How to Get Sponsored in Outdoor Sports: A Pro Athlete Shares His Insights

Are you looking to take your passion for the outdoors to the paying level? Mike Chambers, an ultrarunner, explorer, and climber, shares some excellent tips for success.

For outdoor athletes, paying for expeditions and sporting endeavors can be a tricky proposition. How do you approach brands for sponsorship? Who should you talk to? And what should you do when someone finally says yes?!

Mike Chambers, a Boulder, Colorado, film producer and professional mountain athlete, shares five very valuable insights from his years of work. So if you’re just getting into the game or even honing your craft, this video is worth your time.

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How Far Can Kilian Jornet Go Solo? 56 Hours, 104 Miles, 72,000 Vertical Feet
With enough food for 3 days, Kilian Jornet pushed himself to see how far he could go with just a small pack. His endurance feat is nearly unthinkable, but then again, this is Kilian Jornet we're talking about. This is 'A Long Day Out.' Read more…

Sean McCoy

Editorial Director Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.

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