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Simon Donato, 37

George Kourounis, 44

  • Occupation: Explorer/Adventurer/Storm Chaser/Television Presenter
  • Role: Weather Expert/Caver
  • Athletics: Caving, Volcano Climbing
  • Other: Fellow of the Explorers Club, Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Kensington Tours Explorer in Residence, Host of the “Angry Planet” TV Series, National Geographic Expedition Leader.

Travis Steffans

Tim Puetz, 35

  • Occupation: Biomedical Research, National Institutes of Health
  • Athletics: Ultra-Runner, Marathoner, Rock/Ice Climber
  • Other: Army Ranger, Long Range Reconnaissance and Surveillance Training, Wilderness EMT, Canadian Death Race; Grand Canyon: Rim to Rim to Rim
  • Adventure Science: Canadian Death Race, 100 Miles of Wild, Search for Lt Steeves con't

Keith Szlater, 60

Melissa Rae Stewart, 35

Tyler LeBlanc, 27

Jim Mandelli, 51

  • Occupation: Professional Structural Engineer
  • Athletics: Eco-Challenge, Primal Quest, Elite Adventure Racer, Elite Ultra Runner, Expert Mountaineer
  • Other: Lions Bay, BC Canada Search & Rescue Member

Ian MacNairn

  • Occupation: MD/PhD Candidate, Writer and Explorer
  • Role: Anthropologist and Athlete
  • Athletics: Ultrarunner, mountaineer
  • Adventure Science: Caves of Montana
  • Other: Master's Degree in Anthropology from the University of Calgary, PhD Candidate


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