September 14, 2020: Outdoor Industry News - SNEWS

Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

The most “interesting” year in decades: Why 2021 is shaping up to be one of the most eventful years in recent memory for the cycling industry. [Bicycle Retailer]

Backpacker found dead: A black bear was discovered scavenging the remains of a backpacker in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. [National Parks Traveler]

The remains of a hiker were found being scavenged by a black bear in Great Smoky Mountains National Park this weekend. Unsplash.

The remains of a hiker were found being scavenged by a black bear in Great Smoky Mountains National Park this weekend. Unsplash.

Fishing participation increases: The industry has reported record participation numbers among women and people of color. [Boating Industry]

Alex Honnold ties the knot: The professional climbers has married his longtime sweetheart, Sanni McCandless.

Sign up to do your part: September 19 is National Clean Up Day, when organizations and individuals volunteer to clean up parks, trails, beaches, mountains, and open spaces from coast to coast. Register today.

Protecting New Mexico's outdoor future: Officials have argued that the key to boosting the state’s outdoor economy depends on educational initiatives for children, improved access, and a new workforce. [Education Week]

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Thin Air postponed again: Gearmunk has postponed its much-hyped virtual media show for a second time. The company also faces wage complaints and accusations of dysfunction from former employees.

Last call for opinions: Retailers, if you haven't filled out our anonymous survey about the best and the worst of the industry, please help us out.

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