Mary Anne Potts has been editing, writing and producing stories about outdoor adventure for more than a dozen years. As the editor ofNational Geographic Adventure, she stays closely connected to the outdoor industry's top adventurers, explorers, filmmakers, photographers and writers to create award-winning storytelling about adventure and exploration — including scouting for the next Adventurers of the Year. Potts is also a member on the National Geographic Young Explorers Grant Committee and proud to be a part of a company that supports exploration and enjoys finding people who can inspire others about the outdoors. The Minnesota native lives in Brooklyn, New York, and enjoys skiing, running, hiking, yoga, snowshoeing, photography and solar cooking. Her adventures have taken her from trekking in Zimbabwe to climbing Mount Rainier to diving at the Great Barrier Reef to camping in Central Park.