Spending a few days in Lima before heading north to Mancora for ten days of kite surfing. Yesterday I went paragliding for the first time. Great experience and only $55 USD for about fifteen minutes. The spot for paragliding is just above the beach in Miraflores. I'm staying at the Hotel Estelar Miraflores and [...]
It was amazing seeing so many wild animals up close. Watching a pride of lions eating a water buffalo just a few yards away from us was better than The Discovery Channel.
Chris (now 14 years old) and I are enjoying his spring break at The Watermen's Retreat in Hatteras. This is the home of Real Kite shops headquarters and a great place to learn kite boarding. The condos are directly next to the shop and the water is behind the condos just waiting for wind and kiters. [...]
Looking forward to another great vacation with our friends at Kitesurfari and Damien LeRoy. We had a great time in Bimini but unfortunately not much wind. Spent most of our time snorkeling, fishing, spear fishing, wake boarding and chilling.
Kite Boarding Magazine, Fantasy Camp, February 2011 it was a great time. We stayed at the Coconut Bay Resort which is an all inclusive and rates a solid B+ http://www.coconutbayresortandspa.com Check out 2Elements for kite boarding lessons and gear. Just a short walk down the beach from the hotel. Ask for Chris who is the [...]
Had a great time kite boarding with a group put together by Kitesurfari in Huntington Beach, CA. The people at Kitesurfari do a great job with pricing and customer service. www.KiteSurfari.com We spent a week in Puerto Rico and able to kite a solid three and a half days. Puerto Rico is a beautiful island [...]
Spent the week of the Thanksgiving holiday with my kids along with Lisa and her kids from Dallas, Texas. Lisa found this great house for all of us with a pool and a full time cook and house cleaning staff. And of course it was right on the beach. We had a great week as [...]
I was fortunate to have completed the "Seven Summits" over a twenty month period of time in 2003 and 2004. Take a look in the photo section for photos of each mountain. I was the 38 American to complete the Seven Summits and 98th in the world. At the time I completed all seven in [...]
Mt. Everest, Nepal (Above Picture, Hillary Step). News and Reports ADVENTURE CONSULTANTS - the climbing professionals www.adventure.co.nz/AdventureInternational/Everest2004/ - Nov 14, 2004 Basel Tribune 4-1-04 JCK Magazine 10-04 Men's Edge 12-1-04 Chase Durer Press Release 7-1-04 WCR Magazine 7/8-04 Watch Aficionado 9-1-04