President Clinton and KEEN Ambassador Rue Mapp Awarded Lifetime Achievement Honor from National Wildlife Federation


PORTLAND, OREGON (May 2014) – President Bill Clinton is pictured with KEEN Ambassador Rue Mapp, Founder and CEO of Outdoor Afro at National Wildlife Federation’s Conservation Awards and Gala Event on April 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Rue Mapp was the recipient of Communications Award alongside President Bill Clinton who was the recipient of the J.N. “Ding” Darling Conservation Awardfor lifetime achievement by the National Wildlife Federation.

 KEEN Ambassador Rue Mapp and President Clinton

KEEN Ambassador Rue Mapp and President Clinton


KEEN Ambassador and Founder of Outdoor Afro Wins National Conservation Award

National Wildlife Federation recognizes Rue Mapp with National Conservation Achievement Award Today KEEN Ambassador and Outdoor Afro founder Rue Mapp was awarded the National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) 2014 Communications award. Mapp received this prestigious award for her more


Jeff Lowe to receive Outdoor Inspiration Lifetime Achievement Award at Outdoor Retailer

This just in - Outdoor Retailer, Adidas Outdoor and the Outdoor Industry Association will present Jeff Lowe with a Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the annual Outdoor Inspiration Awards on Thursday January 23 at Outdoor Retailer in room 250. Starting with food and drink at more

2014 Outdoor Inspiration Award Lifetime Achievement Recipient, Jeff Lowe, Raises $7,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2014 Outdoor Inspiration Award Lifetime Achievement Recipient, Jeff Lowe, Raises $7,000 Proceeds raised will go toward Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia, the film chronicling his life San Juan Capistrano, CA —March 12, 2014—Outdoor legend, Jeff Lowe was honored with more


KEEN Welcomes New President

Portland, OR (May 20, 2014) – KEEN, Inc., the leading manufacturer of hybrid outdoor and casual products, including footwear, bags, clothing and socks, announced today that Steve Meineke will join the KEEN team as president of the company, starting June 1, 2014. Meineke brings more

KEEN Ambassador Rue Mapp Appointed Commissioner of California State Parks

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 14, 2015) -- KEEN Footwear, leading manufacturer of original hybrid footwear, is honored to announce that brand ambassador Rue Mapp, of Oakland, California, has been appointed Commissioner of California State Parks. Rue, founder and CEO of Outdoor Afro, has more

Mike Abbott

KEEN Announces New President

Portland, OR -- KEEN Inc., the leader in hybrid outdoor performance products, announced today that Mike Abbott will become the new president of the company starting Monday, July 8. The top executive was carefully selected for his ability to help expand the brand globally and more


Freewaters Adds Skimboarding World Champion Austin Keen to Ambassador Team

Laguna Hills, CA – Freewaters footwear announces the addition of United Skim Tour World Champion Austin Keen to its ambassador team.  “My connection to the ocean originally comes from surfing,” explains Keen. “But growing up on the Georgia coastline involves patience through more

New Belgium Brewing Toasts PeopleForBikes in Honor of National Bike Month

Boulder, Colo.— The smiling logo of national bicycling movement PeopleForBikes is found hugging every bottle of New Belgium Fat Tire and Ranger IPA, nationwide through the end of May. PeopleForBikes is a non-profit organization that is on a mission to unite millions of voices to more


Legendary Speed Climber Ueli Steck Honored with 2015 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Nomination

Richmond, Calif. (November 11, 2014) – Mountain Hardwear, creator of performance apparel and equipment that empowers outdoor athletes to live boldly, is pleased to announce that National Geographic has nominated Mountain Hardwear Athlete, Ueli Steck as a 2015 Adventurer of the more