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Buddy Links - 10/14

Every week, Buddy finds the best links on the internet about the outdoors, athletics, and generally getting after it. October 07 - October…

My $1,800 Float Trip

June 8th was a perfect day to paddle. The James River was running 6 ½ feet at the Westham Gauge, an ideal level for an average whitewater…

Hunter's Spartan Race

If Only Buddy Had Existed... You know it’s bad when the doctor winces. It was 10 PM in the receiving area of a New York City emergency room…

Does your health insurance cover you when traveling abroad?

Traveling abroad can be an adventure in and of itself. New climates, cuisines, and languages make even quiet days in another country…

What does it mean to have a high deductible health plan?

What is a deductible? A deductible is the amount of money you pay before your insurance provider begins to pay. Here’s a simple example to…

Mulch Happens

I have a 5-year old son with red hair and he earns every strand of it. Not a day goes by that I don’t hear a loud bang from somewhere in the…

What Do You Owe After an Accident: Part 3

The Other Expenses Thinking about what you may owe if you get hurt doing what you love can be a serious downer, but it’s important to…

What Do You Owe After an Accident: Part 2

How an accident can cost nearly $5,000 - even with health insurance Last week we looked at what your health insurance plan includes, and…

What Do You Owe After an Accident: Part 1

Your Potential Health Insurance Gaps As you clip your boots into your bindings and prepare to head down that black diamond for the first (or…

A Healthcare Pro’s Costly Turn on the Slope

As part of our work to enable adventures by reducing risk, I spend time talking with fellow outdoor enthusiasts about their experiences. My…