Archives / 2011 / April

Deep thoughts on cycling and some advice for 5 Boro Bike Tour riders


Along with 33,000 or so other people, I’m in the final stages of getting ready to ride the 40-mile 5 Boro Bike Tour in New York City this weekend. If you are unfamiliar with this event, check it out: Read More »

It wasn’t meant to be


American mountaineering great Ed Viesturs once said, “Getting to the top is optional, getting down is mandatory.” This is some of the best advice anyone could give when it comes to any hike. The mountain will be there another... Read More »

Seven Sisters Trail Race 2011: Planning My Revenge


The Seven Sisters Trail Race is the hardest physical challenge that I have ever faced but there is nothing quite like it so it is one of my favorite events. Completing it creates a feeling of happiness that rivals... Read More »

The good stuff


The good stuff. It’s out there if you know where to look. For me, at least at work, the good stuff is all about talent. And when you find it where it’s least expected… well, it’s just like in... Read More »

Employee Spotlight: At 61, Rick Lesser runs the Boston Marathon in 3:50


Eastern Mountain Sports Store Planning Manager, Rick Lesser completed the Boston Marathon yesterday afternoon but the journey began in 2009. “I was coming up on my 60th birthday,” Rick explained “and I figured I should probably run one more... Read More »

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