#39 I Took Ayahuasca In Costa Rica - Dr. Jeff McNairy

Dr. Jeff McNairy has worked in the health care field for over 25 years in a variety of medical environments.  As former director of Passages Malibu, a world-renowned drug and alcohol rehabilitation center, McNairy was always seeking newer and better ways to help his patients achieve true, lasting recovery from their addictions. He now works as the head doctor at Rythmia. 

#36 Terra Genesis - Ethan Roland

Ethan Roland is a founder of Terra Genesis International and the Regenerative Enterprise Institute. With on-the-ground experience in 34 countries, he has designed more than 3000 acres of Regenerative Agriculture landscapes in every major climate zone in the world. 

Ethan is the Executive Vice President of Research at HowGood and the co-author of Regenerative Enterprise and the Levels of Regenerative Agriculture. He designs, writes, and farms on his permaculture orchard in upstate New York.

#34 The Business Of Big Business - Lawrence Koh

Lawrence Koh is the founder and CEO of International Diversified Products (IDP). Established in 1987, IDP is built on Lawrence’s commitment to a relationship-centered approach to business and is a natural legacy of his decades of work as a motivational speaker and personal development facilitator.  He also founded the Students for a Better Tomorrow Foundation (SBT), which mentors youth in relationship-building and entrepreneurial business skills. In 2003 he received the America’s Promise–Marketable Skills Award for his work in empowering teens.

In addition to IDP, Koh is the founder of The UTOPIA Project, which seeks to relieve the effects of poverty by creating jobs opportunities to manufacture and distribute UTOPIA-branded products worldwide. Profits from the Project are used to provide food, clothing, shelter, clean water, education, personal development programs, and skill training to those in need.

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#32 The Ahupua'a System - Brothers Brandon & Justin Lee

Big Island native Brandon Lee is raising organic Berkshire pigs sustainably, and his goal is to create the optimal pig for Hawaiian cooking.

To create a healthy environment, Lee uses an open pasture system and rotational grazing. After the pigs graze in a field, chickens run through and eat all the fleas and maggots that have developed in the dirt, creating a clean pasture: There’s no stench, and the pigs are free of pests. Goats are the next animals up in the rotation; they come through to eat the weeds.

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Video: http://www.eater.com/video/2017/2/6/14505112/raising-pigs-hawaii

#31 Salvaging Wood & Surfing In The Eddie - Big Ben Wilkenson

Born to a blue-collar family, Ben Wilkinson (@pitmove) was raised in a caravan at North Narrabeen. At 16, after outgrowing both the caravan and the Sydney beachbreaks, his quest for more challenging surf began. These days, settled on the North Shore of Oahu, he dedicates his life to charging the biggest surf possible. "I'm interested in pushing the performance aspect of paddle-in surfing," he says, "coming hard off the bottom and drawing critical lines on XXL waves." Out of the water Big Ben combines carpentry and art, working with salvaged wood to create custom furniture for clients in Hawai'i and around the world.

#30 Vice Correspondent - Thomas Morton

Thomas Morton (@BabyBalls69) is a writer, producer, and on camera correspondent for Vice. 

During his tenure at the magazine, Morton wrote first-hand accounts of infiltrating religious cults, competitive binge-eating and living with a Dominican family for a week. He was also the first non-Juggalo to attend and report on the Gathering of the Juggalos.

When Vice launched its online video channel in 2007, Morton began appearing as an on-air correspondent in numerous documentaries and video series, covering environmental catastrophes in the Pacific Ocean, the Louisiana Gulf coast, and the Brazilian Amazon. 

Morton has been a producer and correspondent for Vice HBO since 2013.

From 2014 to 2015, Morton served as a field reporter and host for Noisey's music documentaries Noisey Chiraq and Noisey Atlanta. 

In early 2016, Vice began broadcasting a new television channel, VICELAND. Thomas Morton currently hosts a long-form, pop anthropology docuseries called Balls Deep, which features in-depth investigative pieces focused on different American subcultures in each episode.

#28 How To Tag A Shark & Negotiate A Contract - Mark Healey

As a professional big-wave surfer, award-winning spear-fisherman, free-diver, photographer, filmmaker, and part-time Hollywood stuntman, Mark Healey (@healeywaterops) relies on just one tool to command his ever-frenetic schedule. “I check the global forecast at least six times a day, starting from when I first wake up, and find out what the ocean conditions are all around the world,” explains Healey, who hails from Oahu’s North Shore.


#25 SURFER Magazine Editor - Steve Hawk

Steve Hawk (@stevehawk6211) was the Editor of Surfer magazine from 1990 to 1998, and a Contributing Editor since 2004.

Steve moved on to become the editorial director of Surfline/Swell.com, from 1999 to 2001, he then helped start the Tony Hawk Foundation, a charitable group co-founded by Steve's younger brother Tony.

He helped write the surf-themed HBO show John From Cincinnati (2007), and since 2009 has been the Executive Editor of Sierra, the Sierra Club's bi-monthly magazine.

Hawk has written surf-related freelance articles for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Outside, and Harper's. He is the author of Waves (2005), and helped ghostwrite Tony Hawk's How Did I Get Here: The Ascent of an Unlikely CEO (2005). Hawk won a 2012 Maggie Award for "The Cost of Coal," a Sierra magazine exposé into the coal industry. 

#24 Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker - Margaret Brown

Margaret Brown (@margaret13brown) earned her BA from Brown University in creative writing/modern culture and media and her MFA in Film from New York University. She directed Be Here To Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004) which chronicles the turbulent life of American singer-songwriter Townes Van ZandtTime Out magazine listed it at number 7 on its "50 Greatest Music Films Ever"

Brown also directed the feature documentary The Order of Myths a 2008 Sundance Film Festival selection about the segregated Mardi Gras celebration of MobileAlabama. The film was nominated for Independent Spirit Award. It won many awards including a Peabody Award, a Cinematic Vision Award at the Silverdocs Documentary Festival and Truer Than Fiction Award at the Independent Spirit Awards.

In 2009, Brown was nominated a Cultural Ambassador for Documentary Filmmaking from the United States to ColombiaKazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

In 2012 United States Artists named Brown a Fellow.

In 2014, Brown directed the feature documentary The Great Invisible which won the SXSW Grand Jury Prize for Documentary and an Emmy nomination for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking and aired in April, 2015, on Independent Lens on PBSThe Great Invisible features the BP oil spill in the Gulf in 2010 and its aftermath.