“You may want to bring a… sham-wa” I read the email out loud to fellow Director of Toughness for Columbia Sportswear, Mark Chase. “A what?” He asked and I showed him the word. “Oh it’s French, pronounced ‘shammy,’ I think it’s like a cleaning cloth in the U.K.” I googled it. “Mark,” I said excitedly,Continue reading

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As beautiful as the desert was during the day, the real secrets of the desert come out every night. When I first knew that Co-Director of Toughness, Faith Briggs and I would be spending our nights on the desert floor for our most recent mission the first thing that came to my mind was obviously,Continue reading

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Our Directors of Toughness face their toughest challenge yet. Follow our Directors of Toughness as they embark on a 250 mile journey through Death Valley National Park. Will they survive the unrelenting heat of the desert? Death Valley: The Toughest Mission Yet The Desert is not only one of the more beautiful places I haveContinue reading

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“My legs are jello.” // “My body is thrashed.” // “What an incredible weekend.” These were the sentiments of the 2017 # BEEN TRAIL # runners, as they headed back to their various New York City boroughs. After three days of running trails in the Hudson Highlands of New York, including a visit to theContinue reading

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On June 15th, Columbia will continue our commitment to working with Diversitree and the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) by participating in the annual GLSEN Flagship Pride event. We caught up with Danni/y Rosen, the keynote speaker at the event, to better understand the cause, and how Columbia’s role in the LGBTQ communityContinue reading

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IN HONOR OF WORLD OCEANS DAY ON JUNE 8TH WE’RE PARTNERING WITH THE OCEAN FOUNDATION TO HOST OUR #OMNITALK ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14th. The Ocean Foundation is a unique community foundation with a mission to support, strengthen, and promote those organizations dedicated to reversing the trend of destruction of ocean environments around the world. In honor of WorldContinue reading

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