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A pay service made ExplorersWeb create headlines all on its own over the past two weeks. "The time has come for ExplorersWeb to find its financial feet," said co-founder Tina Sjogren.
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"Quality journalism isn't cheap, and people understand that," Tina said.
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"People ask me," Angela told Tom last week, "where are those Tom and Tina? Id answer, Im not sure. But where is the office, then? And I truly say I dont know.
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Tom and Tina's garage at 11,500 feet in Colorado. That's not their dog. It's not a dog at all.
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Tina joining the international mountaineers' movement "Red torch for Tibet" during the Chinese 2008 Olympics.
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Tina with a documentary team from BBC, visiting for the Nangpa La story, which broke at ExplorersWeb.
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Tom, Tina and Tass the dog, on top of Quandary Peak, a 14er near their home.
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Tom helping UK Navy boys with tech before an ocean row.
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Tina and Angela Benavides (right), one of the earliest journalists at ExWeb.
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Tom, Tass and the 1973 Airstream, in Nevada. "It's old and beat up," Tina said. "We fixed it up but there are still bullet holes."
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One of the few pictures of the couple together. In Colorado Springs last summer.
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Michael and Caroline Kodas (left) spent almost a year with ExWeb for their Everest book "High Crimes." In image also Fabiola Antezana (far right), who lost her dad on Everest.
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"Never fear the leap," says Tina. Jump picture of Tom and 'Loppan' in Death Valley, California last year.
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Interview with Tina about subscriptions at ExplorersWeb: "All the speculations don't matter for we have no choice"

Posted: Dec 20, 2010 03:36 am EST

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(By Mikael Strandberg) The big hoo-ha among readers and media colleagues about ExplorersWeb's subscription model is starting to mellow, but questions remain. Why? Will it work? And, what's next? ExWeb's Mikael Strandberg caught up with co-founder Tina Sjogren with some hardball questions picked up from the net.MS: I think far too few of our readers know your story before you started to climb, sail and ski to the Poles. How did you and Tom meet, for example, and what led up to this life you have today?Tina: We met at age 20,...

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