Scott Keneally

Scott Keneally

I'm a journalist + filmmaker

Investigative journalist. Experiential humorist. And the obstacle-obsessed filmmaker behind 'Rise of the Sufferfests,' the first feature doc about the obstacle race phenomenon, -->

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Mens Journal

Born to Race: Hunter McIntyre

How a hard-partying former male model found his career – and his calling – in America's newest professional sport....

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Amelia Boone: Obstacle Racing's Breakout Star | Adventure Racing ...

How a corporate bankruptcy attorney for Skadden, Arps has become the world's most dominant obstacle racer.

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Blame the Burpees: A DNF Story

A writer discovers the most underrated, painful, and demeaning obstacle in the world—the burpee....

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The New York Times

Sweat and Tears — First Person NYT Style

A writer undergoes a cutting edge procedure in hopes of curing his sweaty pits...

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Stud in the Mud

One man takes on the world of mud racing and lives to tell the tale...

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Mud Run Wars

The obstacle course craze is taking over America. But behind all the dirty fun is a nasty business and legal battle between entrepreneurs looking to cash in. A cover story by Scott Keneally.

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O Master, My Master | Culture | North Bay Bohemian

A writer goes to extreme lengths to slim down before his wedding.

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Dope with a Doctor's Note

Dope with a Doctor's Note. California's pot smokers are sparking a new gold rush for the state's potent medical marijuana. By Scott Keneally,. Photograph by ......

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Playing Dirty

The growing obstacle course industry and the cutthroat entrepreneurs who are cashing in....

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OCR's Energizer Bunny: Brad Kloha

Brad Kloha refused to quit. His body told him to. His mind did too. And more than a few loved ones face-palmed when they’d see him hobbling around after races, knees wrapped in ice. But he kept going and completed 100 races in 52 weeks....

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The Pain Games

An obstacle-racing obsessed filmmaker aims to find out why suffering has become America's favorite new sports pastime....

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Towns Press Democrat

Healdsburg High now has wheels

Mar 31, 2011 ... By SCOTT KENEALLY. Let's say you're 15 and you love mountain biking, a lot. You want to race bikes for your high school but can't because ......

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Towns Press Democrat

Douglas Keane: "I screwed up."

Thursday, June 9th, 2011 | Posted by Scott Keneally | 33 responses. (Jeff Kan Lee / The Press Democrat). Douglas Keane doesn't want to pull any punches....

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Towns Press Democrat

The saga of the 100-year-old sago palm

Friday, April 29th, 2011 | Posted by Scott Keneally | 3 responses. A lucky sago palm finds a new home at the Healdsburg Museum. If trees could talk — and ......