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I sell custom camper vans for up to $100,000 and business is booming since the pandemic

Dave Walsh founded Vanlife Customs in 2016. Vanlife Customs Dave Walsh, 39, is a USMC veteran and custom van builder based in Denver, Colorado. Since starting his company in 2016, Walsh says he's had more clients than ever during the last year as van travel grows in popularity. This is what his job is like, as told to freelance writer Jenny Powers. See more stories on Insider's business page. This as-told-to essay is based on a transcribed conversation with Dave Walsh, a 39-year-...
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Age-Old Runners: Liza Howard

The post Age-Old Runners: Liza Howard appeared first on iRunFar. “Age-Old Runners” is an article series where we explore runners’ performance potential after the age of 45 by interviewing excellent middle-aged runners. Is there still potential to improve? What roles do motivation, mindset, and specific training and recovery techniques play in allowing runners in their mid-forties to mid-sixties to continue to excel? To learn more about this series’ goals, check out its introductory article. Afte...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Boston, Sport, Running, Boston Marathon, Croatia, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Antonio Texas, Liza, Eliot, Badwater, Bob Becker, Western States, Bandera


10 Questions: Brevard College’s Jim Wall

Known as the land of one thousand waterfalls, Brevard, N.C., boasts beauty within our Blue Ridge Mountain region. Pisgah National Forest and DuPont State Forest surround the town. Brevard College, located at the base of downtown, offers a unique spin on education by focusing on experiential learning. Jim Wall, Brevard College alumnus, professor, and logistics coordinator for the Wilderness Leadership and Experiential Education (WLEE) department at Brevard College was able to talk to us, shedding...
Tags: Alabama, North Carolina, Costa Rica, Grand Canyon, University Of Alabama, Jim, Green River, Jess, Johns Hopkins University, Brevard, Pisgah National Forest, Appalachian Trail, Nolichucky, Jim Wall, Go Outside, National Outdoor Leadership School NOLS


Wise Words with Kate Williams

Add / Remove Preserving the environment is one of the biggest challenges we face today. 2015 was the hottest year on record, and we saw world leaders gather for the COP21 climate talks in Paris to address the pressing issue of climate change. Regular readers of Springwise will know that we often write about innovations that look at ways of improving sustainability, and this is because we believe businesses play a big part in driving positive environmental change. Setting an example of a succe...
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