Archive | July, 2010

XO Summer 2010

Posted on 30 July 2010

In our launch of XO this spring, we asked East End health and recreation enthusiasts to tell us about why they are drawn to their pursuits. We came away with a new appreciation for bodysurfing, meditation, off-road biking, yoga and local food. In this issue we have asked five of our community’s health and recreation [...]

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Power Ride: Making Your Own Fun With the Help of a Boat

Posted on 30 July 2010

by Andrew Rudansky There are people in this world who just aren’t satisfied with a mundane or relaxed summer; they crave an extra level of excitement in their life. Sitting on the beach and sipping a cool beverage seems a bit too low key for some adventure seekers. The Hinz family of Noyac are such [...]

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A Stand Up Kinda Guy

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Ellen Frankman It all started at Waikiki Beach on the Hawaiian island of Oahu in the early 1990s. Jeremy Grosvenor recalls he was out surfing when he saw a man boldly snapping photos with an SLR camera while balancing effortlessly atop a board. “That’s what really got me intrigued,” remembers Grosvenor, who took up [...]

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A Little Friendly Competition on the Water

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Ellen Frankman Step aboard any one of the number of 34 foot J105 sailboats waiting in Sag Harbor’s Waterfront Marina and you might mistakenly think you are in for a leisurely sunset cruise. After all, there is likely a case of beer nestled somewhere beneath the deck and the crew is in no short [...]

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Food for Fitness

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Vee Benard Summertime: swimsuits, a jog on the beach, perhaps even a race or marathon. The summer season stirs up different fitness-related goals for different people, but according to Adam Kelinson, a local authority on nutrition and well-being, healthy eating should always be on our minds. Kelinson founded his company, Organic Performance, in order [...]

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Flying in Place

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Francesca Normile Ruth Zukerman, one of the three co-founders of FlyWheel, currently has her hands full, training indoor cyclists between Manhattan and the East End, something she has become passionate about since taking her first cycling class in 1997. “I was in the midst of a divorce when I started, and it literally got [...]

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Training the Right Way

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Vee Benard Are you one of those people who have long wanted to do a marathon but don’t know where to begin? Maybe you’ve worked up to running a few miles each day, but aren’t sure how to take the next step beyond that. According to Joao Montiero, the secret to success may lie [...]

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Getting Inside Your Horse’s Head

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Anetta Nowosielska Watching Louisa Raske, horse enthusiast with twenty years of riding experience under the belt, mount her off-the-track thoroughbred aptly named Totally Impressive, requires total suspension of disbelief. This skinny fashion model, who has graced countless pages of magazines and walked miles of runways, climbs the animal with ease and wraps her pin [...]

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Wicked Ping Pong, er, Table Tennis

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Francesca Normile Artist and table tennis enthusiast Walter Us stands in the middle of his living room —  with his paintings on the walls and his acoustic guitar leaning against a chair in the corner — demonstrating the various grips and swings possible with a table tennis paddle. “The Chinese got the pen-hold to [...]

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Sag Harbor’s Methodist Church Sold Again

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Kathryn G. Menu The former United Methodist Church on Madison Street in Sag Harbor is in a solid contract to be sold to Elizabeth Dow, an artist and businesswoman in Amagansett, for just over $2 million according to several sources close to the deal. On Monday, Dennis Suskind – a former Southampton Town Councilman [...]

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