Trip Leader: Hawaii Adventure 1

David grew up in Guthrie, Oklahoma, and went to college at Oklahoma State University where he earned a degree in Exercise Science. He has coached youth strength and conditioning for a variety of sports including soccer, baseball, volleyball, and basketball. His love for outdoor recreation grew in college, where he developed a passion for kayaking, snowboarding, and rock climbing.

David spent the Fall and Spring volunteering with refugees in Oklahoma, helping them move into new homes and apartments. He spends most of his free time climbing in Arkansas and the Wichita Mountains. Most recently he has spent his time traveling the west coast, exploring their rivers, beaches, and mountains. David has a CPR certification, Swift Water Rescue Certification, and has been trained as a Wilderness First Responder. David is excited to return to Bold Earth for his third season as a trip leader!