Impact Champions

These are the people we are proud to call partners in leading the revolution for sustainability and social responsibility in the apparel and gear realms


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Stacy Bare is a climber, skier and the National Director of Programs and Operations for The Phoenix, working to create a sober active community to help people, rise, recover, live and help move the recovery community beyond stigma.He is also a veteran of Bosnia and Iraq and co-founded the Great Outdoors Lab (GO Lab) in 2014 to put scientifically defensible data behind the idea of time outside as healthcare in partnership with Dr. Dacher Keltner at the Greater Good Science Center at UC-Berkeley. Stacy is a 2014 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year & the 2015 SHIFT Conservation Athlete of the Year. in 2015 he launched Adventure Not War to return to all the places he fought, cleaned up after war, or was supposed to fight as an adventurer. In 2015, he partnered with Alex Honnold in Angola and In 2017 he and two fellow veterans completed a first ski descent of Mt. Halgurd in Iraq. He holds degrees from the Universities of Mississippi and Pennsylvania and is at home in Salt Lake City with his wife and daughter. You can learn more about Stacy's work at or and follow along on instagram @stacyabare.



A seasoned producer, Sybil Steele has 20 years of experience in business, media production, creative direction and photography. Steele has spent the last two decades managing operations and producing films for Sipping Jetstreams Media while based in Indonesia and Australia. Steele also served as a producer for clients such as Corona, Elle Magazine, charity: water, and Assouline books. With professional roots largely based in the fashion and beauty industries, Steele is also passionate about issues affecting women, such as maternal health, violence and access to education.



Named in 2014 by Fast Company as one of the Most Creative People in Business, Taylor Steele is an award-winning director and producer. He broke new ground at the young age of seventeen with the release of the surf film ‘Momentum’. Over the next two decades he went on to direct and produce over forty bestselling titles, starring the world's best surfers and musicians. Taylor's travel and surf documentaries have garnered numerous awards and accolades. These include a showcase at the National Geographic headquarters and the 2010 Maui Film Festival's prestigious Beacon Award. In addition Castles in the Sky, the follow up film to Sipping Jetstreams, won the audience choice award for Most Visionary Documentary.  Taylor has worked with global organizations such as Surfaid, Waves for Water, Charity Water and more.