Cover shot: figure skating in South Korea – Getty

Never Stop Exploring

Doug Tompkins, founder of The North Face, died in a kayaking accident in Chile on Tuesday. Big winds reportedly capsized Tompkins and his group in frigid waters — Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard was also in the group but survived. The team at The New York Times penned a report on Tompkins’ remarkable lifeOn a personal note, I worked at The North Face. My tenure was long after Tompkins had left the company but his innovative legacy remained. Sad day indeed.

Time Bomb

Touring Seiko’s exquisite Japanese watch factory – Gear Patrol

Grass Fed

Video: unreal skiing on…no snow at all – YouTube

The Long and Winding Road

How a Patriots kicker is forever linked to John Lennon – ESPN

Rocking Horse

Movie poster: friend of Slugball Mickey Duzyj is dropping a new ESPN 30 for 30 film at Sundance – The All Nighter Room

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - DECEMBER 04: FC Spartak Moscow fans light flares during the Russian Premier League match between FC Spartak Moscow and FC Krylia Sovetov Samara at the Arena Otkritie Stadium on December 04, 2015 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Epsilon/Getty Images)

Back page: Russian soccer fanatics – Getty