Scott’s Adventures

Journals, memoirs, books, profundities or ramblings… whatever you want to call it, this is Scott’s exploration of  life on the road or road through life.

Falling Uphill Book Tour Splash Screen

Falling Uphill Book Tour

Scott attempts to circumnavigate North America on a bicycle towing a trailer of books. Unexpected Success! Update 02-2015: Though I stopped traveling by bicycle, the

Scott doing jumping jacks on a frozen lake

Jumping jacks on a frozen lake

Here’s another item to add to your bucket list. Walking on top of a frozen lake is a simple and fun adventure many people can do near their home.

Scott’s World Record

I’ve done many things, but I don’t hold any world records until now. I am the first person to ever cross state lines by riding a bicycle over a river!

Around the World Radio interviews

I have had many impromptu interviews all over the world, including the Fitness Guru on Sirius Radio and Around the World Radio.

Aquatic Bicycle Ride

If you didn’t know, I rode a bicycle around the world, and the most popular question was: “How did you ride a bike across the ocean?” My favorite joke was to say: “I just put extra air in the tires.” Now the joke has come true.

Book Cover. A travelers guide to Mars.

Martian Babies

When my girlfriend found out I qualified to be a Martian astronaut she wasn’t supportive. “Honey, just think, we could have the first Martian babies ever!” and other funny things people say.

Mars One transporter spaceship with solar panels.

My Quest to Bicycle Mars

In case you didn’t hear, I made round 2.5 of the Mars One project and my quest to be the first person to bicycle two planets. Listen to my NPR interview.

1,058 Mars One applicants make first cut

I am one of the 297 people selected from the United States, half which are woman and about 75 in my age group. I am excited to be part of this! Even in a thousand years everyone will remember the first trip to Mars.

An unusual tribute to Nelson Mandela and his bucket

This may not be what most people would expect, but it is a personal story about what impressed me about the character of a man that is sure to be legendary. During my travels in South Africa I visited Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned and did hard labor breaking rocks for 23 years.

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