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The Adventure Summit 2020

February 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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One event on February 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm


Thousands of outdoor enthusiasts will converge on Dayton, Ohio: The Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest for a weekend of outdoor skill, culture and experience. Join them, and see what the excitement is all about! The Adventure Summit has a rich history of featuring world class outdoor personalities. From endurance runners to long distance backpackers and the founding father of mountain biking to polar explorers, our featured personalities each year are sure to inspire and amaze. We are proud to welcome two 2019 National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Heather Anderson and Maureen Beck, and renown alpinist Ryan Richardson, a 2019 winner of the John Lauchlan Memorial Award as our 2020 featured speakers.

The Adventure Summit Featured Presenters

Featured Speaker: Heather Anderson

A 2019 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Heather Anderson – known as Anish on the trail, is the first female to complete the Triple Crown (Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail) in one calendar year. Anish also holds the record for Fastest Known Time (FKT) on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) and the Appalachian Trail (AT).

Featured Speaker: Maureen Beck

A 2019 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Maureen (Mo), was born without her left hand has been changing the world of adaptive climbing since she was 12. Mo is an athlete for The North Face and Sterling Rope. She has won four national titles and was the gold medal winner at the Paraclimbing World Championships in 2014 and 2016.

Featured Speaker: Ryan Richardson

A 2019 winner of the prestigious John Lauchlan Memorial Award, Ryan is a nomadic climber focused on the development of new routes in wild places. Ryan recently moved from Colorado to Canmore, Alberta for the world class ice climbing and unexplored landscape.


The Schedule: http://theadventuresummit.com/schedule/


February 14, 2020
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wright State University
Student Union 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Fairborn, OH 45435 United States