As the 2012 Chattanooga Track Club Female Runner of the Year, Dianna Leun makes a great ambassador for the club and the sport in general.
Kelly Smallwood often goes where few have gone before — identifying, mapping and photographing an underground world that sometimes has never before been viewed by humans.
All runners want to know their strengths and weaknesses, their physical abilities and how to test their limits
For many people, hiking the complete 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail is the culmination of years of planning and practice.
Peter Knoop takes stock of his new hometown, his passion for the outdoors and sharing that adventure with his family.
A native Chattanoogan, Justin Burd spends all his time near rock and water.
Hitting the bricks and working out around town gives Chattanooga accountant Liana Bean a much-needed break from studying for the CPA exam.
Asheville, N.C. paddler Chris Gragtmans drew a lot of attention when he plunged over 90-foot Noccalula Falls in Gadsden, ALA.
Chattanooga native Ethan Collier blends his love of the outdoors into every building he constructs, focusing on energy-efficient and environmentally friendly materials and practices.
Ben Friberg is easy to find pursuing his passions around Chattanooga, whether it’s paddling on the river or playing jazz in a downtown club.
Having lived in some of the best climbing areas in the U.S., Whitney Boland brings a high level of expertise to our local climbing community.
Art teacher Tam Salter puts an artist’s eye to her outdoor adventures and finds inspiration in the unexpected surprises nature has to offer.
In addition to pursuing personal goals for his own active lifestyle, Ryan Picarella is responsible for the healthy habits of 5,500 BlueCross/BlueShield employees statewide
From scaling mountain peaks to parachuting, graphic artist Caitlin McClure has reached heights most people only dream about.
Ty Goodwin says he’s on the fringe of the fly-fishing world with his craving for catch-and-release carp.