David Strege

David Strege

David Strege is a veteran journalist with an extensive sports writing background as a staff member of the Orange County Register. He moved on to become the outdoors editor/action sports writer for 14 years at the Register before joining Yahoo! Sports as a copy editor. He subsequently became a writer for GrindTV Outdoor in association with Yahoo! Sports in 2012, and has been contributing to the various blogs ever since.


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1026 Articles by David Strege

Surfer OK after harrowing crash into pool wall

After wiping out and being slammed by whitewater into the wall of a rock pool on the beach, Tyler Wright became trapped by the leg rope and chain fence

Just in the nick of time, World No. 2 Tyler Wright steps over the chain fence as a wave knocks her into the pool. Fortunately she was not seriously injured.

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Windsurfer uses odd wind source—airplanes

World champion windsurfer Gollito Estredo from Venezuela uses wind force from airplanes taking off near beach when trade winds aren’t blowing

Windsurfer Gollito Estredo of Venezuela posts video of himself and a friend windsurfing behind the powerful winds of plane taking off. No wind? No problem.

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Chloe Kim, 14, youngest to win Winter X gold

Prodigy known as the future of women’s snowboarding dethrones the queen, Kelly Clark, by winning superpipe at Aspen; ends Clark’s golden streak at five

Chloe Kim scored a 92 on her last run to overtake idol Kelly Clark in what was a passing of the baton of sorts. Clark was denied her sixth-straight gold.

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Fishermen swept off side of boat during rescue

A Stornoway Coastguard helicopter rescue crew was in the process of winching five men to safety when a huge wave engulfed them, sending them into the water

Dramatic video shows fishermen swept into the rough seas during coast guard rescue effort 48 miles off the Isle of Lewis in Scotland. All were picked up.

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Shaun White to test competitive waters again

Snowboarding icon, attempting to get motivated, is entered in Winter X Games superpipe in first event since his meltdown at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Shaun White told the NY Times that he hasn’t been motivated to compete this season but plans to ramp up next year in his push to the 2018 Winter Games.

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