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Brendan Leonard aka "Semi Rad"

 
Semi Rad

Brendan Leonard is a writer and climber who bounces around the West in a Chevy Astrovan, finding new terrain and new stories to write for Adventure Journal, Climbing, Backpacker, The Dirtbag Diaries, and other publications. In 2011, he created the web site Semi-Rad.com, where he writes weekly about adventure and the outdoors. He is trying to eat less ice cream this year.

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Mike Tavares

 
Mike Tavares

As a professional Stand Up Paddler (SUP) and kayaker, Mike Tavares is a true Chaconian adventurer, competitor, and advocate for his sport.  This year Mike will be travelling from coast to coast, showcasing the sport of SUP through demos, events, clinics, and races on the Boardworks Show Up and Blow Up Tour presented by Chaco.

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Haley Mills

 
Haley Mills

Haley Mills is a modern river nomad hunting out whitewater while living in her truck. In the past few years she has become one of the top female paddlers in Freestyle Kayaking and whitewater Stand Up Paddling. She is currently ranked 5th in the World for Freestyle Kayaking and the US Point Series Championship.

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"outsidemom"

 
outsidemom

Lindsey Wilson is an environmental educator, outdoor fanatic, and mom to three little adventurers. The outdoors is infused into everything she and her family do. She is the founder of outsidemom.com, a blog dedicated to providing inspiration and tips for making family adventure fun, easy, and accessible.

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Chris Gragtmans

 
Chris Gragtmans

Chris is a competitive whitewater kayaker and SUP'er who’s been fortunate to travel the world exploring, competing, and pushing the limits of these sports. There's no place he'd rather be then immersed in a deep river gorge, working the river, and deciphering her intricate puzzles. Off the water, Chris enjoys pushing himself with downhill mountain biking, skiing, and Cross Fit.

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