Ashley Kairis

Author Articles

Tenneswim: Professor Makes a Record-Breaking Splash

A Tennessee professor swims the entire 652-mile length of the Tennessee River

Sunken Secrets: The Underwater Ghost Towns of the Blue Ridge

Entire towns have been submerged, sparking the interest of scuba divers, historians, and myth busters.

Feel the Burn: Bourbon Festival and Biking Tour

It started out as an idea kicked around between a professional bike guide, a travel enthusiast, and a long distance runner. Today, it's the inaugural...

What’s the best kayak for your outdoor lifestyle?

Kayaking is a diverse outdoor sport that can be enjoyed independently or tandem and anywhere from the oceans of the coast to the rushing...

Cycle Urban This Summer with ‘Asheville on Bikes’

"Summer Cycle '17" is an annual event for Asheville locals to join together for cycling in the heart of the city's greenways along the French Broad River.

Mountain Biking Showdown This Month in Snowshoe, WV

Elite mountain bikers from all over the country have long awaited their turn to tackle the courses of Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia.