Screenshots from Instagram
A few weeks ago, the Internet started humming over the news that Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion—it was a great investment for such a talented tech team, it was a sign of the social media bubble, etc. What happens with Instagram remains to be seen, but for now, it's a great place to go inside the lives of some of the top adventurers in the world. (And to see Outside magazine's latest photos from Everest.)
Kelly Slater shares photos from inside a barrel. Scott Jurek snaps his latest meals and links to the corresponding recipes. Jimmy Chin takes a picture of his latest climb while on a break from the editing cave. Here's our preliminary list of the best adventure athletes on Instagram.
Snapshot: Updates from Everest, family photos, and climbing pictures from decades ago.
Snapshot: Roads, slopes, and tricks.
Snapshot: His dog Whisper, flying squirrels, and his own flight prep.
Snapshot: Scenics with quotes from everyone from Confucius to John Muir, trail runs, and recovery meals with links to recipes.
Snapshot: Gluten-free muffins, tandem BASE jumps, and vegan spanikopita.
Snapshot: Waves, rain that makes her hair go "cray cray," and wet suit chronicles.
Snapshot: His first skateboard, tricks, ramps, and his kids.
Snapshot: His latest assignments, photos from the archives, and everyday escapes from the editing room—skiing, surfing, and climbing jaunts.
Snapshot: Pictures from the barrel, ocean and landscape shots, and what he's drinking—almond milk most recently.