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    Epic Adventurers

    14-year old climbing prodigy Kai Lightner

    “Climbers all have a story about how they got started, and 14-year-old Kai Lighter’s introduction is particularly striking — and not only because he’s a brilliant climber. Much like Tiger Woods in golf or the Williams sisters in tennis, he could change the demographics of climbing. This film, directed by George Knowles, isn’t about race, […]

    Xavier de Le Rue wants to inspire you and he’s helping to build a drone to do it

    “Rather than just inspiring people by action and by winning titles, I think in film you can bring values and it’s much more complete and powerful.” — Xavier de La Rue

    War Zone Journalist Lindsey Hilsum on Being Where History is Happening

    “History is happening right there, and people are torn apart by it. When something is happening I see no point in not being there. I want to experience it, and I want to find the people whose lives have been transformed by it. That’s what turns me on. That’s why I do it.” — Lindsey Hilsum

    Spotlight: Tim Kemple

    “I consider it my job to tell the story of courageous athletes who are willing to take on some of the most epic terrains in the world. But it’s more than that. It’s not just a job to me. It’s my life’s work and there isn’t any thing else that I’d rather do.” — Tim Kemple

    Anthony Bourdain talks travel, inspiration and which culture grills meat the best

    “I’m looking at having a good and creatively satisfying time telling interesting stories. It’s not to entertain, it’s not to enlighten, it’s not to inspire, it’s not to change behaviors. It’s to stay interested and engage myself.” — Anthony Bourdain

    Spotlight: Climber, Artist and Film-maker Renan Ozturk

    His is an age old story of someone following a dream, committing to what they love, and attracting success as an almost accidental byproduct.

    Falling Upward: the Extraordinary Ascent of Cedar Wright

    “Everybody is scared but Cedar doesn’t even flinch. He just takes the rack and charges — leg tapping up the wall, holds flying off, no gear.”

    Erik Weihenmayer Knows No Barriers

    For Erik Weihenmayer, going blind wasn’t the end of his adventures — it was only the beginning.
    Photos by James Q. Martin

    20 of the most inspiring, adventurous women on Instagram

    We’ve assembled a list of 20 of the most adventurous women on Instagram and their feeds will blow your mind. If you’re looking to add some serious inspiration to your daily feed, these women will not disappoint. Sierra Quitiquit Liz Clark Emily Harrington Laura Enever Tatum Monod