Category Archives: Adventure Racing
Robyn Benincasa was an avid adventure racer for 15 years. She was known as the human cockroach for all of the elements she could endure. However, after hitting the deck during a race, she had to hear the horrible news … Continue reading
What is the strangest animal encounter you’ve had while running or biking? Hyperdrive activated at 3:10!
Mountain Bike King, Josh Tostado, will be hanging out with Swiftwick RSM Tim D. at the Bicycle Village Demo Days in Breckenridge, Colorado. Stop by our booth to see the champ and hang out.
It’s hard to talk about the best mountain bikers in the world and not hear the name Josh Tostado. I made the trip back to Gallup, NM again this year for 24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest which served as the 24 Hour … Continue reading
“Doctors cure the body–Project Athena cures the spirit!” What moves me is playing, riding, hiking, laughing, pushing, towing, and being inspired by women living their adventurous dream….which is exactly what is happening at Project Athena Foundation! www.projectathena.org I met … Continue reading
Swiftwick is excited to be one of the sponsors of the 2014 Raid International Gaspesie/x:act NUTRITION team! Team Raid’s Captain, Harper Forbes, introduces the team and what races their looking forward to this year: In our races and training, our feet … Continue reading
Swiftwick sponsored athlete and The Adrenalin Project member, Jason Michalak, reflects on his 2013 season. My 2013 season started with a bang at the 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo mountain bike race. This was my first time riding in Arizona and … Continue reading
Swiftwick sponsored athlete and The Adrenalin Project member,Trapper Stienle, recaps his 2013 as one of his most difficult and yet rewarding years. How do I sum up 2013…? Well, it’s over! I don’t mean to come off as a pessimist, but this … Continue reading
Swiftwick sponsored athlete and The Adrenalin Project member, Luke Jay, recaps his past year as he embarked on his journey in the Leadman Series. For my 2013 season, I decided to tackle something hard. That something was the Leadman Series in … Continue reading
“Adventure racing is life in high definition; taking a person or team and throwing every obstacle at them all while teaching them adversity. As an adventure racer and a mother of two who works full time, I need to do everything possible to protect my real foot from the abuse I put it through and my Swiftwick socks saved the day! In the end, I raced for 22+hrs with a wet shoe and sock….crossing the finish line with no blisters.” Continue reading