Hometown: Spokane, WA
Currently lives in: My van
Core activities: Hiking
Can otherwise be found: Swimming, running or biking off road.
What tip would you give to someone just getting into hiking? Get in slowly.
Favorite places: Capitola, Ca. is a small intimate town. Beautiful forest and Monterey bay that surrounds it. There are many pleasures of life like surfing, hiking, biking and etc. Happy people.
Loves to eat: I love eating natural foods.
Go-to LUNA Sandal Model: Most of my adventures, I use Luna Gordo or Luna Oso because it gives me traction on the trails that can get rugged or slippery.
Most epic LUNA adventure: Thru hiking the PCT 2015, Lycian Way ultra marathon in Turkey, Finished Western States 100, Hiked the Tour of Mont Blanc and Tahini of oe Rim Trail.
Bucket list items: One more Ironman (I finished 4 Ironman races in the past), Run 1 more 100 miler and finish it. I would like to hike PCT, El Camino de Santiago and Shikoku Pilgrimage in Japan. Lastly, I want to have a permanent place to park my van between adventures.
Spirit animal: La Pantera
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