ironman. Many more people are beginning to know him as both.
He was recently giving a tour of the Guy Chemical building when someone asked when it would be over so...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 1:27 PM
In a moment of triumph, Lukas Verzbicas began to have doubts about his decision to abandon triathlon and become a runner at the University of Oregon.
Verzbicas started to think his gold medal at September's World Junior Triathlon Championships looked...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Lukas Verzbicas made good on his vow.
Within hours of learning his friend, Kevin McDowell, had been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, Verzbicas decided to extend his triathlon career to bring home the gold medal he was sure McDowell would have won....
| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:36 PM
New Zealand already has lush rainforests and sandy beaches, bungee jumping and scuba diving, gourmet restaurants and lively night life, even a thriving tech community that has drawn investment from the likes of Peter Thiel. (Of course, they drive on......
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:37 PM
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| Dec 24, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Snow, Selena, Sophia and Sandburg sports were a few of the people and events that highlighted 2011 in Orland Park. It was a year mixed …...