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Mount Rainier Summit Climb

I love watching the sun rise from new places. The sunrise is so often lost in the scuttle of day-to-day life that I’m always grateful for the rare chance to simply enjoy these few moments. On this morning, I’m more grateful still for the chance to experience dawn on the summit of Washington’s Mount Rainier. […]

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Myokoing: Undiscovered skiing in Japan

Last January I was invited to join a group of pro skier friends on an expedition to a semi-remote region of Japan for powder skiing, sushi gorging, and sake sipping. I was on assignment for Outside Television and The Ski Channel to serve as producer director as well as host for videos focused on the […]

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Hosting SEMA & PRI 2013 with PowerAutomedia

This marks the third year I’ve been lucky enough to join forces with PowerAutomedia for video and web coverage of SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) and PRI (Performance Racing Industries) tradeshows. If you’re a car geek, you know what these shows are all about. If not – essentially it’s an all-you-can-eat smorgasbord of automotive awesomeness. […]

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Video Host Demo Reel 2013 | On Camera Talent

Hot off the presses, here’s my latest video host demo reel which includes projects from the last few years. It’s been fun to go through all the different stories and projects while I put this  together. Hopefully you’ll enjoy it too. Please like it, link it, post it, pin it, share it and generally help […]

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EMMY Award finalist City of Durango video

Recently, the National Recreation and Parks Association awarded the City of Durango Parks and Recreation Department the Gold Medal Award, the nation’s highest honor of its kind. I was on hand that day to speak about the video I hosted and produced for the City of Durango. This was a dream project for me and […]

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Backcountry Skiing in Afghanistan

It’s been a while since I’ve made a new post to the website, but today we have something truly worth reporting: Elliott Woods’ story about our backcountry ski trip to Afghanistan is live! The story is in the December issue of Outside Magazine, (check out the online version of War and Piste here). Run out […]

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When in doubt, throttle out!

“When in doubt, throttle out” are words of wisdom I first encountered while filming in Texas’ Palo Duro Canyon for national series Ride to Adventure Extreme for the Outdoor Channel a couple years ago. At the time, the phrase was offered as advice keeping one’s vehicle from becoming stuck; the general consensus was that more […]

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Opening Day at Wolf Creek Ski Area

When my alarm went off at 5AM today I questioned whether it was worth it. Just under four hours later I had my answer: yes, it was. Today Sven Brunso and I made the trek to Wolf Creek Ski Area for opening day – with October 8th setting the new record as the earliest opening […]

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TV Host & On-Camera Demo Reel

After months of collecting footage, painstakingly categorizing, editing, and polishing, only to tear it apart and start over, John has finally completed his newest demo reel!  This reel showcases John’s work as a TV host, spokesperson, on-camera talent, and adventure filmmaker.  But instead of reading about it here, take a look: [youtube] See more of […]

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