Past Projects

Here’s a list of some of my adventures and experiments. Some of these are “Projects”, most are just past experiences that were awesome.

Last updated: July 2014. New projects coming soon.



My Flickr Stream – photos of human-powered adventures on Vancouver Island.



Vancouver Marathon (May 2012)

Juan De Fuca Trail – 47 km, 7 hours (August 2010)

City to Surf, 14km, Sydney Australia (September 2009)

Kusam Klimb (2008)

GutBuster Series (2008)

Victoria Times-Columnist 10k

Edge to Edge Half-Marathon


Ski Touring

3 days on Mount Becher (February 2013)

Mount Elma Summit

Mount Becher Summit

Green Mountain Summit


Sea Kayaking Trips

Coffin Point (April, 2013)

Valdes Island (2012)



Yeti Snowshoe Race, Mount Washington (2010)

Yeti Snowshoe Race, Mount Washington (2009)



Multi-Sport Relay

Snow to Surf Relay, Courtenay BC – Kayak Leg (2012)

Snow to Surf Relay, Courtenay BC – Downhill Ski Leg (2011)

Snow to Surf Relay, Courtenay, BC – Mountain Bike Leg (2010)


Adventure Race

Momar Cumberland – 50 km, 7 hours (2010)



Juan De Fuca Trail (April 2007)

Flower Ridge Trail, Strathcona Park, Vancouver Island

Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand (2009)

Mount Kosciuszko, Australia (2009)



Southern Straights Annual Yacht Race (March 2013)

Swiftsure International Yacht Race (2012)



Participated in the 2013 CrossFit Open through CrossFit Nanaimo


Miscellaneous Adventures

Bungy Jumping in New Zealand (2009)

Zorbing in New Zealand (2009)



Portland, Oregon, USA (2012)

France (May 2011)

New Zealand (August-September 2009)

Australia (May – August, 2009)



Pacific Shores Resort Blog

Guest Blog Post: Osprey Talon 33 Pack Review – Outdoor Informer (August 2011)

Guest Blog Post: Hiking in BC: Flower Ridge – Easy Hiker (May 2011)

PureOutside Blog

rcThink Blog


Digital Products

The Epic Mount Benson Hiking Guide


WordPress Administration – My Vancouver Island Outdoors blog – My personal website – A friends site I created for Sailing lessons in Nanaimo


Drupal Administration – The Drupal side to PureOutside


C# Programming

Nanaimo Park Search – for

Nanaimo Business Licence Search – for



Life: Boring to Awesome – Toastmasters Area Speech Competition (March 2013)

Nanaimo Open Data – Open Data Learning Summit, UBC, Vancouver

Adventuring on Vancouver Island – Wellness Day at Francis Kelsey High School, Shawnigan Lake



Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 – Island Alpine Guides, Mount Cain (2011)

Open Water Diving Certification, ISS

Bachelor’s in Computing Science, Vancouver Island University (2008)