Clay Abney

Clay Abney

Clay Abney is a PR guru and freelance writer living in the wild and wonderful state of West Virginia, where he spends his days trail running, mountain biking, hiking, and working when the mood strikes. At 48 (the new 28), he still competes in multi-day adventure races, loves abusing gear, and traveling to remote off the grid locations around the globe.

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How to Regain Momentum on Your New Year’s Resolutions

Just because we're a few months into 2020 doesn't mean we can't start our resolutions (or keep them going).

An Interview With Photographer and Adventurer Cory Richards

Even if you don’t recognize the name, chances are you have seen his work. Cory Richards is an award-winning photographer who has captured iconic images from around the globe. He has climbed some of the world’s highest peaks, including…

It’s Time to Start Thinking About Your Heart Health

Heart disease is a silent killer that impacts countless around the world.

What It Takes to Compete in the World’s Toughest Rowing Race

Three hours on, three hours off ... until you've crossed the Atlantic.

Colorado Beyond the Snow: 10 Things to Do Once Ski Season Is Over

Colorado is more than just mountains upon mountains of snow.

How to Embrace the Winter, According to Eric Larsen

We’ve enlisted the professional help of the polar adventurer and expedition guide to give us tips on thriving as the temperature plummets outside.