The Glass Sky paints a picture of the challenging and rewarding road that women face in the outdoor industry, as enthusiasts and business leaders. Through a combination of personal reflection and the stories of 20+ inspiring women that have accomplished amazing feats in the outdoors, Cannon reminds readers why choosing a life in the outdoors is a path worth taking. With stories from professional sailors, kayakers, skiers, snowboarders, rock climbers, ultra-marathon runners, fly-fishing and much more, The Glass Sky puts on display the setbacks women face in the outdoor industry at large and how they have overcome adversity in stride.
The Glass Sky is about the details that come along with being a woman in the greater outdoor industry – both the indoor corporate sphere and the outdoor athletic sphere. It’s about the challenges women inevitably face – no matter their experience or comfort level. It’s about diagnosing some of the principal limiting factors in the outdoor industry that lead to those challenges, and proposing solutions to eliminate these limiting factors.
These women are all around us. We are these women.
This is how Women break the Glass Sky.