Sports/Recreation

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Training in the Dark

Our most recent training video (I’m the third skier) Five a.m. wake-up calls are becoming familiar to me lately. The funny thing is that I am not a morning person, and the only time I’ve been known to get up that early is for a colonoscopy or to ski the American Birkebiener each February. But… Read more »

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The Joy of Parkour

As exhilarating as it is acrobatic, this creative fitness discipline is a full-body workout – and a total blast. Here’s how to get in on the action.

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The Next Game: Tony Sanneh

After 18 years of playing professional soccer, Tony Sanneh retired from the sport in 2010. But “retired” is hardly a word that describes this world soccer great. A native of St. Paul, Minn., he established The Sanneh Foundation, a nonprofit organization, in 2003; its purpose is to provide positive environments – including soccer clinics and camps – for urban youth in America. We caught up with Sanneh by phone to find out more about his projects and passions.

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I Hate Exercise

OK, it’s not really exercise I hate. But, I’ve had to overcome some skewed ideas about it. I like my first memories of motion — the ones where my mom would say “go outside and play” that include tag and jump rope with friends and games of catch with my older sisters. As I grew… Read more »