We had the chance to sit down with Eric Hill, founder and president ofProject Echelon, a 501c3 veterans non-profit that engages, equips, educates, and empowers veterans and their families through physical activity and self-discovery.
So you want to start running… maybe you’re training for your first race or choosing to get in shape. Before you lace up, you’re faced with a decision: are you going to be a road runner or a trail runner?
No rules, no spectators, and no designated route. This mysterious running relay race is one that few have heard of, fewer have competed in, and even fewer have yet to do solo. The Speed Project is a relentlessly brutal route from Santa Monica to Las Vegas that attracts runners from all over the world.
Introducing our new VISION™ Impression Adventure Series, inspired by our love for the outdoors and the places that make us feel alive. With help from our friends at Anderson Design Group, we chose five epic locations to highlight on our high-performance moisture-wicking socks.
Jason Hardrath, Swiftwick ambassador and accomplished athlete with over 100 Fastest Known Time completions, recently completed a 43-mile infinity loop FKT of the tallest volcano in North America (over 18,000ft of elevation gain) in less than 24 hours. The project, which was completed on March 29th, 2023, took him and his team 23 hours and 40 minutes.
The world of cycling can be a bit daunting to enter for those who haven’t spent much time on the saddle. But with the increasing popularity of cycling as a sport and mode of transportation, it’s important to be familiar with the basics of cycling etiquette. Whether you’re cycling alone or in a group, there are some unspoken rules that can help keep you safe and in-the-know. Here are some of the most important tips for cycling etiquette.
Meet Josie Fouts, a cyclist, scientist, and Swiftwick athlete. Josie has riden bikes all over the world, set national records, and has pushed para-cycling and para-mountain biking into the spotlight. Read about how she ended up training and completing the first-known para-cycling FKT of the White Rim Trail in Utah.
Zion National Park was one of our favorite stops on the entire #SwiftwickTrailTour. The thousand-foot sandstone cliffs, walking through a canyon, and breathtaking panoramic views made for an adventure of a lifetime.
Majestic views, purple hues, canyon walls, and desert flowers. If this sounds like the desert dream you’ve been looking for, the Grand Canyon should be the first on your list. This was our first stop on the #SwiftwickTrailTour.
Running, cycling, hiking and many other activities can lead to tightness in your hips. This is an important area of the body that can get missed by many stretching routines - but stretching is the best way to prevent tears and injury. Try these yoga-inspired stretches to open up your hips and prevent injury in your legs and spine.