Whitewater kayaker, Ben Stookesberry, together with adventurer Sarah McNair-Landry, and kayaker Erik Boomer embarked on a kite-ski and kayak mission of epic proportions across Greenland to reach the most northern river ever paddled.
Steve Swenson grew up in Seattle and started climbing in the nearby Cascade Mountains at age 14.
In 2003, Kevin Vallely was named one of Canada's leading adventurers by the Globe and Mail.
Villanueva O’Driscoll, Sean
Sean believes he didn’t choose to climb – climbing chose him. He considers his first expedition to Patagonia as a turning point in his life because he felt utterly connected with the forces of nature and the adventure of just being alive.
Mount Everest was a culmination of an odyssey that began at age twelve when her father took her up her first mountain. By the time she was seventeen she was devoting all her time to climbing.
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is located on the lands of Treaty 7 territory. We acknowledge the past, present, and future generations of Stoney Nakoda, Blackfoot, and Tsuut’ina Nations who help us steward this land, as well as honour and celebrate this place.