Appalachian Trail Part 1: Injury Prevention

I’ve been an athlete my entire life. Started team sports in 5th grade with my go-to favorite, basketball, and played until graduating from high school. I also participated in soccer, track & field, and even, to my mother’s chagrin, a year of varsity football during my senior year. I think she attended one game, and of course it was the one where I got knocked … Continue reading Appalachian Trail Part 1: Injury Prevention

Getting Got

I read a lot. And this year I’ve been devouring books depicting the exploits of various thru-hikers and adventurers. Grandma Gatewood on the AT, Cheryl Strayed on the PCT, Erling Kagge in the sewers beneath New York City. Each hiker’s story, though often on the same trail, is an entirely different experience. I’m currently reading Thirst by Heather “Anish” Anderson. I’ve only just started it—about … Continue reading Getting Got