A lot of my interests involve being outside and enjoying nature. Living in Minnesota, I get to enjoy all the seasons. My hobbies change as the seasons change, but in almost every season you will find me on skis.

Downhill Skiing

Skiing at Big Sky, MT has been a part of my life for the past 20 years. Nothing beats the experience of skiing fresh powder from the summit of Lone Peak. If I can't find fresh powder, you will find me jumping off random features and avoiding trees.

Alpine skier in fresh powder

Mountain Biking

I started mountain biking a few years ago, and it has quickly become one of my favorite activities. Not only does it provide an exhilarating workout, mountain biking allows me to explore nature in a unique way.

Mountain biking on a rock feature with an overlook of a forest below

Rock Climbing

I spend a great deal of time rock climbing in the gym. I really enjoy the physical and mental challenge that climbing provides. The progression through various routes or boulder problems provides a satisfying way to track personal achievements. If you haven’t tried climbing before, I highly recommend it.

Climbing an artificial boulder problem at an indoor rock climbing facility

Slalom Water Skiing

Growing up in Minnesota, I was fortunate to spend many weekends on the water. I learned to water ski at a young age and it has continued to be a favorite activity of mine.

A slalom water skier on the lake


I really enjoy exploring the outdoors. Nature photography has been an extension of that experience. I have always had a love of space and the stars, so I particularly enjoy taking long exposure photos of the night sky. I captured this photo in Northern Minnesota.

The milky way stretched across the night sky