Personalities

Why I’m Taking My Two Young Girls to the Arctic

Like a lot of parents, I start dreaming about idyllic summer family trips during the fall. A couple years ago, the planning urge struck while on our way on home from a family weekend of climbing...

This Man Is Greenpeace's Best Hope

A Romanian, a German, and a South African hailed a cab. It was around 11 p.m. on a cool night last September in Manhattan, and the men were planning to make a video.
 They all worked for...

She's Got Next

From artists and athletes to scientists and filmmakers, there have never been so many young women blazing their own adventurous paths. Here, we'll profile two women a week through...

Climbers: Ditch the Yoga Pants

Jenna Johnson has the pedigree to excel at business, with a B.S. in business administration from the University of Arizona...

How to Become a Climate Change Activist

Despite growing up in cities such as Washington, DC, and the Hague in the Netherlands, Susan Casey-Lefkowitz always winds up in wild places—mucking in streams, biking through dunes,...

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 were afraid of entering their local bike...

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 from her off-season base in Maui. This...

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