Shannon Stowell

Shannon Stowell

Shannon is the CEO of Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and possesses more than 25 years' experience across adventure travel, e-commerce, outdoor retail, and environment science. He is a published author too and has also written several adventure travel articles published by National Geographic Adventure.
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Archana Sardana

Archana Sardana

Archana Sardana is India's first and only woman BASE (Building, Antenna, Span and Earth) jumper. She is also an accomplished skydiver, mountaineer, and scuba diver instructor. Archana has pulled off 335 skydives and multiple BASE jumps across the globe, and is also the first woman Master Scuba Diver Trainer in India.
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Ajeet Bajaj

Ajeet Bajaj

Ajeet Bajaj has travelled across various continents, and became the first Indian to ski to the North Pole and to the South Pole within a year. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2012. Ajeet has since become an acclaimed name in the adventure world and his venture, Snow Leopard Adventures, is a leader in adventure tourism in India.
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Shekhar Babu

Shekhar Babu

Shekhar Babu became the first Indian mountaineer, and the youngest, to climb Mt. Everest (as an individual) in 2007. Apart from being an accomplished mountaineer, Shekhar is also a guide, a motivational speaker and a promoter of adventure sport, and when he isn't scaling mountain peaks, he can be seen at Rock Climbing School, Bhongir, where he is Chief Instructor.
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Ravi Kumar

Ravi Kumar

Ravi Kumar is the India Program Director at National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Headquartered in the US, NOLS is among the world's biggest outdoor schools and operates at 15 locations globally, teaching activities ranging from rock climbing to mountaineering, backpacking, kayaking, sailing and rafting.
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Suzanne Al Houby

Suzanne Al Houby

Suzanne Al Houby is a Palestinian mountain climber, the first Arab woman to climb Mount Everest on May 21, 2011 and the seven summits. Previously, she was also the first Arab woman to climb many other mountains: Mont Blanc, Elbrus, Aconcagua, Vinson, Denali, Carstensz Pyramid and the first Arab woman to summit Denali in Alaska.
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Wade Campbell

Wade Campbell

Wade Campbell is a native of Canada, having almost 30 years of experience delivering outdoor adventure and training programmes in North America and Asia for tourist, corporate and youth groups. He began his career in 1984 with the Canadian Outward Bound School, and Borderlands Sri Lanka was founded in 2004, after many years based at Borderlands Nepal. His love and unending enthusiasm has been at the heart of making Borderlands what it is today.
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Mohit Midha

Mohit Midha

Mohit Midha photographer & writer specialising in wildlife and adventure travel. He has worked with top publications including National Geographic. He also has a passion for trying to show people there is so much more to life by helping them explore the amazing outdoors, above & below mean sea level, through his two adventure travel groups Ganga Panga and Wildlywise Wanderer.
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Amit Chowdhury

Amit Chowdhury

Wg Cdr Amit Chowdhury, VSM (Retd.), developed an interest in adventure activities when he joined Jadavpur University in 1976 and went for a rock climbing course at Susunia Hills in West Bengal. Very soon he was climbing in the crags of Bankura and Purulia and pioneering some new routes in these areas. Besides doing a few trekking routes, he attended the Mountaineering Courses at HMI Darjeeling.
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Dr. Neharika Yadav

Dr. Neharika Yadav

Dr. Neharika Yadav is a Superbike Racer and a Dental Surgeon. Participated in the JK TYRE Superbike Championship 2015, 2016, 2017 in the 1000 CC category as the only female racer out of 33 male racers riding a Ducati Panigale 899 and clocked a best time of 2:18 secs. Discovery Channel did a documentary on Dr. Neharika Yadav covering her life juggling her passion of Superbike racing with her profession of Dentistry.
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Alper Ertubey

Alper Ertubey

Founder Hike'n sailing, certified tour guide. He is the founder and guide of the Hike'n sailing senior. Studied Industrial Engineering at Istanbul Technical University. He has 29 years experience in the adventure travel industry.
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Megh Ale

Megh Ale

Megh Ale is known as the “River Man” in Nepal. Elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2007, Ale is a river guide in Kathmandu and the founder and president of the non-profit Nepal River Conservation Trust. In this video, Ale shares the story of Nepal's rivers as he walks along the banks of the River Bagmati in Kathmandu, which he describes as the country's "holiest and the filthiest" river.
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Bhupendra Singh Rana

Bhupendra Singh Rana

Professional kayaker and river instructor. Bhupendra Singh Rana aka Bhupi was born and raised in Rishikesh, India and now resides in the United States. Growing up in Rishikesh and calling the mighty Ganges his kayaking playground helped him to choose this sport at a very early age.
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Maninder Kohli

Maninder Kohli

Maninder Kohli was drawn to the mountains at an early age inspired by his father, Captain MS Kohli, who led India’s path breaking climb of Everest in 1965. Over the years, his travels have taken him across the Himalaya and to several locations around the world climbing, trekking, skiing, rafting and mountain biking.
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Vijay Parmar

Vijay Parmar

Vijay's passion for motorsport matured when he crossed Ladakh in a VW Beetle in 1996, and when he had the completely insane idea for a rally across the frozen plains of Rupshu (known as the Raid-de-Himalaya, this 2500km-long annual celebration of insanity is now 15 years old). The Mughal Rally is another brainchild of his.
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Sidharth Singh

Sidharth Singh

Sidharth Singh has been running Rohet Garh, the opulent heritage hotel in Rohet, a village near Jodhpur, since 1990. In late 2009, he opened Mihir Garh, a resplendent boutique hotel in a mud fort that has come in for rave reviews. Sidharth is also into breeding and promoting the indigenous (and majestic) Marwari breed of horses on his property - he considers the Marwari breed the finest specimen in the horse family.
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Tsewang Namgail

Tsewang Namgail

Dr. Namgail was born and raised in Ladakh — he is the first Ladakhi to have a PhD in wildlife science. He also has a Master of Science degree in Wildlife Biology from the University of Tromso, Norway, and PhD in Community Ecology from the Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Subsequently, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in San Francisco and Las Vegas.
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Brig. TPS Chowdhury

Brig. TPS Chowdhury

Brig. TPS Chowdhury worked as the Secretary in the Organizing Committee of the ARFI (Adventure Racing Federation of India) covering Adventure Sports like Mountain Biking, White Water Rafting, Canoeing and Kayaking, Trekking and Trail Running in India. Organized the 1st International Adventure Racing Competition in Leh-Ladakh, from 24-28 September 2016, in which Ten Indian Teams and 6 International Teams (of 4 Competitors each) took part, covering a total distance of 350 Kms. The event was a big success.
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Ajay Jain

Ajay Jain

Deciding to perch on a Himalayan wonder, somewhere at an altitude of 4,551 metres, sure invokes deliciously crazy things in people. Ajay was one of the many who go up there to have inspiration whack their whimsies into action. “My first journey as a ‘travel writer’ was to Lahaul Spiti in Himachal Pradesh, within a few days of my decision. The trip included crossing Kunzum La- a spectacular junction in my journey - literal, and of life.
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