Patrick Redford

skating

Kenya's Roller Skaters Are Racing Against Everything

In Kenya's poorest province, the Kisumu Roller Skating Club is training kids as in-line skaters. For Kisumu's kids, it's a way to escape, in more ways than one.
Patrick Redford
1.27.16
azerbaijan on two wheels

Azerbaijan On Two Wheels: The Distance Between Here And There

The Tour of Azerbaijan is a long way from the Tour de France, and Airgas-Safeway's riders know it. But it means a lot to know it's possible to get from here to there.
Patrick Redford
7.10.15
azerbaijan on two wheels

Azerbaijan On Two Wheels: Some Different Ways Of Winning

Winning is a simple thing, and it isn't. For the riders on the Airgas-Safeway team and for Azerbaijan itself, there is more to the race than finishing first.
Patrick Redford
7.9.15
azerbaijan on two wheels

Azerbaijan On Two Wheels: Making A Break

Every team at the Tour of Azerbaijan is there to win. But winning a stage isn't just about riding faster. It's about teamwork, luck, and opportunity, and it's hard.
Patrick Redford
7.8.15
azerbaijan on two wheels

Azerbaijan On Two Wheels: The Whole World On A Bike

At the Tour of Azerbaijan, cycling's wild globalized economy is on full display. But all these riders, from all over the world, are chasing the same elusive dream.
Patrick Redford
7.7.15
cycling

Azerbaijan On Two Wheels: Riding Around The World On A Punctured Tire

In which a writer goes across the globe to a suddenly wealthy petro-state to cover an upstart professional cycling team, and is quickly put to work fixing bicycles.
Patrick Redford
7.6.15
cycling

MTN-Qhubeka Will Soon Become The First African Team To Start the Tour de France

It took 102 years, but this year MTN-Qhubeka will become the first African team to start the Tour de France. It might just be the start of something big.
Patrick Redford
7.2.15
nba

The Sacramento Kings Do It To Themselves

The Sacramento Kings have been down for a long time, for various reasons. In their epic mishandling of superstar Demarcus Cousins, they're showing all of them.
Patrick Redford
6.25.15
cadel evans

Cadel Evans Never Let Cycling Defeat Him

The 2011 Tour de France winner retired last month after a career defined as much by close losses as great victories.
Patrick Redford
2.16.15
irritants

What's Really Annoying About The Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets have embraced their role as the NBA's most data-driven and opportunistic heels. It's working for them, but it's not much fun for anyone else.
Patrick Redford
2.10.15
one and done

John Calipari is Trying to Save College Basketball's Soul

The controversial coach is dominating foes and making a strong case for players' rights at Kentucky
Patrick Redford
1.29.15
crotch grab

Marshawn Lynch's Beautiful One-Man War on Everything

Long known for diving straight into the breach, Marshawn Lynch has become the decidedly authoritarian NFL's ultimate folk hero.
Patrick Redford
1.28.15
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