This band of seekers have found a treasure, a mother lode if you will… it’s time to stake their claim and strike it rich! This treasure…. it’s not the conventional kind … gold, diamonds or other such things … this treasure is much more rare. Found only in the alpine, an land of unrelenting rock
This is the mountain village of Whistler, 675m above sea level. Forested with old growth fir and cedar. An important black bear habitat. Criss-crossed by deep valleys making way to endless glaciers. There are few paved roads but instead many miles of intersecting logging roads and dirt trails. It is an El Nino year. We
After piling in a station wagon with their friends from heliboogie, Suz and Braden drive to Italy where they enjoy the sunny weather, famous Italian food and a side of wingsuit BASE jumping. As the weather improves elsewhere in Europe, the crew heads to Switzerland to attempt to get on top of the Eiger Mushroom,
Braden and Suz pack their bags and travel to Norway to prepare for the Kjerag HeliBoogie, an annual BASE jumping event that attracts jumpers from all over the world. In this episode the pair warms up to the area with a few tracking jumps before Braden puts on his new wingsuit and flies it from
Braden Dean and Suz Graham are both winter-sport athletes that met through a love of flying and outdoor adventures. Join them as they pack up the truck and drive down the coast from Whistler, BC to Lodi, California to break in their new wingsuits and prepare themselves for the summer BASE jumping season.
The excitement is high for Braden, Suz and the rest of the jumpers as the weather clears just in time for Heliboogie (an annual BASE jumping event in Kjerag, Norway). Braden continues to dial in his wingsuit on a variety of jumps in the area, and Suz talks about how it feels to jump a
Suz has a hard landing which leaves her with a bittersweet ending to her trip. Braden conquers a high-alpine wingsuit flight and showcases the challenges and rewards that accompany flying wingsuits in hard to access locations. The pair reflects on their journey, their perspectives on risk and what lies ahead.
I have a couple of really quality mentors and most all of them can be found within my company. In particular our Executive Director I find is a very positive role model for finding balance in life. As a father himself he portrays to me the importance of making time for priorities and work is
Mary Osborne is an icon in the international surf industry. At her young age, she can already look back on a 10-year career as a competitive surfer, fashion model, writer, and environmental advocate. Traveling to remote places many of us only dream of, she has become an ambassador for environmental causes as well as female
Friendly, down to earth, Bubbly and hard working in what I do. I try to strive to reach my goals that I set in life. I don't change my personality because others want to change me. I keep true to myself and ensure i set forth a positive attitude and always try to find a
Big projects needs more than one person, I can't do everything my myself, it's even hard to focus on what I really need to do if I gotta be thinking of something else ,the camera for exemple.. people with the same or not especiality it's always a plus on any kind of work, adding different
I am a professional snowboarder, BASE jumper, adventure athlete and public speaker living in Pemberton BC.
I would define myself as a 12 year old board sport enthusiast. I love wakesurfing, snowboarding, and skateboarding. Snowboarding would definitely be number 1 though. I'd be lost without snow!!
I do a lot of different things; circus arts, yoga, parkour, ninja warrior, contact improv, acrobatics, rock climbing, slackening, and more. I am a circus performer. Circus Arts allows me to combine everything I love and lets me be both athletic and creative. There are circus centers all over the nation where anyone can go
Retired electrician, full time land lover. A person who loves to mingle with like-minded people. Student of nature, always looking to benefit from her gifts.
Passionate and crazy, yet focused and fierce.
All I wanna do is go fast!
British surfer with an infectious zest for life and love of the sea.
Skiing and drift car driving are my edge sports. They are a little off of the beaten path, which is where I like to stay because it's where all the passionate people are.
Im the type of person who wants do it all. Whether I'm skydiving, flying aerobatic planes, rock climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing, riding dirt bikes, Harleys, wakeboarding, or snowboarding in the backcountry, I want a taste of it all! I feel we have such a short time on this planet and I want to make the
Huge fan of the NHL so I can never turn down a live game. Also, Pirate festivals.
I'm tiny but strong, some people say I'm cute, others think I'm crazy.
I am looking for the chance to highlight the lifestyle I have created for myself and inspire people to go after their own dreams.
Island boy with a thirst for being outdoors. Always calm under pressure, Dre’s mellow vibe comes out in his style, the way he rides and his attitude towards life.
I want to work with a network that represents the truth behind the athletes and why they push them selves to the limit. We do it not to show off but to inspire and life to the fullest.
July 7, 2016
By going barefoot, you reawaken nerves and muscles that have atrophied from years of your shoes doing all the work. Think of barefoot walking/hiking as free reflexology; the pebbles and cracks in the ground stimulate nerves that help lower inflammation and blood pressure.
February 17, 2017
In the dream, he is surfing towards me. It’s one of those infinite winter days in California when the sun is warm but the water is cold and the waves steam in from the northwest and wrap around the pointbreaks. The days when you lose count of waves and your eyes glow red from Santa
October 8, 2016
In the old days, surf flicks were about surfing. Sure, Bruce Brown’s, “The Endless Summer,” turned the camera on some local people or animals or landscapes…but it was mainly about a couple of SoCal dudes looking for epic surf. Patagonia changed outdoor sports film-making by using the action as a vehicle for environmental and conservation
July 19, 2016
photo: David Pu’u When Mary Osborne’s brother, Dave, pushed her into her first real wave (which she rode for 10 seconds), she immediately ran up the beach to her mom and said, “Did you see that? Her mom said, “I thought that was a boy surfing, not you.” Mary recalls, “I’ll never forget that wave.
December 8, 2016
Do you wish you were James Bond? Me, too! Whenever someone pulls out a pen, do you secretly assume it shoots poison darts? Me, too! Unfortunately for us, a pen is usually a pen and a watch is usually a watch…until now.
June 5, 2017
Feature image: Bob Umbel by Doug Pensinger
November 4, 2016
Did you know that airline baggage handlers are all jealous surfers trying to sabotage your surf trip by dinging and smashing your boards? At least it seems this way for many a globe-trotting surfer.
August 1, 2016
We are living in a great time for beer. In fact, there may never have been a better time for beer. Next time you have an argument with your dad, take a moment to realize the poor guy didn’t have the same opportunities as you. He had, like, four beers to choose from. Beer drinking