What lengths would you go to to follow your dreams? Maybe a better question is — are you ready to take a leap? A big one? Secily Wilson has the story of the daring dive one woman took that we think will inspire you.
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This is the year of the Growing Bolder Challenge. It’s the year you make a deal with yourself to improve your health and fitness. Terry Peterson, aka the Unigeezer, accepted the GB Challenge in a big, bold way.
Ed Shadle is the ultimate do-it-yourselfer. Now nearly 70, he dreams of breaking the world land speed record, and to achieve his goal, he’s built himself the ultimate racer — a jet engine-powered racecar.
Russ Manhold is a member of SOS, Skydivers Over Sixty. He and a team of daredevils recently smashed the record for jumping in formation when everyone involved is over the age of 60.
He was given a death sentence at 16. Against all odds, he survived, and he figured if he could beat cancer twice he would never be afraid again.
She’s the queen of extreme sports, a two-time cancer survivor and she’ll inspire you to take action in your own life.
Bill Booth is an inventor, entrepreneur, and adventurer. He’s built an amazing life around doing what he loves.
When he isn’t skydiving onto the North Pole, searching for flying dinosaurs on the top of mountains in the rain forest, or inventing something that will transform an entire industry, he’s chillin’ Bill Booth style. What’s that? Climb in.
We’re opening up the GB archives to reintroduce you to the late, great Chet Poland. Chet was the world’s oldest skydiver when he passed away in his mid-90’s. We were fortunate enough to spend a little quality time with him.
For a man who has run over 100 marathons at least 100 miles long each and climbed to the top of all the seven summits of the world, it’s hard to believe Marshall Ulrich was a bit of a coach potatoes until he was almost 30.
This is a tense tale of determination; a celebration of passion and the human spirit. 93-year-old Banana George Blair, weak from a long battle with pneumonia and in constant pain from six back surgeries, wants to get his bare feet back on the water.
Ray Zahab used to be a smoker who lived an unhealthy life. After a few major life changes, he’s on the other side of the spectrum, running marathons, raising awareness for important causes and living an adventurous life.