After a 20 year corporate career in operations, Dave Smithey got off the corporate treadmill to pursue his dream of introducing people to great outdoor adventure experiences. This is his story!
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Danelle Ballengee: Faces Behind the Races
Presented by Race Roster Danelle Ballengee “Coach Nellie” is 42 years old and currently lives in Moab, Utah. Danelle is a business owner, professional endurance athlete, fitness coach, and survivalist. Danelle has been working as a Personal Fitness Trainer and...
Krissy Moehl: Faces Behind the Races
Presented by Race Roster About Krissy Moehl My Hope... I like to live for each day and enjoy what a new experience will bring to life. I often say "I'm in" to what ever idea is thrown out there for the next experience or adventure. This often leads to an exciting...
Doug Thurston: Faces Behind the Races
Presented by Race Roster Doug Thurston, Executive Director & Race Director of the Big Sur Marathon Foundation. Doug became the race and executive director of the Big Sur Marathon, a bucket-list event for marathoners around the world, in March of 2013. The...
Ian Adamson: Faces Behind the Races
Presented by Race Roster Ian Adamson, Professional Athlete & President of World OCR, the Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles (FISO). A little about Ian: Athletic: Ian is the most successful adventure racer of all time with ten world championship wins,...
Maria Burton: Faces Behind the Races
Presented by Race Roster Maria Burton, Chief Adventure Officer & Race Director of Primal Quest. Maria has been a part of Primal Quest since its inception in 2002 and is super excited to take Primal Quest and Expedition Adventure Racing back to Canada, her home,...
Luis Escobar: Faces Behind the Races
Presented by Race Roster Luis Escobar, Professional Photographer, Professional Athlete & Founder of All We Do is Run. Luis is a native of the California Central Coast. He has owned and operated Reflections Photography Studio in the Santa Maria Valley since 1985,...
Samantha Pruitt: Faces Behind the Races
Presented by Race Roster Samantha Pruitt, Race SLO Founder & CEO, Ultra Athlete Over the last 18 years of her personal ex-couch potato to Ultra Athlete journey, Samantha has used endurance to transform her entire life. 50lbs less and thousands of lives impacted...
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