Jacob Mellish grew up in Cape Town, South Africa (SA). By 12, he was travelling the world surfing professionally. During this time, he won some of the biggest surfing comps in SA. By 20, Jacob lost his drive to surf professionally and started teaching yoga.
During our conversation, we talked about Jacob’s early beginnings in Cape Town, his surfing career on the World Tour, and the transition he made from riding waves to pursuing his new passion on the mat.
Max King is an American ultra runner. In 2014, he won the 100K World Championships and was crowned World Mountain Running Champion in 2011 – the first American to capture that title in 14 years.
During our conversation, we talked about a passion project Max did on Route 66, his formative years as a track athlete at Cornell University, and a series of youth trail running camps he’s been running in Oregon and California for the past five years.
Joe is an outdoor cross-trainer. Living and working in Manhattan, he uses the medium of fitness to instill positive change and confidence in others. His philosophy - Mindset in Action - encourages people to get outside the artificial environment of the gym and experience training in nature, using what the landscape provides for a mind and body elevating experience. Joe is humble, creative and built upon the idea that everyday is an opportunity to be more.