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Dylan Bowman: In the Habit of Breaking Records

Dylan Bowman takes the win at The North Face 100 Australia
After a record-breaking win at the Tarawera 100 in New Zealand, Dylan Bowman continues his domination on the Ultra Trail World Tour, taking first place and breaking the record at The North Face 100 by forty minutes. Read his race report, from kangaroos, to what he describes as one of the defining moments of his utlrarunning career so far. 

Steep Series: Built For the Pursuit

Greenland Expedition with Lucas Debari, John Collinson, Hilaree O'Neill shot by Adam Clark
PHOTO: Hilaree O'neill, John Collinson, Lucas Debari, Ralph Backstrom. Southeast Greenland. Photographer: Adam Clark. 

For the next generation of big-mountain skiers and snowboarders. For those driven by the pursuit for new terrain and epic lines. For those who express themselves through aggressive, full-throttle riding. Steep Series is built for you. Built for the pursuit.

ThermoBall: Tested By James Castrission

James Castrission, Blackheath shot by Kristi Odom
Local explorer and all-around adventure man, James Castrission breaks down the breakthrough synthetic alternative to down - the ThermoBall Jacket. Hear what he has to say about the new technology and how it holds up in Australia and New Zealand climates. 

The North Face Athlete Meet & Greet

Dylan Bowman and Andrew Tuckey, shot by Lyndon Marceau

PHOTO: Dylan Bowman and Andrew Tuckey, Centennial Park, Sydney shot by Lyndon Marceau

The North Face athletes are flocking to Sydney and making their way to the Blue Mountains to settle in before The North Face 100 this weekend. Come share in the pre-race festivities and get invaluable race insights from our athletes at The North Face Athlete Meet & Greet. 

The Driving Force: Stories from The North Face 100 Runners

Lisa Walsch, Chasing Sunsets
'It began in high school for me. I'm short, so sprinting was difficult. When it came to cross-country running this is where I excelled.  These events required endurance and guts. Heck. I had plenty of stamina.' Lisa Walsch brings you The Driving Force feature this week, with a tale of chasing flow. With just one week until The North Face 100, get inspired to find your flow. 

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