Work

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WRITING
Print:
Climbing, Outside, Men’s Journal, Alpinist, Adventure Cyclist, Backpacker, Sierra, High Country News, Sidetracked, Mountain, Canoe & Kayak, Elevation Outdoors, Mountain Gazette, BigLife Magazine
Online: Adventure Journal, REI.com, CNN.com, National Geographic Adventure, Gear Junkie, RedBull.com
Podcast: The Dirtbag Diaries

BRANDING/COPYWRITING
Outdoor Research, Toyota, K2, IBM

SPEAKING
Keynote:
Banff Mountain Film Festival, Western Regional Outdoor Leadership Conference, Adventure Film School Workshop, Green Mountain College Adventure Education Colloquium,

FILMS

Chocolate Spokes director, producer, cinematography, edit
Winner: 5 Points Award, 2017 5Point Adventure Film Festival
Official Selection: Mountainfilm 2017, 2017 Crested Butte Film Festival, 2017 New Urbanism Film Festival, 2017 Bicycle Film Festival, 2017 DC Adventure Film Festival, 2017 Fresh Coast Film Festival, 2017 Denver Film Festival

The Time Travelers co-director, co-producer, story development
Official Selection: Telluride Mountainfilm, 5Point Adventure Film Festival

Ace and the Desert Dog co-director, co-producer
Official Selection: Banff Mountain Film Festival, Telluride Mountainfilm
Winner, Inspiring Adventure Award, DC Adventure Film Festival
Winner, Spirit of Adventure Award, Adventure Film Festival


Frank and the Tower
co-director, co-producer
Winner, 5Point Film Festival Pure Joy Award
Official Selection, Telluride Mountainfilm

The Important Places co-director, co-producer
Winner, 5Point Film Festival Most Inspiring Story Award

Official Selection, Telluride Mountainfilm, Banff Mountain Film Festival

35 voiceover, co-writer
Winner, Best Short Mountain Film, Banff Mountain Film Festival
Official Selection, 5Point Film Festival, Telluride Mountainfilm