Simple, Affordable and Socially Distanced, Snowshoeing Gets Hot

When the pandemic struck in the height of the 2020 ski season, closing the downhill ski mountain in Breckenridge, Colo., the Breckenridge Nordic & Snowshoe Adventure Center found families turning to its snow sports, which were, by their natures, socially distanced, pandemic

John Thompson Was Every Black Boy’s Longed-For Coach

I. He is 73, with a long, woolly beard, like someone’s version of Father Time. He lives in a hand-built shack with no electricity or running water, nearly eight miles up a forgotten dirt road in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California,

N.B.A. Postpones Houston Rockets Game Because of Coronavirus

In an immediate blow to the N.B.A.’s attempt to stage a season without the protection of a restricted-access bubble, league officials were forced to postpone the Houston Rockets’ season opener on Wednesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder when the Rockets were

She’s a Chess Champion Who Can Barely See the Board

Have you heard this story before? Girl has rough start in life, discovers chess. She becomes a United States champion. She studies Russian. And now she needs to find a way to get to Russia to play chess, because she can’t afford

At French Resorts, Skiing Has Become an Uphill Sport

CHAMONIX, France — Last Saturday morning, dozens of skiers dotted the slopes above the Alpine hamlet of Le Tour. The cloud-snarled peak of Mont Blanc loomed above the Chamonix valley. The snow conditions were mediocre. The sky was blue. There was only