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Andrew King

Andrew Alexander King is a force of nature. As the founder of The Between Worlds Project, a foundation dedicated to breaking barriers and fostering inclusivity in outdoor exploration, Andrew embodies the spirit of adventure, activism, and advocacy. Hailing from Detroit, Michigan, Andrew’s journey from the bustling city streets to the world’s highest peaks and deepest oceans is nothing short of inspirational.
Andrew is a modern-day renaissance man, seamlessly blending his roles as an alpinist, big wave surfer, and free diver. His passion for exploration knows no bounds, having conquered over 50 different mountains across the globe, from the iconic Kilimanjaro to the remote peaks of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. But Andrew’s pursuits extend beyond mere conquest; they’re a platform for social change and environmental stewardship.
Recognized as one of the top 20 Most Influential people in the Outdoor Industry, Andrew’s voice reverberates far beyond the peaks he scales and the waves he rides. He uses his platform to speak out against racism, sexism, climate change, and economic inequality, championing a more equitable and sustainable future for all.
Currently, Andrew is on a mission to make history as the first African American to summit the highest mountain and volcano on each continent. But his journey is about more than personal achievement; it’s about shattering stereotypes, challenging norms, and paving the way for future generations of diverse adventurers.
At the heart of Andrew’s mission is The Between Worlds Project Foundation, a beacon of hope and opportunity for marginalized communities. Through strategic partnerships with organizations like Black Diamond, Sea to Summit, Scarpa, and Everyman Jack, Andrew is forging sustainable relationships and driving meaningful change on a global scale.
Join Andrew Alexander King on an unforgettable journey of courage, resilience, and empowerment. Through his captivating storytelling and unwavering commitment to justice, he’ll inspire you to reach new heights, both within yourself and in the world around you.