Category: My Words

South By Southwest

Austin, TX
Old Sports, New Life: Outdoor Culture in Cities

Girl Gotta Hike The Podcast

By Melissa Goodwin
03. Interview with Sarah Knapp, Founder of Mappy Hour & OutdoorFest

Life in Motion Podcast

By Jeremy Lux
Maps, Beer and Adventure Stories: An interview with Sarah Knapp from Mappy Hour

Inside the Adventure Podcast

By Marshall Mosher
Episode 59: Sarah Knapp of OutdoorFest

Inspirational Women Interview

Inspirational Women’s Series
Interviews with Women Leaders Worldwide


By Josh Salvo
Join A Community Of Outdoor Enthusiasts And Meet Your Brand New Adventure Buddies OutdoorFest And Mappy Hour

Take Me Outdoors

By Kristin Carpenter-Ogden
Why Everything is Better Outdoors

SheExplores Podcast

By Gale Straub
Episode 29: Finding Balance in the Hustle


New York, NY
Media at Your Festival

South By Southwest

Austin, TX
Grand Canyon to Everest: Sexism at All Altitudes

Sustainable Women Series

By Abigail Thompson
Exploring the National Parks & Reducing (Car)bon Emissions

SheVentures NYC

New York, NY
Choosing adventure as a way of life

Green Festival

Washington D.C.
The Relationship Between Nature, Happiness and Productivity

We Act Radio

Do Something.

Todays Leading Women

By Marie Grace Berg
Success is celebrating both small and big wins.

Escape the City (In the City)

By Adam Grealish, SESH
For the month of July, Sarah cast off the routine of everyday city life and moved to the Rockaways with the goal to be active and outside everyday.

We caught up with Sarah to hear how the experiment is going.

5 Questions with OutdoorFest

By Paxton Allewell, New Yorker at Heart

Just because someone lives in the city, does not mean that they don’t love the outdoors.

Startup Climbing

New York, NY
Innovations for the Adventure Seeker

The Broth: An Evening of Storytelling

New York, NY

Adventurous Eating: My story of living off €5 a day

10 Days of Non-Stop Sporty Fun in NYC

By Diana Bocco, The Clymb Stories
New York­ers have always made the most of their out­door spaces, but now there’s an annual fes­ti­val in “The City That Never Sleeps” for those who want a bit more adven­ture.

5 Reasons to Spend More Time Outside—Even When It’s Cold

by Abigail Wise, TIME
“The number one best part of going outside during winter is the solitude and space.”

Featured Presenter

By David Trudo, House of Genius

This news arrived today from House of Genius New York featuring presenter Sarah Knapp.

A Conversation with OutdoorFest’s Founder

By Jaclyn Mishal, Pink Pangea

Ever dream about starting an event that would bring together thousands of people who are passionate about the same things you are? Sarah Knapp, founder of OutdoorFest, brings the outdoors to New York City through hiking, biking, kayaking, sailing, climbing, slacklining and other outdoor sports.

Outdoor Retailer: Outdoor University

Salt Lake City, Utah

“Face Time is Real Time: Experiential Marketing Through Community Engagement”

Summer Hypothermia: 4 Tips for Preventing the Unexpected

By Catarina Cowden, The Active Times
The major issue during the summer with hypothermia is people being under-prepared both physically and also with their expectations

An Interview With Sarah Knapp

By Avi David Edelson of Traverse
Sarah Knapp, the creative energy behind New York City’s OutdoorFest, is quickly establishing her bonafides as an expert on building participatory outdoor communities in urban contexts.

New York Travel Fest

New York, NY
Panel: Five Boroughs in 30 Minutes