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Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Greg Miller & the Paracyclists

In 2008, Greg Miller was burned out after decades of elite cycling and racing. “I was sick of it. I bought a race car and I thought that’s what I was going to do.” Before he could use that car, he received an e-mail that changed his life. “It was an invitation to attend a

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Friday, October 2nd, 2015

“THE CLIMB” film trailer

The first time I heard about Carly Pearson was at Catalyst Sports’ monthly adaptive climbing event at River Sports Outfitters. I was there to interview a Catalyst volunteer. People kept asking me, “Have you met Carly?” Carly...

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Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

UTK Quidditch Club Boot Camp Video

After a year of preparation, the University of Tennessee’s Time Turners Quidditch team begins its first season this fall. As part of the Southern Region of Quidditch teams, the Time Turners will be playing against teams from...

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Monday, May 19th, 2014

Knoxville Disc Golf Association Ain’t Scared of Precipitation

Video by: Buck Kahler As frequent visitors to Victor Ashe Park, we’ve seen disc golf players out in all kinds of weather – including strong wind. Nothing stops them. Curious to learn more about this strange addiction,...

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Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Hard Knox Roller Girl Tries SCUBA

By: Kim Mason Let’s talk about bucket lists. People laugh at the term, but let’s face it, it’s an easy way to say, “That’s something I’ve always wanted to do.” Bucket Lists often involve overcoming fear. My...

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Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Olympic Learn to Curl Classes at the Ice Chalet

I think most of us looked on with disbelief the first time we watched curling on the  Winter Olympics. The broom sweeping seemed odd. It still seems odd to me, even after taking an introductory course in...

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Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Ajeet’s Khalsa’s Dancing Spider Yoga Training Workshop

**UPDATE** Since this article was published in January 2014, new dates, packages, and prices are now available. The next  training is at Buckeye Farm Retreat in Lenoir City on May 2, 3, 4. View schedule and register here Early bird registration through April 15...

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Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Crazy, Sexy, Hardcourt Bike Polo

Cover photo: Photography By Erick I wondered if watching Knoxville Hardcourt Bike Polo‘s Polloween Tournament would be like watching the movie 300. Only King Leonidas would be on a bike screaming, “This is Spartaaaaaaa! Tonight we dine...

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Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Why Laura Jones of River Sports is a Local Hero

When serendipity and compassion meet – amazing things can happen. Laura Jones, a general manager and buyer at River Sports Outfitters, is a stellar outdoorswoman who frequently leads the store’s kayaking and stand-up paddling excursions at lakes...

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Monday, September 30th, 2013

On Being a Woman Warrior

By: Kim Mason/Sunday School Slammer Becoming a roller girl has been a transformative experience – and one that not everyone understands. Maybe it’s because so many people remember the roller derby of the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s....

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Monday, July 1st, 2013

Want to Play Vintage Base Ball in Knoxville?

Today’s Vintage Base Ball (it was two words prior to the 1880s) is usually played with rules from the early 1860s. Thankfully the modern version of vintage base ball does not discriminate against gender or race. According...

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