Why Pro Mountain Biker Jill Kintner Discovers Outdoor Life

Need a little inspiration to finally pursue that outdoor mountain biking adventure you've been dreaming about?  Maybe this will help kick you into gear.
 
Jill Kintner is one of the most dominant cyclists in the world having succeeded in several disciplines including: 4-Cross Mountain biking, slalom, giant slalom, pump track, and BMX. Her list of accolades are highlighted by an Olympic Bronze medal from the 2008 Olympic Games, 3 consecutive World titles in 4-Cross, 15 World Cup 4-Cross wins, 13 USA National Championships.
So what gets her outside?  
“Adventure is part of human existence. The outdoors offers so many different stories and things that could happen ...

Keeping The Fire Alive

Why I Seek Adventure (And You Should, Too)
Daily life dragging you down? There's a solution: Adventure! Read how writer, adventurer, and yogini Kerry Lambert stays inspired in her every day life. Caution: It might lead you out of your comfort zone and into the wild.

I once asked my cousin Glen, who has never left the state of Texas, why he didn’t travel. After a long pause, he said:  “I guess I don’t really need to go anywhere.”  Behind the drawl and the grin, I knew he never left because he was scared of change, scared of going beyond the comfort zone, scared of the unknown.
 
But the idea of venturing out into a world undiscovered isn't scary to ...