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FEATURE 2
Monserrat
Alvarez
Matehuala
Kay
Rodriquez
to help city dwellers find the best
outdoor activities in their area. By
encouraging people to spend more
time outside, she hopes to improve
physical and mental health and
increase our collective love for the
planet. Today, the Urban Outdoors
content archive spans over 50 cities
across North America. Leading
the Urban Outdoors team with
compassion, Kay is actively working
to increase access to wilderness
recreation areas closest to urban
centers through detailed, practical
guides and community efforts.
Bonie Sharpe
connecting urban communities of
color to our planet's green spaces.
Soul Trak serves a wide age range
of underengaged groups from
urban youth, college students, and
professional-level urban residents
in many outdoor activities like
hiking, climbing, paddling, biking,
and more.
Roy Tuscany
Freeskier Roy Tuscany fractured
his T12 vertebrae during
a training run at age 24, leaving
him paralyzed from the waist
down. The incredible encouragement
and support he received
during his recovery allowed him
to return to the slopes 52 days
later and inspired him to create
the nonprofit High Fives Foundation.
High Fives focuses on
preventing life-changing injuries
and providing resources and
hope if they happen. Post-spinal
cord injury, Tuscany experienced
firsthand the need for
adaptive-sports programs and
services for injured athletes, and
now he leads High Fives with a
pay-it-forward mindset.
EMERGING LEADER
Monserrat Alvarez
Matehuala
Monserrat Alvarez Matehuala is
a community activist, outdoor
educator, ambassador, climber,
and mentor to women of color in
the outdoor industry. She works
with brands and organizations to
lead powerful conversations about
diversity and inclusivity in the
outdoors. Matehuala is part of the
national founding team for Brown
Girls Climb, and she works to build
community with organizations
including Women's Wilderness and
Latino Outdoors.
Kay Rodriguez
Kay Rodriguez is founder and CEO
of Urban Outdoors with a mission
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Bonie Shupe
Bonie Shupe is general manager
of merino apparel brand Ibex.
Moving from designer to brand
leader, she took on the challenge
of reviving a brand with a 20-year
legacy while driving it forward in
the industry, leading the charge
for ethical and sustainable apparel,
and amplifying the message
to buy less, buy better. An elite
mountain athlete, Bonie has a love
for the industry that is rooted in
a desire to create better products
for adventures. She is committed
to sustainable production and to
guiding a reborn Ibex, her team,
and the community to reach their
full potential.
MANUFACTURER
Cotopaxi
Cotopaxi is an outdoor gear brand
founded to create sustainably
designed products while fighting
Cotopaxi
extreme poverty, inspiring adventure,
and moving people to do
good. Its creed, Gear for Good,
touches every aspect of the company.
All earnings are tied to impact
by allocating 1% of annual revenues
to the Cotopaxi Foundation,
which awards grants to nonprofit
partners. To date, 42 grants in six
focus countries have been awarded,
aiding 822,000 people directly
(3.2 million people indirectly) in
2020 through poverty-alleviation
programs. Cotopaxi has a goal of
assisting 1 million people experiencing
extreme poverty in 2021.
Hydro Flask
Hydro Flask makes reusable, environmentally
responsible products
to enrich the lives of outdoor
consumers and positively impact
the outdoors. A proven partner
in hydration and an insulation
innovator, Hydro Flask's mission is
backed by action. The award-winning
Parks For All (PFA) giving
program supports the development,
maintenance, restoration,
and accessibility of public lands
and green spaces globally, and
more than 41,000 people have
spent 375,000 hours experiencing
the physical and mental benefits
of time outside through PFA
programs. In July 2020, Hydro
Flask launched its Refill For Good
initiative, uniting with consumers,
pro athletes, ocean scientists, and
global thought leaders in environmental
responsibility to eliminate
single-use plastics.
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: FORREST WOODWARD, COURTESY KAY RODRIQUEZ, COURTESY COTOPAXI

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