You never forget how to ride a bike—but take that bike, add some killer suspension, thick tires, a license to rip and it’s a whole ‘nother thing. We’re talkin’ mountain biking. Aka, shredding berms. Hugging singletrack ‘cuz you love it. Mountain goating up hills and flying off the handle on the downhills. Crushing rocks, crashing once, twice… (more…)
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The “girls rule!” mindset is more than just a launching point for the women of Las Olas surf safaris: it’s an all-encompassing approach to life.
A snowboarder, surfer, and founder of multi-faceted adventure- and travel-driven companies, Bev Sanders is a pioneer of women’s sports. She may have been the inspiration behind one of the first women-specific snowboards but the real win was what it did to the industry. Its launch initiated higher standards for female-specific snowboard equipment. Once Bev learned how to surf in 1997, her new focus was clear. Women needed to be able to get out, have fun and learn to surf in a safe, comfortable and supportive environment.
How to do that was clear: women needed to teach other women. (more…)
T9 Model and adventure-lover Anne Conway wasn’t very optimistic when she applied for a rafting permit that most people wait a decade (or more) for. But on a whim, 15 minutes before the yearly deadline, she threw her name into the hat. Fast forward to later that evening, when she got the call: She was in.
Let the planning begin. (more…)