What’s Your Gear?

What’s Your Gear: Andy Mahre, Freeskiing

Parents worry about their kids. So when Andy Mahre told his parents he wanted to become a professional freestyle skier, they were concerned to say …

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What’s Your Gear?: Chris Zeller, Cross Country

Chris Zeller’s running career began with a Spokane tradition. His dad signed the two of them up for Bloomsday when he was just five years …

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What’s Your Gear? John Speare: City Biking

It’s not much of a decision for John Speare. It’s not an environmental, conscientious stand against society. He just rides his bike. He doesn’t drive …

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What’s Your Gear? Peter Jantz: Mountain Biking

All the hub bub about the Spokane cycling scene seems to focus on commuting and road biking. The city may be counting cyclists at specified …

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What’s Your Gear?: Nick Murto: Stand Up Paddle Board

Nick Murto was reading Laird Hamilton’s book, Force of Nature when he learned about a new water sport. The author raved about a sport called …

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What’s Your Gear? Mike Klover: Adventure Racing

Every sport has a hero—that one person who continually challenges, beats and changes the very face of the game. For adventure racing, that person is …

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What’s Your gear? : Tom Towey, Marathoning Mayor

“I don’t consider myself an athlete,” says Spokane Valley Mayor Tom Towey. “I just like running marathons.” Despite Mayor Towey’s humble remakes, he’s got an …

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What’s Your Gear? Vince Zimmer, Alpine Skiing

Necessity is the master of invention. Vince Zimmer, owner of Spokane Alpine Haus, grew up on the South Hill without a nearby ski shop. He …

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What’s Your Gear? Vince Zimmer, Alpine Skiing

Necessity is the master of invention. Vince Zimmer, owner of Spokane Alpine Haus, grew up on the South Hill without a nearby ski shop. He …

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