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  1. Around the World with WordPress: New Zealand

    Our next trip around the world stops in New Zealand, where we showcase five sites from these beautiful islands.

    Exploration
    Photo by Shade Hannah, True Crime New Zealand
  2. REI Co-op Journal

    REI’s Co-op Journal focuses on life outdoors: inspiring people, issues impacting our community, skills and gear you need for your next trek, and places to explore. You’ll find longform features and stories for those seeking a lifetime of adventure.

    Environment
  3. Usain Bolt

    Check out the online home of the world’s fastest man! Usain Bolt made history at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio when he achieved the “Triple Triple” — three gold medals at three consecutive Olympic Games.

    Sports
  4. Novak Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic is a professional tennis player and winner of numerous championships and Grand Slams, including a record seven Australian Open titles, four Wimbledon titles, three US Open titles, and one French Open title. He is currently the men’s defending singles champion of Wimbledon.

    Sports
  5. Angelique Kerber

    Angelique Kerber is a professional tennis player, Olympian, and winner of three Grand Slam titles. She is currently the women’s defending singles champion of Wimbledon.

    Sports
  6. The Great Trail

    “The Great Trail embodies the vastness of our terrain and the diversity of our people.” Looking for a place to hike, cycle, paddle, ride, or cross-country ski? Find the perfect adventure on the Great Trail, which consists of more than 24,000 kilometers of multi-use trails throughout Canada.

    Environment
  7. Tom’s Bike Trip

    Whether you’re exploring nearby or biking around the world, Tom Allen has cycle touring advice, planning guides, gear reviews, and inspiration for you.

    Exploration
  8. Abby Wambach

    Soccer legend, speaker, activist, and bestselling author Abby Wambach has news, videos, soccer academy information, and more at her official website.

    Authors
  9. The Path Less Pedaled

    “Our story began in 2009, when we sold everything we owned to travel by bike.” Drawn to unlikely destinations, Laura and Russ are focused on making bike travel better and connecting with communities and rural tourism advocates to grow the concept of bicycle tourism.

    Exploration
  10. The Cleanest Line

    The Cleanest Line, the official blog of Patagonia, focuses on outdoor sports and gear, environmental activism, corporate social responsibility, and more. Its goal is to further Patagonia’s mission by encouraging dialogue about issues it cares about.

    Commentary
  11. The Bikepacking Journal

    “Let our group of passionate contributors transport you to incredible dirt roads and trails in nearly every corner of the world.” The Bikepacking Journal is a collection of writing and photography from the team at Bikepacking.com.

    Exploration
  12. Getting ready…

    Maxine Dodd celebrates the return of the cycling season in the United Kingdom with her flowing watercolor paintings.

    Art
    By Maxine Dodd
  13. In Pakistan’s Emerging MMA Scene, A Woman Among Men Rises

    At Women in the World, journalist Maija Liuhto reports on Anita Karim, “Pakistan’s first and only professional female Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter.”

    Journalism
  14. “When Mike died at 47 — cardiac arrest caused by an enlarged heart and a blocked artery — our large, vital running community got a collective stitch: that sharp pain beneath the ribs, the stab that constrains the breath…What stopped his heart broke ours.”

    Personal Musings
  15. The Country Where Fútbol Comes First

    If you love soccer, you probably enjoy a good underdog story. Here’s Uruguay’s: a small country with a rich World Cup legacy, which Candace Rose Rardon lovingly retells in her illustrated essay on Longreads.

    Culture