Susan Purvis

Susan Purvis is the author of the bestselling and award-winning memoir, Go Find: My Journey to Find the Lost—And Myself. As an outdoor aficionado, educator, and world traveler, Susan’s mission is simple; to motivate, educate, and inspire you to live your best life. She’s worked at the hottest, coldest, and highest places on the planet. Susan’s lived with indigenous cultures in the Amazon, Nepal, Africa, and Mexico. She's traveled by foot, bike, skis, camel, Cessna, and dugout canoe to capture stories of the human spirit. As a storyteller, Susan has created a broad oeuvre of work across the many cultures of our globe. Currently, she lives in the small ski resort town of Whitefish, Montana.

Living Like a Local on the North Shore

Don’t think I’m a pervert. But I find myself curiously looking at the backside of people as they walk away from me. I can’t help but focus on the half-naked women with a thin piece of colored fabric flossed between their firm, golden buttocks. When they run, cream-colored coral...

Vicky Durand, 81: Surf Pioneer

Keeping up with eighty-one-year-old surf legend Vicky Durand requires fitness and endurance. I pant hard as I walk-run behind her. Barefoot, she’s on a mission. Before dark, she needs to tend to her papaya, avocado and herb garden she planted years ago on the steep hillside below her Honolulu...