Hip Replacement Tag

Adventure Activism, Commentary, Diversity, Outdoor Retailer / 03.08.2015

[caption id="attachment_2063178" align="aligncenter" width="489"] photo by John Maniaci[/caption]   Today is the launch of my first television commercial. I say first as if this will be the beginning in a procession of broadcast appearances, but as I indeed have a face for radio this could possibly be my last. So it goes. As it happens this week could actually mark instead the next phase of my rather sordid career. Through much of my life as The Outdoor Professional I’ve tried to stay pretty much invisible. My own story I prefer to...

Life Out Loud / 12.07.2013

Less than four months after two MAKOPlasty procedures to replace both my hips I went for my first 3 mile run. Right off my back porch is a perfect course along a popular bike path and lightly traveled residential streets. Before the onset of osteo-arthritis I frequently ran this route in 30 minutes or less on light training days just to get in a little exercise for starting my day’s work. But now at a pace considerably slower I’m struggling to regain a great deal of lost strength...