Erwan Le Corre, 40, is the founder of MovNat, a forward-thinking approach to fitness that finds its practical inspiration in humanity’s primitive roots. Le Corre and his team hold outdoor training workshops in West Virginia and Thailand, where participants rediscover, practice and master the movement skills of their nature-dwellling ancestors. Born in France, Le Corre is considered one of the leading pioneers of the international primal-fitness movement.
On May 16, 2010, Colorado native Christy Mahon became the first woman and the seventh person ever to ski all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot mountains, affectionately known as the “Colorado 14ers.” Because she kept her mission under the radar, her victory came as a surprise to many. Not to her husband, Ted Mahon, though, a mountaineer and ski instructor who accompanied her on every climb and descent.
After 18 years of playing professional soccer, Tony Sanneh retired from the sport in 2010. But “retired” is hardly a word that describes this world soccer great. A native of St. Paul, Minn., he established The Sanneh Foundation, a nonprofit organization, in 2003; its purpose is to provide positive environments – including soccer clinics and camps – for urban youth in America. We caught up with Sanneh by phone to find out more about his projects and passions.