Nova wins it all, the highest triathlon in the world, the US beats Canada and more.
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Reads and New Gear
Going Huge for GoPro’s ‘Line of Winter’ Competition
As Gear Junkie points out, Corbet’s Couloir in Jackson Hole, Wyoming has seen some pretty incredible lines over the years. That’s not to say there haven’t been a few extraordinary crashes, but when one send is up for GoPro’s Line of Winter award, you know it’s going to be spectacular.
Not Your Father’s Triathlon
After about 10 years in the works, the 106-Degree West Half Ironman in Lake Dillon, Colorado has been confirmed for September 10, 2016. The contest will take the crown for highest starting altitude for a triathlon, at 9,000 feet. Wetsuits will be mandatory, as the water temperature in Lake Dillon never rises above 65 degrees.
Trailer for ‘The Quest, Tito In Nepal’
It’s a fact — some rides are just more amazing than others. Tito Tomasi’s ride starting from Langtang National Park in Nepal is one of those peerless adventures. Lucky for us, Tomasi filmed the odyssey from beginning to end.
US Beats Canada in OT for Women’s Hockey Championship Title
The US Women’s National team beat Canada in overtime to defend their title for a second time in a row. The US and Canada have been the only teams in contention to win the championship across 17 championship games.
Nova Wins It at the Buzzer
In an absolute upset, Villanova defeated UNC at the buzzer with a three-pointer from Kris Jenkins. UNC leveled the score to 74-74 with 4.7 seconds left, but it wasn’t enough. Celebrations at Villanova were understandably out of control, as they were Nova fans across the country. Villanova even canceled classes for the following day to keep the party going.
Reviews and Buying Guides
Advice from the Crew
Putting This Season’s Best Gravel Cycling Gear to the Test
From head to toe, here’s a rundown of the gear we wore while riding Vermont’s world-class roads. Read the Story
Stories from Around the Web
VeloNews sits down with Trek Sporting Director Dirk Demol for a Q&A about his life before cycling and how he transformed over a notable career.
Talking about avalanches is one thing; getting caught in one and living to tell the tale is something few people on earth can do. Rene Etter-Garrette recalls surviving an avalanche in Grand Teton National Park with Powder Magazine.