Personalities

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.

The Millers Blast Back

Morgan Beck Miller mostly kept quiet about the bitter custody battle consuming her and her husband Bode. Until she didn't.