Statistics prove that those who begin the Appalachian Trail alone have a higher rate of completion. But sometimes two heads are better than one, and this power couple consisting of Nick Luchetti and Donnie Kirk are lining themselves up for success! Attempting the entire Appalachian Trail starting northbound in late February 2017, they’re stoked to […]Read more "Hikers Who Help – Nick Luchetti and Donnie Kirk – People In the Outdoors, February 2017"
What do you say about someone who seems to be able to do it all? Chris Bartram, our athlete for April 2016, and second redhead in a row, is a multi-sport specialist originally from Stamford, Connecticut, currently living in Boone, North Carolina. However, his passion for outdoor sports and education has taken him as far […]Read more "People In The Outdoors – Chris Bartram – April 2016"
WARNING: BE CAREFUL WHO YOU PEER PRESSURE, YOU MAY UNLEASH A MONSTER Someone should have sent the above message to some seniors on the Virginia Tech triathlon team in 2010. It was then, that they pressured Rudy Rutemiller, a freshman just starting to explore his interest in triathlons, to sign up for his first marathon. […]Read more "People In The Outdoors – Rudy Rutemiller – August 2015"
Hello, and welcome to my first installment of the monthly blog post, “People In The Outdoors.” This section of my blog is meant to recognize people I think are killing it in outdoor sports. Rather than limiting it to hiking, this section will include all outdoor sports and athletes. Many of these people inspire me […]Read more "People in the Outdoors – Owen DeMasi – July 2015"
Hey everyone! I am here to announce a new and recurring segment to my blog. It will be called “People In The Outdoors.” I plan to feature profiles of and interviews with people I think are absolutely killing it in the world of outdoor sports. Whether professionals, hobbyists, or weekend warriors, these are all people […]Read more "New Blog Segment: “People In The Outdoors”"