Adventures

Ironman Mont Tremblant finisher with a time of 11:05 (2013)

Completed the Tour Divide – 4,418 km solo from Banff, Alberta to Antelope Wells, New Mexico – considered the “longest and toughest mountain bike race in the world” (2012)

Represented the Canadian National Cycling Team at the Marathon World Championships in Montebelluna, Italy (2011)

6 day 20 hour Guinness World Record Indoor Spin Attempt (2010)

4th place overall, Open Men category, TransRockies mountain bike stage race (2009)

Completed the Race Across America – 5,000 km from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland – considered the “toughest sporting event in the world”  (2008)

Hike and residency project in Auyuittuq National Park, Baffin Island (2007)

Cycled 25,000 km from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Ushuaia, Argentina along the Pan American Highway (2005)

Cycled 14,000 km around North America on Ride for Life tour (2002)

Cycled 2,400 km from Calgary, Alberta to Phoenix, Arizona (2001)

Cycled 2,400 km from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Grimsby, Ontario (1998)

Cycled 1,700 km from Charlettown, P.E.I. to Grimsby, Ontario (1997)

Cycled 3,400 km from Calgary, Alberta to Oliphant, Ontario at age 13 (1996)

Select Media

Contributor to The Cordillera, Vol. 4 (2012) 

Column writer for the Sylvan Lake News (2010)

Blog writer for Mountain Bike Magazine (2009)

Listed, Calgary Herald, “20 Compelling Calgarians” to watch this year (2009)

Cover story, Avenue magazine, “10 Calgarians changing the way the world sees our city” (2008)

Extreme Athlete Team, CBC’s ‘Test The Nation’ quiz show (2008)

Feature in Explore magazine (2008)

$10,000 National Production Program mentorship grant from the Canadian Film and Television Production Association (2007)

Bootlegger clothing store chain, Generation B role/model(2007)

Optioned film and television rights for ‘Mind Over Miles’ Race Across America documentary (2006)

Shot, edited and produced ‘Longest Road’ documentary (2006)

Front page feature on Pan American journey, Calgary Herald (2005)Interview on Much Music (2002)

Awards

Inaugural Legacy (Horizon) Award from the Mount Royal University Alumni (2009)

‘Youngest Solo Finisher’ award, Race Across America (2008)

Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold award (2007)

Valedictorian, Mount Royal College (2007)

Bachelor of Applied Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership (2007)

Outstanding Young Canadian Award from JCI Canada (2006)

Outstanding Young Calgarian Award from JCI Calgary (2006)

President’s Honour List, Mount Royal College (2005 – 2006)

Dean’s Honour List, Mount Royal College (2004 – 2006)$4,000 scholarship from the Garfield Weston Foundation (2005)

Three, $1,000 Jason Lang scholarships (2004 – 2006)

$6,000 grant from the Alberta Community Initiatives Program (2004)

Alberta Provincial gold medalist in track racing (2003)

Athlete and honor roll student at the National Sport School (1997 – 2000)

Community

Burlington Cycling Socials Organizer (2013)

Member of the Burlington Cycling Committee (2013)

Athlete Ambassador for the Ride to Conquer Cancer (2009)

Athlete Ambassador for Unicef (2008-2009)

Athlete Ambassador for All-Sport-One Day (2008)

$20,000 raised for the Make-A-Wish Foundation (2005)

$14,000 raised for the Childhood Cancer Foundation (2002)

$1,000 raised for the Lance Armstrong Foundation (2002)