Ric Gibbs’ talk at BIL Conference

UPDATE! WE HAVE OUR SLOT! Ric Gibbs’ talk “Risky Business: why jumping off a cliff is safer than your couch” is now scheduled for the MAIN STAGE at the BIL Conference! Saturday, March 2 at 2:00 pm. A million thanks! With a scant 5 day window to organize, we were one of the TOP vote-getters…

Ric Gibbs Needs Your Vote!

The BIL Conference is the little brother to the TED TALKS this month in Long Beach, CA. BIL runs the weekend immediately following TED, March 1-3 and is packed with smart, eclectic, thinkers, innovators and yes… EXPLORERS! XPEDITION.TV needs your help!! We want to introduce ourselves at BIL with an awesome 15 min talk, entitled:…

Adventurer of the Year: Lizzy Hawker

Just in time to beat the voting deadline… ultra long distance runner Lizzy Hawker makes up our 10th and final look at National Geographic’s Adventurers of the Year, 2013. Don’t forget to vote by January 16! * * * You know that scene in the movie Forrest Gump where, after the girl leaves him, Forrest…

Adventurer of the Year: Ramon Navarro

Ramon Navarro is National Geographic’s 9th candidate for Adventurer of the Year, 2013. When you grow up in a fishing village with a break like this one, it’s easy to see why you’d grow up passionate about the ocean. What we love about Ramon Navarro isn’t just that he’s an amazing big wave surfer. It’s…

Adventurer of the Year: Jeremy Jones

As I write this, we have only one week to vote for our favorite “Adventurer of the Year” at National Geographic. And the choices don’t get any easier with Jeremy Jones. Jeremy Jones has done what few top athletes in their sport have ever done – walk away. After establishing himself as one of the…

Adventurer of the Year: Josh Dueck

Part 7 of our look at National Geographic’s candidates for “Adventurer of the Year.” The first time I saw Josh Dueck, he rolled onto the stage at the Banff Film Festival and the crowd shot to its feet. They had come to see the “Radical Reels” films, but clearly were more stoked at seeing him…

Living Impeccably

Living impeccably isn’t always obvious. Or easy. But when someone is doing it, we feel it. It doesn’t matter whether we fully understand what they do. It doesn’t even matter that we have a basis for comparison. We just know. It can be in sports. It can be in art. It can be in the…

Adventurer of the Year: Steve Fisher

We continue our look at Nat Geo’s 10 candidates for “Adventurer of the Year” with kayaker Steve Fisher. I have been a fan of big kayaking expeditions since I first saw Rush Sturges’ “Africa Revolutions Tour” on youtube years ago.  Loading up your kayak and setting sites on some of the wildest, most remote rivers…