Beacons of Badassery

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Shining a Light on Strong Women

Beacons of Badassery is an interview series shining a light on strong women, especially in the outdoors.

So far it has featured Ginger Zee, Chief Meteorologist and designated adventurer on Good Morning America, Faith Briggs, former Director of Toughness for Columbia Sportswear, Abigail Wise, managing editor of Outside Magazine, Krystle Wright, adventure photographer, and many more phenomenal women!

Here is the full list of interviews:


Steph Jagger, Skier & Author

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Katie Crafts, Polar Guide

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Cyrena Lee, Climber & Writer

Photo by Day Acheson

Kathy Karlo, Climber/Blogger/Podcaster

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Alyssa Ravasio, Hipcamp Founder

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Krystle Wright, Adventure Photographer

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Bridget, Lauren, & Olivia, Arét Basewear Founders


Melise Edwards, Climber & Scientist

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Ginger Zee, ABC News Chief Meteorologist

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Abigail Wise, Outside Magazine Managing Editor

Photo by Cam McLeod

Faith Briggs, Runner & Adventurer

Coming Soon! More Badassery

Now the goal is to continue the written interviews, as well as turn Beacons of Badassery into a video series!

As a videographer with over 20 years experience, including several seasons as the in-house director of photography for the Chicago Bulls, I am excited to share the stories of extraordinary women through the lens of a woman.