My Impossible Dream

My Impossible Dream

My Impossible Dream By David Patient In 1983, on my twenty-second birthday, I was diagnosed with what would become known as AIDS. I thought I had glandular fever or a flu that kept coming back. But when a friend who had similar symptoms died very quickly, I had my...
The Biggest Wave in the World

The Biggest Wave in the World

The Biggest Wave in the World By Fred Haywood I had just set the windsurfing world speed record in 1983, breaking the 30-knot barrier in Weymouth, England, but that’s not how I made my name in the sport. My fame came on a day when I was surfing alone, thanks to an...
My Superpower Was My Kryptonite

My Superpower Was My Kryptonite

My Superpower Was My Kryptonite By Kara Adams About ten years ago, I began to notice a sense of incompleteness, a tightness in the pit of my stomach, a longing that I couldn’t quite put my finger on. It started off as a small nagging feeling that would come around...