Road to 23: Serena’s Path to Greatness
Serena Williams was born on September 26, 1981, in Saginaw, MI. On January 28, 2017, she won her record 23rd Grand Slam title. In the year leading up to that Australian Open win, I interviewed those closest to the tennis great, from her mother and sisters to her coaches and rivals, to compile an oral history of the time in between. ESPN.com, January 2017.
Hell (And Back) On Wheels
Supercross star Ken Roczen thought he might never race again after horrific back-to-back crashes. As he prepared to make an improbable return, one question lingered: Did he have the speed to win? ESPN The Magazine + ESPN.com, January 2019
How We Won One of the World’s Toughest Rally Races
In May 2015, I competed alongside my friend, Chrissie Beavis, an X Games gold medalist and one of the best navigators (and baddest women) in the world, in the 25th edition of Morocco’s Gazelle Rally. Spoiler alert: We won. espnW, May 2015
Kurt Caselli’s Last Ride
In November 2013, the Red Bull/KTM rider was at race mile 792 of the Baja 1000 and in the lead when the team lost contact with him. I was in his teammate’s chase truck when we heard the news that his body had been found — too late. I spent the next several weeks trying to piece together how Caselli died — and why. ESPN.com, November 2013