The Crib Blog

The Crib Blog

For Team USA Paracyclist, David Rose, returning to Mammoth is almost like a homecoming. As as a kid growing up in Jackson, Wyoming, smack dab in the middle of the Grand Tetons, he feels that familiar sense of home just being surrounded by the Eastern Sierra and staying at the Mammoth...MORE

Ever since the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City (7,382 feet), altitude training has become essential to an elite endurance athlete’s exercise program. Athletes who lived in high altitude regions performed better than athletes from lower elevation regions. Since then, altitude training has been studied extensively in endurance sports. Most scientific studies focus on running and cycling, however, the effect of altitude training is relatively uncertain in swimming. The sport differs from other endurance sports in its style of conditioning.MORE

Take the 11,053' Pink Moon Challenge

It’s a curious name, Ezakimak, and one you can have fun saying three times fast. It’s also the name of one of the newest events recently added to the Eastern Sierra’s growing list of attractions for athletes. An inversion of Kamikaze, the...MORE

After more than a year of running in Mammoth Lakes with the ASCIS Mammoth Track Club, Lauren Jimison, had a break through performance at the US Half Marathon Championships in Huston last month. We caught up with Lauren to hear about her most recent race and training for the ASICS LA Marathon, which will be the 2015 US Marathon Championships this March.MORE

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