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Roll and Release

Posted on August 30, 2012 at 9:36am by sarahsekula No Comment
Roll and Release

By Sarah Sekula, published in Orlando Magazine Looking for a simple, effective way to relieve physical stress and tension? Who isn’t? Here’s some good news for your weary, aching muscles: Using a cylindrical foam roller a few times a week can provide significant relief, promote flexibility and help prevent future injuries. By rolling parts of…

Catch him if you can

Posted on July 14, 2012 at 5:12pm by sarahsekula No Comment
Catch him if you can

Imagine what it’s like to be the fastest man on the planet. To know that anyone who challenges you to a race is bound to lose. To know you are the most extraordinary sprinter in track-and-field history. A freak of nature. A once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon.

That’s a pretty extraordinary gift. One that could land Usain Bolt with an ego twice the size of Jamaica.

Stand Up and Paddle!

Posted on June 1, 2012 at 2:36pm by sarahsekula No Comment
Stand Up and Paddle!

By Sarah Sekula, published in Breathe Magazine, Back in the 1960s, famous beach boys on the coast of Waikiki used long outrigger canoeing paddles to help control their surfboards. That way, they could keep an eye on tourists during their surf lessons and even snap photos. Turns out, it was also a blast. So, it…

The Dirty Details of Adventure Racing

Posted on March 17, 2012 at 6:39pm by sarahsekula No Comment
The Dirty Details of Adventure Racing

It was a warm August day as 31-year-old Jessica Meadows eyeballed her counterparts — grown men donning superheroes masks, women decked out in tutus and viking-wannabes everywhere. Had she stumbled upon a Comic-Con convention? No, this was number 23 on her list of 101 things to do before she dies — run the Warrior Dash, an extreme 5K race.