Grant Davis

Author's Bio

Denver, Colorado-based Grant Davis covers automotive, travel, tech, money, endurance sports, and fitness topics for Outside and Entrepreneur magazines. He also authors the annual Bicycle Calendar (McMeel).

Climbers: Ditch the Yoga Pants

Jenna Johnson's might have a background in business, but it was her passion for rock climbing that led her to become Patagonia's head of alpine and equipment divisions— and one of the gear industry's...

How to Become a Climate Change Activist

Protecting the world requires more than trail maintenance. Legal activist Susan Casey-Lefkowitz realized it means being on the ground floor of legislation.

Leah Benson Is Changing How Women Buy Bikes

Entrepreneurs call it the spark—the moment of inspiration that inspired their business. For Leah Benson, it was a conversation with three women who didn't feel welcome entering their local bike shop....

Sally Bergesen's Crusade to Change the Running Industry

In 2007, Seattle-based Oiselle was an up-and-coming women’s running apparel brand winning customers for its sophisticated looks and functional cuts. Now, it’s become a political campaign for change...

Pro Skier Julia Mancuso Has a Surfer’s Soul

Weeks before the start of the World Cup ski racing season, Julia Mancuso decided to go surfing. That’s not so unusual—Mancuso has long surfed during from her off-season base in Maui. This time,...

How to Harness the Spirit of Shackleton—Today

Kate Harris is an adventurer with a penchant for tiptoeing across national borders. She shares what it means to shape the world while you explore it–and how you can do it yourself.

Chefs' New Secret Sauce: Sports Drinks

Dehydration plays havoc with your taste buds, and that craving for salt post-exercise could find you mindlessly turning your stew into an unpalatable sodium bomb. The fix: down an entire bottle of an...

The Gear You Need to Achieve Your Bucket List

The second step to knocking off an item on your bucket list—after committing to the adventure in the first place—is one of the best parts of the entire pursuit: acquiring the gear to...

The Active Cities Guide to Chicago

The deep-dish pizza may get all the love, but there's plenty to keep you active in the windy city. Here's our guide to the best of it.