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How We Shot It: Siberia Climbing Expedition

When I got a call from my friend Florian Klinger asking if I wanted to join the first climbing expedition to a remote area in Siberia, I didn’t know what I was getting myself into. Of course I said yes. Being the first climbers to explore a group … [Read more]

Latest Work: The Virus Doesn’t Take a Vacation

The virus doesn’t give a f—k … but we do! This year, Novus Select has taken on a number of PSA projects, from a collaboration with Google about domestic violence to creating a series of a local PSA videos for my home, South Lake Tahoe, about … [Read more]


In 2018, I joined a climbing and exploration expedition sponsored by Red Bull to explore the Sundrun Pillars, aka the “Granite Cities,” of Ulakhan-Sis, Siberia. I accompanied an international team of climbers, including Kilian Fischhuber of Austria, … [Read more]

Cool Stuff: Rebuilding Paradise

As wildfires burn across the west, it feels timely to see the release of “Rebuilding Paradise,” a new film by acclaimed director Ron Howard. “Rebuilding Paradise” is a documentary about the 2018 fire that almost completely destroyed the town of … [Read more]


As a guy who used to travel 300 days a year--at least before covid-19--I'm an avid listener of books on tape and podcasts. It's the best way to keep up on current events, news, ideas, stories, and more while shuttling through airports or even hitting … [Read more]

Latest Work: World’s Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji

Photo by Corey Rich Back in the 1990s, a cable TV series called “Eco-Challenge: The Expedition Race” broadcast teams of hardcore guys and gals competing in a rugged, multi-day adventure race. The pioneering show, invented by Mark Burnett, aired on … [Read more]