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Machine Falls: where endurance hikers, leaders are born

Machine Falls: where endurance hikers, leaders are born

The accordion-like hike chugs along with ease.  Then, a collective cautiousness seeps in.  Ahead, a 60-foot descension. Disjointed stones, hard-to-identify wooden staircases, and protruding tree roots offer occasional guidance with each unsure footstep. A...

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Outdoor Afro holds 2nd annual Juneteenth commemoration 

Outdoor Afro holds 2nd annual Juneteenth commemoration 

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – National not-for-profit Outdoor Afro will commemorate a significant part of American history through nature healing for Juneteenth 2022’s designated three-day holiday weekend taking place June 18 to June 20. This year’s theme: Reflecting on...

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10 beginner swimming pointers from leader Mardi Fuller

10 beginner swimming pointers from leader Mardi Fuller

As summer draws nearer, anticipation for beach, pool, and lake days grows. Nationwide, Outdoor Afro looks forward to time outside with family and friends – as well as the wonder of weightlessness and the joy of cooling immersion that the water provides. Our network is...

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