Interviews with outstanding Oregon athletes.

6 Fierce Mountain Bike Rides

4/4/2014 Between the white knuckle rides down Oakridge’s old growth lined trails, trekking around the forested flanks of Mt. Hood, or zipping along Bend’s groomed singletrack, Oregon is a mountain biker’s ... Read more>>

Athlete Profile

3/3/2014 Stephanie Howe   photo by Jeff Kennedy SPORT Ultra Running HOMETOWN Bend AGE 30 TEAM The North Face Ultramarathon Team Schedule Chuckanut ... Read more>>

Laurenne Ross

2/4/2014 Laurenne Ross of Bend just landed in Sochi, after qualifying to race in super combined, downhill and super-G events. When we caught up with her earlier, she talked about how getting to Sochi was going ... Read more>>

Rupp & Farah lead the 10k at the 30th Olympiad in London, England / Photo courtesy of

Nike's Oregon Project

3/1/2013 History was in the making in the London chill, but it wouldn't include the usual favorites. Read more>>

Stacy Allison / Photo by Andrea Lorimor

Stacy Allison: The First American Woman to Summit Everest

1/1/2013 Oregonian Stacy Allison summited Mt. Everest in 1988, becoming the first American woman on the summit. Read more>>

Kayaker Chris Korbulic

3/1/2013 Southern Oregon Kayaker Chris Korbulic talks about growing up on the Wild and Scenic Rogue River. Read more>>

Dirksen gets air in the backcountry. / Photo by Abe Blair | courtesy of Patagonia

Josh Dirksen: Professional Snowboarder

Snowboard legend Josh Dirksen talks with 1859 about his career. Read more>>

Rich Fellers and Flexible / Photo by Andrea Lorimor

Rich Fellers: Champion Show Jumper

9/1/2012 NAME: Rich Fellers HOMETOWN: Sherwood AGE: 52 SPORT: Horse Jumping HORSE’S NAME: Flexible ACCOLADES: FEI World Cup Champion 2012, U.S. Olympic Team member When did you start riding / competing? I ... Read more>>

Bend s Ian Boswell poses with his trusty Trek steed. / Photo by Dina Boswell

Ian Boswell: Oregon Cycling Phenom

7/1/2012 1859 sat down with cycling's rising star Ian Boswell. Read more>>

Kevin Love in his role as power forward for the Minnesota Timberwolves. / Photo by Kevin Allison

Kevin Love on Olympic Basketball and Portland's Best Steakhouse

7/17/2012 For Oregon hoopheads the name Kevin Love is a familiar one. Kevin grew up playing basketball at Lake Oswego High School before playing in college at UCLA and eventually finding his way to the Minnesota ... Read more>>

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