Reporting on the Business, Art and Culture of the Active Lifestyle
by James Edward Mills
Can the power of celebrity bring more people of color into the National Parks? Yosemite Ranger Shelton Johnson thinks so and now that he’s grabbed the attention of talk show host Oprah Winfrey momentum is building to invite the rap star Snoop Dogg to go camping. A petition is being circulated in the hopes of enticing the urban music icon into the wild.
Outsiders in an outsiders' sport that's outside totally rock the triple entendre
The short film Cross Country Snowboarding takes a special jury prize at the Banff Mountain Film Festival. Devotés of either sport will likely cringe but it's worth the laugh.