September 21, 2020: Outdoor Industry News - SNEWS

Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Latria Graham responds: After publishing a groundbreaking essay in Outside two years ago, the writer and activist has responded to the flood of readers who encountered her original piece and asked for advice about navigating the outdoors as a nonwhite person. [Outside Online]

Get outside, make $50K: Michelob Ultra is hiring a “chief exploration officer” to visit national parks and take photos for the company’s social media channels. The six-month job pays $50,000. [ABC]

"Vote the assholes out:" The full story behind the Patagonia clothing tag that went viral. [Los Angeles Times] 

New outdoor subscription service: A startup called She Goes Outdoors wants to become a leader in seasonal gear delivery for women. [Lincoln Journal Star]

Bike shop opens experience center: Gearhead Outfitters in Bentonville, Arkansas, has partnered with Specialized Bicycles to open the region’s first Specialized Experience Center. [Talk Business & Politics]

New outdoor education jobs: The Outdoor Recreation Economy program at the University of Colorado is hiring three new faculty members—senior instructors in public lands policy, economic development, and outdoor industry and leadership.

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