Sam Firman

Stories

28th March 2022

The (re)emergence and future of barefoot adventure

Barefoot is a metaphor for living and adventuring with nature, not against it. Vivobarefoot is at the forefront of the movement, which is primed for a regenerative resurgence, and is leading the conversation about what a regenerative outdoor brand looks like. We’re stoked to have them as a presenting partner for our Emergence Edition, and to pass on some sweet discounts to all Adventure Uncovered readers.

27th March 2022

The untold story of Afro-Caribbean allotment culture

Rooted in Bristol, co-directed by Annie Menter and Manu Maunganidze, tells the story of the Afro-Caribbean community’s under-appreciated contributions to Bristol’s allotment culture.

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20th March 2022

The Zagros Mountain Trail is telling a new story about Iraqi Kurdistan

The Zagros Mountain Trail is a new long-distance hiking trail weaving through Iraqi Kurdistan. We spoke to trail developer Leon McCarron about the new story it hopes to tell and the opportunities it hopes to bring.

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20th March 2022

The power and pitfalls of championing emerging surf cultures

As a professional longboarder, geographer, writer and filmmaker, Sam Bleakley is a passionate seeker and champion of emerging surf culture. How can the surf community empower people doing things differently?

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Sam Firman

Sam Firman

Sam is the Adventure Uncovered Editor. He's a freelance writer interested in outdoor culture, geography and social issues. He recently moved from the UK to Vancouver, for more mountain time, and spends much of his spare time sliding on snow and climbing on rocks.