Board of Advisors and Film Judges
Writer and filmmaker living in Seattle, WA. Dan is best known for his documentary, True Fans, and for the book True Fans that chronicled his bike journey across America with his brother, Jared and his best friend Clint.The award-winning director of seven documentaries and author of three books, Dan is conversant in four languages. He is the inspiration, voice and leader of 88bikes.
Chief of Outdoor Education at Lake Metroparks. Accomplished action photographer, paraglider pilot, snow boarder, nordic skier, paddle boarder, sailor and kayaker.
Director of Student Recreation and Wellness Services at The University of Akron. American Canoe Association (ACA) Instructor Trainer Educator. Mountain bike racer, ice and rock climber, runner, backpacker and kayaker
Award-winning cinematographer, videographer and photographer. Accredited Member of the Communication Media Management Association, and past president of the Cleveland Chapter of the International Television Association. Enjoys running, walking and bicycling.