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How Ironman Athletes Train in Charlotte

How Ironman Athletes Train in Charlotte

What are the chances that two Charlotte-area triathletes from the same team qualify for the Ironman World Championship in the same year?
SUP Charlotte: How and Where to Launch Your Board in the Queen City

SUP Charlotte: How and Where to Launch Your Board in the Queen City

Here’s everything you need to know to SUP in Charlotte.
What Type of Charlotte Runner Are You?

What Type of Charlotte Runner Are You?

Are you a die-hard roady who puts in mile after mile on pavement? Do you crave the off-camber footing of a technical trail? Or maybe you're a new runner just getting into the swing of this running thing?
4 Fantastic Waterfalls Within a 2-Hour Drive of Charlotte

4 Fantastic Waterfalls Within a 2-Hour Drive of Charlotte

Staying active in the peak of the Charlotte summer is tough. The humidity on those steamy, Southern days feels like a backpack, weighing you down while you hike or run. Finding the trails that offer some respite is an essential strategy for outdoor enthusiasts here.
Education as a competitive weapon

Education as a competitive weapon

For 25 years I’ve been a medical technology analyst and for the first time I was walking into a revered, even sacred space for hands-on surgical training to learn, along with a dozen experienced large joint surgeons, surgery.
Independence Day Remembrance

Independence Day Remembrance

On July 4, OrthoCarolina remembers and thanks those who have served our nation in the military.