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  • Speaking with Terawatt career coaching about the power of the entrepreneur and venture investing

    Speaking with Terawatt career coaching about the power of the entrepreneur and venture investing

    This month, I had the opportunity to speak with career coaching firm Terawatt founder Francie Jain about my views on venture investing and the future of technology and entrepreneurship. It was a pleasure speaking with Francie, and I’m honored to join the team of business leaders profiled on the site. Read the full interview on…

  • Forbes KZ – Making the connection between US and KZ investors

    Forbes KZ – Making the connection between US and KZ investors

    I had a wonderful time speaking with journalist Ulyana Salapaeva writing for Forbes Kazakhstan about making the connecting between US and KZ investors. In summary, I feel that there are a ton of options for Kazakh startups to approach US investors. It’s important to understand the mindset of the US investor, fully realize the type…

  • Discussing life in Antarctica on REN TV Russia’s “The Riddles of Humanity”

    Discussing life in Antarctica on REN TV Russia’s “The Riddles of Humanity”

    This week, I appeared on REN TV Russia’s adventure show “The Riddles of Humanity”, Episode 255 to discuss life at the South Pole, Antarctica. Skip to minute 12 of the clip for my segment. My part of the segment covers (Google Translated from Russian: “Why is Antarctica called white Mars? How do people survive in…

  • Making Karaage on Tastemade’s Backcountry Cooking War

    Making Karaage on Tastemade’s Backcountry Cooking War

    Here’s a quick video I helped make with friend JJ Yosh for Tastemade… tasty and fun! Had a great time flying the Yuneec Q500 Drone for aerial footage, and cooking tasty fried chicken. Here’s the mini version on Facebook.

  • South Pole Rescue Mission Reported on NBC’s Today Show

    South Pole Rescue Mission Reported on NBC’s Today Show

    There’s a rescue mission happening at the South Pole, Antarctica – and the NBC Today Show interviewed me for their report. Learn more on my time in Antarctica (On my YouTube Channel – Will be replaced with official Today Show YouTube Channel link when they get around to uploading it themselves)

  • Why Staying in Hostels While Traveling Solo Is Great

    Why Staying in Hostels While Traveling Solo Is Great

    Earlier this year, while I was traveling through Beijing, China, I stayed in Leo Hostel. During my short stay there, I was interviewed by a Chinese school group producing a short segment about travel in China. In the segment, I speak a little about my travel experiences, and why I think it’s a great idea…

  • My Footage from the South Pole used in “The Science of Interstellar” Documentary

    My Footage from the South Pole used in “The Science of Interstellar” Documentary

    Coinciding with the release of Christopher Nolan’s new movie “Interstellar”, Warner Brothers has released a new documentary called “The Science of Interstellar” – and my footage is in it! The documentary covers the science roots behind the hollywood film, including science looking at the Cosmic Microwave Background. During my time living and working at the…

  • I’m In A Planetarium Show! “Chasing the Ghost Particle”

    I’m In A Planetarium Show! “Chasing the Ghost Particle”

    During my deployment to the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica in the Austral Summer 2012-2013, my good friend Blaise was working with the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum and the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC) of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Throughout the summer season, Blaise worked with a RED HD…

  • Shooting in Rocky Mountain National Park for Geo Magazine, Germany

    Shooting in Rocky Mountain National Park for Geo Magazine, Germany

    Last month, I had the opportunity to work with international journalist Sandra Henderson shooting photos for a special report on Rocky Mountain National Park for Germany’s adventure/lifestyle magazine GEO. Here’s the result, a front page piece highlighting both my photography and Sandra’s reporting. GEO Germany, Sept 2014 – “ROCKY MOUNTAINS NATIONALPARK Wildnis für jedermann” (Front…

  • Shooting Photos for Israel Outdoors

    Shooting Photos for Israel Outdoors

    While guiding in Israel for Israel Outdoors, I had the opportunity to take a bunch of marketing photos for upcoming product promotions and trips. Israel Outdoors recently published a small selection of my photos. Thanks Israel Outdoors, great working with you!

  • How to plan, train and  pack for your first summit above 14,000 feet

    How to plan, train and pack for your first summit above 14,000 feet

    This month, I was featured in Boulder Lifestyle Magazine discussing some great Colorado 14ers to get you started on your first climb. Thanks to journalist Sandra Henderson for interviewing me for the article. Check out the article, starting on page 34!

  • Recaping the 2014 New York Travel Festival

    Recaping the 2014 New York Travel Festival

    Just posted, this fun recap video from the recent NY Trav Fest! Check out my full writeup! >>>

  • Interviewing With NY1 News About Mountaineering Off The Beaten Track in Serbia

    Interviewing With NY1 News About Mountaineering Off The Beaten Track in Serbia

    While appearing recently at the NY Travel Festival, I was interviewed with Travel Expert Valarie D’Elia. Val reports on travel and tourism for NY1 News in New York City as well as her own site, Travel With Val. I spoke with Val about the allure of expedition-style travel to emerging destinations far off the beaten…

  • Wrapping Up: The 2014 New York Travel Festival

    Wrapping Up: The 2014 New York Travel Festival

    This past weekend, April 26th and 27th, I attended and spoke at the annual NY Travel Festival. The weekend was a productive and interesting look at the state of the Travel, Adventure, and Travel Media industry, and featured informative sessions from industry leaders including the Travel 2.0 group, G Adventures, Matador Network, and AFAR Media,…

  • Speaking About Antarctica at Percolate Inspire

    Speaking About Antarctica at Percolate Inspire

    Last October, I was invited to appear as the featured speaker at Percolate’s monthly Inspire speaker series. Here’s video of my talk: More on Percolate: Percolate helps brands create content at social scale. Some key features include: – Track events and plan content at the intersection of brand voice and cultural relevance – Employees never…

  • I’ll Be Appearing At The New York Travel Festival, Speaking About Adventure Travel in Antarctica

    I’ll Be Appearing At The New York Travel Festival, Speaking About Adventure Travel in Antarctica

    [column type=”two-thirds”] This year, the New York Travel Festival is taking place April 26-27, 2014 in New York City. I’ve been selected by the organizers to act as the resident expert on Antarctica.  Read my bio on the NY Travel Festival website.  The New York Travel Festival aims to reinvent the consumer travel show for…

  • Mentioned in Washington Post: “7 tips on surviving the Cold from people living in cold places”

    Mentioned in Washington Post: “7 tips on surviving the Cold from people living in cold places”

    This morning I got a brief mention in the Washington Post on how to survive in cold temperatures.  They only published a few from my list – here’s the full list: Tips on how to survive the cold weather, from an Antarctic worker’s perspective: Layer Layer Layer. Instead of one big bulky jacket, plan your…

  • Mentioned on the Universal Geek Podcast

    Mentioned on the Universal Geek Podcast

    My friend Jeff Couturier is a graphic designer, web developer, cartoonist, and geek. He’s a regular host on the Universal Geek podcast, and recently gave me and my Antarctica blog a great mention. Thanks Jeff for the shoutout! For the part where I’m mentioned, start listening at 1:07:00 https://www.universal-geek.com/podpress_trac/web/7114/0/UniversalGeek-091.mp3 (Download) Universal Geek Podcast – Episode…