Adventure Blog

Happy New Year L.A.! Crush Your Resolution Goals with StokeShare

Ahhhh January! It’s the time for new gym memberships, kale smoothies and experimenting with that new Apple Watch you just scored for Christmas. No mat...

How StokeShare Made the World a Better Place in 2016

“Every child needs nature—not just the ones with parents who appreciate nature.” – Richard Louv Are you a company with a mission or ...

President Obama Reminds Us To Invest In Youth

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou Last week, ESPN hosted a town hall with President Obama to have a...

Why We Call It One Watershed

We all exist in a watershed. It means you’re a part of an environmental system where natural boundaries direct drainage towards a large water body, us...

10 Lessons Learned Through Adventure With A Chronic Condition

Adventure has an undeniable way of delivering perspectives and truths about ourselves that we often overlook or even miss through the hustle of our da...

Bay to Breakers Was Garbage: Tons of Fun, Even More Waste

This was my second year running Bay to Breakers and let me tell you, I had a lot of fun. There were beautiful people, a high-fiving Jesus, a Star Dest...

StokeShare and Our Living Future

“solutions, not problems; practice, not theory; transformation, not incrementalism.” – Amory Lovins When I first dug into the Living Building Ch...

What is the Sharing Economy

What is the Sharing Economy, Anyway? A trusted friend from grad school recently asked me to send him a brief email summarizing the sharing economy so ...

3 Nonprofits That Use Surfing To Empower Youth

As a young boy growing up in Central California, I always fantasized about how awesome it would be to jump on my bike with a surfboard and ride down t...

Do Elevation Training Masks Really Work?

My friend recently bought a training mask and he was telling me how wearing it can simulate the effects of high altitude training on the body. He is a...

10 Best Rock Climbing Adventures in the Bay Area

You don’t usually think of the Bay Area as one of California’s biggest climbing destinations. But if you live here like me and you don’t have time to ...

StokeShare in 2015: The Highlights

The dream that is StokeShare launched in April of 2015. Our mission was clear: change the world… Can an online marketplace solve global problems?  Yes...

Old Gear. New Life.

This holiday season the StokeShare team will be spreading cheer by giving your old gear new life. What the H. E. double hockey sticks does that mean? ...

Paddleboarding With StokeShare

By Veronica Forrette, Administrative Assistant | November 6, 2015 Veronica joined StokeShare for a day of paddle boarding with local youth at China Ca...

E-Commerce Isn’t Dead – It’s Been Replaced

THIS IS A REPOST FROM THE ONTRAPORT BLOG Shiftruption (shift – rup – shun) noun a movement or change in a business model where unused assets become re...

What the Kids from Newton, California Taught Us

Lots of organizations around the world have this goal. It’s kind of interesting how it’s so popular. But why are we all motivated to do this? For some...

Environmental Problem Solving Inspires the StokeShare Movement

Planning a ski trip, but don’t own skis? Perfect afternoon for a paddle, but have no SUP? Coming to Bren Reunion weekend and have no outdoor gear? No ...

Community Consciousness – Brands That Invest in Concepts of Community

As a student of sports marketing, the most interesting concept I have explored is corporate social responsibility – the idea that businesses should ho...

TOMS Shoes and StokeShare

How can our business touch a life with every transaction? We asked ourselves this simple question when we created StokeShare and we took it a step fur...

What is StokeShare.com?

This month we proudly launched StokeShare.com in beta. A mission that started in a bar underneath the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. A mission inspired ...