John wrote articles for an outdoor recreation guide published by Salt Lake City Weekly over a two year period. He also wrote several outdoors articles for the Deseret News while working as a reporter at that newspaper over a 3 Â½ year period. His articles featured a multitude of outdoor activities including: rock climbing, yachting, running, cycling and triathlons. He has covered the Tour of Utah cycling race for the Associated Press since 2011. John's articles received widespread recognition and distribution online and in print.