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Catapult Outdoor Accelerator Announces First Class of Startups

  Denver, CO: Colorado’s newest business accelerator today announced the selection of four innovative young companies to participate in its first 12-week business development program. Created in 2018, Catapult Outdoor Accelerator is a unique collaboration of industry-leading brands in the outdoor adventure market, including the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), Moosejaw Mountaineering, Active Interest Media (AIM),…

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Active Interest Media Announces Promotions and New Division Structure

Boulder, CO: North America’s leading participant media company today announced organizational changes that CEO Andy Clurman called “the next step in accelerating our already-successful evolution of the publishing model.” Respected in the industry for its deeply passionate audiences, diverse platform mix, and constant innovation, Active Interest Media will now be organized around four distinct market…

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Climbing Magazine is pleased to announce the return of Kevin Riley as Associate Publisher

Boulder, Colorado October 29, 2018 Climbing Magazine, the longest-running title in the Climbing space (established 1970), is pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin Riley as Associate Publisher, effective November 14. The former Associate Publisher of both Climbing and Urban Climber under a previous owner, as well as under Climbing’s current owner, Active Interest Media…

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SKI and National Park Trips Media Part of TripAdvisor’s New Launch

Boulder, Colo: SKI and National Park Trips Media are two of more than 500 social media influencers, well-known consumer brands and travel companies that have partnered with TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, for its Nov. 13 new site and mobile experience launch. The new TripAdvisor expands its community beyond travelers to brands like SKI…

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National Park Journal Wins Three First-Place Magazine Awards

On Oct. 9, 2018, National Park Journal received the highest honor in the publishing industry three times by winning three first-place awards and one honorable mention award at the prestigious Eddie and Ozzie Awards Ceremony held at the Hilton Midtown in New York City. Nearly 350 industry professionals gathered in the Trianon Ballroom at the New York…

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Active Interest Media Acquires Fly Fishing Film Tour

Boulder, Colo. (October 4, 2018)—Active Interest Media (AIM, aimmedia.com) announced today that it has acquired the Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T, flyfilmtour.com). Also based in Boulder, Colo., F3T is the original and largest annual showcase of fly fishing films, reaching more than 85,000 attendees through more than 160 live events across six countries. F3T will be operated…

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ACTIVE INTEREST MEDIA nameS new leaders IN THREE DIVISIONS

Boulder, CO (February 27, 2018) – Active Interest Media (AIM, aimmedia.com) today announced a set of promotions and hires that bring innovative, industry-respected talent to its Outdoor, Healthy Living, and Human Resources teams. The key moves include: JoAnn Thomas has been named VP, People & Places; Sharon Houghton has been promoted to Managing Director, Outdoor Group;…

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Active Interest Media and Summit Sports Sign Joint Venture to Launch IDEA Health & Fitness Association China

Boulder, Colo. (September 7, 2017)—Active Interest Media (AIM, aimmedia.com) announced today that it has signed a Joint Venture agreement with China-based Summit Sports to launch IDEA Health & Fitness China. IDEA Health & Fitness China will hold its first major health and fitness convention in 2018. China is currently experiencing a sharp uptick in obesity…

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Active Interest Media Acquires United States Team Roping Championships and TRIAD Classification Agency

Boulder, Colo. (July 12, 2017)—Active Interest Media (AIM, aimmedia.com) announced today that it has acquired the United States Team Roping Championships (USTRC). Based in Stephenville, Texas, USTRC is the world’s leading team roping member organization with over 30,000 members worldwide and one of the largest single discipline equine groups in the nation. The terms of the…

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Season Two of Active Interest Media’s Anglers Journal Television Premiers July 1 on The Discovery Channel’s Destination America Network

Boulder, Colo. (June 30, 2017)—Season Two of Active Interest Media’s (AIM, aimmedia.com) television fishing show, Anglers Journal Television, premiers July 1st. The show, based on the successful launch of Anglers Journal magazine, airs Saturday mornings at 5:30 AM EST and Sundays at 9:30 AM EST on the Discovery Channel’s Destination America network, which has a…

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