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An overview of when events took place.

Pictured Rocks

11-24-201611-29-2016
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A sea kayaking and backpacking trip along and through Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Porcupine Mountains

10-22-201610-23-2016
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A backpacking trip around Porcupine Mountains State Park

Apostle Islands

10-14-201610-21-2016
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Sea kayaking around the Apostle Islands

New York City

11-13-201511-21-2015
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A few days in NYC and the surrounding area

Israel National Trail

10-02-201511-5-2015
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Thru hiking the Israel National Trail

South Africa Safari

09-18-201510-1-2015
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An animal safari in South Africa

Alta Via 2

09-04-201509-17-2015
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Hiking the Alta Via 2

GR20

08-22-201509-05-2015
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Hiking the GR20

Hiking Europe

07-15-201509-20-2015
One summer hiking on the Continent
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Pyrenees High Route

07-15-201508-20-2015
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Hiking the Pyrenees High Route

Iceland

06-20-201507-13-2015
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Exploring the land of fire and ice

Russia

05-30-201506-19-2015
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Exploring the largest country in the world

Japan

05-07-201505-30-2015
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Exploring Japan

Nepal

03-03-201505-06-2015
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Trekking in Nepal

Australia

12-03-201403-02-2015
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A vacation Down Under in Australia

Hawaii

11-03-201412-02-2014
Exploring a few of the Hawaiian islands

Glacier Highline Trail

09-18-201409-28-2014
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Hiking the Highline Trail in Glacier National Park

Project AWARE

07-09-201407-21-2014
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A week long expedition to clean the Big Sioux River

PCT Thru Hike

05-01-201409-15-2014
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A 2,600+ mile hike along the west coast of the United States

Los Angeles

04-27-201404-30-2014
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A few days visiting the City of Angeles

Grand Canyon

04-20-201404-26-2014
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Hiking into the depths of the Grand Canyon

Patagonia

01-19-201404-02-2014
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Hiking in the Patagonia region of South America

Washington D.C.

12-26-201312-31-2013
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A trip to my nation’s capital

New York City

10-25-201310-28-2013
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A short stop in New York City on my arrival in the States

Holy Land

10-14-201310-25-2013
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A trip to Israel to see some of the Holy Land’s sites as well as other interesting areas

Kenya and Tanzania Safari

10-01-201310-13-2013
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A wildlife viewing tour in Kenya and Tanzania

Backpacking Europe

06-23-201309-30-2013
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My trip backpacking across Europe

Mongolia

06-04-201306-23-2013
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I made a stopover in Mongolia on my way to Europe

China

05-27-201306-04-2013
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While making my way to Europe from New Zealand, I went via China and spent a week there.

New Zealand Extended Holiday

12-03-201205-27-2013
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What I did while traveling around New Zealand in a van for almost half a year

Pictured Rocks

11-24-201211-29-2012
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A sea kayaking and backpacking trip along and through Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

CDT Thru Hike

06-15-201211-03-2012
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A 3,000ish mile backpacking journey along the spine of America

Wanderlust World Tour

06-01-20122-28-2017
Exploits after quitting my job, selling my house, and going traveling around the world for a while
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Rockford Marathon

05-20-2012
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Hawkeye 50K

03-17-2012
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Houston Half Marathon and Olympic Trials

01-14-201201-15-2012
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Ten Thousand Islands

12-29-201101-05-2012
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Sea kayaking in southern Florida in winter

Wildcat Den 50K

11-13-2011
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Ironman Louisville

08-28-2011
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Ironman Lake Placid

07-24-2011
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Adirondacks

07-20-201108-07-2011
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Project AWARE

07-09-201107-16-2011
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A week long expedition to clean the waterways of Iowa

Triple T

05-20-201105-22-2011
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Trans Iowa v7

04-23-2011
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My attempt at a 300+ mile, underground gravel road race

Triple D

01-16-2011
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The Triple D Adventure Race

Lego Minifig Costume

10-31-2010
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Dressing up as a giant Lego minifig for Halloween

Apostle Islands

10-10-201010-13-2010
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My second trip to the Apostle Islands

Whistle Stop Marathon

10-09-2010
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My running of the 2010 Whistle Stop Marathon

Ironman Wisconsin

09-12-2010
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My day volunteering as a kayaker and cheering as a spectator at Ironman Wisconsin

Ragnar Great River Relay

08-20-201008-21-2010
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My experience on Ragnar’s Great River Relay

Project AWARE

07-10-201007-16-2010
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A week long expedition to clean the waterways of Iowa

GMRAS Adventure Race

05-22-2010
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My work as a crew for this 12 hour adventure race

Relay Iowa

05-14-201005-16-2010
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A 6 person, 338 mile relay from Sioux City to Dubuque, IA

Lake Wobegon Marathon

05-08-2010
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Marathon from Holdingford to St. Joseph, MN along the Lake Wobegon Trail

High Profile Adventure Camp

03-26-201003-28-2010
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The High Profile Adventure Camp and Lightening Strikes Adventure Race

Triple D

01-09-2010
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The Triple D Adventure Race

A Vacation to New Zealand

12-13-200901-01-2010
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A vacation to New Zealand

Ironman Canada

08-30-2009
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Project AWARE

06-20-200906-27-2009
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A week long expedition to clean the waterways of Iowa

Horrible Hilly Hundreds

06-20-2009
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Triple T

05-21-200905-25-2009
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Triple D

01-10-2009
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The Triple D Adventure Race, through six inches of snow

Des Moines Marathon

10-19-2008
My DNFing of the Des Moines Marathon

Black Hills

08-24-200809-08-2008
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A trip hiking, mountain biking, trail running, and spelunking in the Black Hills

Ragnar Great River Relay Race Report

08-22-200808-23-2008
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A 205 mile, 12 person running relay from La Crosse, WI to Minneapolis, MN

Project AWARE

08-02-200808-09-2008
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A week long expedition to clean the waterways of Iowa

Madison Marathon

05-25-2008
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My running of the Madison Marathon

The 112th Boston Marathon Race Report

04-21-2008
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The 112th running of the Boston Marathon

Maine

04-19-200804-27-2008
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An semi-adventurous trip to Maine

Psycho WyCo 2008 Race Report

02-09-2008
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A 50k trail race in winter near Kansas City

Quad Cities Marathon

09-23-2007
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My running of the Quad Cities Marathon, two weeks after Ironman Wisconsin

Ironman Wisconsin

09-07-200709-10-2007
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My first iron distance triathlon

Project AWARE

06-22-2007
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A week long expedition to clean the waterways of Iowa

Desert RATS

04-21-2007
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Moab, Utah

04-19-200704-30-2007
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An adventurous trip to the Moab, UT and the surrounding area

My Chicago Marathon Race

10-22-2006
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Running the Chicago marathon in honor of my dad while raising money for ABTA

Ironman Wisconsin

09-09-200609-11-2006
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My observations as a spectator during the cold, wet race

Pigman Half Triathlon

08-19-2006
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My first half Ironman

Grandma’s Marathon

06-17-2006
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My first marathon ran dressed as Scooby-Doo

Boundary Waters

06-15-200606-25-2006
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A trip to the BWCAW

Pigman Sprint Triathlon 2006 Race Report

06-04-2006
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My first triathlon

St. Louis Marathon

04-09-2006
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Glacier National Park

08-18-200508-28-2005
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An adventurous trip to Glacier National Park

Grandma’s Marathon 2005 Race Report

06-18-2005
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Grandma’s Marathon - My first marathon

Santa Monica Mountains

12-25-200412-29-2004
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An adventurous trip to the Santa Monica Mountains

Smoky Mountains

04-05-200404-07-2004
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An adventurous trip to the Smoky Mountains

Apostle Islands

08-25-200308-28-2003
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An adventurous trip to the Apostle Islands

Beartooth Wilderness

08-17-200308-24-2003
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A trip to the Beartooth Wilderness with ULC

North Shore Trail

04-19-200304-24-2003
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A disastrous trip to the North Shore trail in Minnesota with OVC

New River Gorge Trip

10-17-200210-20-2002
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White water rafting in the New River Gorge with some spelunking on the side

Kayaking the Keys

2-6-20172-28-2017
A trip sea kayaking around southern Florida

Isle Royale

9-7-20169-15-2016
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Hiking a loop around Isle Royale

Great Superior Adventure

9-7-201610-29-2016
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A fall spent playing in, on, and around Lake Superior — hiking, kayaking, and canoeing
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Alaska

6-4-20169-3-2016
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A summer spent in Alaska

Florida Trail

1-8-20163-5-2016
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Hiking most of the length of Florida

Costa Rica

1-18-20171-30-2017
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A vacation around Costa Rica, seeing volcanoes, wildlife, birds, and many other sites

BWCAW

9-18-20169-25-2016
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A week canoeing through the Boundary Waters

SHT/BRT

9-27-201610-13-2016
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Thru hiking the Superior Hiking and Border Route Trails

Hayduke

3-15-20165-17-2016
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Hiking the Hayduke Trail in the remote American desert

Egypt

11-5-201511-12-2015
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A visit to the country of Egypt

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