Rogaine, it’s not just for baldness anymore!

Check out my story in today’s New York Times on the sport of rogaine, an orienteering offshoot developed by our Aussie cousins back in the flying 1970’s.

Here’s my explanation from the story. . . “Rogaining’s cryptic name, which baffles many first-time competitors, has no connection to Rogaine, the anti-baldness drug made by Pfizer. The sport’s moniker is a combination of Rod, Gail and Neil, three orienteers credited with popularizing rogaine 30 years ago in Australia.”

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Stephen Regenold is Founder and Editor-In-Chief of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for nearly two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of four small kids, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.