One of the few African-American speed skaters of note, Shani Davis made the entire world a fan with his 2010 Gold Medal. Learn more of his inner processes on this site.
Adventures of Scatmanhttp://www.adventuresofscatman.com
Blogger Craig Scatman shares tales from his hiking outings in the Seattle area. In addition to profiling hikes of varying lengths in the Pacific Northwest area, this full-service blog provides tips on biking, skiing, trail running, and selecting gear for those whose love for the mountains goes beyond hiking.
Appalachia and Beyondhttp://www.appalachiaandbeyond.com/
Robin and Tim are a couple in Tennessee who blog about their outdoor excursions and their efforts to turn their homestead into a farm. Their blog provides a list of parks for hiking in the East Tennessee area, and a section where they give more detail about visiting the parks, including historical information. They also highlight their favorite destinations, which include hikes and walks as well as fun road-side attractions.
Backpacking in Britainhttp://v-g.me.uk/blog/
Over 170 routes for backpacking in England, Scotland, and Wales can be found at this blog, run by a few retired Brits with a good amount of mountain experience and knowledge. In particular they focus on giving information on lesser-known backpacking spots, for the more adventurous outdoors folk who seek something unexplored.
Baker's Outdoor Bloghttp://bakersoutdoors.blogspot.com/
Matt is a baker in upstate New York who is passionate about hiking. The blog provides important information such as the seven rules of “leave-no-trace,” as well as the blogger’s personal chronicles of hiking in the Adirondacks.