The August Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine is Live!

first_imgDEPARTMENTSEDITOR’S NOTEScott Jurek makes a career-capping comeback to break the Appalachian Trail speed record.CONTRIBUTOR QUESTIONSOnce a month we throw our contributors for a loop with a different question about their lives in the outdoors. This month we asked about childhood dream jobs. Here’s what they had to say.CHATTERChatter is a Monthly collection of Reader Reactions to previous BRO IssuesFLASHPOINTOcoee River ransomed by TVAQUICK HITSEastern cougar declared extinct • Tour de Pour • Bikers bare al • 500-pound marathonerTHE DIRTQ&A with Scott Jurek • Exercise makes you smarterTHE GOODSCyclist’s Ally Stacher’s go-to gearTRAIL MIXNew grooves from our neck of the woodsFEATURESCOOL SCHOOLSHike the A.T., scuba dive, ice climb, paddle rivers for college credit. Check out the 32 best college courses and outdoor offerings in the Southeast.WILL WORK FOR ADVENTUREGet paid to do what you love. Meet six outdoor enthusiasts who have made their dream jobs a reality.‘HOLD THE TRAIL LIGHTLY’Previous A.T. record holder Jennifer Pharr Davis shares her thoughts on Scott Jurek’s new mark.RIDE BIKES, DRINK BOURBONFour cyclists pedal 60 miles of Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail., visiting distilleries along the way. On paper, it sounds awesome. In reality, it’s even better.DOWN UNDERScuba diving in Southern Appalachia can be full of surprises—including shipwrecks, flooded towns, and underwater poker games.last_img read more

Troost-Ekong stars as Udinese beat Sassuolo to maintain winning run

first_imgRelatedPosts Watford tempts Troost-Ekong with five-year deal Super Eagles stars model new national team jersey Live stream Premier League, La Liga, Serie A on Showmax Pro this weekend Super Eagles’ defender William Troost-Ekong played a vital role for Udinese as they beat visiting Sassuolo 3-0 to maintain their winning run in the Italian Serie A on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Troost-Ekong was a pillar in Udinese’s defence. He made some vital tackles to ensure his team kept a clean sheet in the game played at Stadio Friuli. The game was also his 17th league appearance for Udinese in the league this season. Udinese have now won three consecutive league games following victories against Cagliari and Lecce. Udinese’s first goal was scored by Italian-born Nigerian striker Stefano Okaka in the 14th minute. Ken Sema doubled the home side’s lead on 68 minutes, before Rodrigo De Paul added the third on 90 minutes. Udinese are now ninth on 24 points and are five points away from the Europa League qualification spot.Tags: SassuoloSerie ASuper EaglesUdineseWilliam Troost-Ekonglast_img read more