Rising Stars

The aerial adventure industry is full of talented and ambitious young leaders who are already doing great things where they work, and are poised to do even more as they gain knowledge and experience. Adventure Park Insider has been recognizing a handful of these peer-nominated “Rising Stars” in recent years in an annual profile in the magazine. Who are the next generation of young men and women that will continue our industry’s growth? Tell us by nominating a young leader you know to be profiled as a “Rising Star.”Here, we highlight some of the women and men whose leadership, compassion, and enthusiasm have helped their teams and the industry thrive.

Nominated by bosses and peers, these leaders are respected for their teamwork, innovative thinking, commitment, and customer service. From North Carolina to Alaska, they’ve demonstrated the resiliency, business savvy, and passion to shape their operations and the future of the aerial adventure industry.


The nomination period for the 2023 Rising Stars has closed. Look for the feature article in the Fall 2023 issue.

This program is supported by PicThrive.




Meet the Rising Stars of 2022

Get to know the Rising Stars Class of 2022 by reading their full profiles in Adventure Park Insider here. Make sure you get your copy by subscribing or renewing here.

Meet the Class of 2021
Meet the Class of 2020

This program is supported by PicThrive.
“It’s important to stop and recognize the extreme challenges our industry has faced. Brilliant talent has risen and thrived in this new environment. At PicThrive we’re always finding a better way and we’re excited to spotlight those that are too.”
-Neal Belovay, Co-founder, PicThrive