SportHill – Entrepreneur, Inventor & Athlete

As a kid, Jim Hill was always drawing pictures of hiking boots and spending hours building longboards – long before they were popular. Today, not much has changed. As the founder of SportHill, an Oregon-based clothing company that designs and…

Why We Run – For the Love of Gear

In the last two issues I explored the intrinsic factors that drive us towards running. A theme that filtered to the top was simply the innate need to move our bodies, and the necessity of movement that makes us feel…

Oiselle – Taking Flight

In 2007, Sally Bergesen decided to begin running again after taking a hiatus from the sport to start a family. After searching for a pair of form-fitting running shorts she came up, well, short. A lack of “non-poofy” styles led…

Weekend Getaway: Pacific City

The Oregon coast doesn’t have the allure of white sandy beaches or warm water, but with rocky outcroppings rising out of the ocean and powerful waves crashing onto the shore, a trip to the Oregon coast is enticing in its…