John Francis is best known as a “planet walker” – a term he uses to describe his advocacy on behalf of the environment.
Philip Henderson is a dedicated outdoor sports professional.
Major Taylor was the second African American to win a world championship in any sport.
Matthew Henson was the first African American to reach the geographic North Pole.
Boston is a mountaineer who plans to summit the highest mountains on each continent.
"It's not the mountain that we conquer but ourselves."
Strength, bravery, and a sense of humor characterize this scuba diver, trekker, pilot, and skier.