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Athlete Interview: Eric Jackson

Owner and cofounder of his namesake Jackson Kayaks, Eric Jackson, a resident of Rock Island, Tenn., is an Olympian and a multiple times kayaking world champion.

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Athlete Interview: Mike Kloser

At age 49, Mike Kloser, a former world champion mountain biker, still ranks among the best endurance-sports athletes in the country.

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Athlete Interview: Adam Craig

A resident of Bend, Ore., Adam Craig, has collected 12 national championships titles in various disciplines of bike racing and ridden in the Beijing Olympic Games. Here's a quick interview with Craig on his gear, training, and preparation for an upcoming Teva Games event.

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Training for the Teva Games, part II

Over the years, I have competed in dozens of events, from sprints to a 10-day adventure race through the deserts of Utah. For training, in general, I am unusual in that most of my preparation for a big event involves a string of smaller events and/or activities like mountain bike races, orienteering meets, XC skiing, and local adventure races.

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Welcome to GearJunkie.com's Teva Mountain Games

In 2006, as a penultimate training weekend before embarking on the 10-day-long Primal Quest Utah Adventure Race, I traveled to Vail, Colo., for the Teva Mountain Games, a premier outdoors festival for pro and amateur athletes. My team raced in a 5k mountain run, whitewater rafted on the Eagle River, and then trekked, climbed, biked, and boated for eight hours through an adventure race course that traced in the mountains over Vail.

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Light and Motion Seca 700 Race

Want to cut a clean, white beam ahead more than 100 feet on a trail for nighttime mountain biking? Got an extra $550 to spare? The Seca 700 Race may be your next bike light. . .

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Specialized BG S-WORKS MTB Shoe

The top-of-the-line BG S-WORKS MTB shoes from Specialized provide a gain in comfort and performance that might give a competitive edge. But are they worth the $300 price tag. . .

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Gear Review -- Do-All Bike Shoes

The do-all shoe concept has long been a pipe dream for footwear designers, and a couple companies have pushed shoe products to market advertised as hybrids that'll clip to a bike pedal and grip on a trail. This is my review of three run-hike-bike hybrid models. . .

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