Articles written by: Rebekah Veldhuizen

National Fishing and Boating Week: Q & A with Stephanie Vatalaro

National Fishing and Boating Week: Q & A with Stephanie Vatalaro

The kids are off to soccer practice, mom’s gardening, and dad is out golfing. Sounds like a pretty outdoorsy family, right? Maybe so, but none of these activities are done as an actual family. While these are all great activities, they general attract a certain age or gender group. That means [...]

Playgrounds are No Longer Just for Kids

Playgrounds are No Longer Just for Kids

You may have been exploring China when you came across a strange sort of playground. It may have looked strange because, well, there were no children. Instead, adults were using playground styled gym equipment. Or, maybe you were in LA. Around the world, outdoor fitness centers have slowly become a [...]

Arborjet Reminds Us to Care for Trees on Arbor Day

Arborjet Reminds Us to Care for Trees on Arbor Day

As America increasingly becomes more urban, we value trees in a new way. Unfortunately, with the introduction of invasive species like the Emerald Ash Borer, trees rarely experience long Arborjet has a way of protecting our trees. With an environmentally responsible injection that goes directly into the trunk of the [...]

Running Despite the Challenges

Running Despite the Challenges

  Running is never easy. But for those who wish to put the effort in, it can be extremely rewarding. Steve Bell shows the persistence that is needed for those with health issues, such as cystic fibrosis. Bell also tells of the rewards of running, since it allows Bell to [...]

Ueli Steck Takes Climbing to a New Level

Ueli Steck Takes Climbing to a New Level

For Ueli Steck, the sky really is the limit. With no experience in paragliding, Steck chose paragliding as his transportation of choice while in the Swiss Alps. Paragliding allowed Steck to climb three peaks in one day. Problem is, Steck still needed to learn how to paraglide. Watch this video [...]

Enjoying Kayaks on Land

Enjoying Kayaks on Land

For some, a kayak is nothing more than a oddly shaped canoe. For others, it is a lifestyle and passion. For those who understand the joys of kayaking, you may appreciate taking some time constructing your own kayak to prepare for the adventures on the water.  Not only would this [...]