Stayton  Bonner

Stayton Bonner


Adventure Icons

It's not enough to be at the forefront. In an era when everything has supposedly been done, these adventure icons ignore convention, court risk, and let their passion lead the way.

Christopher Keyes, Grayson Schaffer, Ryan Krogh, Damon Tabor, Eugene Buchanan, Stayton Bonner, and Kyle Dickman
Mar 10, 2010

Texas oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens, 80, made a fortune for himself with risky investments and corporate raids. But the outspoken Republican's latest scheme, the Pickens Plan—a trillion-dollar blueprint for reducing oil depen­dency by increasing wind energy and switching to natural gas for transportation fuel—may be his biggest gamble yet.

Stayton Bonner
Dec 15, 2008