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Sam Firman

Stories

11th March 2021

Building a media ecosystem for a diverse outdoor culture

An inclusive and diverse adventure culture needs a media ecosystem by and for marginalised voices. The evolution of Melanin Base Camp, which is helping lead the way, reflects the challenges involved in this journey.

8th January 2021

Meeting refugees being persecuted for a forced journey of life or death

Volunteer aid worker Hannah Parry has worked closely with refugees making the perilous journey to Europe. In this piece she sheds light on some of their stories, and asks why their journeys are perceived so differently compared with people we typically consider adventurers. 

Authors

Sam Firman

Sam Firman

A freelance writer exploring the links between adventure, travel and social progress with a background in social innovation. Recently moved from London to Vancouver for access to the mountains.