ALL BODIES ON BIKES
"To be a cyclist, you just have to be a person riding a bike." Can't really argue with Kailey Kornhauser on that! She and Marley Blonsky are on a mission - a mission to change the idea that people in larger bodies can't ride bikes.
Get rewarded for donating your pre-loved outdoor gear or apparel to Cairn's Gear Up, Give Back program! Send in your goods (for free) by May 15th and get a coupon for 40% off at Ignik.com! Ignik makes innovative, environmentally-thoughtful, adventure-ready outdoor heating products. Check out the full details and do some spring cleaning for good!
ERIC AND THE BEES
After 20 years in combat and severe struggles with PTSD, Eric Grandon found lifesaving therapy through an unexpected channel: beekeeping. Now he's inviting other veterans to experience the healing powers of being with the bees.
THE SERVICE BOARD
Get inspired by good people doing good things - check out the Service Board (tSB). This youth-led nonprofit promotes diversity in the outdoors and builds confidence in the next generation of leaders through snowboard camp, leadership development, and social justice education. Consider helping fund scholarships for their programming by purchasing a raffle ticket (or five) for their upcoming fundraising event. All funds raised will be matched up to $20,000!
QUICK & DIRTY
Prep your bike for spring with some at-home maintenance.
Three beloved outdoor books you probably haven't read, but will want to.
If I were a hibernating bear.
6 exercises to help improve your balance. Because inadvertently tipping over is no fun (for you...for onlookers it could be fun).
"The texture and taste are wonderful. I'm going to eat a candy bar to fuel up on my next trek?? I think not! (Nothing against candy bars:)"
- CW from Kentucky, review of NOKA Chocolate Almond Nut Butter
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