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Video: Snowboarder Kevin Pearce, From the Crash to Giving Back to Carrying the Torch

A few days ago snowboarder Kevin Pearce, one of our Adventurers of the Year honorees, arrived in Russia to help carry the torch to the Sochi Olympics. This is his first Winter Games. Kevin was destined for Olympic podium glory until a crash on the half pipe left him with a traumatic brain injury—just before…

Getting Dirty for a Good Cause: The Outdoor Industry Gives Back

If you’ve ever volunteered, you know how good it feels to help an organization in need while making a visible impact on a local community. Now imagine if you had several hundred people working together on the same day. Picture how much you could accomplish. That’s what you get when you bring together the outdoor…

Freeskier JP Auclair on How Skiers and Riders Give Back Through Alpine Initiatives

Editor’s Update: Skiers JP Auclair, one of our Adventurers of the Year, and Andreas Fransson died in an avalanche on Chile’s Mount San Lorenzo on 9/29/2014. We will have more on this accident and their incredible lives later this week. Our hearts go out to their families and friends. See JP Auclair in the “street…

Kayaker-Turned-Philanthropist Brad Ludden, Help Salute Other Adventurers Giving Back

Editor's Note: Today all eyes are on Washington, D.C., as Barack Obama takes office. But yesterday, our soon-to-be 44th president asked us to look to beyond ourselves to help others, encouraging Americans to use Martin Luther King Jr. Day to do acts of community service. Obama visited kids at the Sasha Bruce House, a shelter for homeless teenagers (he even…