Who wants to dream with me of skiing in faraway places? I have a long conversation with Tracey Creedon, an Australian-born ski guide based in Hokkaido, Japan and New Zealand. And Australia depending on the time of year. Tracey is a soul sister, so to speak, who loves snow as much, if not more, than […]
Every other week, Lisa Gerber talks to people who are working to make the world more habitable, more humane, and more loving. In the words of author and environmentalist David Orr, they are the “peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of every kind” that this world needs so desperately. Through their stories, we cover themes of hope, courage, and action. This is a show for people who want to contribute to the world rather than take from it. We are living life on our own terms, defining our own version of success. We are breaking trail.
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Today you’ll get a cool perspective into what it’s like to be in the ski movies, what it takes to get there, and how to train for ski season. Chris is also out to deliver a message – and his projects reflect that. Watch for his upcoming film, produced by Salomon and with his partner […]
You ever feel guilty about something and don’t really act on it? Yeah, me too. Maybe after this episode, you’ll be more likely to do something about it. Revelstoke-based Greg Hill’s LinkedIn profile simply states “Adventurer.” He is sponsored by many brands such as Arc’teryx , Salomon, Suunto and Gore-Tex and you can find him […]
Last March, Seattlite Kelly Herron fought off an attacker (a registered sex offender, she later learned) in the middle of her mid-day run. I read this in the news and was rattled to the core by the story. That could have been me; that could have been any of millions of women who go for a […]
Shopping season has arrived and if you’re like me, maybe you hate shopping. I am easily overwhelmed by the paradox of choice. However, the holidays are soon upon us and we will be seeking gifts for our favorite outdoor freak. And for those of us who like to buy ourSELVES gifts, the change of seasons […]
Joe Johnson went from marketing/PR coordinator at the Spokane Convention and Visitors Bureau to Salomon’s outdoor marketing manager in the Americas in a span of seven years. He went from driving his car until it had no gas and staying there until he got his next job, to traveling around North America for a very […]
Today’s episode will change the way you think about thinking big and what success really is. Dan Abrams had an idea. He didn’t know how it would happen or what would come of it. He took calculated risks, he made backup plans in case of worst case scenarios, he overcame “down-on-his-luck moments,” and didn’t think […]
Hi, everyone, the Gear Show podcast is back after a month break and I’m excited. We took some time to refuel on some great interviews and fascinating topics such as living on free breakfast burritos to finally land the dream job and dream life, how to be a dirtbag shopper, and being a sustainable adventurer. […]
If we’re being honest, which I always am, I have no desire to do a half or full Ironman. My friend Celeste finished hers in June 2016 and I was at the finish cheering her on. Her first words to me when she exited the finish chute: That sucked. It confirmed for me that my best […]
Research by Adam Galinsky, a professor at Columbia Business School, found that immersing yourself in a country outside your own can prompt mental change, including increased creativity. Creativity is related to neural pathways and influenced by daily life, including your habits or surroundings, The Atlantic reports. Experiencing new things can create new connections in the […]