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Satkiewicz was a gifted athlete, an inspiring and passionate leader, a champion of women, and mentor to many

The 57-year-old outdoor industry longtimer died on Jan. 1 after colliding with a tree while skiing at Eldora Mountain

The father of snowboarding paved the way for the sport's growth, and advocated for the sport's access in resorts and for women in the outdoors

The snowboard pioneer passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 65.

Gert Boyle was One Tough Mother who inspired everyone who knew her

The man behind the thriving online outdoor retailer lived a life as adventurous as his customers combined

The outdoor industry is mourning the loss of the athlete and PR professional who emitted coolness and compassion in every situation

The experienced skier fell into a deep crevasse on Monday afternoon

The outdoor industry icon dreamt big, worked hard, and had fun doing it

The skiwear veteran nurtured Marmot in the '90s when it was at risk of going under

The California Stonemaster and Five Ten founder changed the way we all climb

He was the best alpinist of his generation, a quiet, unassuming Canadian known for bold ascents of some of the world’s most iconic peaks. At the age of 25, he traveled to Alaska to join climber Ryan Johnson for a first ascent outside Juneau. They never came back, and a frantic nine-day search left more questions than answers.

The world’s first four-minute miler has died, but his approach to the sport should live on

A true pioneer in the outdoor industry, Ann Krcik leaves behind a legacy of community-building, mentorship, advocacy, and conservation

Generations of mountaineers stopped at the small home in Pangboche for an audience with the humble, loving Buddhist

Tilin was a longtime Outside contributor and the author of The Doper Next Door

The legendary ski filmmaker and trailblazer died at 93

The activist, singer, and writer died at her home in Arizona

Beckey, who has often been called the country’s ur-dirtbag—a climber who eschews riches to pursue climbing full-time—was widely recognized as North America’s most prolific mountaineer

The founder of the Total Immersion method taught people that the lessons learned in the pool can be applied just as easily to life, too

Perhaps less widely known than her partner, Hayden Kennedy, Inge Perkins was a climbing force in her own right

The 27-year-old Kennedy died by suicide after Perkins, his girlfriend, was killed in an avalanche in Bozeman, Montana

Keenan was a legend in the sport—and is the first rescue diver to die while freediving

Let’s get this straight: if something horrible happens to me on a ride, don’t ever say I died doing what I love. I feel no affection about the idea of getting pulverized by a 4,000-pound SUV, especially if the driver was flipping through Instagram. Still, I recognize that something might happen. And rather than leave it up to other people to commemorate my life and death on the bike, I’ve decided to take matters into my own hands—with facts based on a terrifying encounter with a speeding Porsche that actually happened—just in case the next run-in turns out differently.

The founder of 'Surfer" magazine passed away earlier this week at age 83. Matt Warshaw chronicles his impact on the sport's media.

The famed climber, who was known for his speed ascents, fell on Sunday, April 30, while preparing for a new route on Everest

Endurance cycling was Mike's life, and he died on March 31 doing what he loved. I'll always remember him as a no-nonsense guy who was quick to reach out with advice to other cyclists around the world.

After we heard the news of Tilford's death Wednesday, we spoke with 10 of the people who knew him best—friends, teammates, competitors—to paint a picture of a man who built his wonderful life around the joy of racing bikes

The climbing legend passed away on Tuesday, March 14. Here, we assembled reactions from those who knew, loved, and were inspired by him.

Rock climbing legend and big-wall pioneer Royal Robbins died on Tuesday, March 14, at age 82. Anyone who has ever climbed outdoors owes a debt to Robbins.

Ben Kaplan remembers the masters running legend, who died on Monday at 86

The director of the acclaimed documentary 'Sharkwater' disappeared mysteriously after a deep dive off the coast of Key Largo on Tuesday. For 72 hours, crews scoured the ocean. On Friday, shortly after the search for Stewart was suspended, divers found his body on the bottom of the ocean floor.

During his life in marine parks, Tilikum killed three people, and the troubled whale sparked big changes at SeaWorld

The OARS founder and conservation icon was among the first to run non-motorized river trips down the Grand Canyon

The climbing great died Saturday while attempting a wingsuit flight from Yosemite’s Taft Point