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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829 Articles by David Strege

Leaf art depicts the face of John Lennon

Leaf-cutting artist Omid Asadi has also surgically carved Jimmy Hendrix, the Mona Lisa, and The Scream, among other things, into the face of leaves

Omid Asadi began using leaves as his canvas two years ago after a walk with his wife one autumn day. Leaf art soon became a profitable hobby.

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Fishing rod representative catches a bad break

Alex Stevens hooked up to an estimated 500-pound goliath grouper that the fishing rod he was testing couldn’t handle, breaking it in two at the handle

A fishing rod representative had a back-to-the-drawing-board moment while fishing for goliath groupers with a fishing rod he was testing. It snapped in two.

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4 crucial backpacking tips when going solo

Backpacker Gregg Hein waited six days to be rescued after breaking a leg on the trail in Kings Canyon National Park; vows to do things differently next time

Gregg Hein, who spent six days waiting to be rescued, cited four things he would do differently. They are backpacking tips as crucial as water and food.

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Great Pacific Race has winner: Uniting Nations

Four-man team representing four countries establishes world record, completing 2,400-mile journey in 43 days, 5 hours, 30 minutes; individuals set records, too

Team Uniting Nations rowed from Monterey to Hawaii to win the inaugural Great Pacific Race, called "biggest, baddest human endurance race on the planet."

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Common skate seen as British fishing record

Biggest fish ever caught from U.K. shores weighed an estimated 208 pounds and ‘took off at a thousand miles an hour’ after taking bait off Isle of Skye, Scotland

Angler battled 208-pound common skate for 2 hours. It was biggest fish ever caught from British shores, becoming an unofficial record since it was released.

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