Sport/Adventure Bios

               Endurance Sports - Cycling

1998 Ohio District Time Trial - 2nd overall

1998 Presque Isle Time Trial - 2nd overall

1998 Kokomo Time Trial Series - 1st overall

 Roadie V TT Time Trial Series - 2nd overall

1997 Ohio District Time Trial - 1st overall

1997 Masters National Championship Time Trial - 15th overall

40K PR of 53:39

1999 Mt. Bike solo around Iceland

200-mile Challenge solo 11:45

200-mile Challenge duo 11:05                      

2009 participant of the successful 6270-mile self-supported TransCan 

2010 Successful solo 4000-mile cycling trip across the Upper Tier of the United States

2011 Successful solo 3800-mile cycling trip across the United States

2012 First person to ever attempt to cycle across the Untied States all on dirt and gravel - half completed

2013 Currently working on recon for a second attempt to ride across the US on gravel and dirt

               Endurance Sports - Running 

10+ marathons with a PR of 3:02

1/2 marathon PR of 1:22

10K PR of 37:00

5K PR of 17:21

Run Across Finland Relay of 900 miles

Finland-Russia Relay of 1000 miles

Ran as pacer for 1992 Mohican 100-mile ultra winner Keith Heilman

               Endurance Sports - Triathlon


International Distance with a PR of 2:08:26

Half IM with a PR of 4:23:47
IM with a PR of 11:54:19




Rock Climbing:  Successfully led up to 5.9 Traditional routes and 5.10d Sport routes in: New River Gorge, West Virginia; Coopers Rock,  West Virginia; Seneca Rocks, West Virginia; Red River Gorge, Kentucky;  Eldorado Canyon, Colorado; Lumpy Ridge, Colorado, Rumney Rocks,    New Hampshire

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Alpine Mountaineering:  Ascents of: Glittertind Mountain in         the Norwegian Alps; Mount Pyramiden in Spitsbergen; Mount    Washington in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

Backpacking: Glacier National Park; Zion National Park;     Canyonlands National Park; Redwood National Park; Grand Canyon National Park; Chiricahua Wilderness, Arizona; Rocky Mountain      National Park; Picture Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan;                 Black Forest Trail, Pennsylvania; Parts of the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania; Parts of the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire; Oil    Creek Trail, Pennsylvania; Otter Creek Wilderness, West Virginia; Dolly Sods Wilderness, West Virginia; Baffin Island 90-mile traverse of the Cumberland Peninsula; Killarney Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada;       Arctic Circle Trail, Greenland; Laugavegur Trail, Iceland

Speed Hiking: Solo speed traverse of the Presidential Range in New Hampshire in 10:01:13 hrs; Two person traverse of the Presidential Range in 9:30:29 hrs; Solo speed hike of the 42.5-mile Black Forest Trail in 14:11 hrs; PR of 52 miles in 15:23 hrs along RR line in Ohio


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