Outdoor Retailer: The Heroes We Need

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Outdoor Retailer: The Heroes We Need

In January, Mountain Hardwear announced their new Impact Initiative, their new efforts to support environmental and social impact projects. Sonya was on site to speak about Crossing Lines alongside Topher White (Rainforest Connection, using cellphones and solar panels to protect rain forests from deforestation), Chris Boyes (Into the Okavango, National Geographic project to protect the Okavango river delta system in Africa), and ecologist and storyteller Charles Post.

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By | 2017-06-06T04:57:57+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Blog, News|0 Comments

About the Author:

Highliner, Traveler, Scientist, Storyteller Highliner and slackline instructor Sonya Iverson travels around the world to slackline festivals to assist with highline rigging and to promote the efforts of the International Slackline Association, of which she is president. Sonya graduated with a PhD in Molecular Biology from Boston University in 2016. She now focuses on the development of the slackline community as the sport grows in popularity. Sonya founded Slackline U.S., a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting safety and conservation in slacklining and to assisting with access management for the slackline community. Her passion is on using slacklining to connect cultures with Crossing Lines.

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