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    Jeremy Jones nominated as National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. Go Vote!

    Hey Mags,
    We are stoked that Jeremy was nominated. He is up against a stacked crew, including spaceman Felix Baumgartner. Let's push him over the top!

    Snowboarder Jeremy Jones

    A snowboarding pioneer risked his career to usher in a new era of exploration in the world’s wildest mountain ranges.

    Vote for Jeremy Jones

    “There is no longer anywhere in the world that I consider too hard to get to,” says big-mountain snowboarder Jeremy Jones....
    "Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention to arrive safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming: Wow!!! What a ride!"


    "We been runnin' these goddam hills for dang near, huh?"
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    you can vote once a day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Yeah, Jeremy!

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    Really, this is what NatGeo has come to? Despicable.

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    I'm with you Christian.

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    I'm stoked to hear Josh Dueck has been named as well. That guy is my hero.

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    Sorry, used up all my votes on Josh.

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    exactly.

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    Sorry. I gotta vote for Shannon Galpin. A woman (also friend and shop customer) that rides her bike around Afghanistan, working on the ground for women's rights and education. Total badass.

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    Anybody else think that Baumgartner doesn't really belong on there? I mean, he did something dangerous and badass, but it was part of a huge corporate publicity stunt and it wasn't much of a story of personal triumph or anything.

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    He is soooo f'n deep


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    Quote Originally Posted by Max Archer View Post
    Anybody else think that Baumgartner doesn't really belong on there? I mean, he did something dangerous and badass, but it was part of a huge corporate publicity stunt and it wasn't much of a story of personal triumph or anything.
    Whereas Jeremey Jones invented mountaineering. Good point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PNWbrit View Post
    Whereas Jeremey Jones invented mountaineering. Good point.
    Floppy hair and flannel as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Max Archer View Post
    Anybody else think that Baumgartner doesn't really belong on there? I mean, he did something dangerous and badass, but it was part of a huge corporate publicity stunt and it wasn't much of a story of personal triumph or anything.
    +1. He will prob win though.

    I am split between Jeremy and Renan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Max Archer View Post
    Anybody else think that Baumgartner doesn't really belong on there? I mean, he did something dangerous and badass, but it was part of a huge corporate publicity stunt and it wasn't much of a story of personal triumph or anything.
    All are amazing athletes/adventurers and probably deserving of the title. Granted Baumgartner's exploit involved a great deal of publicity (partly because it was incredibly expensive). As far as pushing the limits of human achievement? He broke the speed of sound in fucking freefall, enough said.

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    Were skiers doing any of the multiple day AK tours slaying the biggest of the big mountains on film? Or were they doing the heli thing.
    Terje was right.

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    voted. again
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    I saw this post and was like, "really!? Jeremy Jones?"

    And then I saw Further a couple days ago and I was like, "Yes. Jeremy Jones."


    What the fuck is up with "Vote as much as you want" contests? Seems so sketchy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alto View Post
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    What the fuck is up with "Vote as much as you want" contests? Seems so sketchy.
    I agree. These seem pretty weird and not the best way to get an accurate count, especially since this runs into January. Is the winner really supposed to have his fans and friends vote for 70 days straight.
    "Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention to arrive safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming: Wow!!! What a ride!"


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    Quote Originally Posted by alto View Post
    I saw this post and was like, "really!? Jeremy Jones?"

    And then I saw Further a couple days ago and I was like, "Yes. Jeremy Jones."


    What the fuck is up with "Vote as much as you want" contests? Seems so sketchy.
    Gonna be tough to win over all of the Mags, vote for me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikedski View Post
    I'm stoked to hear Josh Dueck has been named as well. That guy is my hero.
    Ding!

    I might be biased though...

    http://chadspector.com/blog/2012/11/11/natgeoaoy2013/

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