ILLUMINE COLLECT NEWS

Way More Than Just a Good Racer

An Interview with Pro Road Cycler Chase Coffman Interview by Jeremy Lux, article by Eric Gasa If there is one word to describe Springfield road biker Chase Coffman, it is determined… or maybe even stubborn. Either fits the situation, whether he’s trying to land flips...

Blazing a Trail of Her Own

An Interview with Lori Livingston from Springfield nonprofit TrailSpring When visionaries and urban designers talk of community renewal or revitalization they often do so with the grandiosity of Central Park or the Manhattan Highline in mind; big swooping gestures of greenery, urban engagement, and architectural...

Waves of Compassion

An Interview with Ben Ricciardi, VP of surfing nonprofit Future 6 Interview by Jeremy Lux, article written by Eric Gasa The first thing one notices about Future 6 Helping Hands Vice President, Ben Ricciardi is his sense of love and compassion. It’s engrained in his...

Crossing the Finish Line

Interview by Jeremy Lux, article written by Eric Gasa When it comes to the ins-and-outs of competitive BMX, sponsorships, and races there is more than meets the eye. From the local circuit, to duking it out with Olympic riders, to tearing down the trail on...