Kevin Plank, the Man Under the Armour
Kevin Plank took a simple idea – tight, breathable sports clothes – and turned it into a ubiquitous $2 billion upstart that's snapping at the heels of the biggest brands in sports.
Robert Thurman is friends with the Dalai Lama and the Beastie Boys, has fought to free Tibet, and raised a Hollywood celebrity (Uma). Now 71, America's leading Buddhist scholar is still trying to rein in his overcrowded schedule – and occasionally his temper – and finish building the house he started 40 years ago.
Bill Martin was a seeker who traveled to the Himalayas each year to meditate with revered lamas. He was also the leader of a fake church who slept with his congregants and stole their money. Fifteen years after Martin's death, his son returned to India to finally understand what kind of man he really was.
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