We’ve covered Will “Akuna” Robinson before, an army vet who took his first steps down the Pacific Crest Trail as a salve for PTSD. Since we first wrote about Robinson, he’s also added the Continental Divide Trail to his bag of big thru-hikes; he’d already crossed off the Appalachian Trail from his to-hike list. This makes him one of the few people to have hiked the Triple Crown—The PCT, AT, and CDT. That’s roughly 8,000 miles of hiking, all of which he’s done in the last three years. It also makes him the first African American hiker to do so. This short film, “The Crown,” explores what the feat means for Robinson, and how he hopes others will follow his footsteps.

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