L.L.Bean's Trailblazers - Athletes sharing a love for the great outdoors

Bean Trailblazers is a special group of elite athletes who - thanks to their hard work and dedication - get to spend their time outdoors, doing what they love. They truly demonstrate the benefits of a life lived outside and inspire us to follow their lead.
Lea Davison

When Lea Davison realized that she could make mountain biking her career, she focused on riding and never looked back. "I love my job," she told an interviewer last year. She's also very good at it. Lea is the top woman mountain bike racer in the US and represented the USA in the 2012 Summer Games in London. The team was the most successful women's mountain biking team in US history. [+ FULL STORY]

  • Lea Davison. Sport: Mountain Bike Racing Home Town: Jericho, VT. 'You can't be what you can't see.'
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Seth Wescott

Seth Wescott has been the "Boss of the Cross" for over a decade. His trophy case is filled with honors from X Games, FIS World Championships and two Gold Medals. Each spring he rides big mountain lines in remote regions of Alaska. In the off-season, Seth works with kids near his home mountain, Sugarloaf, in Maine.

"Believe in Yourself. You can Make It Happen." Seth Wescott. See Seth in Action
L.L.Bean Design and Testing Partner, Seth Wescott.
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Kikkan Randall

A three-time World Cup overall sprint winner and the most successful Nordic skier in US history, Kikkan is at the top of her sport. She's also a founding ambassador for Fast & Female, an outreach program designed to empower young women through staying active and making healthy choices.

"Don't Take a Single Day for Granted" Kikkan Randall.
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