Author P.J. O'Rourke writes that while trekking through Kyrgyzstan's Tian Shan Mountains, he fell in love with his horse, whom he named Trigger. But that doesn't mean he loved the trip.
Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili died after losing control during a training run at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Jane Leavy opens The Best American Sports Writing 2011 with John Powers' piece about the accident.