Ocean City, New Jersey
Ocean advocate and endurance waterman committed to moving others from awareness to action benefitting our oceans and coastal communities; globally recognized expert in ocean and aquatic safety; host of Wave Safe ocean safety education series with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; competes in ultra-distance and professional surf and lifesaving events. Founder of 501c3 Ocean Positive, recipient of the 2022 Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation grant. Accomplishments include a record-setting no-wetsuit swim in Alaska and a historic swim between the islands of American Samoa.
Speaking Topics Include:“Passion to purpose,” empowering positive ocean connections and open water/beach safety through education; inclusiveness in and on the water; ocean science and conservation – building water-responsible and water-respectful communities; drowning prevention
Speaking Clients Include:Surf Life Saving Australia, American Meteorological Society, Monterey Bay Aquarium, USA Triathlon, IRONMAN, American Samoa Department of Marine Wildlife, schools and universities