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This Week in Sports and Outdoors: March 10, 2016

Rapha expands its Brevet line, US women win gold, Shaun White is on top (again) and more.


Rapha expands its Brevet line, US women win gold, Shaun White is on top (again) and more.

On the Radar

Reads and New Gear

Rapha Expands Its Brevet Line

Rapha has expanded its popular Brevet cycling line to include a few key new pieces, including a pair of bib shorts. The shorts are designed to dry overnight, allowing you to wash them and have them ready to go again the next day. The line also includes a gilet and socks.

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Eddie Bauer Lauches Custom Sandstone Jacket

Building on its unique and popular Custom series, Eddie Bauer is now offering customers the opportunity to customize its Sandstone jacket, allowing customers to personalize the color of virtually every part of the jacket. The Sandstone is a softshell that is designed for flexibility and breathability, and it’s wind- and water-resistant.

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Shaun White Wins US Open Half Pipe

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After landing an absolutely massive backside air, along with the rest of his impressive run, veteran Shaun White took the win at the Burton US Open in half pipe at Vail. The win comes ten years after his first US Open win in 2006.

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Atlantic Salmon Spawn in the Connecticut River

For the first time in more than 200 years, Atlantic salmon have spawned in the watershed of the Connecticut River. Since the ’60s, biologists have been attempting to reintroduce the population, with little success. Biologists have found three redds, or nests, full of eggs in an undisclosed location in the watershed.

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US Women Win Gold at Track Worlds

The US Women’s Cycling Team took gold in London at the World Track Championships after besting Canada. It was their first-ever world title. Read more at Velo News.

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Reviews and Buying Guides

Advice from the Crew

Testing Ski Gear in Aspen’s Backcountry

Skiing in Aspen will ruin you as skier in the most blissful of ways. Read the Story

Fuji’s Lightest Road Bike Ever Is Perfect

A triumph of lightweight carbon engineering becomes one of the best rides of 2016. Read the Story

Noteworthy Reads

Stories from Around the Web

Maria Sharapova, in the heat of her failed drug test, has been dropped by a number of her sponsors. ESPN has more.

According to Velo News the UCI may be seeking out a lifetime ban for motorized doper Femke Van den Driessche.

In soccer news, Leicester City continues to roll in the Premier League, and their fans cause earthquakes. BBC has more.

Looking Ahead

What We’re Testing Now

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