“‘Nature is the most beautiful thing… There’s a universal energy. We should protect nature, because we are nature. I imagine the world as a playground.’ Bet you didn’t think those words would come from a 9-year-old, Dylan Brophy, who freestyles the narration for my new award-winning film, Playgrounds Re-imagined. From the beauty and rawness of the opening scenes, to the fun-filled journey that unfolds across the United States (by way of a Japanese firetruck that runs on veggie oil, aka “Baby”), you are along for a fast-paced ride to celebrate the places we play, and the people who dedicate their lives to protecting them.” – Seth Warren, Playgrounds Re-Imagined.
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At the end of July, KEEN visited Lyons, Colorado for the 38th Annual RockyGrass Music Festival and the third stop of the Elements “Playgrounds Re-imagined” tour. We donated and sold nearly 200 pairs of Florence and Rockaway flip flops in support of the Bluegrass Foundation. All proceeds were put toward building solar panels so next year the Wildflower Pavilion (on site) will be able to create and store its own energy.
Before the festival was over we were able to get backstage and catch an amazing Sam Bush Band and RockyGrass finale under a beautiful full moon.
Stop #2 on the Playgrounds Re-imagined Tour took the Elements Crew and Baby (the red fire truck that runs off vegetable oil) to Jackson Hole and Driggs, otherwise known as Wydaho. Playgrounds Re-imagined celebrates natures playgrounds in order to inspire others to get out and use them, and to take an active role in protecting them for future generations. The tour is visiting 10 cities across the western US. Learn more at www.elementstour.com.
To kick of the weekend, Baby made her third annual visit to the Tetons Science Schools outside of Jackson Hole, WY.
In support of the Snake River Fund’s Proposition 8, KEEN Retailer Rendezvous River Sports and The Elements Tour took part in an awareness campaign at the Wilson Bridge put-in to celebrate river usage and conservation.
Heading over the pass outside of Wilson, WY towards the Grand Targhee Resort, Baby needed a moment to cool down at 9,500 feet.