August 19, 2017

Ari is a professional athlete, author and filmmaker living in Bend Oregon. He and his wife organize adventure travel trips around the globe.

Go With It

Jul 13, 2014 1401

Mixing challenge and consequence creates doubt, a thick mud that sticks to every inch of your brain and clogs the veins of both thought and action. Telling yourself ‘I can do it’ is rarely strong enough to ...

Volcanic Timewarp

Jun 27, 2014 1704

We are miles from civilization in the backcountry, skiing ancient volcanoes. It’s a big part of my love for skiing. Exposed in an inhumane landscape by choice but with the utmost enjoyment. Building friendships and pushing our ...

One Body, Two Minds

Jun 12, 2014 1808

Our earth’s never-ending dubcork rotation gives us the beauty of seasons. It’s a blessing and a curse. As hard as we want to engage our favorite activities year-round, it is damn-near impossible. This challenge forces us to ...

Check, Check, Double Check

Jun 11, 2014 1617

Before walking across a highline hundreds of feet in the air, you have to first trust the line’s strength and know that it is properly rigged. Then, and only then can you calm down enough to focus ...

Caressing the Mistress

Jan 7, 2014 4806

She is so hard to woo, mainly from her complete indifference to your desires. Expensive gifts won’t pave your way either. Remove your pride like they were clothes and let your sight become vague. Forget about your ...