For the Love of the Bay

To say that Captain Chris Newsome has salt water running through his veins would be an understatement. Having grown up on the water, Chris spent years fishing in the traditional style before seeking out fly fishing as a new challenge. The Captain helped pioneer the sport in Eastern Virginia as one of the area’s first...
Interview: Professional Cyclist Evelyn Stevens

Interview: Professional Cyclist Evelyn Stevens

Unless you're living under a rock, you know that in just a few short weeks an estimated 450,000 cycling enthusiasts are descending upon our city to attend the UCI Road World Championship Races, a nine-day sporting event that is the pinnacle of the sport. The Worlds is truly one of the most thrilling sporting events...
September 03, 2015 — Molly Szkotak
Play Pool Like a Pro

Play Pool Like a Pro

“Ultimately, what we’re doing in pool is trying to bring order to chaos.” This is Jim Gottier’s philosophy on the sport. Along with his wife, Andrea, Jim is the co-owner of Greenleaf’s Pool Room, a new billiards hall in downtown Richmond, VA. Jim has played pool for nearly five decades after being introduced to the...
January 20, 2015 — Ledbury
How to Become a Triathlete

How to Become a Triathlete

Marion “Moose” Herring is a practicing orthopedic surgeon. He’s also a husband and a father. And there’s another known side of Marion: he’s an Ironman triathlete and a competitive long distance runner, and an excellent one at that. Marion won both the Watauga Lake and Giant Acorn Sprint triathlons a few years ago, was the...
January 16, 2015 — Ledbury
The Redskins Training Camp

The Redskins Training Camp

The Washington Redskins are in town, and it’s pretty hard to miss them. It feels like the town is caught up in some sort of burgundy and gold frenzy. Streets are shut down. Billboards are up. Bumper stickers and decals are out everywhere. So many jerseys. For the roughly three weeks that the team is...
August 08, 2014 — Ledbury
Meet Our Friends / Austin Saunders

Meet Our Friends / Austin Saunders

Virginia is home to a small but strong and growing surfing community. Home to the East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSC), Virginia Beach's is, at times, its epicenter. On an early Friday morning, I left the office and headed east to the beach to catch up with a local craftsman: Austin Saunders. Austin operates a board...
July 29, 2014 — Ledbury
Cycling Culture with Braden Govoni

Cycling Culture with Braden Govoni

Summer is great for a number of reasons. This year, an added bonus has been the stacking of world-class competitions. Wimbledon, The World Cup, and, so far, The Tour de France have formed a heck of a viewing experience. The Tour de France is in full swing right now. It hasn't been broadcast in the...
July 20, 2014 — Ledbury
World Cup Recap

World Cup Recap

The World Cup delivered much more than a month of soccer. From the absurdity of Luis Suarez biting an opponent, again, to the glory of Mario Götze's chest and volley to win the trophy for Germany, this tournament checked all the boxes. It was a World Cup filled with moments that felt destined to happen,...
July 14, 2014 — Mel Calabro
Our Guide to the World Cup Featuring Daryl Grove

Our Guide to the World Cup Featuring Daryl Grove

For both dedicated soccer enthusiast and the casual sports observer, this week’s arrival of the World Cup brings a promising five weeks of world-class athletic competition. The tournament is everywhere. It’s hard not to get swept up in the excitement. After all, it isn’t every day that a billion people from all over the world...
June 13, 2014 — Ledbury
Let the Madness Begin // The NCAA Tournament

Let the Madness Begin // The NCAA Tournament

It’s mid-March, and when it comes to sports, all eyes are on one event: the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship. The NCAA basketball tournament is one of the greatest events in American sports and is something to anticipate at the conclusion of every basketball season. When it comes to athleticism, energy and the passion...
March 18, 2014 — Ledbury