Traveling The World & Figuring Out This Little Thing Called Life

 

Background

  • Started traveling more than ever in 2011, family trips, bike trips, friends trips, camping trips, adventure trips
  • Ask about any trips, any time. There are endless number of stories including a bike being stolen in a foreign country that ended with a gun being pulled
  • Any time you have an opportunity for a trip, even a 3 day weekend leave Thursday after work & return Sunday evening, do everything you can to pull the trigger

Favorite Trips

  • 2 Weeks in China. Shanghai, Beijing, & Chengdu (FISE Chengdu)
  • 10 Weeks Alone in Europe, 20+ countries (4 BMX Contests, Simple Session, Baltic Games, FISE Marseille, BRAAAB)
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  • 2 Weeks in Mexico with AJ Anaya (Red Bull Dirt Conquers)
  • 1 Week in Estonia (Simple Session)
  • 3 Weeks in England, Spain, & France with AJ Anaya (2 BMX Contests, BMX Fest, FISE Montpellier)
  • 2 Weeks in England, France, and Italy with Family
  • 30 hour drive across America thru the Rocky Mountains from MN to CA about a dozen times round trip alone & with friends
  • A dozen trips to Woodward Action Sports Camp in PA & CA, fly & drive as a camper, dish dog, counselor, and instructor
  • American National Park visits, Yellowstone & Yosemite

Photos

“Completing Life” Great Wall of China – Beijing, China
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Greatest Skyline Ever. This was only one of DOZENS here… Shanghai, China
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Flying over glaciers to Skagway, Alaska.
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This will be completely melted within the next year or two… Bless to have seen such an incredible part of nature. Mendenhall Glacier Cave – Juneau, Alaska
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Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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Glacier Express through the Swiss Alps – Geneva to St Moritz, Switzerland
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One of the oldest standing structures in the world, Acropoles – Athens, Greece
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Kragero, Norway
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Marseille, France
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Castle – Glasgow, Scotland
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Ice Bar – Stockholm, Sweden
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St Mary’s Church, Largest brick church in the world – Gdansk, Poland
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Belgrade, Serbia
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With MTV’s Ryan Sheckler, both of us competing at Simple Session Contest – Tallinn, Estonia
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My passport is ready… Where to next?
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Favorite Places Visited

  • Scotland
  • Swiss Alps
  • Norway Fjords
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Berlin Wall, Germany
  • London, England
  • Acropolis, Athens, Greece
  • Paris, France
  • Rome, Italy
  • Venice, Italy
  • Gdansk, Poland
  • Shanghai, China
  • Beijing, China
  • Chengdu, China
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
  • Juneau, Alaska, USA
  • Maui & Oahu, Hawaii, USA
  • Yellowstone National Park, Montana, USA
  • Yosemite National Park, California, USA
  • Boundary Waters, Minnesota, USA
  • New York City, New York, USA
  • Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Denver, Colorado, USA
  • Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Miami, Florida, USA

If I could go Back… Hands Down…

  • Scotland
  • Swiss Alps
  • Norway
  • China
  • Greece
  • Alaska

Countries Traveled To

  • Mexico
  • Costa Rica
  • America
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Estonia
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Switzerland
  • Denmark
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Slovenia
  • Croatia
  • Serbia
  • Macedonia
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Liechtenstein
  • Canada
  • Scotland
  • Monaco
  • China

Next on the List

  • Australia
  • Dubai
  • Peru
  • Japan