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Jan 23, 2012
Lars Sternberg Takes His Bikes Where Bikes Have Never Been Before

Team CLIF rider Lars Sternberg shared this video with us in which he takes his trail bike to some places bikes have never been before.  Well, maybe they have been there, but nobody knows about it.  I guess they didn't have a film crew.  Just hiking some of this stuff looks treachourous enough - add in a significant amount of speed and it must just get more tough.  Check out those roots!  Get rowdy!

 

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George Thoma
Category: 
Mountain Biking
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Jan 11, 2012
Team Clif Athletes Named Ultrarunners of the Year

This time of year, it seems everyone has a Best Of list or reader’s poll to celebrate the previous year’s achievements.   UltraRunning Magazine announced the results of their poll, and Team CLIF runners nabbed both the men and women’s top places with Dave Mackey and Ellie Greenwood being named North American ultra runners of the year.

Dave had a solid year, claiming 5 victories including the Miwok 100K, the country’s largest 100K race.

Ellie had a true breakout year –

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George Thoma
Category: 
Running
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Jan 4, 2012
World’s Toughest Mudder Report

If you have any brain power left after a long holiday season, you may recall our post about Team Clif athlete Eric Johnson preparing for the World’s Toughest Mudder event. 

Eric’s fingers have finally thawed enough for him to write a recap and you can hear all the details at his blog.  In his post, Eric details all of the obstacles featured on the massive course.   Each lap was 10 miles and the top finisher completed 6 laps in 24 hours (you knew it was a 24 hour event, right). 

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George Thoma
Category: 
Other Sports
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Jan 3, 2012
Paul Robinson’s European Vacation

Happy New Year from the Team Clif family!  We hope that you got to spend some time over the last few weeks getting outside and doing the things you love.  Team Clif climber Paul Robinson shared the below story with us of his recent trip around Europe.  It sounds like a fantastic time and we hope you enjoy the read.  Keep an eye out for a lot more great athlete stories in 2012!

After a short trip to Sweden to compete in the LaSportiva Legends bouldering competition back at the end of

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George Thoma
Category: 
Climbing
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Dec 20, 2011
TCB Rider Forrest Shearer - My Wilderness

 

Team Clif snowboarder Forrest Shearer shares what he loves about the Wasatch Mountains and why it is imperative that we respect the environment to keep these playgrounds for future generations.  This video is part of a series put together by the Wilderness Society, a non-profit dedicated to protecting our natural areas and inspiring others to do the same.  Check out what else they are up to, and to see some more installments of the My Wilderness Series here.

 

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Posted by: 
George Thoma
Category: 
Winter Sports
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